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as remembered by the people who worked with the films. Both during
making and during running the films in projection rooms and as the
audience, looking at the curved screen.
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UK 70mm Roadshow marches on from the Odeon
Leicester Square Cinema in London to the Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh,
the 2nd venue to screen this highly anticipated “70mm Roadshow” screening
The Cinema opened on the release date (8th January 2016) a DCP version, but
most were awaiting for the “70mm Roadshow” and on the 12th February it
opened to record sell outs for the first week and still maintaining above
average sells that it has been given more screenings for the last weekend.
By the time your correspondent had visited this Cinema on Tuesday 23rd
February well over 3,000 had seen the 70mm Roadshow presentation.
The unseen star’s of this “Roadshow Presentation” is Kenneth and Sid the two
named Philips DP70’s Projectors in
Cinema One projection room who are loving cared by the Cinema Projection
team who on every screening have skilfully presented a perfect “Roadshow”
experience as part of David Boyd (Technical Manager) Projection team at the
Boyd (Technical Manager) Projection team at the Filmhouse.
People had travelled far and wide to the Filmhouse and some as far away as
Dublin to see the “70mm Roadshow” there was quite a lot of local media
interest when the Filmhouse announced
“Hateful 8” will
have a “70mm Roadshow” presentation at the Cinema and a Buzz of social media
interest with the screenings.
The Filmhouse Cinema will look forward for future 70mm screenings in the
future on the success of the “70mm Roadshow” which over the two weeks and
four days had a total of 4,000 admissions.
After IFI Theatre in Dublin for March
The next “Hateful 8” ‘UK 70mm Roadshow’ is heading for the Parkway
Cinema Barnsley in Yorkshire!.