14 July 2006

Ed Film Festival Melts on opening day non-shocker?

Is anyone else getting a strange sense of deja vu? Yes, the Film Festival booking line opening today and melted as did their website (although you couldn't get the bestest deals online). I went down to Lothian Road to queue up for a good 45 minutes but only moved a quarter of the queue – if that! One nice touch however was they sent staff out to hand out chocolates and free bottles of water. A really nice thought especially due to the hot weather, but couldn't those staff be used to sell more tickets and get the queue down? [Only joking, it's the old supermarket complaint about staff on the shop floor when the checkouts are getting hammered. I know because I was on the receiving end of the hassle for a few years]