Last night marked the grand ribbon cutting and opening of the new Palladio 16 Cinemas in Folsom. The event offered much pomp and circumstance, complete with a limo loop to drive attendees from parking lot to red â€œcarpetâ€ (which is actually a sparkly, red, stone addition to the actual sidewalk).
The theater seats are spacious and cozyâ€”they even recline. The digital picture quality was sharp and pristine. The entire place still smells of plastic and newâ€”except for the entrance, which obviously smelled of freshly popping, buttery corn.
Overall, itâ€™s certainly a quality viewing experience. Yet, for the $19 price tag youâ€™ll pay to experience it, you wonâ€™t find any of the exquisite character of The Crest with its grand architecture and artistic detail. Aside from the fancy red sidewalk, itâ€™s just a basic, dark, nondescript theater. You wonâ€™t be hearing the classic Annie song â€œLetâ€™s go to the Moviesâ€ with images of Broadway tap dancers floating through your head. Itâ€™s just another movie theater with an ultra-high ticket price.
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$19? For a movie? Seriously?
I thought $10.50 was too much. Luckily many places in town still charge $8.
The website that you linked to says that General Admission is $10.50. What’s the $19 for?
May I assume the $19 was due to the popcorn that is a necessity at a movie?
The movie viewing experience is like no other.
The ticket prices for the Charity event that took place on December 9 was $20 and it was 100% donated to charity.
The standard ticket prices are available at http://www.palladio16.com and are much more inline with standard movie prices.
Enjoy the show!
Was the Folsom Fire department on hand to monitor the flare on the red carpet?