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Posted by: sue
June 25, 2009, 06:14 PM

Harry Potter fans in select movie theaters will have an opportunity to experience Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in a whole new way. Five theaters in the US will screen the sixth Harry Potter film, with the seats to offer a new D-Box Motion-enhanced system. According to the press release, this type of specially equipped theater seating "captivates moviegoers, creating a completely immersive, realistic experience where audience members feel as though they are actually in the movie," allowing Harry Potter fans to "experience the whimsy of flight and the intensity of battle" as they watch Half-Blood Prince. The five theaters in the US to feature this special seating for screenings of HBP include: Galaxy Cannery in Las Vegas, Nevada; Mann Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood; UltraStar Cinemas in Surprise, Arizona; Galaxy Highland Theatre in Austin, Texas; and Theatres at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. The Cineplex Odeon Queensway in Etobicoke, Canada will also provide this seating.

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84 Points

Hey I live in Costa Rica and I have no idea what D-Box Motion-enhanced system is… Can someone explain please?

Posted by Javier J on June 26, 2009, 08:36 AM report to moderator
2064 Points

Road Trip!! Awesome, I’m going to MN to go this!

Posted by hp29 [ROAR!] on June 26, 2009, 08:42 AM report to moderator
346 Points

How does this work exactly? Is this like the Honey I shrunk the audience thing at Disney World where you feel air blowing at you and the seats move a bit and stuff? or what?

Posted by Rachezee on June 26, 2009, 08:46 AM report to moderator
125 Points

ooohhh! There’s no way I could make the trip to Austin for it but have fun for those who get to experience this. GET YOUR TICKETS! I hope they’ll make this feature available for theaters everywhere by the time DH comes out

Posted by Witchlover on June 26, 2009, 09:20 AM report to moderator
218 Points

Oh wow! What about the UK though?

Posted by ♥Sparkly Purple Cloud♥{WBM}♥ on June 26, 2009, 09:21 AM report to moderator
2573 Points

Very cool…someone go and tell us how it was!

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on June 26, 2009, 09:40 AM report to moderator
1661 Points

Man!! I wish they would bring one here, but that is a very small chance considering there’s only one movie theater in the city where I live. :(

Posted by cghambright on June 26, 2009, 09:44 AM report to moderator
943 Points

This sounds pretty cool, I will have to look into the one in Austin.

Posted by Lloyd on June 26, 2009, 10:01 AM report to moderator
44049 Points

Sounds nauseating :P

Posted by Dolemite [FTC!] on June 26, 2009, 10:14 AM report to moderator
872 Points

That sounds so cool! I wish I could go to one.

Posted by Heavenly_Horcrux on June 26, 2009, 10:30 AM report to moderator
39 Points

Nothing cool like that ever happens in FL… :-(

Posted by Victory-Starr on June 26, 2009, 10:40 AM report to moderator
72 Points

Yay Austin is only an hour away!!!

Posted by Ready for some quidditch on June 26, 2009, 10:41 AM report to moderator
1242 Points

Oh, and tickets for D-Box movies at Galaxy Highland are $15 for matinee and $16.75 for evening showings. Unfortunately, it’s a little out of my price range.

Posted by Lucia Meadows on June 26, 2009, 11:25 AM report to moderator
879 Points

Hoooooly crap I am SO going to the one in Austin! I can’t believe we actually get something here for once!

Posted by deadtree ♥WBM♥ on June 26, 2009, 01:50 PM report to moderator
573 Points

I think that this is a little bit obsessive. I have the opportunity to see it because I live near the chinese theatre if i want to spend a fortune. i’d rather, just, like, keep a safe distance from the movie, you know? it’s like 3D, I unfortunately see it as superfluous for me. But i really hope others enjoy it.

Posted by Another Weasley on June 26, 2009, 02:50 PM report to moderator
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