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Old 12-04-2013, 10:18 AM   #601
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Is it just me, or is this about the lowest quality shirt you can get? I can hold it up to the light and see through it!
See some of the previous comments about that (594, 595). Thin, soft material is "in" for T-shirts now. They're more comfortable than the bulky "Beefy Ts" of the past, and just because they're thin doesn't mean they're low quality. I recently got a gift of one of these thin, soft T-shirts and it's quickly become my favorite shirt.
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:26 AM   #602
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Yep, I've worn the VM shirt a couple of times now and my opinion of it has changed quite a bit from that of my first impression. I quite like it now.
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:11 AM   #603
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The release date for the movie is going to be March 14, 2014.

http://insidemovies.ew.com/2013/12/0...-release-date/
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:13 AM   #604
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I like that they're going wide with it instead of just doing a token release. Go big or go home.
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:17 AM   #605
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I like that they're going wide with it instead of just doing a token release. Go big or go home.
Well, it would be kind of pointless of them to have partnered with Warner Bros. if they weren't going to get wide distribution out of it. An independent, self-funded movie can get narrow distribution by itself.
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:48 AM   #606
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Well, it would be kind of pointless of them to have partnered with Warner Bros. if they weren't going to get wide distribution out of it. An independent, self-funded movie can get narrow distribution by itself.
Since WB owns the rights, they had no choice but to "partner" with them. And since distribution is being handled by Warner Digital, it wasn't a sure thing they'd get much of a theatrical presence. As we know, the original plan was just for a token release before hitting the digital market. I agree that a bigger release is a logical place to have ended up, but I take it that this was not the original plan because Warners wanted to hedge their bets on the movie. So I'm thinking this development is a sign of their confidence in how the movie turned out!
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:54 AM   #607
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With the bigger release, I'm curious if the $35+ kickstarter backers are going to be able to download the movie around the release date. I would think they would want to wait awhile to ensure maximum box office but it was part of the kickstarter campaign.
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Old 12-04-2013, 05:12 PM   #608
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Am I the only one who's watched the ENTIRE series 5 times this year?



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Old 12-04-2013, 05:23 PM   #609
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Am I the only one who's watched the ENTIRE series 5 times this year?



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Old 12-05-2013, 10:35 PM   #610
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With the bigger release, I'm curious if the $35+ kickstarter backers are going to be able to download the movie around the release date. I would think they would want to wait awhile to ensure maximum box office but it was part of the kickstarter campaign.
Rob Thomas just sent another backer update that included this:

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Q: How will this affect our digital downloads and DVDs of the movie?

A: This one is easy: it doesn't. If your Kickstarter rewards include a digital download of the movie, we've always promised that you'll get it within a few days of the film's theatrical debut. That's still the plan. For DVD and Blu-Ray rewards, I'm told that we're hoping to ship those out in early May, but that's still subject to change. We'll keep you posted if it does.

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Old 12-05-2013, 10:40 PM   #611
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I got a gift card for AMc theaters this week. Hoping to be able to use it for VM!
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:20 PM   #612
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Rob Thomas just sent another backer update that included this:
It seems that the few day delay in receiving the digital download will do the trick in enticing VM fans to go to the theater opening weekend.

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Old 12-07-2013, 03:24 AM   #613
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Wow, no kidding. I wear a Women's medium in most tops/T-shirts and this XL is even smaller than a 'normal' medium. Bummer.
Yep, no way could I wear mine. It's not really a problem, I almost never wear printed Ts anyway. I was in it to get the movie made!

I just need my girls to get a little older so I can stay them on VM and they can wear it.

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Got mine. The shirt actually is bigger than I thought it would be. It fits pretty well, although I'm afraid of washing/drying it once for fear it'll shrink.
It sounds like there's a pretty big discrepancy between the men's and women's sizing.
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:11 AM   #614
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It seems that the few day delay in receiving the digital download will do the trick in enticing VM fans to go to the theater opening weekend.

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I'll probably go see it anyway if it shows up in town here. Just as a way to further support it.
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Old 12-09-2013, 06:19 AM   #615
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I'll happily see it in the theater if it opens here, but I doubt it will. It'll kill me to have no option but to wait!
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Old 12-09-2013, 07:24 AM   #616
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I'll happily see it in the theater if it opens here, but I doubt it will. It'll kill me to have no option but to wait!
Did you not toss in the extra $10 to get the digital copy? My town is bad about getting any movies except the big releases so I knew the odds of it opening here were small. $10 extra seemed like a easy call.
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Old 12-09-2013, 08:31 AM   #617
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I did, but there will be a "few days" between when it opens in theaters and when the digital download is available.

I don't normally bother with opening night showings but THIS one I need desperately!
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Old 12-09-2013, 08:56 AM   #618
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While I'm excited that they are opening wider than they originally planned, I guess I misunderstood the original plans. I hadn't realized they originally only intended in opening in select cities, so the current plans are what I thought they had intended all along. When someone mentioned that it was opening wide, I didn't think it was still going to be a limited release.

Hopefully it opens near here. There aren't a lot of theaters that specialize in limited releases here, and most of them focus on arthouse pictures. The only chances are if the Oriental or Downer Theaters pick it up. I guess we'll find out in a couple of months.
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:48 AM   #619
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I'll happily see it in the theater if it opens here, but I doubt it will. It'll kill me to have no option but to wait!
It'll be playing in Portland. We should have a meet.
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:50 AM   #620
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I still don't have my stickets (I was a $10 backer). Should I have them yet? Do I need to do something to get them?
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:51 AM   #621
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Got it! Though I think I'll get more use out of the stickers than the shirt. There's no way in H-E-double hockey sticks that the shirt is an XL. But....I got it!
If I ever get my stickers... want to swap?
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:09 AM   #622
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Got it! Though I think I'll get more use out of the stickers than the shirt. There's no way in H-E-double hockey sticks that the shirt is an XL. But....I got it!
Is it a women's shirt? If so an XL would probably fit me...if you're going to make it into a pillow or something and the size doesn't matter, want to swap?

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It'll be playing in Portland. We should have a meet.
That's turning it into one spendy kickstarter!
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:45 PM   #623
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Yep, no way could I wear mine. It's not really a problem, I almost never wear printed Ts anyway. I was in it to get the movie made!

I just need my girls to get a little older so I can stay them on VM and they can wear it.



It sounds like there's a pretty big discrepancy between the men's and women's sizing.
I've noticed that elsewhere. Ordered a couple of shirts for myself in my usual size from a website, and they fit like they should, then ordered a couple of the same shirt in women's sizes, and they were ridiculously small.

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Old 12-09-2013, 03:47 PM   #624
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I ordered a Mens Medium.

I should have ordered a large, because I like my tee shirts to fit loose.

But the medium does fit - and the fabric is nice and soft. And fashionably lightweight - that is the "look" for knit tops these days.

I will either wear it over a long sleeve top, or wait until it gets warmer!
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Old 12-09-2013, 04:04 PM   #625
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Aside from the true diehard fans who still remember, and followed this show, does the studio think any moviegoers outside that niche of folks will actually go see this? I'd think they'd be better off going straight to video to save $$$. I can't imagine folks outside of the fan base have any desire to pay to see this or do they think it will be some huge underdog hit?
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If only people in the fan base are going to see any particular movie, how does any original movie ever get anybody to go?

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Old 12-09-2013, 04:11 PM   #627
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Should be interesting to see if they can pull it off.
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Aside from the true diehard fans who still remember, and followed this show, does the studio think any moviegoers outside that niche of folks will actually go see this? I'd think they'd be better off going straight to video to save $$$. I can't imagine folks outside of the fan base have any desire to pay to see this or do they think it will be some huge underdog hit?
They don't have much to lose by widening the distribution a bit. The movie is already bought and paid for, so any extra that they earn is just gravy.
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I think the only thing preventing a wider audience is how well (or if) they can market the film. The concept is fairly accessible, and I highly doubt it will require a significant (if any) knowledge of the TV show to understand.

The movie will almost certainly begin with a scene introducing who Veronica Mars is and give the audience a surface-level review of her history before moving onto what I expect will be a fairly self-contained plot without a huge amount of call-backs to obscure facts or events from the show.

That said, I'm not stupid. I don't expect that WB will do any marketing at all, and it'll breeze in and out of a limited number of theaters before you can sneeze.
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WB needs to have a high profile rerun of the series leading up to the movie opening, and again a few weeks after the movie has opened.
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