Published on Aug 15th, 2013
0 comments The August 1 Annual Manual incorrectly identified who put the Vinegar Hill Theatre building up for sale. It was owner Ann Porotti. In that same section, the Hook inadvertently ran an old review of...
Movie wars II: Carmike fights back with $1.50 flicks
Published on Nov 19th, 2012
28 comments The recent opening of the Stonefield Regal 14 has hit Charlottesville movie theaters like a tidal wave, with the 4-screen Regal Seminole already closed and the downtown Regal becoming an arthouse. In...
Regal crowned? Indie theater owner predicts Carmike's doom
Published on Oct 17th, 2012
13 comments Next month's debut of a new Regal 14-plex will nearly double the number of theater screens in Charlottesville. And according to the last independent theater owner, the opening of the Regal will...
Quake closed Carmike
Published on Aug 30th, 2011
1 comments In the immediate aftermath of the Tuesday, August 23 earthquake, it appeared Charlottesville had avoided the building damage that closed two schools for a year and crumbled countless chimneys in...
Visulite theater goes digital
Published on Feb 12th, 2010
2 comments The Staunton newspaper has the story. (The first Charlottesville theater to go digital was the Carmike which made the switch in 2007.)
Cold at Carmike: Roof leak turns Avatar into water world
Published on Dec 25th, 2009
52 comments Carmike moviegoers got a chilly surprise at a Christmas Day screening of Avatar. PUBLICITY PHOTO Avatar may be known for its cutting edge special effects, but some moviegoers catching James...
Cold theater syndrome spreads
Published on Dec 14th, 2009
6 comments In a front-page story on Saturday, the Daily Progress reported that the Regal Seminole 4 had no heat. Then, the next day, on Sunday, December 13, according to a theatergoer, Carmike 6 joins the...