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Ugh - Can't Book Movies more than 3 days in Advance

Post by carteki » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 4:32 pm

I'm usually a last minute-type movie goer, but this time I decided to organise some mates which as you know takes time! So we decided on the movie and the time and now I want to book the tickets, but as far as I can see said movie is not playing when we want to watch it. :x

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Re: Ugh - Can't Book Movies more than 3 days in Advance

Post by nakatago » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 4:42 pm

carteki wrote:I'm usually a last minute-type movie goer, but this time I decided to organise some mates which as you know takes time! So we decided on the movie and the time and now I want to book the tickets, but as far as I can see said movie is not playing when we want to watch it. :x
GV or cathay? Cathay's booking--even if it's in time--is kaputz.
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Post by carteki » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 4:57 pm

Cathay unfortunately. Looks like I'm going to have to actually visit them in person (gotta love the 21st century)

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 5:30 pm

carteki wrote:Cathay unfortunately. Looks like I'm going to have to actually visit them in person (gotta love the 21st century)
You used to be able to book movies with no problem but somebody effed up their booking service and no one seems to have bothered to fix it.
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Post by carteki » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 6:49 pm

Sounds like the SQ site - you should "hear" the screams of users pulling out their hair over trying to use it!

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Post by Brah » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:32 pm

GV's is very good, Cathay's so-so, and Eng Wah's or whatever they're called now is useless (no seat choice).

The good news is at least the last few times I went to the movies here the air con wasn't set to refrigerate, and the narration chatter was less than usual.

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:36 pm

Brah wrote:GV's is very good, Cathay's so-so, and Eng Wah's or whatever they're called now is useless (no seat choice).

The good news is at least the last few times I went to the movies here the air con wasn't set to refrigerate, and the narration chatter was less than usual.
I was about to book IMAX tickets (Shaw Lido) but didn't push through because my friend wasn't sure yet of her schedule. Any feedback?

Here's a question: when will a movie shown here NOT have subtitles? I think Kick-Ass (an M or R or NC-17 title, depending on where you're from) didn't have any but that could be just my memory.

Sometimes, I watch a show in B&W and have memories of it in correct color. Maybe I remember the movie incorrectly and my mind just removed the subtitles?
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Post by Brah » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 1:31 am

By 'narration' I meant the charming local proclivity for narrating the entire movie as it occurs to that person's gf/bf loud enough for the surrounding four rows to hear, or, that person a few rows back narrating scenes out loud to no one in particular on what the character on the screen is about to do/get done to, as if everyone else in the bloody cinema didn't already see it coming 30 seconds before he/she did.

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