Loews State 4

1540 Broadway,
New York, NY 10036

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DonRosen
DonRosen on October 17, 2005 at 9:56 am

With only two showings a night, do they really expect this place to break even?

UA80
UA80 on September 29, 2005 at 6:05 pm

LOEWS CINEPLEX ENTERTAINMENT
Loews State Theatre 4
————————— SHOWING THURSDAY 09/29/2005 —————————
Dil Jo Bhi Kahey (NR)
06:00 pm | 09:10 pm

Hustle & Flow ®
06:20 pm | 09:40 pm ENDS TONIGHT!

Salaam Namaste (NR)
08:00 pm

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (PG-13)
06:10 pm | 09:30 pm ENDS TONIGHT!

————————— STARTS FRIDAY 09/30/2005 —————————
Dil Jo Bhi Kahey (NR)
06:00 pm | 09:10 pm

Four Brothers ®
06:20 pm | 09:20 pm NEW!

Red Eye (PG-13)
06:30 pm | 09:30 pm NEW!

Salaam Namaste (NR)
08:00 pm

William
William on September 26, 2005 at 4:17 pm

As of right now, it looks like around the end of the year as dave-bronx posted. I’ll post date as soon as I get more info.

br91975
br91975 on September 26, 2005 at 4:16 pm

Loews has to be losing money on it, so why not just close it and pay out the rent for the remainder of the lease?

dave-bronx™
dave-bronx™ on September 26, 2005 at 4:09 pm

It is slated to close by the end of the year…

br91975
br91975 on September 26, 2005 at 4:00 pm

Do you know when the lease is scheduled to run out, William?

William
William on September 26, 2005 at 3:55 pm

Once the lease is up on this theatre, Loews is going to drop it. This theatre had a screening of the new film “Domino”, and they damaged the brand new print. Because I got the print the next morning after the screening and reported it to New Line. They told me it played last night at the State.
The theatre is a evening house during the week.

Forrest136
Forrest136 on September 17, 2005 at 9:49 am

Interesting booking “James and The Giant Peach” from 1996 is currently at the State! Is it about to close?

Forrest136
Forrest136 on August 31, 2005 at 8:41 am

This is the Times Square Theatre they should try to save! Polite workers, clean auditoriums, excellent sound and projection, yet from the outside it looks closed and even only has outdated movie posters outside the box office! POOR MANAGEMENT here but even worse at the E walk!

DonRosen
DonRosen on August 12, 2005 at 10:05 am

Check out this all-hit line-up. No wonder this place is ready to become a Dunkin' Donuts, or whatever.

Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya Romance (NR)

My Date With Drew

The Rising

Viruddh

UA80
UA80 on July 19, 2005 at 5:17 pm

STARTS FRIDAY AT THE LOEWS STATE
Viruddh 12:20 I 3:20 I 6:20 I 9:20
Wedding Crashers ® 12:15 I 3:30 I 6:45 I 10:00
Dus 3:00 I 9:50
Sarkar 12:00 I 6:40
Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya? 12:05 I 3:05 I 6:15 I 9:30

DARK WATER SHOWS FOR 2 WEEKS!!!!

mhvbear
mhvbear on July 14, 2005 at 9:14 pm

I was in the Virgin Time Sqare store this past Sunday. Virgin seems to be slowly moving out of the lower level that they share with the Loews State 4. I wonder if this is to allow the whole lower level to be taken over by some other use, maybe another theme eating place. Th eonly problem with this level and the theater was ther does not appear to be another entrance other than through the Virgin store.

mhvbear
mhvbear on July 14, 2005 at 9:14 pm

I was in the Virgin Time Sqare store this past Sunday. Virgin seems to be slowly moving out of the lower level that they share with the Loews State 4. I wonder if this is to allow the whole lower level to be taken over by some other use, maybe another theme eating place. Th eonly problem with this level and the theater was ther does not appear to be another entrance other than through the Virgin store.

UA80
UA80 on July 14, 2005 at 7:45 pm

The Wedding Crashers openes here this Friday

moviesmovies
moviesmovies on July 13, 2005 at 8:39 pm

saw ‘RPM’, ‘Ash Wednesday’ and ‘The Owl & The Pussycat’.
It was only Loews State 1 & 2 then.

hardbop
hardbop on July 11, 2005 at 2:34 pm

I know Richard Brown, who teaches of those film classes affiliated with the New School or NYU, held his classes at the State. I don’t know if he still does.

DonRosen
DonRosen on July 9, 2005 at 8:03 pm

This is not the first time the Loews State 4 was leased out. Several years back they leased it to (the now defunct) The Shooting Gallery to screen their films.

UA80
UA80 on July 9, 2005 at 4:23 pm

If anyone wants to know what kind of business Loews State is doing, look at the facts.

Batman Begins opened on Wednesday June 15th. Batman Begins played its final day if I am not mistaken this past Thursday July 7th.

That is about three weeks. That is a very short engagement for such a film.

This week is “Dark Water” Loews has again a three-week agreement with Touchstone Pictures.

It is also a sad day when you make more profit leasing screens on a more or less permit bases to groups for Bollywood films.

Madagascar also had only a three or four week run at the State.

br91975
br91975 on July 8, 2005 at 4:27 pm

Loews leases out the screens booked with Bollywood product. As for the day-and-date releases with the E-Walk, the studios don’t quibble as the extra screen at the State allows for carryover audiences, much as the double-bookings at the Astor Plaza did and the State isn’t a threat to the grosses at the E-Walk. The Astor Plaza, meanwhile, had the benefit of being a prestige house which drew loyal audiences and the studios, as a result, eventually saw the opportunity to have their films booked there also as a welcomed bonus.

RobertR
RobertR on July 8, 2005 at 3:44 pm

God help us if it’s UA-Regal they might as well just close them up now.

Mikeoaklandpark
Mikeoaklandpark on July 8, 2005 at 3:42 pm

As in other mergers, AMC will not be able to keep all the theaters. There is no way (anti trust laws) they will allow them to run the Empire and E Walk on 42nd. I expect to see probibly Clearview Cinemas or Regal to get some of Loews theaters in the merger.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on July 8, 2005 at 3:30 pm

Is it possible that an outside organization is leasing screens at this theatre to show Bollywood films, and doing their own publicity?

That’s how Indian films are exhibited in the Boston area — the [url]www.BombayCinema.com[/url] folks rent out screens at the Somerville, the Capitol in Arlington, or the Regent in Arlington.

hardbop
hardbop on July 8, 2005 at 2:52 pm

I noticed it last week as well and this theatre is clearly on its last legs. I remember how delighted Sony was when they opened this theatre and they talked about how they were sorry they didn’t build more screens.

People don’t remember, but it was still a fairly risky proposition for the Virgin Store to open that store on Times Square when they did. The store did much better that Virgin expected and I think they actually stayed open later than they planned.

I wonder how the State feels now.

DARK WATER opened there today and three what are no doubt Bollywood films are playing there, DUS, PAHELI and SARKAR. No display ads for the latter three. And DARK WATER is also playing nearby at the E-Walk and it is not often that there is duplication between those two sister cinemas.

And PAHELI is also playing at ImaginAsian. Talk about cutting each other’s throat.

I can’t imagine those Bollywood flicks are drawing unless whoever is programming those theatres is doing intensive outreach to the communities that patronize Bollywood fare.