AMC Garden State 16

One Garden State Plaza,
Paramus, NJ 07652

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alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on January 22, 2014 at 4:12 am

Does anyone know exactly how wide the largest screen here is?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on December 13, 2013 at 10:39 pm

Imax HFR 3D version of The Hobbit 2 is playing at this theater alongside the dolby atmos hfr 3d version of the hobbit, the regular 3d version, and the 2d version.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on November 5, 2013 at 12:03 pm

The shooter died of suicide acoording to news reports overnight; according to fandango.com, tickets are available but the rest of the mall will remain closed until tomorrow so that the evidence is cleared up.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on November 5, 2013 at 3:14 am

The theater is closed due to a shooter on the loose in the mall.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on October 12, 2013 at 6:54 pm

how is gravity in atmos 3d?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on October 2, 2013 at 7:02 pm

Dbox will be installed for gravity on friday.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 20, 2013 at 7:26 pm

How is the reserved seating doing at this theater? If it proves to be successful, then it will bring it to other top grossing AMC plexes….This month marks one year since Dolby Atmos made its premiere with Brave, a great pixar movie that also sounds good. Since then, a dozen other theaters have converted some screens to Dolby Atmos, mostly in urban areas of NYC that are owned by Regal.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 14, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Amc wont own that theater. Maybe regal?

fred1
fred1 on April 14, 2013 at 10:40 pm

http://www.northjersey.com/news/191286541_Movie_theater_a_coming_attraction_for_Paramus_Park_.html

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 14, 2013 at 9:36 pm

Google paramus park movie theater and it will have links.

hdtv267
hdtv267 on April 14, 2013 at 9:34 pm

umm, ok- so the link to that NJ.com article about this is where please?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 12, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Looks like the paramus park mall will have a new theater to compete against this one according to nj.com.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 11, 2013 at 8:20 pm

Price wise, this is the most expensive of the three AMC 16 plexers in northern NJ. If you ever want to know more about dolby atmos, then search the AVS Forum for it. Quite a few movies are coming out this year in it, including Star Trek Into Darkness, Oblivion, The Heat, and the Hobbit part II.

thebrat
thebrat on November 29, 2012 at 3:48 am

“Life of Pi” can assure old-timers that digital cinematography can be as beautiful as film. I’m not putting one format better than the other. It’s more spiritual than Hugo and Avatar, and it made me reflect on life. This is THE place around NYC to see that movie, other than Ziegfeld which is actually in NYC. (No I haven’t seen it yet at the Ziegfeld)

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on November 24, 2012 at 4:32 pm

How was the movie, thebrat? I heard that this movie will be this year’s Hugo.

thebrat
thebrat on November 21, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Came back from “Life of Pi” in 3D on the ETX screen (#3). Being a Dolby Atmos location for “Brave” (it no longer says this location is with Atmos on Dolby’s website, but it is still set up for the system) and “Life of Pi” being an Atmos film, this might be the place to see it in. Atmos wasn’t advertised, and the film was presented in at least 7.1.

And wow, what a place to see a movie. It’s everything the Tyson’s Corner 16 in McLean, VA wishes to be but isn’t. This is the superior theater. The ETX setup has two Sony 4K projectors (which at first I thought it wasn’t enough for a big screen like these types of theaters but produced outstanding pictures and clarity) in dual-projector mode for 3D. The sound was also massive and sometimes pushes the chairs. The seats were comfy, but a bit squeaky. Going to visit again someday.

wajd
wajd on July 21, 2012 at 4:31 am

Hey moviebuff82, did you go to a midnight showing of Dark Knight Rises at this theater?

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on June 29, 2012 at 1:08 am

Altered States comes out on Blu-ray in July, but unfortunately my home theater does not have Megasound.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 28, 2012 at 8:48 pm

Superman II and wolfen were the last movies released using megasound.

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on June 28, 2012 at 8:45 pm

Here’s a Wikipedia article about Megasound. Even more powerful and effective than Sensurround, but that may have had something to do with the sound effects and music score of Altered States itself. Whatever the reason, I’ve never heard anything like it before or since.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 28, 2012 at 8:00 pm

I never heard about Megasound but read something about it in old movies ads i find online. Paramount even tried their hand at deep bass surround sound with Vistasonic, which was used on a few movies before Paramount shut it down due to the popularity of baby boom Dolby Stereo. Without Sensurround, there wouldn’t been a Dbox, which is also used for home entertainment. At least one theater in NJ had it, Mega Movies in East Brunswick. My favorite surround sound track has to be from Batman Forever, which was amazing in 5.1 SDDS at the Loews in Wayne. Titanic sounded good too.

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on June 28, 2012 at 7:45 pm

Have to say I was disappointed in Dolby Atmos, as well as the movie Brave itself. Don’t know what I expected from 64 channels of sound, except to be blown out of my seat. And it didn’t happen. The most mind-blowing film soundtrack I’ve ever experienced is still one from 31 years ago: Altered States at the Bellevue Theater in Upper Montclair NJ, in Megasound (which never caught on, but should have).

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 18, 2012 at 11:16 pm

In fact, according to AMC, it will be on the ETX screen.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 8, 2012 at 8:23 pm

Dolby is installing its new Atmos system in this theater for Disney’s Brave 3D movie, becoming one of the first theaters in the world to be equipped with 62.2 surround sound. I guess it will be on the AMC ETX screen. Makes sense, because that auditorium (which is the second largest besides the Imax)has the ability to deliver multiple speakers.