AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 with IMAX

1998 Broadway,
New York, NY 10023

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moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 29, 2016 at 2:29 pm

alpinedownhiller, you mean the one in rockaway right? They are showing it one showtime in the morning followed by jungle book for the rest of the days. Next weekend captain america civil war arrives and there’s split showtimes between imax 2d and imax 3d.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on April 28, 2016 at 10:54 am

I also feel it’s weird since LS13 hosted the premiere and has the 70mm film projector. And they had the poster of A Beautiful Planet on for a long time. Maybe because this documentary is limited release, and the jungle book will have better box office? it’s kind of disappointing since seeing it in that gigantic 1.44:1 screen will be an unbelievable visual experience.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on April 28, 2016 at 1:39 am

Weird since the Digital Xenon IMAX will be showing Beautiful Planet at my local theater in NJ!

On a side note Laser IMAX is pretty incredible! Don’t knock it. Laser IMAX 3D is the single best 3D format I have ever seen by far! Zero ghosting, deep blacks, it the closest feel to simply being there and looking with your own eyes I’ve experienced yet. It’s honestly better than 15/70 IMAX 3D.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on April 27, 2016 at 12:56 pm

This weekend’s showtime has been released, and A Beautiful Planet won’t be shown here. I guess there will be no more 70mm IMAX since Laser IMAX will be coming late summer.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on April 18, 2016 at 7:55 pm

@macnut222 Thanks, that’s great to hear.I will check it out this weekend. guess 70mm IMAX > laser IMAX >= Dolby Cinema > Digital IMAX > all the other formats. But it’s disappointing that Dolby cinema at empire 25 won’t be showing Civil War.

macnut222
macnut222 on April 18, 2016 at 3:38 pm

@waterguy56. I saw TJB in Dolby. Awesome! Best 3D I’ve seen, definitely better than digital IMAX IMO. Really looking forward to seeing what IMAX with Laser will give us.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on April 17, 2016 at 1:30 pm

It will still be lie IMAX for the Jungle Book next week. I watched it yesterday, many scenes look really dark in the digital IMAX 3D. I heard Dolby Cinema at empire 25 is a much better format than the digital IMAX since it’s laser projection. I’m just gonna watch TJB again next week at Dolby. If Dolby is indeed better than digital IMAX, I may choose Dolby over digital IMAX for the rest of the blockbusters until Lincoln Square finish its laser IMAX renovation.

amcbayplaza13
amcbayplaza13 on April 14, 2016 at 5:21 pm

Aparently I hate liemax

Because it’s not real just the original old IMAX 70mm film

I was gonna see BvS in 70mm film IMAX a month ago but unfortunately the movie was sold out and i ended taking the train all the way to AMC Loews 34th Street movie theater to see it in digital IMAX although it’s
wasn’t original like the Lincoln Square IMAX version

I just gonna check out the IMAX at this theater next Friday night if it’s liemax I going to be force to go nuts at Liemax

waterguy56
waterguy56 on April 14, 2016 at 3:46 pm

@moviebuff82 I contacted the AMC customer service, and they told me Lincoln Square 13 will not show A Beautiful Planet on April 29th, we all misunderstood it, the fact is only the premiere of it will be hosted at its IMAX auditorium this Saturday evening( that’s why no jungle book is scheduled at that time). Also, laser upgrade won’t happen until late summer, so it’s pretty much impossible for Warcraft to have laser.

It’s sad that we are back to the lie digital IMAX again, I was expecting to enjoy another journey of 70mm IMAX in A Beautiful Planet, but guess it’s impossible. Kind of disappointed about it.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on April 14, 2016 at 3:22 pm

Why the heck did they ever pull the 15/70 just for SW???? Only to put it back in again. What on Earth were they thinking? Really smart, pull the IMAX for THE event.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 14, 2016 at 2:36 pm

The Jungle Book will be shown in digital liemax 3d this weekend, followed by Beautiful Planet, then captain america civil war, then alice. I think Warcraft will be the first one to be in laser imax.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on April 14, 2016 at 7:49 am

According to IMAX: http://www.imax.com/news/experience-beautiful-planet-near-you , A beautiful Planet will not be played at Lincoln Square 13. BvS will most likely be the last 70mm film in NYC. disappointed.

mhvbear
mhvbear on April 13, 2016 at 1:51 pm

They are showing “The Beautiful Earth” in 15/70MM starting on April 29th.

armandCF44
armandCF44 on April 13, 2016 at 12:37 pm

Last chance to see Batman v Superman in 70mm IMAX is Thursday at 220PM. If we do actually get the laser renovation in the coming months, this will probably be the last ever screening of the format in this theater. Sad days.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on March 30, 2016 at 7:21 pm

compared to AMC Rockaway, it’s quite the opposite of peanuts.

mhvbear
mhvbear on March 28, 2016 at 1:14 pm

Go before 12 noon. We only paid $13.99 for the 9:00 AM show.

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm

And ABP was shot using Cannon digital camera, so I doubt the picture quality in 70mm will be better than the digital one. Most likely, the only difference will be aspect ratio(1.44 vs 1.85) and the size of the images(huge screen at LS13)

waterguy56
waterguy56 on March 28, 2016 at 12:52 pm

I saw it last Friday. First 70mm experience.I was extremely excited when I walked into the auditorium and saw the big 70mm projector through the windows. Somehow I did not find a huge difference between the 70mm and digital IMAX in terms of picture resolution and brightness, maybe i can notice the resolution increased during the 1.431 scenes, but not obvious.

But yes, I LOVE the 70mm IMAX show very very much. The thing that amazed me most was the size of the images, no black bars left and right for the 2.35:1 scenes, cheers, and the full screen mode was really really cool(but sad, it’s short). Definitely will be going there again this weekend to see the 70mm! (and two more times before it’s gone.)

Yeah, can’t wait for A Beautiful Planet. BTW, anyone know if the ticket price will still be $22, only 45mins tho. I wish they could bundle Hubble 3D and ABP together, so that we could enjoy a 1hour 30min show.

mhvbear
mhvbear on March 28, 2016 at 11:26 am

Saw ‘Batman v Superman’ on on Sunday morning at the 9:00 AM show. The last time I went to the IMAX was to see ‘Interstellar’ had stopped attending because I was disappointed in the Digital presentation on that screen. The 15/70mm presentation on Sunday was impeccable. It was nice see the the full screen used again. The sound mix was excellent. It would be nice to see more IMAX prints struck until the laser projection becomes more wide spread. The start of the film was 15 minutes after the scheduled start which they announced a few times. The delay was because there was no preview bundle with the print of the film. And people assume there is going to be a slew of previews and arrive late. The next 15/70mm presentation will be starting April 29th for ‘The Beautiful Earth’ documentary.

xbs2034
xbs2034 on March 23, 2016 at 10:12 am

The IMAX update won’t be happening soon, that’s the reason they reinstalled the film projector (which had originally been removed in anticipation of putting in a laser projector). The latest word given is the fall, but given multiple delays already, don’t count on anything until the renovation has actually begun.

amcbayplaza13
amcbayplaza13 on March 21, 2016 at 4:12 pm

The IMAX at this theater should be modernize soon
I reach out AMC Guest service on Twitter but they don’t

have a information about the IMAX renovation date , but they will let me know soon as impossible.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on March 16, 2016 at 2:28 pm

The quality is much sharper if one person wears eyeglasses if their vision is blurry which i have without glasses. The IMAX theater in Lincoln Square is soundproof compared to most AMC Imax theaters.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on March 15, 2016 at 11:13 pm

And how could higher resolution hurt your eyes? It’s closer to real life and your eyes were designed for real life. I don’t get it.

alpinedownhiller
alpinedownhiller on March 15, 2016 at 11:13 pm

How could the new IMAX 3D hurt your eyes? If anything, since the 3D no longer has nasty ghosting and other problems shouldn’t it hurt your eyes less??

(the volume level however, could definitely cause permanent hearing loss/tinnitus; a shame since the speakers are so awesome, but they are set too loud to listen to)