The latest movie theater news and updates
September 17, 2013
September 16, 2013
LONDON, ENGLAND — With so many glory days since its opening in 1932, it’s hard to believe that the best days of the Eventim Apollo may be ahead of her. But that may be precisely the case after a 5 Million Pound restoration has it looking better than ever. The famed cinema and concert venue most notably remembered as the site of David Bowie’s final show with the Spiders from Mars, has reopened with an ambitious concert slate the rest of the year.
Check out some gorgeous photos and read more in the Daily Mail.
(Thanks to 70mmbobbyj for providing the photo.)
September 14, 2013
BRONX, NY — After a historic reopening five years ago, the American Theater is closing tomorrow. The stunning original lobby of the John Eberson gem stayed mostly intact all these years. But Bow-Tie, most recent operator of the cinema was not able to renew their lease. It was one of the only operating theaters in the Bronx. There are no announced plans on the building’s future.
Read more and watch a video at News 12.
(Thanks to jeterga for providing the photo.)
September 13, 2013
ELK RAPIDS, MI — It’s not easy but the 70+ year-old Elk Rapids Cinema is coming along nicely following an extensive renovation three years ago. They now have a digital projector thanks to their steady business from the community but are keeping around their film projector just in case.
Read more an watch a video at UpNorth Live.
(Thanks to LouRugani for providing the photo.)
September 12, 2013
RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ — After closing in May, the Ridgefield Park 12 is reopening under the watch of new owner, Staplex Cinemas. They plan on starting up shop in the next few weeks following the addition of all digital projection, Real-D 3D and new luxurious seats.
Read more in the Ridgefield Park Patriot.
September 11, 2013
JERSEY CITY,, NJ —
Cutting To The Chase … On The Big Screen The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Gets Our New Season Of Classic Film Off To A FAST Start With 2 Movies Famous For Suspense, Action … And Legendary Chase Scenes
At The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre 54 Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ 07306 Tel. (201) 798-6055 Fax: (201) 798-4020 Web: www.loewsjersey.org The Landmark Loew’s Jersey is a historic theatre operating as a non-profit arts centers
Saturday, September 28 6:30PM Duel Starring Dennis Weaver. Directed by Steven Spielberg. 1971, 90mins., Color
A Very RARE 35mm Screening!
September 10, 2013
AUSTIN, TX — Alamo Drafthouse may have recently closed its Lake Creek location but a new operator is stepping. Southwest Theatres, a brand new discount chain, plans to reopen the property in the next couple months. They hope to revitalize the Lake Creek Festivalm retail center that’s experienced a downturn recently.
Read more in Community Impact.