Panoramic cinema


First there was 3-D. Then came IMAX, and then X-D. Now, thanks to digital cinema projection company Barco and its so-called "CinemaVangelist" Ted Schilowitz, there's Barco Escape: an immersive, 270-degree movie viewing experience. Next week, there's a chance to see what all the hype is about when Redwood City's Cinemark 20 theater unveils the multi-screen system.

The theater is one of only five nationwide to offer Barco Escape commercially starting next Friday, Sept. 19, when "The Maze Runner" will open on the three-screen system.

Cinemark 20 is located at 825 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Go to cinemark.com or call 650-701-1341.

— Elizabeth Schwyzer

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Posted by randy albin
a resident of Mountain View
on Sep 10, 2014 at 12:53 pm

wow, well if you can afford to live here, go for these boffo movies and films. don't forget to go to the stanford theatre also. maybe the pizza and pipes is still in redwood city. entertain yourself. try to come up with the current cost of living

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Posted by andrew rich
a resident of Woodland Ave. area (East Palo Alto)
on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:50 pm

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So, Cinerama?

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Posted by CrescentParkAnon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:46 pm

I agree with Randy ... go to the Stanford Theater ... in fact forget all these gimmicky theater distractions, panorama, 3-D, smell-o-vision or whatever ... they only think they need to do this stuff because most of the movies they make these days are so amazingly bad ... nothing like the movies at the Stanford Theater, which are almost always really great.

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