AMC Dine-In Fashion City 8

1001 Market Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Mikeoaklandpark on November 21, 2019 at 9:55 pm

That’s great Alps. Thanks

alps on November 21, 2019 at 1:18 am

yes, that is a concern. But now the Film Center a/k/a/ Film at the Prince, can market itself as having more seats than AMC Fashion District 8.

Mikeoaklandpark on November 18, 2019 at 8:23 pm

My only concern is will it kill what films the Prince shows.

alps on November 17, 2019 at 9:39 pm

have mixed emotions about this theater, on the one hand I am happy that East Market Street has once again come alive. I work in hospitality for a nonprofit, when I meet our clients, they are very impressed with the city, some prefer it to New York, and they are fascinated by City Hall. The AMC Fashion District is marketed to millennials, who flood the bars and other attractions at night, the city has a lot riding on the success of the Fashion District. Downtown is going through a change homelessness and roaming juveniles continue to be a problem, this theater along with the arcade, may be a lightning rod for a lot of foolishness. I am looking forward to visiting the theater, if security is in effect to keep people from sneaking into the other screening rooms, a problem with the old Sameric. The price is also a concern it seems to be different than other AMC theaters, higher. My other concern is how this will affect the Philadelphia Film Center, the AMC as is PFC, is showing both Frozen II and Star Wars, PFC is marketed as the largest screen in Philadelphia, but AMC is more up to date. PFC releys on these films to run it’s programming, what will happen now, along with the Ritz Theaters, will have to be seen, since AMC will get first crack at any new release, for example, The Good Lier, is showing at AMC Fashion District, the Ritz Theater would have been a better choice for a movie marketed to the over 55 crowd. The is still some work to do in that section the theater is in, I am hoping that this will succeed, our convention business is up, almost every one in the world wants to see the Rocky steps and the Reading Terminal, when the Fashion District comes to full flourishing, in the Spring will be the big test.