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rayman29 commented about AMC Theatres at Downtown Disney on Nov 16, 2017 at 8:05 pm

That will not happen. The new hotel will be exactly where the theatre is, and their isn’t enough room in the new building. The first floor will contain other shops and restaurants that will be torn down, but those take up much less room than a movie theatre does.

I’m sure AMC or someone else where open a new theatre somewhere in Anaheim. Without the AMC Downtown Disney, Anaheim will be one of the the most populated cities in the country not to have a single movie theatre. It just doesn’t make sense to keep one on a property that contains two of the most popular theme parks in the world, and limited room for hotels, shops, restaurants, and parking. Those people need a place to sleep or a place to eat. There’s only two Disney theme park resorts in the United States, but thousands of places to see a movie.

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rayman29 commented about Plaza Theatres 1 & 2 on Nov 12, 2017 at 8:07 pm

According to an article from the Sioux City Journal, the Plaza switched from a first run to second around 1993.

http://siouxcityjournal.com/business/plaza-theaters-to-close-this-week/article_1825d7f1-582f-5195-8ce2-f1593c59cf81.html

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Peachtree 8 on Nov 2, 2017 at 1:53 pm

AMC is doing that to all the second run theatres they got from Carmike. Its too bad second run theatres are almost extinct.

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rayman29 commented about Tilghman Square 8 on Oct 29, 2017 at 3:04 pm

So the sign still say AMC? Wouldn’t AMC require them to remove the signs as soon as possible? I can’t believe AMC is not doing everything they can to get their name off locations they no longer own.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Theatres at Downtown Disney on Oct 25, 2017 at 3:21 pm

AMC Downtown Disney’s days are numbered. Disney has announced they are going to tear down the theatre and other buildings to make room for a new hotel.

http://www.ocregister.com/2017/10/25/disneyland-cancels-eastern-gateway-project-will-build-new-parking-structure-and-four-diamond-hotel-on-the-west-side-of-the-resort/

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rayman29 commented about AMC Sportsplex 7 on Oct 21, 2017 at 9:42 pm

No theaters found within 30 miles? Where was this theatre located, Antarctica?

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rayman29 commented about AMC Missoula 12 on Oct 9, 2017 at 7:19 am

I hope AMC gets rid of the BigD name. They should convert those theatres into IMAX or Dolby Cinema, and if not, come up with a better name. I can’t believe they converted a theater to IMAX , when there’s already a theater that’s closer to true IMAX just down the hall.

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rayman29 commented about Merle Hay Mall Cinema on Oct 2, 2017 at 10:44 am

The space is vacant, but the building is still standing. To the best of my knowledge, the chairs were sold, but I’m not sure about the projector or the rest of the theatre.

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rayman29 commented about Theatres at Mall of America on Sep 26, 2017 at 12:59 am

It will be reopening on October, 31st.

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rayman29 commented about California Theatre on Sep 21, 2017 at 3:39 pm

I am impressed that the office building will be be saved. A few decades ago a similar project would have just torn down the whole thing. This is a case of history vs economics. Unless a wealthy philanthropist were involved, realistically no one would save a historic live theatre if they can tear it down and replace it with something significantly more profitable. Hopefully what can be salvaged from it will be.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Lorna Ridge 10 on Aug 25, 2017 at 10:04 am

The manager of my Carmike/AMC said they are in the process of negotiating their lease so the can start remodeling in a few months. That was a few weeks ago so plans may have changed. They also just reduced the hours, but it only affects show times after 7:30 on Sundays and weekdays.

JOvieBuff AMC is still operating this location as a seconds run theatre. I assume it will eventually be converted to first run or AMC will close it altogether. AMC seems to be converting second run theatres to first run, but still less expensive than most theatres, for now. I don’t think AMC has any interest in second run theatres. In this day and age, they’re just not profitable.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 with IMAX on Aug 24, 2017 at 9:04 pm

This is 4DX.

http://www.cj4dx.com/about/about.asp

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rayman29 commented about MoviePass' New Unlimited Movies in Theaters Deal Sounds Amazing—But There's a Catch on Aug 24, 2017 at 2:05 pm

From what I read, MoviePass’s profits will be from people who don’t always use the service. So they will lose money off heavy users, but will make up for it from those who may only see a movie once in awhile. Similar to health insurance or car insurance. I hope it succeeds.

There’s also the possibility of cutting deals with movie theatres. Say a theatre chain’s attendance is up due to Moviepass. MoviePass could negotiate to get a discounted rate for tickets or a small portion of the revenue of concessions. This could be a an epic success, or an epic failure. Only time will tell.

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rayman29 commented about Redondo Beach, CA - Dolby brings milestone 100th Dolby Cinema to Southern California on Aug 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm

I wish IMAX were also growing their number of locations. Right now movies at the only REAL IMAX near me often only play for a week. I have no experience with Dolby Cinema, so I can’t compare the two. But most areas have too many regular theatres, and not enough premium theaters like Dolby or true IMAX.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Longview 10 on Jun 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Strorm damage.

http://www.easttexasmatters.com/news/local-news/national-weather-service-claims-an-ef-1-tornado-struck-longview-area/725757701

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Dekalb Mall 16 on May 22, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Maybe it was first expanded to from 4 screens to six, then the other section with 10 screens were built. My local AMC Classic (formally Carmike) has a similar set up. There are four screens in a row in one hallway that was built along when the mall was built in 1980, and around 1990 another section was built with 4 theatres on each side of a new separate hallway.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Mesa Grand 14 on May 1, 2017 at 6:46 pm

Zootopia98 Why? In the 90s AMC and others built too many theatres with too many screens. There’s only so many movies and only so many people that want to see them. I just hope some of them can be used for something else. Better for theatres or the landloards than sitting empty.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Lorna Ridge 10 on Apr 30, 2017 at 11:37 am

I believe this theatre is now the AMC Classic Lorna Ridge 10.

https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/birmingham/amc-classic-lorna-ridge-10

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rayman29 commented about Palm Cinema 3 on Apr 30, 2017 at 9:52 am

Closed in October 2016.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Arizona Center 24 on Apr 29, 2017 at 6:13 pm

It sounds like AMC either needs to work to improve this theatres attendance or close it. Giving one of their larger theatres the brand name that’s mostly used on small and medium sized theatres is a way of saying this theatre is a failure, it the name is based on attendance.

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rayman29 commented about Capitol 3 on Apr 29, 2017 at 5:24 pm

Now named the Capitol 3 and operated by Phionex Theatres.

http://www.phoenixtheatres.com/location/6827/Capitol-3-Showtimes

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rayman29 commented about Cinema 2 on Apr 29, 2017 at 5:19 pm

Looks like it closed in June of 2016.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Carmike-2/241548935857600

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Steubenville 6 on Apr 29, 2017 at 1:22 pm

Now the AMC Classic Steubenville 6.

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Clarion 7 on Apr 29, 2017 at 1:20 pm

Now the AMC Classic Clarion 7

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rayman29 commented about AMC Classic Mission Marketplace 13 on Apr 29, 2017 at 1:05 pm

Now the AMC Classic Mission Marketplace 13.