Dunkirk 8 Movieplex

10520 Bennett Road,
Dunkirk, NY 14048

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The 8-screen Movieplex in Plaza 59, Dunkirk, NY, was operated by Hoyts, then Cinema North Corporation.

It was closed in October 2009, but was reopened on December 18, 2009 by an independent operator.

Contributed by James Morris

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psomerf
psomerf on October 20, 2009 at 2:01 am

Cinema North appears closed. At least the this cinema is closed for now.

psomerf
psomerf on October 20, 2009 at 2:02 am

This cinema is locate in a former Ames Department Store, and opened circa 1990. Was a Hoyt’s cinema in the mid to late 1990’s.

psomerf
psomerf on December 14, 2009 at 10:24 pm

There are rumors of a new owner, but I have been unable to confirm anything yet. However, Over the last week or so I seen a dumpster out in front, and 2-4 cars parked in front of the theater; along with interior and some exterior lights on.

Lets hope that if someone is fixing this place up, they do a decent job, including staggering the rows. (When built, the ‘designer’ set the seats up so that every seat was aligned from front to back. Never a good seat in the house.)

psomerf
psomerf on December 18, 2009 at 9:23 am

The theater is reopening today, Dec 18, 2009, under new management. According to the local paper, it is actually old management, the guy who built the theater in the first place. He claims better seats and lower prices.

http://www.dunkirkmovieplex.com/

Corporate Info:

Glenwood Movieplex Coroporation
Kevin Mullin, Owner
118 Oxyoke Drive
Rutland, VT 05701-9301
(802) 353-6770

The paper also states that he is opening locations in Painted Post and Hudson, NY.

psomerf
psomerf on June 5, 2010 at 9:42 am

Still suffers from the same issues that bothered me when it first opened. The seating is still not staggered, and there is no real slope to the rooms. (Unless, by staggering, you offset the seats by 1.2 inch in random directions from one row to the next.) When I saw a movie here recently, a woman sitting 3 rows in front of obscured a portion of the screen. Still can’t rate this theater as a worthy place to see a movie.

psomerf
psomerf on August 12, 2010 at 10:40 am

Advertised recently that they have a 3d screen now. And during a recent weekend, the owner stated that the two largest rooms are going to be adjusted to being stadium seating. (I was not there for that, so at this time, I would only call this a rumor. But I heard it from a trustworthy source.)

psomerf
psomerf on January 24, 2011 at 9:07 am

It’s been open a year now, and still needs work. The restrooms have some issues. Some of the video games have severe playability issues. At least one of the screens has large spots on it.

psomerf
psomerf on August 30, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Restrooms have larger issues. 2 years, and no stadium seats, so I guess thats not going to happen.

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