Comments from Scott Neff

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Scott Neff commented about Showcase Cinemas Bridgeport on Jan 23, 2017 at 11:58 am

This always puzzled me too. While I’ve never been inside either theatre here, I think it’s strange that the other theatre is the more modern one (didn’t somebody else build it?) and that this one that National built is the less modern. You’d think they would have done something to fix that if they could.

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Scott Neff commented about Entertainment Cinemas Seymour Cinema 12 on Jan 23, 2017 at 11:56 am

I’m not positive if this is still the case, but my understanding is that BCG would offer loans to theatre operators in exchange for a cut of their concessions profits until the loan was repaid. If this is the case, then it is in the interest of both companies to promote the theatre. The more money Entertainment Cinemas makes, the quicker their loan is repaid.

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Scott Neff commented about Regal Hamilton Place 8 on Jan 20, 2017 at 9:47 am

It’s strange because I have information that suggests the day that this theatre opened Regal acquired a string of theatres from UA (Knoxville Center 10, Capri Cinema 4, Northgate Crossing, Jackson Cinema 10, Southbrook Cinema 7). They didn’t get the 9-plex until almost a year and a half later.

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Scott Neff commented about Regal 7 on Jan 19, 2017 at 3:12 pm

This building appears to have been built by Carmike. Does anybody know if Carmike operated it before Regal acquired it or did Regal do some fancy dealing to get it before it opened?

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Scott Neff commented about Kings Bay Stadium Cinemas 9 on Jan 19, 2017 at 2:40 pm

Previous operators included Martin Theatres and Regal Cinemas.

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Scott Neff commented about Regal Hamilton Place 8 on Jan 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Did UA ever operate this theatre, or the 9-plex inside the mall?

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Scott Neff commented about Stones River Cinemas on Jan 19, 2017 at 1:17 pm

An article in the August 1990 issue of Boxoffice stated that Litchfield opened this sixplex in May of 1990.

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Scott Neff commented about Har-Mar 11 Cinemas on Jan 18, 2017 at 6:03 pm

Interesting that these theatres were GCC/Mann. A joint venture I assume. Was this the Mann Theatres of California or Mann Theatres of Minnesota?

If you zoom in the upper right corner of the grand opening ad, it says GCC Mann.

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Scott Neff commented about Valencia Stadium 12 on Jan 17, 2017 at 10:11 am

I believe that the entire city is “Santa Clarita” which consists of the four previously unincorporated areas of Valencia, Canyon Country, Newhall, and Saugus. This area has always been confusing as far as city/theatre names.

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Scott Neff commented about AMC Tamiami 18 on Jan 13, 2017 at 12:31 pm

You really shouldn’t rely on showtimes from any source other than the theatre’s own website. Newspapers and other free sources have a knack for being inaccurate with showtimes.

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Scott Neff commented about Cinebarre Mount Pleasant 11 on Jan 11, 2017 at 6:09 pm

Cinebarre was a joint venture between Regal Entertainment and one of the original founders of Alamo Drafthouse. Late last year Regal announced in their internal newsletter that it was no longer a joint venture and Cinebarre is now wholly owned by REG.

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Scott Neff commented about Skyborn Drive-In on Jan 6, 2017 at 5:59 pm

This theatre did not reopen for the 2016 season. Venturing a guess that it is closed as other Google searches returned articles about the property being for sale.

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Scott Neff commented about Cinemark Layton and XD on Jan 6, 2017 at 9:52 am

Interesting development. I always liked the weird over-screening between the Cinemark and Cineplex Odeon/AMC there.

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Scott Neff commented about Cinemark Cinedome 12 on Dec 29, 2016 at 3:01 pm

You’re thinking of the Cinedome Las Vegas. Henderson opened as 12-plex in 1993 as stated above.

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Scott Neff commented about Northridge Movies 6 on Dec 5, 2016 at 4:19 pm

This may be one of the best examples of what I love about chain theatres from the 80’s.

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Scott Neff commented about Aviation Mall 9 on Nov 29, 2016 at 3:16 pm

This theatre was just renovated to include recliner seating in all theatres, one screen retrofit to be stadium seating, as well as a two screen stadium seating addition. Total screens now equal nine.

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Scott Neff commented about Altamonte 8 on Nov 28, 2016 at 1:29 pm

This theatre has since been demolished.

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Scott Neff commented about November 20th, 1992 grand opening ad on Nov 25, 2016 at 2:19 pm

Ultimated eh? Good work Cinemark. :)

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Scott Neff commented about Cinedome 7 Newark on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:43 am

This is also not Cinedome Newark. Newark closed with the original seats in place. This is likely Cinedome Napa.

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Scott Neff commented about Cinedome 7 Newark on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:43 am

This is not a picture of Cinedome Newark. 1) Newark never had digital signage over the door, 2) Newark had the original red/orange carpet until it closed and 3) the snack bar in the distance appears to be newer/remodeled and Newark closed with the original snack bar.

I believe this is a picture of Cinedome Napa.

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Scott Neff commented about PRIVATE PARTS (1997) on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:26 am

What is the purpose of this picture being associated with this Drive-in?

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Scott Neff commented about AMC Classic River Hills 10 on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:00 am

The AMC/Carmike merger still has to be approved by Carmike shareholders and then undergo review by the Department of Justice. Unless AMC is able to acquire Carmike locations by way of landlords or expiring leases, I doubt any Carmike Cinemas will be changing hands until the merger is complete.

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Scott Neff commented about AMC Woodhaven 10 on Nov 18, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Recollection and memories vs. a photo of the 4-plex being at the other end of the shopping center than the current 10-plex.

Whatever keeps you warm.

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Scott Neff commented about Movies 6 on Nov 16, 2016 at 2:28 pm

Lee Roy Mitchell (founder of Cinemark) did operate theatres before naming the company Cinemark. So it’s possible his company ran it before officially becoming Cinemark.

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Scott Neff commented about Continental Theatre on Nov 16, 2016 at 2:27 pm

A 3/21/1966 issue if Boxoffice referenced that this theatre actually opened 10/21/1965.