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Dennis Gallagher

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One must be very selective of venues, unless the intent is soggy popcorn and a soda for $14.
Somewhat on topic: is there a list of Dolby Cinema locations anywhere? I've done a fairly extensive search and haven't come up with anything. I believe the closest is probably 30 miles from me - in Philadelphia. There's a more accessible listing of IMAX Laser locations - and the closest are in NYC and outside of Washington, D.C. for me. (FWIW - my go-to location for impeccable presentations used to be The Senator in north Baltimore, and I also hiked to the Ziegfeld in NYC (R.I.P.) for "Lawrence of Arabia", "Spartacus", and "Vertigo" in 70MM (and I'll be forever in your debt for these, Mr. Harris.))
 

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For the action films I tend to choose my local AMC for the Dolby Theatre. Last week it was No Time To Die, yesterday it was Halloween Kills. Halloween was not that great of a film, but the presentation did wonders.
 

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Somewhat on topic: is there a list of Dolby Cinema locations anywhere? I've done a fairly extensive search and haven't come up with anything. I believe the closest is probably 30 miles from me - in Philadelphia. There's a more accessible listing of IMAX Laser locations - and the closest are in NYC and outside of Washington, D.C. for me. (FWIW - my go-to location for impeccable presentations used to be The Senator in north Baltimore, and I also hiked to the Ziegfeld in NYC (R.I.P.) for "Lawrence of Arabia", "Spartacus", and "Vertigo" in 70MM (and I'll be forever in your debt for these, Mr. Harris.))

That list seems rather incomplete. Here in NYC, it's at least missing the Lincoln Square AMC, which also has the only true (commercial) IMAX theater in the area (for both 4K dual-laser and 15/70 film). It's probably missing another (or more) in NYC since it only includes the one near Times Square -- I see there's at least another w/in 1/2 mile of the Times Square theater.

Going straight to the source (and use the appropriate filter) is probably much better:


_Man_
 

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^That does not change the fact that its only AMC Theaters that have Dolby Cinema aside from the two other LA area ones.
 

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I saw this today and enjoyed the homage to films past and the music of the great John Barry. Nobody will be referencing this film in the future, there was no originality and the music was dreadful. Easily the weakest of the Craig's for me.
 

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Saw it yesterday on $5 Tuesday. No soggy popcorn or $14 soda for me.

I was going to buy popcorn until I saw it sitting there under a lamp in a giant basin, no popper in sight…. Who the hell pays $8 for old popcorn? I digress.

Anyway, saw it in “laser” from the 5th row. Had never seen laser projection before, and honestly was expecting something more. Looked good, but not noticeably better to me than normal digital projection. Are there different “grades”? It wasn’t IMAX, just the chain’s trademark-named premium auditorium. I enjoyed the Atmos.

As for the movie, I’ll echo others who’ve said it's a very enjoyable movie. Good action and story. But it didn’t feel that “Bond” to me. I did enjoy the OHMSS homages though.
 

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All the online retailers in the UK have the release date of December 20th, so I'll be buying it (just the Blu-ray, no 4K) & will watch it over Christmas (but more of a Boxing Day film than Christmas Day).
 
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I’m not optimistic but my wish is for the film’s IMAX presentation to be preserved in at least one home video format. I’m also hoping for a 3D disc but not holding my breath on that.
 

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1) From Russia with Love
2) Casino Royale
3) On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (they just need to cut the shot of the black lady eating the banana. Yikes…)
4) Goldfinger (that dated Beatles reference really takes me out of it)
5) The Spy Who Loved Me (might be higher had John Barry scored it)

6) The rest. I like them all, even the lesser regarded entries.
 

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There was some sort of 45-minute special on Apple TV a while back I think called “Being James Bond”, but alas it’s not on there anymore. Any chance it’ll be a special feature on the NTtD disc?
 

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Nonsense. In the last month I've been in an IMAX cinema and in the last surviving(at present) Cinerama theatre.

Try doing that at home.
Nothing remotely worthy anywhere within a reasonable distance of my location.
 

Billy Batson

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Going to a cinema & home viewing are two very different experiences, but I've gotten out of the habit of going to the cinema. I prefer home cinema these days, I have a good TV, a comfy chair, & a nice glass of wine to hand, so I'll be waiting for the Blu-ray release of No Time To Die & Dune (not long now).

...I see that Amazon has the US Blu-ray/4K release on December 21st.
 
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