Comments from Ron Newman

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Ron Newman commented about Garden Theatre on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

Will this be actual film projection, as opposed to DVD?

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Ron Newman commented about Exeter Street Theatre on May 26, 2012 at 11:36 am

I recall “King of Hearts” playing “forever” at the Central Square Cinema across the river — not here at the Exeter.

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Ron Newman commented about Charles Cinema on May 26, 2012 at 9:32 am

But I saw Gettysburg at the Charles. Maybe it opened simultaneously at Coolidge?

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Ron Newman commented about Charles Cinema on May 20, 2012 at 4:45 pm

The Charles had a huge screen upstairs and two small screens downstairs. When Walter Reade still owned it, those were called the Charles East and Charles West.

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Ron Newman commented about Charles Cinema on May 20, 2012 at 4:49 am

By the late 1970s and early 80s, the Music Hall was almost exclusively a live stage and rarely showed films.

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Ron Newman commented about Charles Cinema on May 11, 2012 at 3:36 pm

The address is correct. There is more than one Cambridge Street in Boston, and the map is showing the wrong one.

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Ron Newman commented about Studio 35 Cinema on Apr 30, 2012 at 6:22 am

what is The Cleve?

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Ron Newman commented about Paris Cinema on Apr 28, 2012 at 3:29 am

Is there another still-operating Paris Cinema (perhaps the one in NYC) who could use the sign?

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Ron Newman commented about Eastside Drive-In on Apr 23, 2012 at 3:17 pm

Can you create a page here for the In-Town? It is before my time in Columbus.

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Ron Newman commented about Lexington Venue on Apr 17, 2012 at 11:27 am

The Capitol and Somerville are both converting to digital (while retaining the ability to project 35mm), but I don’t know what’s happening with the Lexington Venue and the other theatres you listed here.

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Ron Newman commented about Astor Theatre on Apr 17, 2012 at 11:08 am

Why did the federal government care what kind of entertainment the Astor was presenting?

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Ron Newman commented about Charles Cinema on Apr 13, 2012 at 7:13 am

The other film I’m pretty sure I saw in 70mm here is “Lawrence of Arabia”.

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Ron Newman commented about Charles Cinema on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:03 pm

I saw “Gettysburg” here. Wasn’t that in 70mm?

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Ron Newman commented about Studio 35 Cinema on Apr 2, 2012 at 9:07 am

When did they add “and Drafthouse” to their name?

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Ron Newman commented about Screens at the Continent on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:54 am

Does this mean the theatre is closed and abandoned?

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Ron Newman commented about West End Cinema on Mar 30, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Even into its X-rated days, it was “E.M. Loew’s West End Cinema” — until it was one day renamed “West End Pussycat”.

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Ron Newman commented about Marina 1-2-3 on Mar 18, 2012 at 2:36 pm

What is now in this location?

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Ron Newman commented about Star Theatre on Mar 6, 2012 at 6:17 am

Poor Little Rich Girl closed last year, and Grand closed two weeks ago. I don’t yet know what will replace them in this storefront.

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Ron Newman commented about Stuart Street theater getting major remake on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:28 am

I’m seeing this on February 21, so how did you post it on February 24? It seems to be missing from the News page.

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Ron Newman commented about Theatre 1 & Space 57 on Feb 20, 2012 at 6:04 am

Today’s Boston Herald reports that the Stuart Street Playhouse is being extensively rebuilt and will be renamed “Theatre 1” when it reopens in April.

“The playhouse has been completely redesigned as a 225-seat theater for events ranging from movie screenings, acoustic music performances and short-run plays to corporate meetings.”

They expect it to hold corporate and sales meetings during the day, and to be an entertainment venue at night.

Cinema 57’s former second screen is being converted to a “blank canvas” room called Space 57 that can hold about 800 people for stand-up receptions or 300 for sit-down dinners.

The Radisson Hotel that contains both rooms is being renamed the Revere Hotel and is becoming a “boutique” hotel.

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Ron Newman commented about Astor Theatre on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:20 pm

Where was the Walter Reade? I don’t remember any place with this name.

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Ron Newman commented about Wollaston Theatre on Feb 1, 2012 at 6:36 pm

Seems reasonable; most of these places, once they are saved, need live performances to stay in business.

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Ron Newman commented about Wollaston Theatre on Jan 30, 2012 at 4:20 pm

Link to the place where you read this news, please?

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Ron Newman commented about Assembly Square Cinemas on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:15 am

AMC will build a new 12-screen theatre in Assembly Square, according to today’s Boston Globe. Construction will start this year, and it may open by fall 2013.

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Ron Newman commented about Cinema City at MarketPlace on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:41 pm

When I go to the website that is listed here (CinemaCity8.com) I get a “Directory listing is denied” error. The WHOIS information for that domain doesn’t say anything about Cover Your Assets II.