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THE HATEFUL EIGHT 70mm ROADSHOW Screening in London, Edinburgh and BARNSLEY!

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Written by: Rob Younger, PARKWAY CINEMA BARNSLEY PRESS RELEASE Date: 09.04.2016
Once again the Parkway Cinema Barnsley is leading the way! Quentin Tarantino set out to create something special with his latest film; "The Hateful Eight". In these modern times, virtually all cinemas screen digitally from hard drives – there is very little actual film in cinemas anymore. Tarantino decided to shoot "The Hateful Eight" on film, but not just any old film; 70mm film. This is twice the width (and resolution) of the more commonly used 35mm and was first used during the 50’s and 60’s for the ‘epic’ films of the time (El Cid, Ben Hur etc). A massive screen coupled with 6-track magnetic sound meant that these screenings were only ever seen in the super cinemas in the larger cities. The smaller cinemas would screen 35mm as usual, with a much less dramatic effect.

In exactly the same way, the majority of cinemas have screened this film in ‘DCP’ (digital) format, including us. However, across the World, there have been a limited number of 70mm prints and many cinemas have re-equipped to be able to screen it in this way. For the UK, just one print was supplied. This had an exclusive run at the Odeon Leicester Square. From there it went to the Filmhouse Edinburgh and in early April it will be in BARNSLEY!

We have been working on our still-installed film projection kit to adapt it not only for 70mm film, but also the very wide format of Ultra Panavision that Tarantino used to shoot the film. On top of this we needed to add DTS digital sound facilities. We have also had to replace the lens turret, lamphouse and backing lens, all to accommodate the super wide format of Ultra Panavision! We spent a day on a scaffold tower lowering the top screen masking to allow us to mask to the correct 2.76:1 ratio.
More in 70mm reading:

70mm Arrives in Barnsley

The Hateful Eight in London at The Odeon Leicester Square

The UK 7OMM “Hateful 8” Roadshow goes to Edinburgh

Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" in Ultra Panavision 70

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For more information, please contact:

Rob Younger
Parkway Cinema Barnsley Ltd
01226 202355
07966 194103

Every screening will have a personal introduction from me and we will be inviting interested parties into the projection room after the show. We are using a Cinemeccanica Victoria 8 projector, now equipped with a X6500 lamphouse and 4000W Xenon lamp, together with a Kinoton ST270 platter. Audio is DTS 70 via an XD10 processor and a Dolby CP500 processor.

All this means that there are just three towns/cities in the UK where the full experience of "The Hateful Eight" 70mm Roadshow can be enjoyed as the director intended; London, Edinburgh and BARNSLEY! This will be the first time that any 70mm film has been screened to an audience in Barnsley, let alone a Roadshow!

Ultra Panavision 70 refers to the very rare and exceptional format that Quentin Tarantino and his team used to shoot "The Hateful Eight". Panavision’s unique anamorphic camera lenses capture images on 70mm film in an incredible aspect ratio of 2.76:1. Almost all films you see today are shot in ratios of either 1.85:1 or 2.39:1. So, to put it simply, Ultra Panavision 70 provides an amazingly wider and more detailed image.

Says Tarantino of this special event release: “The thing about the Roadshows is that it made movies special. It wasn’t just a movie playing at your local theatre. They would do these big musical productions before the normal release of the film. You would get a big colourful program. It was a presentation. They would play a Broadway show overture version of the soundtrack. If you’re going to shoot your movie and release it in 70mm, it’s really the way to go: twenty-four frames a second flickering through a projector, creating the illusion of movement.”

This Ultra Panavision 70mm Roadshow presentation of "The Hateful Eight" is an experience that hasn’t been had in over fifty years.
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