Odeon Luxe Durham

Unit 15 The Riverwalk, Waterside,
Durham, DH1 4SL

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Operated by: Odeon Cinemas Group

Functions: Movies (First Run)

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Odeon Luxe Durham

In Durham city centre, the former Gates shopping centre, having been acquired by a fund managed by Clearbell Capital, is being transformed into The Riverwalk. This £30 million redevelopment includes a variety of restaurants, 23 refurbished shops, a Lane 7 bowling alley as well as 253 student rooms.

It also includes an Odeon Luxe cinema. Originally announced for 2018, this eventually opened on Wednesday 5th June 2019. Seating capacities are: Screen 1(iSENSE):91, 2:49, 3:54, 4:44, 5:82 and 6:70. Refreshments are available from Oscar’s Bar.

Contributed by David Simpson

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sdw on September 23, 2019 at 5:02 am

Saw Apocalypse Now Final Cut here on Screen 1 Isense screen Nice reclining seats & sound good (Atmos). Disapointed Screen was not scope (looked to be 1.85 as balck bars top & bottom)for the premium add on cost Would guess all screens (6 in total) wll be like this here as screen 1 was largest screen with 91 seats

PhilipWW on November 18, 2019 at 5:33 am

All generic Odeon Luxe publicity shows large Scope screens, so therefore it is somewhat surprising (and dissapointing) to read that the screens here are just 1.85 Flat, especially the Isense screen. All this rather goes against their own publicity.

Far from being the ultimate movie exprience, watching letterbpxed Scope films becomes more like watching a large TV set. In fact it is rather worse as the way Scope films are held digitally, the sides are slightly trimmed if shown on a 1.85 screen. The aspect ratio is reduced from 2.39 to 2.32.

Not good.

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