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what is this having to do with this theater? I’m thrilled that you attended the Oscar marathon, however, what does it have to do with this theatre?
Muni Will Pay $131,250 Per Month To Lease The Pagoda Theater Site…
Not exactly negotiating from a position of strength, Muni has agreed to pay Campos $3.15 million in rent for a 24-month lease. In addition, Muni will pay for the demolition of the Pagoda Theater and ask San Francisco’s Planning Commission to declare the site a Special Use District, clearing the way for the five-story Palace at Washington Square to rise.
Thanks for the update. Seeing “One, Two, Three” on the big screen is going to be a real treat. I had the pleasure of seeing it at the Castro a few years ago.
Spent a lovely Sunday afternoon seeing the film “Side Effects”. Two things. ..
My dream came true, as bad as it might have been for business, I was the only person in this particular theatre.
Secondly I was very happy to be in one of what I know to be still showing movies on film ( as opposed to the digital) rooms. Venues Three and Four still run film. I can’t speak of the others, I believe 10 might as well.
I squee with delight when I learn a movie I want to see is there, since I’m not sure how much longer it will last.
Another great turn out for today’s “Silent Film Festival” (2/16/13) Twitter posting photos show a full house. Frank Buxton of the SF Silent Film Festival said “ this is where silent film ought to be shown”
July 18-21 is the summer silent film festival- also announced today was the “Hitchcock 9”, nine Hitchcock silent classics from June 14-16
It looks as though the IMAX for this venue has gone reserve seating. Great idea IMO
Well not sure about Star Trek, but looks like “Jack the Giant Slayer” is slaying them already the opening weekend as shows are already sold out in the reserved seating IMAX venue.
Odd, I presumed they’d get the IMAX 3D OZ ( well wishful thinking) opening a week later. Well still great to see one of the 2 movies I’m really excited for playing in this great theatre.
Hoping people are dead?
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I’m sorry that you were fired. Especially on your birthday. That’s a terrible thing, but again, your language on this site leaves alot to be desired.
Looking at some of your other comments, I’d seriously give some heavy thought as to whom the loser is.
I’m saddened that this is the 2nd instance of this word appearing on the site from the same poster.
Doesn’t a filter exist to hold certain words. I’m all for free speech, but there’s not really a place for profanity is there?
In fact according to the sites own guidelines…
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Why does this person even have an account?
eat at the Fern Rock Diner, maybe?
The vote for demolition has been delayed a week whilst the building’s owner and MUNI continue to haggle.
doesnt look like.
Another visit today (2/9/13) and it was another favourable experience. Seeing a good movie helped (John Dies at the End). Once again the greeting from employee.
More Landmark radio. No hobos looking for chicken.
What makes me sad is how well run and behaved at this theatre and a few blocks away on Walnut Street is such a debacle.
Sure it wasn’t the Howard, Fine and Howard acting studio? ( Cmon someone had to make the joke)
that’s well and good- but that still begs the question
have you contacted AMC or the manager of this particular complex about your concerns.
Whenever I see a post like this on the board, I tend to wonder, has the original poster actually contacted the chain, spoke with a manager to try to get a grasp on the booking process. Markp gave some great insight.
I’ve had issues with the AMC’s in my region and usually within days someone gets back to me with an answer. Saves me alot of stress.
such bad news. So sad, hopefully it does not become the eye sore that the Alexandria has become. Thankfully the Strand is on it’s way back.
yup, looks like it might be time to change the status to demolished..
As part of the MUNI T-line
“Muni now plans to the raze the Pagoda Theater, extend the subway tunnel to the Columbus and Powell Street site, and extract all the machinery from there.”
Entire article here…
This looks like it’s being used as a church. Channels of Blessings. a radio broadcast on KFAX in San Francisco has originated there as well.
The exterior looks to be beat from the images I found. Wonder if there’s still plans to bring it back to theater use again.
This still appears to be a church. According to the google image, it’s either the Mision Pentecostal Emanuel (sic) or Centro Cristiano Jehova Jireh.
Also it looks like address has moved to 804 Cortland.
Interesting. I did some research and couldn’t find any data about a fire in that area or let alone a death. Any other information would be appreciated to help.
I presume you mean you were in the beige building?
I’ve never been in the IMAX auditorium. When I was in town back in November, the opening of that screen was delayed. So I can’t speak from personal experience. However one would presume it is smaller than the one at the Metreon.
The Digital IMAX 3D at the Van Ness joins the increasing numbers of AMC theaters offering Reserved Seating for the IMAX presentations.
Personally I am in favour of this. When I planned on seeing Skyfall to check out the new IMAX auditorium, I wasn’t that fond of having to arrive early to get a good place online.
However, it does require a committment and buying in advance online, but thats a fine trade-off.
Anyone out there been?
The calendars for Feb 2013 are up on the Castro Theatre’s website.
Great Oscar winners and contenders and great mix of what has made the Castro for 90 years.
and oh look, they’re only “dark” two days that month as well.
Really? I’ve gone by there often and not really noticed it. Just seem to be some low end retail.