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AWARD WINNING THEATRE TO BE SOLD TO AWARD WINNING FILMMAKERS .
It is with great thanks and appreciation to our patrons that I would like to announce the sale of the Terrace Theater on James Island. For the last three years it has been our pleasure serving the Charleston movie going public. Over this time we have seen the theater grow to one of the most prominent movie theaters in the state. I feel the time is now right to pass the torch. John and I are please to introduce you the new owners Paul Brown and Barbara Tranter. Paul ,Barbara and there son Sam are relocating to Charleston to continue offering Charleston the best movie going experience possible. Both are accomplished film makers and movie theater operators. I trust the Terrace will be in good hands. Barbrara and Paul will continue the Terrace tradition.
John Brieger and I will continue to operate South Carolinas premiere first run cinema down town under the new name the Hippodrome. The Terrace and the Hippodrome will continue to work together on the Charleston Film Festival!
It has been a pleasure making the Terrace Theater the best movie theater in Charleston.We could have not done it without you , our loyal customers.
We have lots of new business ventures for Charleston to be announce in the near future..
Terrace Theater Cinemas Inc.
I have sold the theater as of 3/19/2010
3D PORN IS COMING!
Terrace Theaters OPENING NIGHT TIcKETS for the—CHARLESTON FILM FESTIVAL— MARCH 11 TH are now on sale. charlestonfilmfestival.com click on opening night—–
CRAZY HEART &DEAR JOHN Auction this Friday!
At the 7:25 show of “Crazy Heart” this Friday, February 5, the Terrace Theater James Island will be holding an auction for a piece of “Crazy Heart” memorabilia. Up for sale is a one of a kind silver guitar pick made specially for the film and signed by star Jeff Bridges. The auction will be held after the film and only open to viewers of the 7:25 show. The guitar pick was made by local silversmith, Deanne Pace, and autographed by “Crazy Heart” star Jeff Bridges. All proceeds benefit the American Red Cross Haiti relief fund. Tickets are available online at TerraceTheater.org. To see more works by Deanne Pace, visit her web site at www.DeannePace.com Also auctioned of will be an autographed poster of DEAR JOHN recently signed at the Terrace world premier by Channing Tatum.
The stars descended upon Charleston last night for the sold out premiere of the new film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' best-selling novel, ‘Dear John.’ The red-carpet event was a fundraiser for Carolina Autism.
Downtown’s Hippodrome was packed to the gills with media, fans, and premier attendees dressed to impress for the exciting event. Stars Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum hit the soggy red carpet to greet a hoard of screaming fans who were posted up with signs, camera and love for the hot young actors. The energy level was a 10 the entire evening.
The Post and Courier has a nice write-up on Sunday night’s premier and NBC News 2 has a video overview of the night and interviews.
TheDigitel was there and we snagged a bunch of great photos of the stars, including some of 7-year-old Braeden Reed, a resident of Daniel Island.
We’ll have video of our interview with stars Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum up as soon as we can.
This in its day one of brooklyns highest grossing movie theaters.
I have many inside pictures on film of this theater since it closed…What a shame —sits empty..
Plays a lot of move overs from the MANOR!
The grosses at this theater have been in a major decline all year.
We are playing NINE—-IN DTS 7.0—SOUNDS LIKE YOUR IN THE PIT ON BROADWAY!
The opening numbers are not great……
Dont pick on the CHIPMUNKS—-THERE COOL
LOTS OF SINGLES SCREENS STILL RUNNING—-TWIN IS BETTER FOR A SMALL TOWN….
CHRISTIES ARE GREAT PROJECTORS 35 MM AND DIGITAL——
then you should know better!
Very true and the millions of dollars in equipment costs………..people have no clue……..thats why when i read these posts it makes me pissed off!
Ken sorry to say you have no clue what you are talking about. After everything is paid most theaters are working on a 5% to 10 % profit margin..One of the worst % out of any biz in the nation.
Ad money also goes to pay for the —loyalty programs—–
I have seen over 2,500 movies and have never been in a theater that people boo the ads. Never not even in the early days of ads in NYC. My theaters at the time were the first in NY to run the COCA COLA ads when I worked for CO. I now get complaints from patrons because I don’t run ads before the shows at the theaters I own. Times have changed…….For the most part for the better.
Same people that bitch and moan here dont go to movie theaters… Ads have been on screen since 1985..Bow tie needs to change there policy to stay on profit goals so be it.Do you guts ever write anything up beat…..
You all have no clue what it cost to operate these buildings..The electric bill alone is mind blowing every month as well as Rent & taxes,phone workers comp,phone ,liability ins,admission tax,sales tax,projection upkeep,salaries,cam charges,newspaper ads, print delivery fees, web site upkeep, cleaning, cost of goods paper products,candy ,cable, license fees,film rental,water,garbage……………………….
Its not greedy bastards—-what it takes in food $$$$$ to survive and yes make a profit…….
We do not allow outside food but dont get crazy about it—Regal by us now searches bags.