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Overview status needs to be updated to closed.
Are they installing recliners
It was sold out at my local Cinemark and it was in their largest theater
Thanks Scott. That’s good to hear. I know that their corporate office in Atlanta told me any updates or remodels to the Carmike chain are on hold until late 2018 early 2019. They won’t even change the sign which sucks
Oh ok. Actually AMC is in dire financial issues due to the acquisition of Carmike. I really foresee bankruptcy or them selling off a lot of the Carmike chain. The local theater here already has cut all shows before 4pm Mon-Thurs and the last shows on Sunday night.
Thanks Fred. I thought I had opened all comments. I never heard of New Vision theaters
Who operates this theater now?
The 3 times I went to this theater all films were shown in 2.35 aspect ratio even if they were in 1.85 like TGIF and Midnight Express. Can anyone explain this?
Grease opened at Loews State 1 Loews Orpheum and the New Amsterdam on 42nd St. The 70mm reissue did play the Ziegfeld
I saw the Blue Lagoon there and it may have been a 70MM print
Rayman29 yeah that was what happened here. They renegotiated the lease and were supposed to start renovations in the fall and now even the sign change to AMC is on hold.
I spoke with AMC this week and they took a major loss after purchasing the Carmike chain to the point that most theaters have no weekday shows before 4pm. Word is no renovations at former Carmike theaters may not happen until last 2018 or early 2019. It really sucks
The overview information needs to be updated. Through most of the 60’s the theater was operated by Stanley Warner. It was the late 60’s to early 70’s it was run by the SamEric corporation. The Tower was a William Goldman theater until 1967 when it was sold to Ellis Theaters. The majority of the managers and staff went to work at William Goldman new center city theater the Regency.
They are in major financial problems. They have cut out all their shows before 4pm in most markets.
This really reminds me of 1982 when Spielberg would not allow any theater that was showing ET in 70MM to use the masking even though he masked the film and it was like 70MM but 1.85
I feel the same way Cinedelphia especially since the Regal here will only use the masking in the 4 large theaters that have the side to side masking. The others have vertical masking and they won’t use it.
Per my post on April 14 overview needs to be updated to retail. Thank you.
Zeb it was a great theater. They started here and unfortunately didn’t stay.
Do all 17 screens have and use masking or matting?
Yeah. I am not sure why Regal would do one thing in one place and not be uniformed.
I am not sure Howard if they used masking in all the theaters when the Regal here opened in Nov 2008. I want to say they did, but I know they definitely stopped when they went digital in 2012.
In the mid 60’s they got My Fair Lady after it played wherever it played in AC and in 1973 they got the move over of Last Tango In Paris after the Apollo closed in early August when the lease ran out. They also had Funny Lady all summer of 1975.
So I am curious do all the screens in this complex have masking? The Regal here doesn’t. Only 5 of the 15 screens do and only the ones that the masking opens horizontal. The other theaters do not have the vertical masking which I think is ridiculous.
With all the condos that have been built there is no reason this theater shouldn’t have taken off. Unfortunately except for Dan Marino’s Town Tavern the whole complex in general was a flop
Did they have a 70 MM print Johnny 62?
To me it seems AMC plans on continuing their lease on t
his theater. Any thoughts?