General sales open Wednesday at noon for the first two weeks of screenings, starting with 6 pm Christmas Eve ($15). The theater got the go-ahead to screen Eight a day before its general release—Christmas Day—and it's one of just 100 or so cinemas nationwide with 70 mm capability.
"It's kind of a free-for-all," says Hollywood marketing director Kristy Conrad about scoring a ticket.
So, you could watch Django on a loop and cross your fingers until Wednesday, or you could pay the $30-to-$1,500 membership fee.
"The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men."
SEE IT: The Hateful Eight opens Thursday, Dec. 24, at the Hollywood Theatre.