Comments from Scott Neff

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Scott Neff
Scott Neff commented about Edwards Big Newport 6 on Mar 18, 2011 at 4:47 pm

Just as your car can be maintained 100% and cared for all the time, you probably don’t change your tail light before it burns out.

Many theatres preview their films and they may run fine for dozens of shows, but then that ONE show something goes wacky. Sounds in this case that an amplifier may have gone bad and at that point there is probably nothing that can be done until a replacement is found.

As for why the staff didn’t catch the problem, I may agree with you there. A good projectionist (especially at a six-plex) will make rounds and check the sound from both up in the projection booth and in the auditorium.

But also — you realize this isn’t Regal’s website — so they’ll never see this.

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Scott Neff commented about Kahala Mall 8 on Mar 17, 2011 at 6:06 pm

I saw the Santa Clause there when I was 16 and being from California this theatre was Pacific’s late 80’s through and through. Wood panelled back seats, stepped down tivoli lights on the walls, may have even had curtains like the Pacific I grew up going to.

I understand though that the mall flooded and the theatre was forced to remodel a bit, but haven’t been back inside since.

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Scott Neff commented about Grand 14 - Ambassador on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:54 am

Was the original UA theatre that was here demolished entirely to make way for the Grand or was it incorporated into the new theatre?

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Scott Neff commented about Big Tree Twin Cinema on Feb 25, 2011 at 7:27 pm

Gosh — why can’t anybody go to Daytona Beach and take a picture of the theatre? Oh wait — I did… which is way more useful than knowing the theatre opened playing the Raquel Welch and Burt Reynolds opus 100 Rifles.

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/6520.html

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Scott Neff commented about Countryside Six on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:40 pm

Wish my picture weren’t so damn blurry. Sometimes, especially with gyms, I don’t want to go up and start snapping pictures lest somebody come out and get paranoid and start yelling at me.

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Scott Neff commented about Briarwood Dollar Movies 4 on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:44 am

According to the Detroit Free press article posted at WaterWinterWonderland, Madstone took it over as a 10-plex and reduced it to 7. Madstone did this at an AMC 10 plex in Chandler, AZ as well since sometimes 10-screens is just too much art film.

Perhaps this is where the confusion is coming from? The lack of anybody citing it was once a 10-plex as well?

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Scott Neff commented about Regal Savannah Stadium 10 on Feb 1, 2011 at 4:29 pm

Well except AMC 30 and Edwards 22 in Ontario, CA — in the same parking lot.

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Scott Neff commented about Wynnsong 11 on Feb 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm

This 10-plex is right next door to Carmike’s 11-plex. There has to be an awesome story behind this.

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Scott Neff commented about Regal Savannah Stadium 10 on Feb 1, 2011 at 4:11 pm

This 10-plex is right next door to Carmike’s 11-plex. There has to be an awesome story behind this.

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Scott Neff commented about Island 7 on Jan 13, 2011 at 2:18 pm

Really — unless the majority of the theatre is incorporated into the new theatre, I would be hard pressed to say THIS theatre was going to reopen. I can’t imagine that they could modernize the existing theatres with stadium seating but hey, who knows.

If the existing theatre space is entirely gutted, I put my vote in now to create an entirely separate listing when the new one opens.

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Scott Neff commented about Rubidoux Drive-In on Jan 13, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Especially if we’re going to make the “their website says so arguement” that is so often made about the name of theatres elsewhere on the site.

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Scott Neff commented about Rubidoux Drive-In on Jan 13, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Regardless, I think it’s still in Riverside.

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Scott Neff commented about Destinta Theatres closes Independence Plaza 12 on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:35 am

One of our managers back left and worked for them, don’t know what his thoughts were on the company. At the time he seemed impressed by their operations.

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Scott Neff commented about AMC Lynnhaven 8 on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:11 am

Some internet research shows that this building is now being used by American Indoor Karting as a go cart track.

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Scott Neff commented about Greenbrier I and II Twin Cinemas on Dec 23, 2010 at 10:48 am

The information we have at Cinematour suggests that R/C Theatres and Regal Cinemas also operated it.

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Scott Neff commented about Regency Value Cinemas on Dec 17, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Oh like these? :o)

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/4061.html

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Scott Neff commented about Spencer 3 Theater on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:52 am

“HOPE SOMEONE CAN TAKE PHOTOS INSIDE AND OUT BEFORE THE THEATER CLOSES!”

Seriously — does nobody realize there’s a website that devotes itself to photographing as many theatres as possible as in depth as possible?

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/1281.html

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Scott Neff commented about Sonora Cinema 5 on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:13 pm

This theatre ended its life as Signature Theatres' Sonora Cinema 5. It was closed when Signature opened a new 10-plex nearby.

The address was 800 E Mono Way, Sonora, CA 95370

A photo can be found at Cinematour.

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/3022.html

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Scott Neff commented about Renton Village 8 Cinemas on Dec 14, 2010 at 1:24 pm

That link above goes to the Rheem Theatre… I think you meant for this one.

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/2558.html

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Scott Neff commented about Grand View 4 on Dec 12, 2010 at 5:32 pm

This was originally an AMC theatre.

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Scott Neff commented about Harkins Theatres Flagstaff 11 on Dec 12, 2010 at 8:42 am

There are plenty of pictures of this theatre at Cinematour.

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/11859.html

And since we’re on the subject:

http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/11860.html

And those links up in CWalczak’s post aren’t drawings, they’re actually photos.

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Scott Neff commented about Why did Kerasotes bail so quickly? on Nov 1, 2010 at 8:27 am

I imagine it had something to do with a truckload of money and perhaps a desire to focus on higher end theatres with bars, restaurants and other amenities.

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Scott Neff commented about Northwoods Stadium Cinemas on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:37 am

Google earth’s historical images shows the lot is empty in 1989. Is Google wrong? From the shape of the theatre could it have been built closer to 1990?

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Scott Neff commented about Lycoming Mall 4 on Sep 15, 2010 at 1:43 pm

They run the UA Sunrise in Sacramento as a second run theatre. $3.50 tickets. Apparently it does well.

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Scott Neff commented about Alexandria Cinema 6 on Sep 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm

I think it would be helpful if somebody is posting info that has been shown to be often inaccurate, that at least state in your comment where/why you have that information. Not doing so will make your comment appear to confirm already questionable data. I applaud Rivest for accumulating what he has, but being one man sorting out decades of info on places he’s never been is going to lead to errors and misunderstandings. If you’re simply reposting it here to make it part of the Cinematreasures record you should make sure it’s not interpreted as your own recollection/fact.

If somebody posted “Rivest says X theatre opened on X date.” we can be happy with that. Later on somebody else could come along and post “Yes, that sounds right because….”

This sort of anecdotal information gathering is one of the reasons why we don’t let people post to specific theatres at CinemaTour because you get one person who swears up and down one fact that just isn’t true… or as I see often here… that a theatre’s chain should be part of the theatre name when that’s just nonsense.

:)

There’s my $0.02