The latest movie theater news and updates
April 17, 2003
Canaan Theatre May Have New Life
NORTH CANAAN, CT — Read the Register-Citizen article
Thanks to Roger Katz for the update!
Amherst Cinema Has “No Inherent Value,” Will Be Demolished
AMHERST, MA — Read the Hampshire Gazette story
April 16, 2003
New-Look Cinema Set to Welcome the Stars
NORWICH, ENGLAND — Read the Evening News 24
Bringing Back the Majesty
JERSEY CITY, NJ — Read The Jersey City Reporter article
Alterici Taps Palace Past
CHARLELOI, PA — Read the Valley Independent article
April 15, 2003
Patrick Goldstein Profiles Robert Bucksbaum and The Crest Theatre
LOS ANGELES, CA — Read the Los Angeles Times article
Group Looks to Preserve Des Plaines Theatre
DES PLAINES, IL — Read the Daily Herald story
Thanks to Bryan Krefft for the update!
Sean Connery Hails Cinema’s Last Stand
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND — Read the BBC article
Residents Discover Forgotten Music Hall/Movie Theater
EASTON, MD — Read the Baltimore Sun article
April 14, 2003
Benjamin Sack, Founder of Sack Theatres, Dies at 92
LEOMINSTER, MA —
Norwich’s Only Movie Theater Closes, Along With One in Jewett City.
NORWICH & JEWETT CITY, CT — Read the Norwich Bulletin article
Thanks to Roger Katz for the update.
Former Midway Theatre Gets Its 15 minutes
MIDDLE RIVER, MD — Read the Baltimore Sun article
Nostalgic Ex-Businessman Rebuilds Alabama Town, Reopen Theater
TUSCUMBIA, AL — Read the New York Times/Contra Costa Times story
Best Little Movie House in Laos
14-Screen Paradiso Theater, Malco’s ‘Nicest Ever,’ Opens
MEMPHIS, TN — Read the GoMemphis.com article
Secret Behind Millionaire’s Stunning Gift
ANTIOCH, IL —
Thanks to Bryan Krefft for the news.
April 12, 2003
The following was sent in from the Oasis Theatre:
The original Pasadena California Warner Egyptian Theatre (AKA Uptown Theatre) has started restoration for musical stage productions. Famous Broadway Producer, Michael Butler has voiced an interest in producing HAIR 2003 and other musicals at this location.
Currently known as the Oasis Theatre. Located at 2316 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA. 90017, skilled craftmens are needed for the project. Anyone interested in participating should contact Oasis owner, James Perry at (626)844-8886 for more information.
Sun-Times Reports Internal Conflict at UTCA
CHICAGO, IL — Read both of David Roeder’s columns:
Thanks to Brendan McKenna for the update.
Hoping for an Encore at the Genessee
WAUKEGAN, IL — Read the Daily Herald story
Thanks to Bryan Krefft for the update.
$167,000 Alotted To State Theater
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY — Read the News-Enterprise story
BAI Prepares for Next Step of Latchis Project
BRATTLEBORO, VT — Read the Brattleboro Reformer story
Phillipsburg Theater to be Razed, Adjacent Buildings Restored
PHILLIPSBURG, PA — Read the Express-Times
UK Film Council Considers Major Digital Cinema Circuit
LONDON, ENGLAND — Read the Screen Daily article
German Arthouse Sector Outperforms Multiplexes
BERLIN, GERMANY — Read the Screen Daily story
Space Remaining at 2003 Main Street Expo
A limited number of booths are still available for the 2003 Main Street Expo being held at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, Ohio from May 18th-19th, 2003. For more details, go to the National Town Meeting website or call (202) 588-6020.
Dollar Movies Still Work?
PROVO, UT — Read the Brigham Young University Newsnet story
European Cinema Exhibition Conference to Expand
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — Read the Screen Daily story
Cinema Plans Its Own Feature Film
EAST ANGLIA, UK — Read the East Anglian Daily Times
April 10, 2003
April 9, 2003
Preservation Alert One of the last Cinedomes May Be Redeveloped
NAPA, CA — Read the Napa Valley Register
Rafael Film Centre Renamed After Benefactor Who Donated $2.5m
SAN RAFAEL, CA — Read the Screen Daily article
Ridge Cinemas To Be Demolished
RICHMOND, VA — Read the Richmond Times-Dispatch story
UK Film Council Takes Over BFI Exhibition Function
LONDON, ENGLAND — Read the Screen Daily article
April 8, 2003
AFI Theater Celebrates Its Reopening
SILVER SPRINGS, MD — Read the Washington Post story
Read the Washington Times story
Read the Backstage/AP article
Read the New York Times article (Reg. Req.)
Grove Theatre Continues On
UPLAND, CA — Read the San Bernardino County Sun article
Carpenter Center Gets Its Act Together
RICHMOND, VA — Read the Richmond Times-Dispatch
Forget Fellini, It’s Time to Dance at the Thalia
NEW YORK, NY — Read the New York Times article (Reg. Req.)
Everett Mall Cinemas to Reopen April 11 Under Regal Banner
EVERETT, WA — Read the Herald story
April 7, 2003
Cinema Treasures is proud to announce that we’ve reached another milestone — 3,500 theaters … and counting!
In addition to adding more of your theater submissions, we’ve begun our long overdue effort to update our theater entries. If your update isn’t posted yet, it will be soon.
As we look forward to reaching the 4,000-theater mark, we’d just like to thank all of you for your continued support over the past few years. We’d also like to extend a special thank you to Bryan Krefft who has been serving as the new theater editor during 2003.
Thanks again everyone and enjoy!