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Star Wars first played at the Ziegfeld as a special edition for all three movies since the Astor played the original saga during its theatrical run in 70mm. The new one coming out is being shot on film then converted to 3d….wonder if they’ll show it this way soon?
in rockaway i usually go for the early shows and not 3d or imax….i can deal with very blurry projection and loud surround sound and very stiff seats lol….
Might have been a delivery error by the studio to amc. Today, I went to see “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” in 2d, and came in just in time for the trailer reel. I already saw the second Hunger Games Mockingjay trailer so i didn’t know if they showed it before the amc policy trailer or after the movie was over. Presentation was pretty good and the crowd seemed to enjoy it. I also got a free Imax Transformers poster even though i’ll wait for the bluray to come out for rental. Pretty soon this theater will have comfier seats. Some of the seats are a bit stiff for me to sit through.
Probably yes if it draws people away from netflix and into a movie theater.
20 years ago today Forrest Gump came out at this theater and others.
This is good news for studios but bad news for exhibitors. Ever since the 1950s audiences have eroded the theater for TV and other means of home media but have slowly come back as younger moviegoers discover the magic of going to a theater.
XD like cinemark xd.
Transformers 4 was shot in digital imax 3d (the first feature length film to use it) and presented that way.The next 70mm film to be shown later this year will be Interstellar which will probably be the last major 70mm imax feature film.
Maybe renovations like most amc theaters are getting as part of the parent company’s agenda to retrofit non stadium seating seats into luxury seats.
And that was more than 30 years ago, back when the theater had six screens and two of them showed 70mm projection and six track Dolby Stereo.
Was that theater the Wayne quad? Both theaters were run by UA in addition to the Pascack theater in Westwood, NJ among others, before either closing them or selling them to other chains as competitors expanded screens such as Sony/Loews in Wayne.
It’s time for AMC to renovate this theater and put in reclining seats like its sister theater the 84th street 6. It’s also common in other AMC theaters in the US to see a movie the way the director intended it to be. How are the other screens compared to the IMAX screen? When did the IMAX open?
Yes hdtv267. When the trailer reel starts at AMC, after the announcer says, “Coming Soon to AMC”…the words zoom out and the green band is on for the first trailer. All other trailers don’t have bands and conclude with not only the movie title date and amc logo but the film’s rating on the lower left corner of the screen.
This theater is being renovated, with some seats being removed in order to install reclining chairs…http://dodgeprojects.construction.com/AMC-Mountainside-10-Movie-Theater—Remodel-_stcVVproductId158087996VVviewprod.htm
the new imax screen will open on thursday night with Edge of Tomorrow according to AMC’s facebook page.
actually the movie was x men dofp not xmen first class.
I heard people have complained that the imax digital projector sometimes breaks down….
This theater will face competition from Regal Cinemas when their new Paramus Park theater opens soon…
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Just came back from seeing X-Men Days of Future Past. Crowd was busy for the first showing of a Sunday of a long weekend. The movie was great and thankfully I saw it in 2d. It was a bit dark in some spots (projection) but the audio was great and they showed some cool policy trailers before and after the movie. One weird thing I saw during the trailer for Kingsman..at the end they showed one of AMC’s competitors, Cinemark, and the XD logo. Weird. One thing I like about this theater is it’s within walking distance of other stores straight across from the theater with the sidewalks between cars. It’s great during a nice day. The preshow didn’t show a picture until later before it ended.
Not too far from the theater Route 10 EB is closed before the Passaic River bridge between River Road and Okner Pkwy making travel to the theater a chore for those who live around that area.
I liked it when it was owned by General Cinema during its later years when they had the sneak previews. When AMC took over, they added an Imax theater, raised prices, and probably removed THX reference in one auditorium.
Not sure but check out the page for the grand opening of this theater, which happened nearly 7 years ago this weekend. I believe it’s the Atmos ETX screen. The Imax theater is second and one of the single numbered theaters is third.
When did they put in reserved seating? I noticed that on showtimes on fandango. I noticed that there’s still clearview signs near the building and an AMC sign near the parking lot.
Some people on Yelp and twitter have complained that movies start too late due to technical issues and gripe about high prices. It won’t be long before AMC raises prices later this year…makes me want to stay home and watch a bluray or stream a movie inside my home or watch with friends. This year marks five years since the Imax installation and digital 4k projection was installed. Nothing much has changed although prices have gone up and ticket providers changed although this theater now serves both movietickets and fandango. The preshow can be shazamed by cellphone for more info. They need to hire better personell for the theater. And maybe some reclining seats ala Morristown for the non stadium seats.