The fantastic new cinema will open in the recently extended intu Shopping Centre and features new IMAX® with Laser experience.
Cineworld, one of the UK's leading cinema chains, has announced that Cineworld Watford will open on Friday 14th December 2018 with nine state-of-the-art screens including IMAX with Laser, the newest ground-breaking IMAX® cinema technology. The new laser experience delivers stunning images and powerful, immersive audio to transport audiences into blockbuster films like never before. The cinema will also have ScreenX, the world's first multi-projection 270-degree cinema technology, showing the latest Hollywood releases. It will also offer a Baskin Robbins ice cream counter and a Starbucks.
The cinema will launch with Aquaman and Mary Poppins Returns, which will be screened, amongst other films, during the opening weekend.
Jay Zaman, Cineworld Watford General Manager, comments: “We can’t wait to open our doors to movie fans in Watford on Friday 14th December. With an exciting line-up of films, like Aquaman, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Mary Poppins Returns, we look forward to sharing our love of film with the local community.”
Giovanni Dolci, Managing Director of Europe and Africa at IMAX Corporation noted, “Cineworld shares our passion for delivering the best premium entertainment options. Through our new IMAX with Laser system, we look forward to delivering audiences at the new Cineworld Watford a bold, even more immersive IMAX blockbuster moviegoing experience.”
Originally launched in South Korea, Cineworld Watford will be the sixth cinema to install the new ScreenX technology in the UK. The innovative technology uses an array of projectors and with proprietary ScreenX software, blends multiple images into one seamless image extending from the central screen out. ScreenX walls are installed with a fabric to ensure brightness and colour closely match the content on the main screen and extend the length of the auditorium. Strategically placed audio systems and speakers ensure that sound does not compromise the immersive viewing experience.
Cinema fans can take advantage of a range of offers at Cineworld Watford including weekly discounted Movies for Juniors screenings for just £2.50 on Saturdays, Sundays and school holidays, as well as the Cineworld family ticket and Student NUS discount. The cinema will also be available for private venue hire.
Cineworld Unlimited Card holders can also enjoy access to an unlimited number of films per month for less than the price of two new-release peak time tickets, peak time tickets, at just £17.90 per month (or £20.40 for London West End cinemas). The Unlimited Card also allows holders to enjoy 10% off cinema snacks and drinks, local offers at restaurants and shops, and exclusive advance screenings.