AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 with IMAX

1998 Broadway,
New York, NY 10023

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leowtyx
leowtyx on October 9, 2017 at 9:49 pm

Hello,

Are there sources confirming the screen size to be 100 by 80 ft? Because I read that some claim to be 97 by 76 ft.

FAShaffi
FAShaffi on October 9, 2017 at 7:41 am

I agree that laser is amazing as well, got to see Dunkirk in that and it was mindblowing, I still wish they were able to play alternating laser/70MM shows like they did with that movie though, I’m not really surprised there are only a handful of 70MM prints going out anyway, just sad about an opportunity missed, but the 1.43 ratio is the most important thing and yeah it’s gonna look mindblowing in laser lol

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 8, 2017 at 4:58 pm

It is a shame they shut down the Palisades IMAX instead of converting it to laser IMAX. It was the only way for those not in the city itself to easily see a true IMAX film. Lincoln Square is time consuming and costly to get to if you have to come in from outside of the city itself. Ah well, at least it is here. (but I’m not sure I trust the glasses here, never did get a final response back from the IMAX people. At Reading the Laser IMAX 3D was simply beyond belief and they keep that theater DARK, like old school, non-stadium seating dark, so the blacks and contrast ratio were really amazing.)

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 8, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Oh wow cool. Hadn’t realized they had shot any of it in IMAX. Cool. It was amazing at the Reading Laser IMAX when it popped up full IMAX screen for The Force Awakens.

xbs2034
xbs2034 on October 8, 2017 at 3:18 pm

Yes, laser projection can do 1.43 and the screen should be completely filled for IMAX shot scenes (which Last Jedi apparently has more than Force Awakens).

If you look at 15/70 location list, they are all museum sites which have never put in digital or laser projection, and I’ll echo that no 15/70 is not a big deal when it has laser instead (very close in most aspects, and better in some ways, such as using 12 channel sound with overheads, while 15/70 is stuck with a six channel mix).

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on October 8, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Great Britain has decibel standards and they send out officials to measure theatres when many customers complain. I don’t know what U.S. laws say about this.

digital3d
digital3d on October 8, 2017 at 2:23 pm

IMDB lists some scenes as 1:43 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2527336/technical?mode=desktop

Seems right since Force Awakens also had one scene in 1:43.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 8, 2017 at 2:19 pm

@FAShaffi – “according to this link, no 70MM IMAX print for this theater for The Last Jedi:( not surprised, but still disappointed, although I will still check it out here because it’ll be in 1:43”

I don’t think it will be in 1:43 at all will it?

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 8, 2017 at 2:17 pm

@Darth – “Alpine, go have a cup of warm milk and go to sleep. I’ve been going to the most aggressive presentations of movies ever for many years. Do your research on damaging decibel levels, and compare it to what you experience in an Imax theater. Attending one single rock concert without ear plugs can do far more damage than seeing 100 Imax movies. I’m sure you can find a second rate theater with an out-dated sound system that won’t aggravate your overly sensitive hearing.”

Sounds like your hearing is already damaged. Or maybe you have bad genes and have crappy ears?

And have you seen the incredible dB many theaters, IMAX or not, although IMAX and Dolby ones are never on the reasonable side, are hitting these days, sometimes for extremely long, continuous stretches? I’ve heard numerous people say they come out of theaters with ringing and not being to hear well and shouting for an hour or two afterwards.

I don’t like outdated crappy sound with the treble spiked and everything crummy, I like top quality sound at reasonable levels, which actually let your ears hear all of the quality. I have $600 headphones, $1000 headphone amp, nice speakers, etc. And I don’t it whisper quiet either, just reasonable levels and also with some dynamics where they don’t have the entire movie, dialogue and all set to 10.

celboy
celboy on October 8, 2017 at 2:01 pm

The Last Jedi was shot mostly on 35mm film anamorphiclly & was scanned @ 4k. I believe Disney has an arrangement with kodak to shoot Ep9 on film as well.

digital3d
digital3d on October 8, 2017 at 12:49 pm

I agree with ridethectrain. No need for 70mm when you got laser.

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on October 8, 2017 at 11:46 am

don’t need 70mm for imax when you got laser projection. Star Wars is shot in digital. Finally since the last Star Wars was the old dlp

FAShaffi
FAShaffi on October 8, 2017 at 11:31 am

according to this link, no 70MM IMAX print for this theater for The Last Jedi:( not surprised, but still disappointed, although I will still check it out here because it’ll be in 1:43

https://www.imax.com/news/The-Last-Jedi-IMAX-Tickets

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on October 6, 2017 at 10:28 am

Screen size, and only at this theatre.

Darth_Vader444
Darth_Vader444 on October 6, 2017 at 10:07 am

@AlAlvarez, please tell me what reason you pay extra money to attend movies in IMAX? Is it for the higher quality popcorn?

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on October 6, 2017 at 7:06 am

“the most aggressive presentations of movies ever”?

Is that really ‘a thing’, on planet Darth?

Darth_Vader444
Darth_Vader444 on October 6, 2017 at 6:52 am

Alpine, go have a cup of warm milk and go to sleep. I’ve been going to the most aggressive presentations of movies ever for many years. Do your research on damaging decibel levels, and compare it to what you experience in an Imax theater. Attending one single rock concert without ear plugs can do far more damage than seeing 100 Imax movies. I’m sure you can find a second rate theater with an out-dated sound system that won’t aggravate your overly sensitive hearing.

digital3d
digital3d on October 4, 2017 at 3:47 pm

Exactly! It’s so crazy. Insane sound and you still can’t hear some of the dialogue! Seriously, Nolan!

And I don’t think they give the closed caption glasses for non-digital showings. (Or do they? Please let me know if they do.)

I actually kind of like the rumbling and the loud music BUT not when it’s for the entire movie. One or two action scenes to create drama – sure. But if you have seats rumbling at every 2 seconds it actually loses drama.

Still the IMAX screen is so huge I still find it worth it.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on October 4, 2017 at 3:27 pm

…and with all the sound hype, the dialogue is STILL muffled. Or perhaps we have a generation of actors with elocution disabilities.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 4, 2017 at 1:56 pm

There is a happy medium between babies' nights and ridiculous sound levels. People were pretty damn entertained in the theaters in the 80s and early 90s before the levels started getting pumped up nuts at many places.

The Clifton, NJ THX auditoriums used to be great in that they dialed the volume down each time after THX left and you get left with amazing quality speakers and nice loud, envelopming sound but sound that never hurt your ears, presented no risk for hearing loss. It was just nice and reasonable levels. Didn’t shaek the structure and cause distortion, wasn’t so loud that your ears had to try to retune, just let you hear perfect audio a reasonable, not super quiet or anything, level.

It’s a damn shame it’s so hard to find a place like that now.

anyway mock all you want with your pathetic mommies and babies nonsense, tool

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on October 4, 2017 at 1:55 pm

no one show Blade Runner in 3D in imax

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 4, 2017 at 1:51 pm

@bigjoe59 – wouldn’t the IMAX be better than the Loews? Much bigger screen (even though the Loews is quite big) and laser projection (2D so whether or not they did fix the 3D glasses here doesn’t even come into play in this case).

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 4, 2017 at 1:50 pm

The insane levels are due to panic and reading the audience wrong, they think that unless they toss in random nonsense they will be doomed by smartphones just because a few yahoos can’t live without hearing damage and flash, boom, bang instead of actual cinema.

They forget how many they have driven out of the cinemas with the over the top volume and back into home theaters. These people don’t speak up as often.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on October 4, 2017 at 1:46 pm

@Darth_Vader444 – get back to us in 10-20 years when you are using a hearing aid and your ears are ringing, maybe you’ll be the one crying then….

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on October 4, 2017 at 1:28 pm

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