After several weeks of construction, the newly refurbished Universal Cinema is now open for Thanksgiving weekend. Still operated in conjunction with AMC, Universal Cinema now features a new expansive glass facade with a refurbished entrance plaza and a redesigned logo. The cinema complex also features reclining seats, a new immersive sound system and a Christie RGB laser projection system.

Universal Cinema’s refurbishment also extends to the theater’s IMAX theaters, which will now feature a dual 4K laser projection system, 12 channel surround system and reserved seating. Patrons who wish to have a pre-movie drink will also be able to experience Universal Cinema’s in-house cocktail bar.

Universal Cinema opens at CityWalk Hollywood

Previously known as the AMC Universal CityWalk 19, Universal Cinema has undergone several modernization projects over the past several years. The theater was recently refurbished with the introduction of 5 Towers, with construction crews refreshing the theater’s facade with a new LED lighting scheme tied to the main stage.

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