The Dallas Movie Screening Group

This is the homepage of the Dallas Movie Screening Group. To join our mailing list you must sign up at our group page on Yahoo. You will then be connected to receive notices on how to find passes to the local screenings in the DFW area. It's up to you to pickup or sign up for passes. You can also barter, trade or just giveaway passes you don't want, need or share with other members of the group. Please read the instructions on the Yahoo page very carefully before posting. This group is closely moderated so that your mail box is not full of spam or other unnecessary mail. We appreciate everyone's consideration and cooperation.

You can use this homepage for posting comments, reviews, and other things that cannot be posted to the group. Of course spam is not allowed. Thanks!

To join the Dallas Movie Screening Yahoo Group:
dallasmoviescreenings-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Reesa's Reviews can also be found at:
http://www.moviegeekfeed.com

Logo art by Steve Cruz http://www.mfagallery.com

Website and Group Contact: dalscreenings@gmail.com

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Movies Scheduled for the Week of 5/2 - 5/8

Happy 4th Anniversary to the Dallas Movie Screening Group!!!

Started the first week of May on Yahoo Groups. When the melodious Jeff Baker stopped sending out movie pass notices on his list, it created a need and this list was created to help share free screening information. I had printed out little slips of papers to advertise at the X-Men pass pickup at the South Side Lamar coffee shop. We also signed up for a trip to Canada promotion for the movie which my daughter won! We only had about 35 members at first, then Jeff shared his mailing list with us. We grew quickly swelling to over 1300 members. The first group had to be disbanded because it was becoming overrun by spammers and people thinking they can just beg for passes. This new incarnation was started with a more tightly run format. Today we have over 700 on the list.

While we appreciate the growth and the continued support, the moderators are still hitting their heads on their keyboards because we are faced with the same dilemma of people NOT reading instructions or following directions. It only takes a second to double check what you are doing before sending it to the list. If people continue to misbehave, we will pack up and move somewhere else and may or may not tell ya...but for those that don't read these weekly rants, then you will probably not see this anyway. For those that do..you've been warned.

Now regarding the Iron Man 2 passes. You have to realize the Dallas Observer passes are always "iffy" at best. Please do not harass the vendors who offer the passes that gave them away early. If there was a limited supply and a massive amount of people waiting for them, then it's up to them do decide how to distribute. It's not their fault they only got a few. We don't want to bite the hand that feeds us. So quit your whining! I didn't get a pass either from the contests and pickups. Begging from the list probably won't do much good because those that were lucky enough to get one, will most likely not want to give them up. As the blockbusters come ripping and roaring through this season, please keep your mooching to a minimum! The moderators have better things to do than delete your messages.

Thank you all again for making the screening community so successful. I've enjoyed meeting a lot of you at the movies, so please come and introduce yourselves.


May 2 - 8, 2010

Sun
5/2

Mon
5/3

7:00 pm
Prince of Persia
Studio Movie Grill Dallas

7:15 pm
I Become Gilgamesh
SMU Hughes Trigg Theater

7:30 pm
EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP
Angelika Dallas

Tue
5/4

7:30 pm
Iron Man 2
AMC Northpark

7:30 pm
Iron Man 2
Cinemark 17

Wed
5/5

7:30 pm
Babies
Angelika Dallas

Thu
5/6

7:30 pm
Pearl
Studio Movie Grill Dallas

Fri
5/7

Sat
5/8

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