AMC Rockaway 16

363 Mt. Hope Avenue,
Rockaway, NJ 07866

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hdtv267
hdtv267 on December 7, 2016 at 2:14 pm

I invite you or anyone else to go through your pernt near 3500 comments and find something of substance. You ask inane questions that are easily found doing a google search. You post outrageous facts and innuendo and don’t apologize, just delete them. You never follow on your questions.

There’s a reason myself and now others are sick and tired of your postings. You’re being disrespectful turning this into your own personal playtoy.

The more you continue, the more myself & others will continue. This has been going on for years & years and needs to end.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on December 7, 2016 at 12:16 pm

lol. By the way, the facebook page for AMC Rockaway is no longer there as all of the theaters have a facebook like that goes to the AMC Theatres facebook page.

hdtv267
hdtv267 on December 4, 2016 at 12:11 pm

for someone who claims to spend the time there that you do, you think you’d have that bit of information already.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on December 4, 2016 at 7:48 am

I agree. What are the seating numbers for each screen? I know theater #8, #15, and #16 are the largest with #9 the imax the second and the others are smallest to the far left and far right and medium to the left and right of the big houses.

theatrefan
theatrefan on December 1, 2016 at 5:04 pm

I like the LED showtime boards better, they are a lot brighter and much easier to read, so far Regal has not been phasing them out like AMC has. Concession stand menu board signage is a totally other story though.

hdtv267
hdtv267 on December 1, 2016 at 1:45 am

It’s really time for those kind of comments to go here..

https://www.facebook.com/pages/AMC-Rockaway-Movie-Theaters/112672375452740?fref=ts

Two separate theatre pages, you’re being called out by other members to stop with those sorts of posts.

It’s become more and more obvious of late that no one else cares about these trivial matters.

Time to finally stop with it.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on November 22, 2016 at 1:30 pm

the LED showtimes near the box office have been replaced with an HD display, as is common among most modern AMCs.

Rstewart
Rstewart on November 16, 2016 at 4:01 pm

Am I the only one here that looks at these N. NJ comments just to see if the relentless posting and counter-posting is still going on? Somebody here just needs to give it up!

hdtv267
hdtv267 on November 15, 2016 at 4:52 pm

so the answer the question

IS THIS COMPLEX BEING RENOVATED?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on November 15, 2016 at 12:15 pm

AMC is currently renovating underperforming theaters first before working on the more popular ones, as was the case with Morristown when they took over that location from Clearview/Bow Tie years after they bought the location from AMC in the late 90s. East Hanover is next.

MGrennille
MGrennille on November 10, 2016 at 1:07 pm

Any word yet on a remodel? I figured this would be one of the first locations to get it done, since it serves a large area….

hdtv267
hdtv267 on October 27, 2016 at 1:56 pm

you’re putting this same bit of “news” on the AMC Headquarters page as well right?

Same way you’re posting about the CNN coverage at those places that are showing and that other piece of “news” you left out.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on October 3, 2016 at 3:41 pm

Went to see Sully in regular at theater #13 after paying a morning ticket to the show. After the cashier checked my stubs card along with what was left of one of many AMC gift cards, he didn’t care to print out the receipt as my dad paid with cash!!!! After the end of the preview for Denial, they didn’t show the film’s rating along with the release date and the AMC logo, which has been common during every AMC screening I’ve been to since nearly three years ago. They recently installed new automatic cleaning devices inside the toilets. Now only if they ramp up the renovations to this theater, as Morristown is a hassle to go to.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on June 6, 2016 at 7:37 pm

It was never closed. They just delayed scheduling the IMAX shows since they were deciding between abandoning Alice for Turtles or not (they chose the latter). There is no way they’d put laser in here before Lincoln Square. I don’t even think they have their multi-plex laser projector finished yet (apparently they want something cheaper than the big one they put in a full true IMAX places so far).

MGrennille
MGrennille on June 6, 2016 at 3:26 pm

Any info on what they did…?

MGrennille
MGrennille on April 12, 2016 at 9:57 pm

Do we know what/when renovations are coming to Rockaway?

Giles
Giles on February 23, 2016 at 8:50 pm

I’m not sure why the AMC Prime experience would be better than the IMAX version, considering for BvS around three scenes were shot in 4:3 IMAX full screen

MGrennille
MGrennille on February 17, 2016 at 7:59 am

Alpine, I totally agree with you. I’ve been going to AMC Prime in Paramus for the “official” Prime releases. Seeing The Revenant in Prime was the best movie theater experience I have ever had. It would rock if they would upgrade Rockaway to that next.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on February 9, 2016 at 6:44 pm

Assuming the late announcement for PIP:30th here doesn’t hurt the sales (with people thinking it’s not showing, not having enough time to realize it is, etc.) it might be crowded. This greater Rockaway area seems to really go for the 80s movies. Sometimes if you don’t pre-order you won’t even get in. Not safe to show up last second and expect to be guaranteed to get into those (so just advice for those used to going to the places where these don’t sell quite as well).

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on February 9, 2016 at 6:37 pm

I wonder if they fixed the video levels for the Fathom events projector in auditorium 16. Ever since they repaired/replaced it a few months ago, it’s been really crushing the blacks to rather little detail and overall it almost looks like when a 0-255 level signal is shown with levels expansion applied to 0-15 are clipped and 240-255 too almost and it’s not quite filling the screen properly either. It just seems like someone forgot the proper video level toggles or forgot to calibrate it or something. It should be an easy fix, i’d think, if they haven’t already done it.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on February 9, 2016 at 6:33 pm

Actually they are showing PIP:30th after all.

Have you heard any talk of them upgrading to Laser 3D IMAX? It would be awesome if they shut down 8 and 9 and combined them into a true giant screen theater, like a nice 85-90' wide screen, how does such a rich, populated area like NJ have nothing like that (sure Lincoln Square, but often can one go through the $$$, hassle, incredible amount of time of NYC just for a movie).

I have to say Laser IMAX on a truly giant screen is an experience beyond belief. It’s so much better than any other visual experience it’s crazy. Much sharper 3D, so much more detail, the colors seem to have way more shades, the 3D is so perfect it’s like you are there with zero ghosting and you can see so many more layers of subtle depth and then combine that with a giant 90' screen. Wow.

The IMAX at Rockaway is good, better than most screens around the region. But those mega-true IMAX Laser 3D auditoriums blow it away 10000x over.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on February 7, 2016 at 1:55 pm

Does anyone know why in the world they are skipping the Pretty In Pink 30th Anniversary release at this theater when the 80s retro stuff always sells out here and does better business here than pretty much anywhere and then they are showing Maltese Falcon when the older retro stuff never seems to sell out here (not that I’m complaining about the latter)? But what on Earth was AMC thinking with their scheduling and why did they make this retro release ultra-limited theaters and then make other stuff that simply won’t sell as well in many areas ultra wide release? All the other Hughes movies and other 80s stuff like BTTF did crazy good business here. Who runs these places and make the decisions?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on December 17, 2015 at 11:46 am

I agree with your comment, alpinedownhiller. I’ve seen trailers for movies not coming out in imax shot in flat being shown windowboxed as related to a comment describing the issue while scope trailers span the entire middle of the screen. No masking in the imax screen which is great. Non imax trailers usually get the amc logo and release date along with film logo and rating at the end of each trailer. IMAX trailers usually show the green or red band before the trailer after the crosscheck.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on December 16, 2015 at 3:21 pm

Although the sound is usually way too loud in the IMAX theater the picture is usually very nice and bright and rich and nice and crisp (for non-4k). I like the IMAX 3D better than the Real3D. Even the 3D IMAX here is very nice and bright.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on December 16, 2015 at 3:16 pm

Ever since the projector for fathom events in #16 broke, all those fathom event movies have had somewhat dim projection with very strong contrast and a little over-saturated and almost zero shadow detail. It almost looks like when some double expands 16-235 video levels instead of single expands since that bumps up saturation, kills shadow detail and boosts contrast a bit. I don’t know that the white clipped though.