Hollywood Theater Will Be One of Only Two Theaters in the U.S. to Show Film in 4K 3D and HFR
Arclight Cinemas confirmed today that the Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles, CA, will be the second U.S. theater showing director Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk in its intended format — in 3D, at 4K resolution, and running at 120fps per eye.
The Cinerama Dome installed a dual-head Christie 6P laser-projection system in December 2015. To accommodate the Billy Lynn screenings, the theater has added Christie's Mirage 4KLH 120Hz technology and TruLife electronics platform, which can process up to 1.2 gigapixels per second.
"A year ago, we stunned and delighted our guests with the laser-projection viewing experience of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Cinerama Dome, remaining true to our position as an iconic cinema stop in Hollywood," said ArcLight Cinemas Executive VP Gretchen McCourt in a prepared statement. "Now, we've upped the ante with the addition of the unique Christie Mirage system to be the only West Coast theater to show Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk exactly as Lee shot and cut the film."
The Cinerama Dome is one of only six theaters in the world that will be equipped to show the film at its full spatial and temporal resolution. The other U.S. theater that is expected to show Billy Lynn at 120fps and in 4K is the AMC Lincoln Square in New York City, where the film's world premiere took place as part of the New York Film Festival last month. More 120fps venues for the film are expected to be in Taipei, Beijing and Shanghai.
Screenings at the Cinerama Dome begin November 10, and tickets are already available. Tickets for the screenings will be $20.75; senior tickets are discounted to $19.75.
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