TF Movie Officially opens July 3rd?

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  1. 03Mach1

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    I'm thinking close to midnight showing. They did that for Pirates too didn't they?
     
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    They do midnight showings for all the big movies so showings at, say, 11:50 or midnight wouldn't surprise me. Bay's idea of a July 3rd opening we heard about a while ago is a moronic idea after every commercial, toy, and scrap of merch was tagged with 7.4.7.
     
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    I wonder if it will hit the IMAX now that would be amazing!!!
     
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    Awesome! Looks like I'll be seeing Transformers a day early.
     
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    Yup, it's now officially moved up. Sucks for me as I wanted to go to the first midnight showing, but now I can't because of that annoying thing called a job. Nice to know all that "7-4-7" crap was worthless too. If I had known they were planning on pulling this shit, I would have taken the damn day off.

    I think it's great that people can see it early. But I think it's ass for people, like me, who were building up to the July 4th opening. I planned on seeing it at least 3 times opening day. That's all shot to hell and kills any possibility, even if it was slim, of this movie breaking any opening day records of any kind. Opening a huge potential blockbuster on a Tuesday is really moronic. Why not just open the movie on June 30th and at least have it on a more movie-friendly day?
     
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    Whatever happens happens. Just the wait is killing me.
     
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    it must be due to the move by Warner on its Haryy Potter.
     
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    There was definitely something that felt special about the July 4 opening, so I'm sorry to see the change from that respect (as well as the way it nullifies the "7-4-7" labelling that's on just about everything).

    Still, if it helps pick up a few extra dollars before HP swoops in for the kill, I can see the rationale behind the decision.
     
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    It's only special for Yanks. To me all 7/4/7 is 12 days till my birthday. :throw  And Tuesday is the best day of the week for movie viewing. Cheaper ticket price, less people, cleaner theatre.
     
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    im excited this means we get to see it earlier then we had hoped for because im sure they will have midnight showings on July 2nd
     
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    Midnight showing on July 2nd now!? But I'll just be driving back from Botcon! I probably won't even get back until after midnight. :( 
     
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    One less day to wait. Yay!
     
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    It's a way to get one more day for box office take for the opening weekend.











    SPOILER not really, just guessing...

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    well it will probably be like Pirates and start at 8pm and do shows from there. It is completely fine with me because the earlier the better :) 
     
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    Doesn't surprise me
     
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    So, we may be able to head out late Monday to see the midnight showings? :eek: 
     
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    Well it all depends on the theater. Some might not even have a midnight showing and some will show it much earlier than midnight. The place I saw Pirates at had showing from the morning till all day the next day on atleast 2 or more screens.
     

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