Walter Mencken 2:37 p.m., March 1
It's curtains for Digiplex Mission Valley
I haven't been in the big #7 house since Hazard Center was taken over by Digiplex.
Something was noticeably different about the auditorium. I couldn't see the screen for the drapes!
Is there another movie theatre in San Diego that has moveable stage curtains in one of its boxes? MoPA does -- I saw to it! -- but the pesky motor crapped out after the first year and I don't think the drapery has moved since.
The velour, plum-colored floor-to-ceiling screen covering in Hazard Center #7 has not functioned properly since the Madstone regime. It's a classy touch. Thank you, Digiplex, for making them move once more.
If only Getaway was worthy of such an elegant unveiling.
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