movie theaters

New seats will 'awaken' Culbreth
Published on Nov 27th, 2012
0 comments Regarding Lisa Provence's November 8th article "It's a wrap: Scenes from the 25th Virginia Film Fest," the very first thing she mentions, under the heading of "Things we liked," was "No screenings...
Bantam wait: Another indie theater gears up
Published on Nov 12th, 2012
21 comments As Vinegar Hill prepares to duke it out with Regal cinemas for the art film market in Charlottesville, another independent art house is gearing up to open, but its co-founder says it won't be...
Where do you like to watch movies?
Published on Nov 9th, 2012
Flick trick? The downtown Charlottesville Regal goes indie
Published on Nov 7th, 2012
19 comments Amid all the hullabaloo about the opening of the 14-screen stadium-seating Regal theater at the Shops at Stonefield, some other big Regal news seems to have escaped notice: on Friday, November 9,...
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...
The story: Why I'm still going to movie theaters
Published on Jul 22nd, 2012
9 comments “Oh, boy– you are in for a show tonight, son!” –older cop from The Dark Knight Rises   Also by this author: • a cover story about the renovated Jefferson Theater • an essay about...
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...
Snap: Dying stars shine bright
Published on Oct 24th, 2009
0 comments Great movies of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s continue to shine above the concession stand at the Seminole Cinema 4, the movie theater that parent company Regal Cinemas claims it will greatly expand but...
Another reason to visit
Published on Aug 26th, 2009
4 comments American newspapers are now losing movietime advertising, according to the AP. Indeed, in Charlottesville, the theater chains may still run a tiny ad in the Progress, but often it'll merely point...
Flat(ened) screen? Road imperils Regal renovation
Published on May 1st, 2009
19 comments What the outside of the new Regal Seminole Trail Stadium 9 will look like . COURTESY REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Regal Entertainment Group announced May 1 the renovation of its four-screen theater...
Vinegar Hill back from the dead!
Published on Oct 29th, 2008
6 comments Adam Greenbaum reopened the 1930s-era Visulite Theater in Staunton in 2006. Now, he's saving Vinegar Hill. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO Put away your tissues, dry your eyes, and change out of that...
Projecting the future: Carmike cinemas go digital
Published on Apr 5th, 2007
0 comments While Kevin Martin was watching Shooter at the Carmike Cinema 6 two weekends ago, something seemed amiss to the former Jefferson Theater projectionist. "I couldn't hear the shutter of the projector...