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On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:08:18 AM UTC-5, moviePig wrote:

> 
> Not if it's a wedding or a vacation holiday.  But the impending release 
> of big movies are by definition a matter of public interest, and timely 
> reporting on them is the livelihood of a press segment.  While it seems 
> (somewhat) reasonable that studios may occasionally cherry-pick certain 
> reviewers for an *extra*-advanced screening, the usual press-only 
> Monday(?) screenings seem more subject to the aforementioned "spirit".
> 
Absolute rubbish. What if the studio doesn't have a press screening? Does that become a supreme
court case? A movie opening is in the "public interest"? That's crazy. It's commerce plain and
simple and has no first amendment protection. You're way in the weeds, mPig.