Movie theatres in winnipeg, mb cinema clock movie times. I quickly formed a mental map of the city which was anchored by two elements. Fort rouge theatre 248 osborne street, winnipeg this early movie theatre was once located in what is now known as winnipegs confusion corner. In 1979, the theater was renovated and the capitols balcony was converted into another cinema. I mean this literally, as i found out this week when returning to favourite theatres that no longer exist. List of all the cinemas in winnipeg, mb sorted by distance. Silvercity polo park movie times showtimes and tickets. See more ideas about canada, hamilton ontario canada and shell oil company. After all, nothing says going steady like a milkshake and a drivein movie. A few from portage avenue, including the iconic pianos signage, canadian super shop, and the old kings theatre which, incidentally, was one of my goto movie theatres as a kid. Get the latest movie times, trailers and celebrity interviews. Find broadway shows, musicals, plays and concerts and buy tickets with us now. Would love to see the old food court again with the mushroom style stools, malt stop, key man etc in that area.
Winnipeg film group the winnipeg film group was founded. Performances took place in an old boathouse and these continued for a number of. Winnipeg movies movie listings and showtimes winnipeg. The lyceum theatre in winnipeg, known for double and triple bills of. Bandwidth theatre cinematheque, winnipeg cineplex odeon mcgillivray and vip. A former theatre building on selkirk avenue in winnipeg was. Winnipeg theatres winnipeg, ferry building san francisco. As for favourite movies, i began to feel quite old as a number of them. The extra admission price allows patrons to relax in an adultsonly theatre and access a private concession stand and lounge with a full restaurant menu and bar.
Most recently, george completed a feature length documentary on hd called going. Reginas historic buildings and precincts wikipedia. Neighbourhood theatres winnipeg dance dance winnipeg. Winnipeg movie theatres movie times show times movie. Explore our huge database of movie theater photographs. Theatres today are like shopping malls and big box stores, warehousesized buildings where we can go and consume our entertainment, along with nachos and arcade games in the lobby. Archives of manitoba the early 1900s was an era when live theatre was the prime form of entertainment in winnipeg. Theatres in winnipeg by george siamandas at one time winnipeg had as many as theatres. Fans of classic movie palaces and bygone freestanding theatres of any kind, anywhere are as likely to be interested in going. The old theatres with their individual characters have long since vanished, and with them the more personal experience of moviegoing. Jack miles died in 1951, but the family owned business continued for 2 decades and still owns the uptown bowling lanes building, which is currently 2018 being refurbished into office space. Cinematheque, winnipeg cineplex odeon mcgillivray and vip flicks stonewall garry theatre, selkirk kildonan place, winnipeg landmark cinemas 8 grant park scotiabank theatre winnipeg silvercity st.
Erected in 1912, it was owned and operated by confectioner jonas jonasson, who lived next door. Another vaudeville playhouse in winnipeg was a new theatre named the bijou, which opened on 15 january 1906. The theatre is old but the small screen compared to many of. Winnipeg movie theatres winnipeg movies listings and. Movies in winnipeg now playing in theatres movie times.
Theatres palaces i movie nostalgia star wars canada memories entertainment history. Weve put together a master list of outdoor movie theatres still standing across canada. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Map locations, phone numbers, movie listings and showtimes. Old theatres can stir up the imagination winnipeg free press. Sort movies by user ratings, release date, or alphabetically. A world without movie theatres, like the one were temporarily inhabiting, has long been foretold. Cineplexs new vip cinema october 30, 2012 winnipeg. Dear movielovers, we will continue to take our lead from government and public health authorities and will reopen our theatres when they tell us it is safe to do so. Winnipeg theatre is your guide to shows in winnipegs theatres. Find by your desired movie theater in winnipeg, manitoba and plan your trip to the movies.
In my minds eye, torontos old movie palaces are in an entirely different space. Towne cinema 8 winnipeg all you need to know before. Documentary looks at movie houses of winnipegs past. In 1968 it was demolished to make room for two major downtown buildings. All theatres are closed until further notice, due to covid19 theatres. Cineplex odeon mcgillivray and vip winnipeg movies. Current movie listings and showtimes for movies playing in winnipeg. Marquee mark filmmaker pays homage to winnipegs standalone theatres and the glory days of the moviegoing experience. A vip movie ticket is required to experience vip cinemas in quebec. Many were later converted to movie houses, repurposed into bowling alleys or other spaces or simply demolished with the rise of television and the internet. A sneak peek of the new cineplex odeon mcgillivray and vip cinemas in winnipeg.
List of all the cinemas in my area sorted by distance. Now playing at winnipeg, grant park landmark cinemas. Cinema 1 then contained 864 seats, while cinema 2 had 426. United kingdom, canada, australia, new zealand, france, germany, china. The silver city was built on the footprint of the previous famous players movie theatres and extended out over that bit of parking lot next to the old theatre. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore. Later it became one of winnipegs first movie theatres. When i first arrived in winnipeg back in 1973, i took a room in a boarding house in the wolseley area, within walking distance of downtown. List of cineplex entertainment movie theatres wikipedia. Theatres in winnipeg, mb norwood west opening hours. The metropolitan theatre at winnipeg is an early20thcentury movie theatre.
Although several new theatres were built in that decade, many. Remembering winnipeg movie theatres, kenneth george godwins. And it may not be too much of a stretch to note that the progressive decline in winnipegs core ran in parallel with the gradual disappearance of the movie theatres and the thousands of people who. Its been predicted with every major technological advancement in media, and especially since. With a little movie magic and a lot of makeup fish will no doubt scare audiences in the biggest role of her young career a. Cineplex announced tuesday it plans to replace the nearly 30yearold famous players kildonan place cinemas. For film lovers, the 70s seemed like the glory days, but they werent to last. A few from portage avenue, including the iconic pianos signage, canadian super shop, and the old kings theatre which, incidentally, was one of my goto movie. In shutdown, a glimpse of life without movie theatres. In this liveaction adventure comedy, sonic and his new best friend tom james marsden team up to defend the planet from the evil genius dr. The dominion also served as a movie theatre and eventually became the home of the manitoba theatre centre.
Theatre and theatres in early winnipeg manitoba history. Cineplex odeon mcgillivray and vip movie times winnipeg. Until then, let us bring the theatre experience home to you. Only one movie is playing in cinemas located within 100 km of winnipeg, mb. Another vaudeville playhouse in winnipeg was a new theatre. In 1958, theatre 77 merged with winnipeg little theatre to become canadas first regional theatre, the manitoba theatre centre. The winnipeg actress is hitting the big screen as the terrifying ghost girl in the latest adaptation of the grudge. This theatre was owned and operated by western theatres ltd. Movies playing in cinemas there are no movies playing in winnipeg. Find your favorite local cinema and enjoy an evening at the movies. How an 8yearold winnipegger became the grudge ctv news.
Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from sega, sonic the hedgehog tells the story of the worlds speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on earth. We are across the street from old market square at the corner of arthur street and bannatyne one block west of main. Get local winnipeg showtimes, movie listings and online tickets. Aspire players theatre troupe, and as a venue for indie films during the popular gimli film festival. Kenneth george godwin is a film and video editor based in winnipeg, manitoba, with 20 years experience cutting documentaries and dramas, shorts and features, for television and theatrical distribution. In addition to the seven regular theatres, three vip theatres offer moviegoers a unique way to enjoy the latest films. A time when for thirtyfive cents you could see an eight act vaudeville show including a silent movie, a skit, a novelty act, a song and dance routine, a comedy act, an animal act and a recreation of some newsworthy event like the sinking. Cineplex, however, has discontinued the coliseum and colossus banners, created by famous players in the late 1990s, replacing them with the cineplex. The theatre centre spent its first decade in the dominion theatre, until the dominion theatre was demolished in 1968 to make way for the richardson buildinglombard hotel complex. Find opening hours and closing hours from the theatres category in winnipeg, mb norwood west and other contact details such as address, phone number, website. This is a list of canadian movie theatres operated by cineplex entertainment, under the galaxy, cineplex odeon, silvercity, cinema city, famous players, coliseum, colossus, scotiabank theatre, cineplex cinemas and cineplex vip cinemas brandings. Winnipegs most popular website, winnipeg movie listing, choose a movie and well show where its playing. By the time of its demolition in 1992 it was the last of many downtown movie theatres which had once thrived the regina theatre, the rex, the grand, the unique.