AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 with IMAX

1998 Broadway,
New York, NY 10023

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alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on March 10, 2016 at 4:11 pm

The new Laser IMAX speakers do sound incredibly realistic but good grief are they loud.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on March 10, 2016 at 4:10 pm

The new audio system in the Laser IMAX places is wayyyyyy too loud. It’s ridiculous. A lot of theaters are getting to be ridiculous. People have been measuring permanent hearing damage from a single two hour movie length exposure at more and more places, especially IMAX. Some places have hit AVERAGE of 100db and peaks like 130+db.

MrReindeer
MrReindeer on March 10, 2016 at 1:25 pm

LS now has Captain America: Civil War listed for IMAX 3D (so not 70mm) starting May 5, following “The Ultimate Captain America Marathon” (which doesn’t appear to be in the IMAX theater).

mhvbear
mhvbear on March 9, 2016 at 5:22 am

Not recliners but they are getting new seating. Probably similar to the Chelsea.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 8, 2016 at 7:26 pm

I remember someone in this forum said the recliners will be installed in the IMAX auditorium during the laser renovation.

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on March 8, 2016 at 6:46 pm

according to a AMC manager. Kips Bay is next for reliners. He said the 19th Street won’t get it do to the building being old

amcbayplaza13
amcbayplaza13 on March 8, 2016 at 6:03 pm

I don’t see AMC installing recliners at Lincoln Square 13 and who said about this theater is gonna have recliners ?

mhvbear
mhvbear on March 8, 2016 at 5:05 pm

I don’t see AMC installing recliners at the Lincoln Square. With the business this theater does, the last thing they would want to do is decrease the seating capacity. The reason the AMC installed recliners in the 84th Street and Village 7 is that these theaters were not high performing.

hdtv267
hdtv267 on March 8, 2016 at 1:52 pm

I’m honestly surprised you don’t have the exact day that those seats were installed. You have a calendar with that information don’t you. Since your posts are always so accurate and relevant.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on March 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm

I can’t wait until LS gets recliners like its sister theater, the 84th street six, did a few years ago, in all of its screens.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 7, 2016 at 8:57 pm

Giles- I will certainly prefer the 12-channel sound system over Dolby Atmos. I heard it’s much more powerful than the current digital IMAX sound system. Can’t wait to experience it.

Giles
Giles on March 7, 2016 at 7:47 pm

waterguy56 – I’ll be very curious what your thoughts are on IMAX’s new 12-channel sound system (if and when the system debuts with the conversion to laser), while it’s not as great as Dolby Atmos, it’s a definite improvement in terms of competing with Atmos and standard 7.1 surround sound.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 7, 2016 at 5:41 pm

That’s true. Only BvS(shot in IMAX camera, show in 70mm, and about 25mins of the scenes will fill the entire screen) and A beautiful Planet(in 70mm, but somehow I heard it will not fill the entire screen because it was shot in Canon Digital Camera, so probably 1.85:1?)will be the true IMAX experience at LS13 this year. But this kind of film is just so rare too see. All the others are just fake/digital IMAX. But they are still better than the screens downstairs. IMAX is just better in many ways(sound, brightness, resolution….)

bigjoe59
bigjoe59 on March 7, 2016 at 3:49 pm

Hello-

this past weekend I saw Zootopia in IMAX-3D which I thoroughly enjoyed. to which a question. the only movie I have seen in this theater whether just IMAX
or IMAZ-3D that filled the entire screen was Fantasia 2000 released in Feb. of that year. the section of the screen taken up by Zootopia seemed using my eye as a no bigger than the screen of the Loew’s auditorium downstairs. in other words I don’t see the point of showing a film in this auditorium unless it fills the entire screen.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 7, 2016 at 6:15 am

A poster of A beautiful Planet was actually inside the IMAX auditorium hallway when I went there yesterday. This should indicate they are going to show it.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 5, 2016 at 8:49 am

Thanks xbs2034. very excited to hear what you just said. Can’t wait to “board the international space station” lol. another thing I like about the laser system is the recliner chair. I believe the experience(space, BvS fighting scenes) would be much better with those chairs' “shaking devices”.

xbs2034
xbs2034 on March 5, 2016 at 8:09 am

I would assume A Beautiful Planet will play at Lincoln Square. I checked and it isn’t going to be playing at the Museum of Natural History right away (as I’ve said, this follows the typical roll-out of IMAX produced documentaries which usually play multiplexes first and museums later) and if they are going through all the expense of creating and projecting a print for the premiere, don’t see why they wouldn’t also use it for a one week run. And yes these documentaries typically are 1.44 for the entire runtime and some of the best IMAX experiences.

Actually one thing which really excites me about the laser system beyond the sound is a 24/7 remote monitoring system which will constantly check for any projection or sound errors (even ones which could be upcoming). I’ve seen a couple showings with issues in the digital IMAX years, and this should solve that and ensure the best presentation whenever possible.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 5, 2016 at 4:52 am

70mm > laser! Except the sound system maybe. I checked Eileen Campbell’s message, she only said the premiere of A Beautiful Planet will be hosted at LS13. does this also mean they are going to show it for one week before Civil War? I hope they will do it, this film will be 1.44:1 ratio for the whole 45 mins right? Must be amazing to see at Ls13.

xbs2034
xbs2034 on March 4, 2016 at 7:16 pm

Also, as I expected, Eileen Campbell has confirmed A Beautiful Planet will indeed play in 70mm IMAX at Lincoln Square. She specifically mentions that and BvS when saying why they reinstalled the 70mm projector, so Civil War and others will likely be in digital.

xbs2034
xbs2034 on March 4, 2016 at 7:03 pm

Giles: yes, but that would be part of the whole laser renovation, and indeed factors into why that renovation takes weeks. Right now they are just reinstalling the old 70mm IMAX projector they removed when they thought they were going to do laser soon and never need it again, but the plan changed as a laser installation isn’t happening at least for a while (IMAX says late summer now, but we’ve seen them delay it multiple times before)

Giles
Giles on March 4, 2016 at 8:37 am

it also takes a few days if not a week or so to add the ceiling speakers in the IMAX-laser speaker configurement

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 3, 2016 at 9:17 am

xbs2034: Thanks so much for the info!!!!! Yeah, Zootopia is on sale! BTW, they did not cancel any IMAX shows this weekend. I guess it’s still early to move the 70mm projector in. But it’s certainly way too late to put up tonight’s schedule this morning

Have only been there one time in 2016 for Deadpool, can’t wait to go there this weekend for Zootopia and the new IMAX at AMC pre show which I saw once in Deadpool! Things are changing from March on, Cloverfield, Diverent Series, BvS, Jungle Book, A beautiful Planet, Civil War……will be so excited to catch all these IMAX movies at its IMAX theater.

xbs2034
xbs2034 on March 3, 2016 at 7:38 am

They now have Zootopia IMAX 3D shows up for the weekend, only Thursday (today) seems to have canceled IMAX shows. Also while I do think reinstalling the projector will take at least half a day, once they have it in they will probably use the rail system they had before, which can move a film or digital projector into place in a matter of minutes.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 2, 2016 at 6:30 pm

If it takes days to install the projector, showing Jungle Book will be very very unlikely. It just doesn’t make sense to switch to digital projector for the Jungle Book,and then switch back to 70mm again for A beautiful Planet.:((((

xbs2034
xbs2034 on March 2, 2016 at 5:35 pm

Indeed it is interesting that there is no IMAX scheduled for this weekend when all the other screens seem to have their showtimes up.

Could be still deciding between Zootopia and Deadpool, or perhaps they have to cancel some shows to reinstall the 70mm projector (the IMAX screen will be hosting the premiere of 10 Cloverfield Lane on March 8th, and they will also be doing early screenings of BvS here, so this might be the ideal time for that).