Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 24908
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2019/05/19 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2002/5/22-23 [Recreation/Media] UID:24908 Activity:high
5/22    Follow up on a few days ago when I asked people abuot commercials
        before feature films. It turns out that Disney won't allow theatres to
        show their movies if the theatres show commercials - no matter what
        movie. Hence, the Grand Lake Theatre shows no commercials before their
        films. Only previews. -- ulysses
        \_ good for Disney.  urlP?
          \_ Can't help you there. I learned this using a good-old-fashioned
             call to the theatre.
        \_ of course, Disney seems to have no problems forcing people to sit
           through commercials on their DVDs.  hypocrites.
           \_ It would be nice if it had been some other company, I'll agree,
              but nobody else is volunteering.
        \_ You do realise that the theatres dont make anything off showing a
           movie for the first several weeks, only from the concessions?  They
           show commercials so they can stay in business.  The real answer is
           the studios should let the movie houses keep more money and stop
           forcing them to do things like go digital to show certain worthless
           films but we know that won't happen.
           \_ And yet the Grand Lake is still in business. Go figure.
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