What is on the silver screen?
The movie industry is sometimes called the silver screen. In the early days of film, a silver screen was a specific type of screen onto which films were projected. As a general term for the movies, silver screen is a figure of speech called a metonym, a word that comes from an object closely associated with it.
Can you drink alcohol in Odeon?
Yes, wine in individual glasses (pre sealed wine already in the glass type of thing) or by the bottle. Cider and beer which have to be poured into plastic glasses. Prices not too bad either. Enjoy your film!
What age is senior at Odeon?
ODEON – ODEON Silver Cinema | Special Screenings for over 60s at ODEON.
Why is it called a silver screen?
Where did the phrase silver screen come from? When English speakers first started attending “the pictures” in the 1910s, movie screens were coated with reflective metallic paint, resulting in a silver surface to better display the projected images.
Does silver screen refer to TV?
dated Movies, or the movie industry collectively. The phrase originally referred to a type of movie screen. The silver screen was once acting’s highest stage, but television has become the new destination for many A-list stars.
Can u bring food into Odeon?
We have a fantastic range of cinema classics like popcorn, hot dogs and our famous nachos available to buy in cinema, but we do allow guests to bring in their own snacks and drinks.
What is Silver Screen Picturehouse?
Silver Screen is a free-to-join club for the over-60s. Members can enjoy a free tea or coffee and biscuits at the weekly Silver Screen shows. Ticket prices and Silver Screen days vary depending on your local Picturehouse Cinema. Non-members are also welcome – the usual ticket prices apply.
How do you prove your age at the cinema?
In order to prove your age we require official I.D. that includes a photo and date of birth such as a passport or driver’s license. (We accept photocopies of passports. Birth certificates are accepted as long as this is accompanied by supporting photo ID.)
What years were silver screens?
When English speakers first started attending “the pictures” in the 1910s, movie screens were coated with reflective metallic paint, resulting in a silver surface to better display the projected images.
Why is it called a screen?
It is likely that ‘screen’ came into use because of the physical construction of early Vacuum Fluorescent Displays (VFDs), which use a physical metal mesh to control the movement of electrons through another phosphor-coated mesh, similar in principle to the way a thermionic valve works.
Can you take alcohol to the cinema?
Customers are not permitted to bring hot food or alcohol into Cineworld cinemas. Customers can be refused entry if they try to sneak booze or hot food into screens. However, cold snacks and soft drinks are allowed. On its website, Cineworld states: “Cineworld have a strict NO HOT FOOD OR ALCOHOL policy.
Can my 8 year old see a 12A?
The 12A rating is only used for films shown in cinemas. Films rated 12A are suitable for children aged 12 and over. However, people younger than 12 may see a 12A so long as they are accompanied by an adult. In such circumstances, responsibility for allowing a child under 12 to view lies with the accompanying adult.
How much is picturehouse membership discount?
Picturehouse standard Membership and Picturehouse Membership Plus: 10% discount (unless you have been upgraded to Picturehouse Premium Membership, in which case you will receive 20% discount).
How old is a child at Picturehouse?
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by someone who is at least 18 years of age to be admitted after 7.00pm. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by someone who is at least 18 years of age at all times (regardless of film classification).
Do cinemas actually check ID?
Our staff are legally required to ask for proof that you are old enough to watch an age restricted film if they have any doubt. In order to prove your age we require official I.D. that includes a photo and date of birth such as a passport or driver’s license.