I’ve been going to the movies as far as I can remember and one of the best parts to me about going to the cinema when I was a kid was being able to soak up the ambiance and seeing the happiness of the people around you. I believe the first movie I saw in theaters was either Dumbo or Pinocchio. I enjoyed the experience so much that I wanted to go to the cinema as much as I could, but that was before I watched Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in LA. That was the worst experience I have ever had in a movie theater! It was really loud with people talking, kids throwing popcorn, and I swear I remember hearing someone playing a radio in the back. After that experience I remember every time my father said, “We’re going to the movies today,” I always responded back with, “The good one right?” Of course I was referring to either an AMC or United Artist theater, but when he would say no, I would just suggest we rent a movie instead.
Ever since then, I was always on the hunt for the best cinema experience I could find. So far, the best to me (and many others) would be the Arclight Cinema hands down and two weeks ago I would have agreed. But now, it’s the Island Cinema. I heard about the newly updated cinema from my co-host, Bryce Pilgrim and when he told me about it, I knew I had to go see what Island Cinema had to offer. With that said, here is my review: