ODEON pronounces opening of latest Luxe West Finish Dolby Cinema

There’s some excellent news for London-based cinema followers. ODEON has introduced a brand new cinema venue in central London and it’s the return of an previous favorite.

The ODEON West Finish is again, redeveloped and rebranded because the ODEON Luxe West Finish. Its return brings the overall of ODEON cinemas within the West Finish space again to 3 alongside the Leicester Sq. web site and the London Haymarket venue (previously often called ODEON Panton Road).

The brand new Luxe cinema contains a Dolby Cinema display that mixes Dolby Imaginative and prescient and Atmos applied sciences for an immersive audio-visual expertise.

The Odeon Luxe West Finish in Leicester Sq. is a part of The Londoner lodge’s £300m improvement. The earlier web site shut down all the best way again in 2015 and once we requested Dolby in 2018 whether or not it could possibly be a Dolby Cinema venue, they had been somewhat coy about it.

However this now confirms the existence of the cinema, and by our estimation, that makes London the primary metropolis on the planet to have two Dolby Cinemas. And so they’re actually about 100 yards from one another.

Contained in the venue, the ODEON Luxe West Finish boasts the aforementioned Dolby Cinema display powered by a twin Dolby Imaginative and prescient laser projector for improved color protection, darker blacks and brighter photos. The Dolby Atmos object-based sound format positions sounds round a room for an elevated sense of immersion and pin level accuracy.

With 168 seats – 166 of that are luxurious recliners with two for wheelchair entry – the display will likely be 13.3 metres broad and embrace 67 audio system which were individually wired and amplified to make sure that each seat in the home can witness the identical expertise.

And as certainly one of ODEON’s Luxe cinemas, the expertise isn’t nearly what you see and listen to within the auditorium. There will likely be an Artwork-Deco Oscar’s Bar just like the one within the Leicester Sq. venue, providing a collection of wines, cocktails and premium beers alongside the meals choices.

As one of many first new cinemas to open in London following the successive lockdowns, the brand new Luxe cinema reveals there’s nonetheless a giant curiosity within the cinema-going expertise, with greater than 5 million visitors returning to cinemas this summer season because the large ‘unlocking’.

The ODEON Luxe West Finish re-opens September 2021.

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