The BEST movie theater in the NW period. I've been to all 3 Cinetopia locations and while all are excellent, I believe the newest is best. The screens are huge as are the theaters themselves. Picture and sound quality are second to none. Some other theaters have implemented digital projectors but not for all their screens. Cinetopia is ALL digital super HD. I like that there are "living room" theaters for the GXL screens but please note they are on the balcony level of the regular GXL auditorium. This shouldn't be a deal breaker because you're still separated from the main audience. If you want a movie with strictly the 21+ crowd, go to the other Mill Plain location. Concessions are fine with the typical "butter bar" for popcorn loves.
I do appreciate that the Mall location differentiates itself from the others by offering an extensive beer menu. Also, the food menu is different as well with more "pub" style food. They can either serve you in the living room theaters or if you get there after the service ends, just go into the restaurant and order at the bar.
New addition: 3/14/13- So after going to this theater multiple times I am still a huge fan of the movie watching experience. I have been however, very disappointed with their food service. They are extremely slow (especially during busy days) and the service staff in the living room theaters seem to be a little lost. I think they still have some organizational issues to work through. It doesn't seem to be as smooth as the Mill Plain location but perhaps because it's a bigger location. Regardless, be warned that if you order food at the counter or in the living room off the menu, you may be waiting a long time.
Getting to the theater is not complicated. All living room and movie parlor screens are upstairs and regular screens are downstairs. Park on backside lot for upstairs and the frontside (where you see the food court windows) for downstairs. Honestly folks, it's not that complicated and you'll figure it out.
Obviously, it's a benefit to have it at a mall in case you get their early and need to burn some time or you want to grab a bite to eat.
Lastly is the price. If you just want a regular, non-3D movie then the grand auditorium prices are the way to go. It's cheaper than Regal and the experience is not even a competition. If you want something bigger, better or more upscale you should opt for the more expensive shows. Groupon and Living Social offer deals frequently and if you ever see them, GET THEM. They're usually between $19-21 for two tickets and a $7-10 voucher for popcorn or drinks (including alcohol beverages). This goes for ANY show at ANY time on ANY of their screens. My wife and I get these all the time.
So ignore some of the other reviews because most were done when the theater launched and now things are running very smoothly.
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