> poiygon wrote:
>> -- Movie Pass: many theaters, excludes most (if not all) reserved seating theaters
>> (like Cinepolis, Angelika, Arc Light, and certain AMCs)
> This is incorrect. MoviePass works at most reserved seating theaters too. Again,
> it's a CREDIT CARD. You just use it to buy tickets.
> At some Cinepolis theaters, they were refusing to take the MoviePass credit card
> for a while. This actually violates their Mastercard Merchant Agreement.
> AMC tried to fight it, but when it was pointed out to them that it violated their
> Mastercard Agreement -- and were told by Mastercard that they'd have to stop accepting
> ALL Mastercards to stop taking MoviePass, they started taking it again. All they
> do now is say that you can't earn your rewards points if you pay with MoviePass.
> Note that some people have simply taking a black Sharpie and filled in their MoviePass
> credit card to be all black. Now it is accepted at ALL theaters.
>> So what does this all mean?? Basically, go with:
>> -- Movie Pass if you want: cheapest, most movies, and are ok with seeing 2D movies
>> on standard screens in standard seating.
>> -- Sinemia if you want: premium seating and/or viewing experiences, ability to
>> tickets in advance, and don't mind being limited to 2 movies per month
> Agreed. I haven't enjoyed a 3D movie since Avatar, so I don't even bother any more.
> If you happen to have a local IMAX or something, then Sinemia might make sense.
> But, for most, I don't see it even being close.
You don't even need to Sharpie it if you use it to pay with a theater's app or if they have an e-kiosk.