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what was your favorite presentation memory of this theater?
Advance tickets on sale for hunger games mockingjay part 1 as well as a marathon the day before it opens. I can’t wait to see interstellar in Imax.
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It also showed preshow ads which added the weight to the reels. When AMC opened the new theater in 2006, it used digital preshow and then the trailers and presentation. The theater used slides in the past as well as in theater music.
i love this site BTW, regal might sell its theaters..it’s stock is up in after hours trading.
Any more events planned at this theatre?
Has this theater ever shown films without splices?
http://www.pe.com/articles/noon-752055-tickets-movies.html this is why….I hate paying a tax for a movie ticket.
lincoln square imax is good as well as the naturemax at the american museum of natural history.
Ticket prices as of the last time I went to the movies went up around 30 cents. I saw the boxtrolls in 2d. It was ok. They played it in the same theater that showed it in 3d for the next two showings after two 2d showings. The picture was a bit dim and blurry action but the sound mix was great. They need to repave the parking lot. Also five guys is opening near petsmart forcing moviegoers to take a detour around the construction when heading towards panera.
The All Jersey site is gone…they demolish it but the sign is still there…the Amboy building is still there rotting…
In less than 3 years the Chinese will be 90 years old….boy how thangs have changed since it opened yet they kept the main auditorium and improved it. I hope it survives for 10 more years for future generations to come…
No movie theater in Morris County, NJ and northwest NJ is showing Interstellar in 35mm or even 70mm..it’s a shame.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJEAbk44Lrk ….oculus rift experience now at this theater to promote interstellar.
I like film…it’s better than digital…digital makes the movie look like a blu ray movie and an HDTV show.
This coming December marks 45 years since this theater opened, quite a long run for this world famous theater. Some day I’ll go see a flick here…..
just came back from seeing Gone Girl. While I enjoyed the movie (the cinematography was amazing and the soundtrack pretty good) there were people sitting in the lower seats taking selfies with the flash on to themselves and the projector flickering a bit (must be a bulb and also a real d theatre since i saw the glasses bin). Also the screens showing the prices of the concessions was offline. I hope AMC renovates this theater in a few years which means more price increases and the possiblity of reserved seating…which will make this theater more like a NYC theater. This is why i watch most movies on TV and on the go and not get distracted.
Interstellar will be shown on Friday November 7 in 4k digital and 2k imax
This is the most famous Bow Tie Cinema in the world.
This coming November, this theater turns 15 years old. It was the first megaplex in Times Square with 10 or more screens and did robust business and often carried over product from its sister theaters in the surround area when it was owned by Loews Cineplex. Things have changed since then…the smaller theaters have shut down and become retail space/concert hall venues, and attendance has changed yet the main two theaters in Times Square have attracted millions of moviegoers each year.
In April of next year it will be 15 years since this theater was opened. To this day it’s still the busiest theater in America due to its number of screens and exclusive engagements of indie and mainstream movies before nationwide releases. It was the second megaplex to open in Times Square, the first being the E-Walk in 1999. During its opening in 2000, this theater occasionally showed classic movies in the smaller screens while showing the latest blockbusters on the bigger screens.
My dad went to see Apocalypse Now at this theater during that engagement and enjoyed the 5.1 analog surround sound and the movie too. Having watched the movie on DVD I can say that this movie holds up even today.
I first heard about this theater on the radio back in 1996 when they announced the grand opening of this theater. It was on z100. The theater was quite advanced for its time for the Loews Circuit. Since it was then owned by Sony, it had playstation kiosks as well as promos for Sony stuff and auditoriums that had the short lived 8 channel SDDS sound system.
That must’ve been a chore, blacknoi. The opening of this theaters' successor saved time since it had 16 screens.