Intracoastal Cinema 8

3701 NE 163rd Street,
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

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The Intracoastal is operated by Sunrise Cinemas. It presents the best in first run commercial, art, foreign and independent films.

Each theatre features state of the art digital stereo sound and all auditoriums are handicap accessible.

The Intracoastal is also the venue for the annual Israeli Film Festival.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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Mikeoaklandpark
Mikeoaklandpark on December 11, 2004 at 10:49 pm

Update above the chain information

bornjaded
bornjaded on March 22, 2005 at 9:39 am

The Intracoastal 8 was originally a General Cinemas (GCC) location, until it closed and sat dormant for about four years. The GCC locations were mostly excellent, although, as with many of their 8-plexes, four of the auditoriums had stereo capabilities, while the other four were monaural. Since the Sunrise Cinemas chain reopened this former GCC location and others, it has made no attempt to upgrade the audio, and so four of the houses are still in monaural. Tens of thousands, if not more, in post-production dollars are spent in mixing and perfecting multi-channel soundtracks, and therefore, exhibitors should respect the art of multi-channel audio presentation by presenting it as such.

The GCC locations, in my opinion, featured the best projection in town, and had perfectly flat screens with durable-looking movable masking. The Intracoastal 8 showcases a fairly pleasing selection of films, balancing commercial and limited releases, and is overall a good venue, conducive to a more cinematic experience than some of larger, more impersonal megaplexes in the area. My recommendation, though: see a film in one of the four larger, stereo-equipped houses, or not at all.

moviesmovies
moviesmovies on July 14, 2005 at 1:18 am

a part of ‘The Sunrise Cinemas’ which are great for indies and foreign film.
Recently saw ‘Apres Vous’ with Daniel Autueil here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 22, 2008 at 4:58 pm

The name is spelled Intracoastal. Website

bornjaded
bornjaded on August 25, 2008 at 3:55 pm

LM,

I just combed through the text on this page and could not find a single instance in which “Intracoastal” was mispelled, so I can’t see the relevance of your post.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 25, 2008 at 3:59 pm

The spelling has already been corrected. This theater was listed as the Intercoastal Cinema 8.

woody
woody on April 20, 2009 at 2:18 pm

some scans of theatre tickets, including one for GCC Intracoastal, it was for Whats Love Got To Do With It, all i can remember is it was packed and hot, people were walking the aisles with babies, and i dont think there was any air con just huge extract fans in the ceiling
http://www.flickr.com/photos/woody1969/3456462789/

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 25, 2009 at 3:21 am

Here is a December 1991 ad.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on December 1, 2010 at 6:15 am

This theater is now being managed by Frank Theatres; the new official website is: http://www.franktheatres.com/Home.aspx

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