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is there any proper imax 3d cinemas in belfast???

i know there used to be one in the odyssey but think its closed down.

better than standard 3d tbf

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MTB I think you where lied too, your probably one of those technoinferior punters that watches 3D with the ole red & green glasses... but obviously in some serious dapper gear leek

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There isn't one. Closest thing you'll get to it here is the omnimaxx at Junction One..

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Vic Sq in Bell Shaft?

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aye was at it on satday.

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hmm not listed on their web site...what did ye see?

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Odeon in Vic Sq has 3d imax

It does?

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thats time square deci.

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Odeon in Vic Sq has 3d imax

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Nein nein nein nein

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There's a great one in NYC... hope that helps.

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i saw lawrence of arbia, now fuck off

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are you sure you didnt just dander into Dixons and where blown away by the big 60" telly?

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No IMAX in Belfast apart from the one in the odyssey which closed down cause no one went

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I did my bit... Pity about the rest of ye

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What did they show? I only ever seen posters for some kids films.

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Showing regular films in IMAX only became a thing a few years after the Odyssey one died, before that it was just "Flight of the Dinosaurs and Rainbows" or some bullshit. Anyone know if the screen is still lying there tragically abandoned or if its been subsumed in the hellpit next door?

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The screen was taken back by the IMAX folk.

Closest genuine IMAX screen is manchester.

Deja vu here.

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That's why I wished Odeon took over the Odysessy then they'd have the facility to open an IMAX on location unfortunately there's no room for an IMAX at vic sq and only a company as big as odeon could afford the films in the first place so were well and truly bate out... sad times

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As I said in the other thread, staff in Odeon said that the company are looking at the feasibility of an imax in Belfast.

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Maybe this thread could be a stickie?

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imax opening in kennedy centre

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s1 I don't see how it could be done tbh, theres a custom made venue at the Odysessy but it's right beside a major competitor and if people show up late to a show you don't want them heading into your competitors cinema.. as for Vic Sq there's no custom built space for it so they'd either have to lose 2 screens and make some significant structural changes to accommodate the larger screen not forgetting the fact that IMAX comes with a concert quality sound system and vic sq is surrounded by apartments, so it would cost an absolute arm and a leg to install one but by fuck I hope they do just can't see it

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As I said, they were looking at the feasibility. She mentioned screen 1 and possibly another one in Vic Square. I'm sure a big company like Odeon would have no issue spending the money if they thought they would get a return. Hence the feasibility study.

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must have a wee chat with some of the old vic sq design team to see if any of them have done some designs for it as part of this feasibility study, we badly need one and if anyone could pull it off it would be the odeon, I always hoped that Odysessy cinemas would've bought out the old IMAX an incorporated it, keep us upto date if your mate knows anything else re the outcome

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if Dublin, glasgow, and edinburgh arent big enough for imax belfast never will be.

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Both Glasgow and Edinburgh have IMAX's

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MTBtoday @ 10:57 a.m.
if Dublin, glasgow, and edinburgh arent big enough for imax belfast never will be.

Surely you were in the Belfast Imax at vic SQ.....no?

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Zygote I think we've ascertained he was blocked and caught Avatar on the big telly in the front of Dixons and thought he was in an IMAX

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I don't think there will be an issue with size, equipment etc but I do think there could be an issue with footfall. Odeon prices are pretty high so I imagine the IMAX is significantly more expensive.

Odeon charges 6.95 for a 3-D film, plus £1 for glasses if you forgot yours from the last time. I think its 5.40 for a normal ticket. £4.80 for a student which is still 80p more than moviehouse as well. If you book online I think its a bit cheaper but there's an 80p fee for using a card. But if you buy more than one ticket there are savings.

On the other hand, I find Odeon much more comfortable and cleaner than moviehouse with better staff and a more professional attitude. Moviehouse is always stinking and smells weird.

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full of tramps as well s, all turning up for the trampy Tuesdays

Moviehouse has the worst screens in the Uk, shit stereo sound as well. You get what you pay for in the top end screens and projectors which have been updated twice since it opened, DTS sound and clean comfortable seats.

Only thing that lets it down is food and drink, popcorn and pepsi in particular.

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Movie house is an apocalyptic wasteland filled with large tellys and Jeremy Kyle rejects, it isn't a cinema it's a shabeen that shows movies..
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Odeon is a proper establishment but expensive due to on site parking but I beleive if they had an IMAX and showed actual newly released films instead of 90's documentarys then people would happily pay that bit extra the IMAX experience, hopefully they come to the same conclusion

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The popcorn and pepsi are what put me off actually using it tbh, it's always been a last resort place for me

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It is full of tramps Deckard. I don't mind paying extra for superior picture, sound and comfort. I rarely go to Moviehouse these days. Plus I got one of my TDKR tickets free with Odeon loyalty points last week so not bad at all.

Agree on the food and drink. Prefer coke.

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Must join their loyalty thing, they have so many showings of Rises as well. Went to see it at 9am on Saturday morning and there was 10 people there, was close to the living room experience minus my ability to pause a film

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glasow and edinburgh dont have any, only inverness has one

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Was there water on the floor decks?...

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What about the screens in the odyssey cinema they decent or wot?

Cant beat a bit of the omnimaxx in antrim

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Odyssey is a shit hole too.

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Glasgow does have an Imax, I've been there.

www.gsc.org.uk/imax.aspx

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Odysessy + points..
Popcorn best there is no argument
Serves coke, who the fuck drinks Pepsi
Sound & Picture quality spot on
Screens vary in size from ginormous to moviehouse's biggest
Chep parking
Chance of a wee perv at half naked young things queuing up for the box on ur way out
Staff are all right, it's Belfast customer care is a fucking joke everywhere
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Negative points
No imax

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I'm putting a proposal together. Me, RJ and Deckard are gonna buy the Belfast IMAX and re-open it.

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RJ, I'm a bit of an Odeon fanboy... reckon Odyssey is worth checking then?

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Most definitely, comfy seats plus you have lazyboys in the VIP and unlimited refills (going to see batman on thurs in VIP seeing as its a long flick) and the Popcorn is fucking delicious so yeah defo worth a check, if it was shit I'd be going to the odeon instead

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the old Odeon on Oxford Rd in Manchester was perfect. You could smoke in it or bring a carryout if you fancied. £2 during the day, filled with all sorts of tramps, hobos and deliquents

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OMG....so MTB was not in teh IMAX in Belfast then? ....OMG!

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I'll need to find a movie I want to see, but not willing to take to big a risk to go see in a non-odeon cinema.

Anyone fancy bad mouthing Movie House for a bit?

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Its a dump. There's this one guy who works there, forties sort of faded ginger hair, fat who think s he own s the place and is a rude cunt.

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I'll avoid the cinema cus of one employee then.

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You did ask me to bad mouth the movie house in fairness.

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Its a dump. There's this one guy who works there, forties sort of faded ginger hair, fat who think s he own s the place and is a rude cunt.

Thought gingers were in an alliance to back eachother up.

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