The Aurora Century 16 will reopen tomorrow, less than six months after the July 20 shooting left twelve dead and dozens injured. Cinemark, which owns the theater, put up a Facebook poll to ask people whether the site of the tragedy should be reopened, 70 percent of those who responded reportedly said yes. But that doesn't mean those people will go to the theater.
And there are more mundane hazards to movie-going, one reader says. See also: -"Newton discusses future of Sandy Hook, while Aurora Century 16 prepares to reopen"
Last time I went to the movies, a pack of fools showed up late, sat down right behind me, and opened up their big Family Sized bags of Doritos and started chompin away...It was rude and disgusting....
Will you go to the Aurora Century 16 after it opens? Do you still go to the movies at all? Why...or why not?
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.