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The Unofficial CAG Free Advance Movie Screening Thread


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#1 luvmysegadc

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 12:24 AM

(NEW!!!)(NEW!!!) LINKS LISTED BELOW (NEW!!!)(NEW!!!)

 

I've was lucky enough to go to a couple of advanced screenings of The Ghost Writer and Hot Tub Time Machine (loved them both) and got to wondering if CAG had a dedicated thread just for this. I didn't see one, sooooo here you go!

Now I'm definitely open to suggestion on how this thread should work, so feel free to let me know.

Here are a few of my suggestions:

1) If you see a film in advance of its official release date, let us know what you think (keep it short and sweet -- this ain't AICN).

2) (WARNING: SOME SITES HAVE SUGGESTED THAT YOU COULD BE BANNED FROM FUTURE SCREENINGS FOR THESE ACTIONS, SO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING YMMV.) If you score passes but for whatever reason you can't go, offer them to other CAGs for free, exchange passes for a different date with another CAG, and/or barter with another CAG (reminder: NO MONEY SHOULD CHANGE HANDS). Why let FREE go to waste?

3) Since pretty much all passes allow for a guest, maybe this could be a good way to meet another CAG in your area (especially if you don't have someone already to go with you)? Or several CAGs can plan to attend the same screening?

4) Most films screenings listed here will be U.S. based, but that doesn't mean that screenings in other countries (U.K., Europe, Japan, South America, etc.) can't be listed here. Who knows, maybe you will attract attention to film that many of us will be aware of and at the very least, look for it when there is an art house theatrical release and/or dvd.

Here are a few links and suggestions on how to score advance passes. If you know of some more, please PM so I can add them:

http://www.gofobo.com/ (free sign-up membership available)
http://advancescreenings.com/
http://www.wildabout...s.com/index.php
http://www.txtmovieclub.com/ (free sign-up membership available; MIGHT BE LIMITED TO SELECT MAJOR CITIES ONLY)
http://www.filmmetro.com/ (free sign-up membership available)
http://eventful.com/ (free sign-up membership available)
http://www.aintitcool.com/ (for contests)
http://chud.com/articles/ (for contests)
http://filmindependent.org/ (indie films; mainly L.A. and N.Y.C.?)
http://www.ew.com/ew.../freescreening/ (THANK YOU, F/W; maybe limited to major cities only)
http://www.fatwallet...-stuff/1156307/ (THANK YOU, F/W!) *updated 6/17/13
http://freemoviecodes.blogspot.com/ (codes, RSVP for various screenings)
http://www.mymoviescreenings.com/ (Thanks to aznboovie; currently for New York, New Jersey, and San Francisco)
Thanks to BlakesPoorBrain and his website, http://www.reviewstl.com/ for the following St. Louis area connections: http://www.theflickfanatic.com/, http://wearemoviegeeks.com/, http://www.riverfronttimes.com/, http://www.stltoday.com/.
http://www.campuscir...filmscreenings/ (Greater Los Angeles area ONLY)
http://www.laemmle.com/sneak.php (Greater Los Angeles area ONLY)
http://www.laweekly.com/promotions/ (Greater Los Angeles area ONLY)
http://insidemovies....egory/giveaways
http://www.thescreen...xchange.com/ee/ (Thank you, ODB)
http://www.facebook....nemascreenings/ (Thank you, BedlamDisco)
http://www.freestuff...vie-screenings/

 

 

 

http://slickdeals.ne...vie-Screenings? (NEW!!!)

http://www.cinemit.com/ (NEW!!!)

http://www.seeitfirst.net/ (NEW!!!)

http://www.43kix.com...times/index.php (NEW!!!)

http://rollingout.com/promotions/ (NEW!!!)
http://www.cinematrek.4t.com/ (NEW!!!)
 

 

Gofobo RSVP codes: Get updates via SMS by texting follow Gofoborsvpcodes to 40404 in the United States (...great, now I'm on twitter just so I can get the codes:roll:).
Country Codes for outside the U.S. (country, code, carrier(s)):
Australia 0198089488 Telstra
Canada 21212 (any)
United Kingdom 86444 Vodafone, Orange, 3, O2
Indonesia 89887 AXIS, 3, Telkomsel
Ireland 51210 O2
India 53000 Bharti Airtel
New Zealand 8987 Vodafone, Telecom NZ



Twitter, MySpace, Facebook (not my cup of tea, but how can you deny their power!?)

The Entertainment/Promotions sections of your local free weekly newspapers -- the ones with all the "escort" ads in the back;) (Chicago Reader, Nuvo, SF Weekly, etc.)


UPDATE 06/19/13: (NEW!!!)(NEW!!!) LINKS LISTED ABOVE (NEW!!!)(NEW!!!)


UPDATE 00/00/00:


My year in free screenings:



(bumps/rating this thread are always appreciated)



ADVANCE SCREENINGS FOR THE FOLLOWING FILMS (just poster jpgs. Google the titles for more information; check websites above for availability in your area.):

i_frankenstein_t.jpgthe_monuments_men_t.jpglabor_day_t.jpgpompeii_t.jpgwinters_tale_t.jpgrobocop_t.jpgabout_last_night_t.jpgthe_lego_movie_t.jpgthat_awkward_moment_t.jpg


Edited by luvmysegadc, 18 January 2014 - 02:58 AM.
corrections, request, new events, title


#2 xXTwilightXx

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 12:35 AM

sweet i was looking for something like this...

#3 SpaceSpace

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 01:07 AM

I like the idea of this thread, hopefully there are some good free movies coming up soon, I really enjoyed Hot Tub Time Machine :)

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#4 luvmysegadc

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 08:33 PM

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#5 Nebenator

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 09:27 PM

Great idea!
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#6 JollehRoger

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 09:29 PM

Good idea, hopefully this becomes the official one.
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#7 spidamatrix

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 09:51 PM

Good job, I think it's a really good idea to finally get one of these up!

#8 luvmysegadc

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Posted 16 March 2010 - 08:37 AM

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#9 sendme

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Posted 16 March 2010 - 09:28 AM

with this area being the suck fest that it is I don't think we have ever had an advance screening of a movie. We may get midnight showings of some movies. Hell the one theater in the area that was shoing the eight films to die for doesnt even do them anymore from what I understand.
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#10 Solvarsym

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Posted 16 March 2010 - 11:52 AM

Austin has tons and tons of advance screenings :)
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#11 Zachbeast

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Posted 16 March 2010 - 12:57 PM

This rules, thank you!

#12 luvmysegadc

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 12:45 AM

advanced screening to what?


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#13 Izod

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 01:05 AM

Good thread, I've gotten 2-3 from the SD thread, unfortunately Birmingham doesn't seem to be a prime market for free screenings.

#14 sendme

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 08:26 AM

Well I was wrong. the St. Louis MO area has 3 advance screenings. How to train your dragon in St. Louis, the hot tub time machine in Creve Coeur and clash of the titans in Fenton. Only one I really want to check out is clash of the titans only I'm not going to drive 45 minutes to see it 3 days early. Also work hours wont let that happen. Sucks for me.
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#15 JJSP

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 08:35 AM

If anyone is in LA/OC area (SoCal), I'm part of a group that does advance screenings weekly. Depending on who you are, I can get you an invite on the premise that you not be involved in the industry (can't work at a studio, for a review site, or at a theatre).

Cause I'm sick of seeing ghosts, and I know how it's all gonna end

There's no triumph waiting, there's no sunset to ride off in

We all want to be great men, there's nothing romantic about it

I just want to know that I did all I could with what I was given

I just want to sell out my funeral.

I just want to be enough for everyone.


#16 llcooljunr

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 08:44 AM

Hey JJSP, any chance you have any more info of ur advance screenings? I usually go with my gf to advance screenings with screening exchange, but most of their screenings are in the san fernando valley area, and we're usually driving from chino hills. Let me know if you have anything coming up in the OC area.

#17 spedmunki

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:35 PM

Great idea

#18 Mr. Manolo

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Posted 18 March 2010 - 01:37 AM

any one see anything yet?

#19 exRounder

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Posted 18 March 2010 - 11:14 PM

If anyone is in LA/OC area (SoCal), I'm part of a group that does advance screenings weekly. Depending on who you are, I can get you an invite on the premise that you not be involved in the industry (can't work at a studio, for a review site, or at a theatre).


i do none of those. can i get more info? internet win if you have a scott pilgrim screening.

#20 Viol8tor

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Posted 18 March 2010 - 11:39 PM

If anyone is in LA/OC area (SoCal), I'm part of a group that does advance screenings weekly. Depending on who you are, I can get you an invite on the premise that you not be involved in the industry (can't work at a studio, for a review site, or at a theatre).


Hot dam, thats pretty cool. Count me in as another Cag intrested in this aswell.

I promise that i am not a spy for a studio, review site or theater. :D
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#21 exRounder

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Posted 19 March 2010 - 12:07 AM

I promise that i am not a spy for a studio, review site or theater. :D


you sound legit Viol8tor

or should i say ROGER EBERT

#22 luvmysegadc

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Posted 19 March 2010 - 07:13 AM

bump

#23 luvmysegadc

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 07:51 PM

bump (because March Madness has started!!!)

#24 luvmysegadc

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 01:28 AM

bump (because my March Madness brackets are as jacked up as 10 million other people's)

#25 mkelehan

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 04:10 AM

I like the idea of this thread, but please don't bump it if you don't have new information. Also, for official threads, we like to just have specific information in the OP. The movie logos are really clogging it up without serving any purpose.

#26 luvmysegadc

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 08:01 AM

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#27 kazooie16

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 06:50 PM

JJSP , im interested, not working in the industry
what kind of screenings do you usually get? im closer to LA area

#28 SpaceSpace

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 09:49 PM

kind of related, free "The Perfect Game" t-shirt, you do have to pay shipping/handling so that pretty much kills the deal for me. http://www.theperfec...ional_Shirt.htm

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#29 luvmysegadc

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 09:31 AM

kind of related, free "The Perfect Game" t-shirt, you do have to pay shipping/handling so that pretty much kills the deal for me. http://www.theperfec...ional_Shirt.htm


Thanks. Not completely free, but someone might still want it.

#30 boagman

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 04:23 PM

Thanks. Not completely free, but someone might still want it.


I would hope that the $7 to ship it would deter *any* CAG from getting it.