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That’s nice to hear…
Going to see Up in 3-D this weekend, hope it doesn’t sell out; if it does, then I’m going to see “The Hangover” in regular 35mm in one of the smaller screens.
I’ll be watching that between breaks of basketball on tv.
Tell me a description of the new policy trailers, Slim Shady. What about the Silence is Golden trailer? Did they change that? THat’s my favorite of all the AMC trailers, cause it warns moviegoers to be quiet, and reminds me a bit of the THX trailers.
I agree. 3D will bring people back to the movies. I think Avatar will be the first 3D movie that will change everything about moviegoing. They are also making a videogame that will also be in 3D too.
Advance ticketing is now available for Transformers 2.
During its period, what movie was the longest running and most popular? I think it would be the Star Wars movies, since the first one came out long before the AMC Rockaway Inner 6 opened on Labor Day of 1977, the same weekend that the mall opened. The Rockaway Outer 6 opened in Feburary of 1981, a few months before the first Indiana Jones movie came out. The Inner theaters closed in 1998 when Armageddon came out, then the Outers closed in 2002 when Spider-Man came out.
I mean nearly next month, since “Ice Age 3” opens. In the meantime, I’m going to ask my dad to drive over to Mansfield to see Up in 3-D since that’s the only stadium seating theater showing it in 3-D.
This is to movie advertising what the Ticketmaster/LiveNation is to the concert business.
Went to a 3:35 showing of “Angels and Demons”, and it was worth enjoying. Nearly full house, movie was shown with a few splices but not as blurry projection and a decent pre-show. Hopefully Rockaway gets 3-D for next weekend when “Ice Age 3” plays.
The first two Toy Story movies played at the old AMC in Rockaway, and hopefully the third one will be shown in 3D next year. That’s when 3D movies will be the de facto standard for mainstream audiences, as more theaters will add digital projection that can show stereoscopic imagery. This past weekend, Up became the highest grossing debut for a 3D movie, beating out Monsters vs Aliens, and got the best reviews since “Star Trek”. 3D or not, this movie will still play for a long time and fare better than the kiddie sequels.
If this is succesful, then they’ll do the next movie next year and the final one the year after that.
Here’s the question…will all three movies be shown back-to-back as one long concert, or will it be shown each day for three days? I hope there’s an intermission betweeen each movie so I can go take a break!!!
I saw Star Trek only once at the AMC in Rockaway. I’ll see it again when it comes out on Bluray.
At the time, Episode I, adjusted for inflation, became one of the most expensive movies Lucas made and one of a few big-budget Star Wars movies. Yet it turned a profit worldwide, which continued for the next two movies and sold really well on VHS and DVD. Interestingly, Star Wars I came out on VHS and Laserdisc during DVD’s third year…I bought the film on VHS at my local Blockbuster in pan-and-scan and in Dolby Surround sound. Once the movie finally arrived on DVD with extra minutes…it was worth watching again with the surround sound and the very soft picture. I hope the Bluray release improves the movie!!!
Obama saw Star Trek a few weeks ago….he liked it!!!
I agree. Regal and AMC should follow Clearview and bring local excitement back into the multiplex.
Thank god Ford is doing it and not GM or Chrysler.
I agree. The only Regals I’ve been to are the former Hoyts at the Aviation Mall and the one in South Plainfield.
Don’t forget the availablity of downloading movies onto a videogame console or high-end computer for watching and paying for it. If you don’t have cash, then sites like Youtube and Hulu offer uncut movies, although there are commercials on those videos and the quality is not HD but suitable for PC use for older computers. As for the DVD format, it will still be in use for recordable data such as movies, photo albums, and music as prices for that stuff go down while Blu-Ray is in its fourth year.
Night at the Museum 2 is playing in blown up IMAX for a few more weeks until Transformers 2 comes out….that movie and the upcoming Harry Potter movie will have select scenes shot in true IMAX (3D for Harry Potter).
I agree. 2k is not as popular as 35mm film or IMAX for that matter…I can’t wait for 4k projection at my local AMC theater so I can see higher than HD picture and sound.
Here’s a link to the theaters near the AMC in Rockaway…
Out of 10 theaters, 4 are digital and 6 don’t. I’m planning on seeing Angels and Demons on Sunday at the theater. Hopefully they won’t ring any fire alarms, splice any reels, or blur the projection!!!!
Speaking of Star Trek, it was shot on regular 35mm film and blown up to regular IMAX and digital IMAX format. It only played for two weeks, but it drew the attention of the media when a celebrity from a little-watched comedy on TV protested against the company for reducing the size of the IMAX screens for multiplex use. Imax quickly responded to the complaints, and hopefully this issue will settle once the new Transformers movie comes out, which will be one of a few movies to show scenes shot in IMAX (the other being Harry Potter 6). What’s the latest on the AMC in Rockaway…is that getting an IMAX? According to lfexaminer.com, they mention Rockaway as getting an IMAX on 6/30/2009, but it incorrectly lists it in NY, not in NJ!!! There is only one AMC Rockaway 16, and not in the Rockaway section of Queens.