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This is RPX

A month ago I asked what RPX was and the internet really wasn’t all that much help. Luckily I already had tickets to an RPX Show so I was going to find out anyways. I’ll make my answer brief at first; it’s a way for Regal Entertainment Group to get more of your money. In reality there are some differences from a standard film watching experience in a Regal Cineplex but I don’t feel that that benefits the movie going audience to match the $4 add on in the ticket price (non-3D).

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What is RPX?

What is RPX? Well the short of it is it’s an acronym for Regal Premium Experience and it’s offered by Regal Cinemas nationwide. According to their site it’s available in 12 theaters right now (http://www NULL.regmovies NULL.com/rpx/). Po-dunk NH seems to have one, just recently installed, not even open for a month. I didn’t seek this out, I’m just lucky.

I’ve seen plenty of movies on different screens like IMAX (Tron:Legacy most recently) and IMAX has a lot to offer, but what is RPX going to give me? My only one concern with it is unlike IMAX, it’s just a way to show a movie. IMAX is a different way to shoot the movie, much larger frame, and if you saw Tron:Legacy in IMAX 3D then you should understand. Tron:Legacy was brilliantly presented in standard film stock and IMAX in addition to 2D and 3D, only turning to IMAX 3D when they were on the Grid, the real world was 2D standard film stock. RPX Doesn’t have this, is that going to set it appart? In a good or bad way?

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