Author Archives: mrdrivein

Peoria testing drive-in on indoor theater parking lot

I don’t know what’s going on at the Landmark Cinemas in Peoria IL, but the general manager of the Landmark Recreation Center is testing a drive-in theater on an apparently flat concrete parking lot there. According to the Peoria Journal Star, they tried it for 10 days, discovered that Mondays are often pretty quiet, and…

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Holiday Twin sees opportunity in digital conversion

The bad news is that the Holiday Twin Drive-In (Fort Collins CO) is already closed for the season. The good news is that it’s pushing forward with digital conversion and even sees the cool stuff it could do once it’s freed from needing those huge cans of film to show a movie, the Rocky Mountain…

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NY Times has nice article on California drive-in

Excuse me for just a bit of cynicism, but it really feels like The New York Times publishes some sort of “drive-ins still exist” article annually. I’d say that it would be an easy assignment for the summer intern, but this article is by Brooks Barnes, who lives in Los Angeles and covers media regularly…

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