posted 03-07-2017 01:37 PM
The playground concept looks ridiculous. I can just imagine kids horsing around on those pieces of playground equipment on the right end of the auditorium and then falling down the stairs when a stunt goes wrong. Attorneys must be salivating over the prospects. Even if the kids aren't getting hurt it looks like it would be a noisy distraction from what's playing on the screen.
posted 03-07-2017 01:50 PM
I think it's a cultural thing. While something like that would never work here, I can see where it would be a big attraction in some societies. The kids play in the corner, the adults can watch the movie and everyone's entertained.
posted 03-07-2017 05:07 PM
Well I assume the safety angle, including the stairs and concrete floors, has been thought of. No company is THAT stupid. They could have directional lighting in the playground area that would not intrude too much on the seating area. But what about the noise? Kids running back and forth from the seats to the playground area, crying, screaming?
I guess it's fine for one of those "moms with babies" screenings but for a mainstream showing of a regular movie? Ugh.
From: Woodbridge, New Jersey
Registered: Apr 2000
posted 03-08-2017 06:30 AM
Another stupid idea from another chain that has no idea what they're doing. This is what happens when you fire all the "Movie Business" people and replace them with 18 year olds to run your operation.
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