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Old March 7 2013, 02:24 PM   #1
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trek into darkness starts a week early in uk

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Old March 7 2013, 07:18 PM   #2
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Re: trek into darkness starts a week early in uk

Apparently, the US Fan Base has completely ticked-off somebody at Paramount.
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Old March 8 2013, 12:52 AM   #3
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Opening early overseas seems to be one way they are trying to get the grosses up in international box office.

http://www.thetrekcollective.com/201...-and-huge.html
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Old March 8 2013, 12:59 AM   #4
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Just saw the most hilarious reaction on Trekmovie...apparently Kirk sleeping with two women (cat women) is an insult against women somehow, and against character..first time Kirk has disappointed him in 50 years. Okkkayyy...so if a woman slept with two males it's an insult against men?

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Old March 8 2013, 01:23 AM   #5
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Just saw the most hilarious reaction on Trekmovie...apparently Kirk sleeping with two women (cat women) is an insult against women somehow.
I could see how someone might find it offensive to learn that in this movie Kirk is getting twice as much pussy... literally.

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Have to rearrange my holiday now !!!! Dam you paramount from hells heart I stab at thy !!!!!
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Old March 8 2013, 03:09 PM   #7
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Have to rearrange my holiday now !!!! Dam you paramount from hells heart I stab at thy !!!!!
Wow you just made me realize I had a vacation set for ST's release week. I didn't even realize it!
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Old March 8 2013, 03:43 PM   #8
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Re: trek into darkness starts a week early in uk

By extension then, I think Canada should be included in the early opening as well. Rule Britannia, God Bless the Queen, and all that sort of thing!!
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Old March 9 2013, 12:57 AM   #9
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Have to rearrange my holiday now !!!! Dam you paramount from hells heart I stab at thy !!!!!
Wow you just made me realize I had a vacation set for ST's release week. I didn't even realize it!
Yep sorted holiday today !!! I'm sure it's that guardian of forever messing us Trekkie fans around !!!
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Old March 9 2013, 11:17 PM   #10
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Wow a week earlier.. this is like karmic payout for all those years when Aus got moves months after the US.

MAY 9NTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old March 10 2013, 01:12 AM   #11
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I don't get it, what is the point behind the staggered releases in same-language nations? Iron Man 3 comes out April 18th in NZ, April 25th in Europe, and May 3rd in the US/Canada.
This is rather annoying because I have to actively avoid spoilers for two weeks before I can see the film legally.
STID is going to have the same problem now.
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Old March 10 2013, 03:26 AM   #12
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International box office is better for blockbusters than at home, simple as that. Paramount want a larger piece ofthe pie for their tentpole.
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