Jul 7, 2014

12 We Roll ... Into Intel's Movie Night

We were treated to a movie by Intel Malaysia. It was a token of appreciation for their Facebook fans. How neat is that, but it was limited to the first 200 people who registered for the event. I was one of the blessed few, along with two loved ones.

Each ticket comes with one popcorn and two drinks!

The movie? Transformers : Age of Extinction. It was my third time watching it. Thursday night, Friday morning, Sunday morning! You must think I'm crazy but there is no feeling of boredom when one is in good company.

It all started the week before when my girl friend and I decided to go on a movie date. I informed the man that I was going to watch Transformers with said friend on Friday. Friday, because it was the day Citibank offers a Buy1-Free-1 ticket to all their Clear Card members.

"Sure...." an incredulous look followed, typical of my drama king. I thought nothing further of it.

Within the next instant, however, he was scouring the internet for tickets a day earlier than my date with friend.

"There's no way you girls are watching this movie first! "

Okayyyy...he got one for me too. I was too amused to decline.

The early bird gets the best seat!

That's a little about how I landed myself with three screenings, which I enjoyed thoroughly I must add. It was a lighthearted movie that had me tickled in many instances. The only seat cringing moments would be the scenes that include the teen stars - mostly cheesy. But hey, that's just my personal thoughts on it.

As funny as it sounds, I look out for gems of wisdom in every movie I watch. It's become a habit. I share two lines from the movie here.  

You gotta have faith. Maybe not in who we are, but who we can be.

A quiet man today can be an eloquent leader tomorrow, yes?

There are mysteries to the universe we were never meant to solve, but who we are and why we are here, are not among them. Those answers, we carry inside.


It carries some weight.
 
For the Intel movie event, our tickets came with popcorn, two drinks and a small souvenir (photo below). I was really touched by their generosity and look forward to attending more of their events. It was well organised, from seat allocation to distribution of tickets and goodies.

A fridge magnet that can be lighted up

The free popcorn, sealed in an airtight plastic bag

Well, that ends my Transformers movie run. It was an interesting week!

12 comments:

  1. Very interesting week. Great day spent. I like that lighted up fridge magnet. Look cool.

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    1. Wait til you see what's in your box, Rose.. ;)

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  2. Wow, 3 times Transformers? And all for free?! Lucky gal ;(

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    1. Almost! I paid half price for one ;)

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  3. looks fun
    I haven't watch it
    yeah I will be thrilled if given free tickets with popcorn and drinks together ^^
    MY-Emily

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  4. I'd a great time watching Transformers with my family too, minus the souvenir :<

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    1. Aww...at least you had a good time ;)

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  5. Glad you enjoyed the movie third time round! Very nice of Intel to organise this

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    1. I couldn't believe it myself! I honestly thought I'd be bored by the third round...haha

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  6. I will grab the pop corn for sure

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  7. I'm pretty sure you will. It is tasty! ;)

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