LIKE a movie fan let down by a big-budget blockbuster, the Press was left disenchanted this week as Odeon didn’t reply our questions.
Tons of of you might have signed our Press, Take, Motion! petition in current weeks calling on the display large to chop costs in Dunfermline and provides West Fifers a fairer deal on the large display.
And with help of our marketing campaign rising every day, we requested Odeon three particular questions:
1. Is the Odeon ready to take heed to its prospects in Dunfermline and West Fife who’ve voiced their considerations to us and signed our petition?
2. With sufficient public backing, would Odeon be keen to evaluation its pricing coverage in Dunfermline?
three. May they make clear why Odeon Luxe Edinburgh West ticket costs are cheaper than Dunfermline when it has higher amenities reminiscent of reclining seats with tables for snacks?
Responding, a spokesperson for the Odeon, mentioned: “Now we have a protracted and proud historical past within the Dunfermline group and wider Fife space, and our crew have been working arduous to supply the most recent leisure and heat hospitality to hundreds of visitors since 2000.”
We aren’t disputing the standard of the hospitality or what movies can be found to movie followers every week, we have been particularly asking if they might be keen to evaluation their ticket costs if there’s a requirement from the general public to make that occur, which we consider there may be.
They didn’t reply that query.
Secondly, the spokesperson mentioned: “Our total intention is to provide our visitors the very best expertise at nice worth.
“There are numerous elements that affect our ticket costs, together with ticket sort, time of day, sort of movie, location, and different prices.”
Let’s contemplate 4 of these 5 elements: ticket sort, day, movie and placement.
Captain Marvel has hit cinemas prior to now week and each Odeon Dunfermline and Odeon Edinburgh West are exhibiting it this Saturday night time at 8pm.
In Dunfermline a ticket prices: £12 (adults), £9.50 (youngster), £10.50 (teen), £10.50 (pupil), £11 (senior) and household (£eight.50).
An Edinburgh West ticket for a similar movie, day and time is:
£2.75 cheaper for adults.
£three cheaper for kids.
£three.50 cheaper for teenagers.
£three cheaper for seniors.
£three cheaper for college students.
£2 cheaper for households.
We’re being fleeced on the flicks and sufficient’s sufficient.
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