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hellbound
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Re: Get Better film

Post by hellbound » Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:44 am

There was No sound across the UK for the first bit, not just one cinema.

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Re: Get Better film

Post by jetsetwilly » Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:45 am

Q&A Was fine in Reading but the film then didn't work!

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Re: Get Better film

Post by hellbound » Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:53 am

We were given the option of switching off the stream and going straight to the film or carrying on with it, so glad we carried on now.
I did imagine the cinema staff outside the room picking straws as to which poor sod would have to tell us all that we could see frank but not hear him!

Although one girl shouted "its ok, I can look at his face for 2 hours!"

And Frank? There was no embarrassing moments in that film, it was a heartfelt film about how even you feel just like everyone else and have bad days and self doubts and still manage to pull yourself out of it and put on another amazing gig.
(although your Mum calling you Frances might be a tad embarrassing!)

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Re: Get Better film

Post by amysaurus.rex » Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:58 am

Manchester didn't get video or sound. We sat with a black screen and Christmas songs on loop for an hour.

We had a poor young lad run in, shout "I'm really sorry for the delay, we're working on it!" and then leg it back out again. He was truly shitting himself. The manager came in and told us as 7:25 that we just weren't going to get the live stream at all because there was no signal coming through to the "box". They did refund us though, and give us guest passes for any film so they were quite good about it.

The £20 refund from the tickets is going on the Sleep is for the Week vinyl - seems like the right thing to do! :)
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Re: Get Better film

Post by Fezbob » Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:13 pm

hellbound wrote:There was No sound across the UK for the first bit, not just one cinema.
No issues whatsoever in The Vue in Cheshire Oaks.

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Re: Get Better film

Post by smartiepants » Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:37 pm

Milton Keynes had no sound for about 20 mins but kicked in just before the live set, film was a great watch congrats to Ben and all involved
Proper laugh out loud at Nigel's bits and mum calling him francis, priceless
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Re: Get Better film

Post by mankytoes » Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:26 am

hellbound wrote:There was No sound across the UK for the first bit, not just one cinema.
No problems at all in Crawley, seems like we were lucky! Lots of interesting stuff in there, like with the book, not just about Frank, but the general life of a touring musician.
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Re: Get Better film

Post by Dottles » Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:26 am

hellbound wrote:There was No sound across the UK for the first bit, not just one cinema.
Seems a sporadic issue as it was fine in Falmouth (Cornwall) and I know others that had no problems elsewhere.
I'd have been mightily miffed.

I really enjoyed the film. I think it was honest and insightful, not only about Frank et al but also thought provoking about the regime of touring on other artists, and also the crew.

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Re: Get Better film

Post by Helium » Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:56 pm

Sound quality was a little dodgy in Leeds for the first 10 mins or so, but after executing the old IT fix (they turned it off and on again) it was fine. Q&A and set were ace, film was brilliant. Great night.
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Re: Get Better film

Post by andy8000 » Sat Dec 17, 2016 9:09 pm

First 20 minutes of the Q&A were silent for us in Birmingham as well. All good after that though, and the very insightful documentary was well worth the watch.
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