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Film is Dead?

Interesting article in the Times this week. Ironic in that we’re building a facility to house three cinemas where audiences can have the “community experience” of watching movies!

Also, first round of architectural drawings were submitted to us this week, waiting on our comments, suggestions and changes. Oh boy, this is going to be cool. …

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Margin Calling

Thanks to everyone who came to see Margin Call the last two weeks. The extended run of this “Wall Street Thriller” brought in a lot of people who have never been to The ShowRoom and also who haven’t been to Asbury Park in a real long time. Reviews were great and everyone is excited about …

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Cookin’ with . . . . STEAM!

Now as the weather gets colder and we continue through the design phase of the theaters, there’s really nothing noticeably happening in the new space. Except continuously discovering new things about our wonderful old building. Like . .  . the boiler is a steam boiler that heats pipes and radiators that blows a fan across …

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The World of Film Exhibition

As we’re in the process of designing Asbury Park’s new art house movie theaters: The ShowRoom, we’re of course caught in the crossfire of the film exhibition transition to digital format. If you don’t know it, 35mm film will be outmoded as the medium of film production soon. So, if you’re putting up a new …

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State of the Industry

A recent article by Steven James Snyder in Time Magazine pretty much outlines – in consumer terms – the problems the exhibition industry is going through at the moment. What makes it so particularly interesting is that as The ShowRoom goes through its growing pains in the expansion of the new theaters, we’re at a …

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