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Talionis
Talionis commented about The Landmark on Apr 4, 2011 at 12:15 am

@Lantern,

Theaters 1,2 & 7 have 300 seats. 8 has 200. 12 has 250. 3 & 4 have about 100 each (more or less). 5 & 6 are small. 40-60 each. The “living rooms” 9, 10 & 11 have about 30-40 seats.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 29, 2010 at 9:05 pm

Yup, confirmed, Regency. The employees have to interview with them this week.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:35 pm

“I also heard Rave was the one taking over but that isn’t confirmed at all.”

I didn’t say I ‘keep hearing.’ I’ve already said more than I should. Talionis out.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 22, 2010 at 5:28 pm

There is also a vacant store front on the other side of the village.

Prime real estate that’s been vacant for years. Shows you how well Mann has been managed.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:33 am

@ Segask, a digital projector in the village and another in the bruin.

Apparently, the company that shall not be named (because i can’t confirm it) backed out of the deal to take over April 1 because whoever takes over is also responsible for the Taco Bell attached to the Bruin and the Starbucks next to the village.

Village and Bruin have been booking movies until the end of the year.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 16, 2010 at 2:39 pm

Funny you should say 3-D. A silver screen is being installed at the Bruin. (which is needed to play 3-D) Oddly, Mann has only done that for premieres like Beowulf and then switched right back to white screens.

This makes me think Rave is the front runner. The good news is that this is a commited company that will invest in it’s theatres. Stay tuned.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm

Good news. It looks like the month to month will be going on longer than originally anticipated. They just re-installed digital projectors.

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Talionis commented about Mann Festival Theater on Mar 13, 2010 at 2:32 pm

I saw the 20th anniversary screening of Lost Boys here in 2007 to a sold out crowd. Feldman showed up. No Haim. (RIP)

It’s all about booking. Especially in a college town. The Nuart has lines around the corner for it’s midnight shows.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 6, 2010 at 10:34 am

@ Chris Utley, they still run screenvision in digital but it plays on a little mini-projector. Their NEC’s are long gone.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:33 pm

Slight change of plans. Mann told the employees that they are going month to month after March. So I assume the deal isn’t finalized.

I also heard Rave was the one taking over but that isn’t confirmed at all. They typically run all digital and don’t have projectionists. That’s not going to sit well with the union. If a non-union theater wants to book red carpet premieres, there is going to be some drama.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Feb 22, 2010 at 11:38 pm

@ segask, the sound system would stay. my friend over there told me they were taking inventory of all the equip. especially the soundrack. plus when the national closed, all the equip stayed behind.

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Talionis commented about Regency Village Theater on Feb 20, 2010 at 12:53 pm

Shutter Island is playing in digital at The Landmark down the street. (and they rarely play digital anything)

I know for a fact the digital projector was removed from the bruin.

I have a semi-confirmed rumor that Mann is out at the end of March and an independant company is taking over soon after.

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Talionis commented about Regency Bruin Theatre on Dec 26, 2009 at 1:07 am

The digital projector was removed this past week. Time is winding down …