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Showcase Cinema (Wokingham)
Member Name: doodley
Showcase Cinema (Wokingham)
Advantages: comfy seats , sit where you want, plenty of cashiers
Disadvantages: long distance from home
Showcase cinemas has to be my favourite cinema to visit . I go to the one in nantgarw near cardiff which is about 18 miles from my home.
They have thirteen screens there and the seats are really comfy.
The foyer is a good size with two cashiers on one side and another two on the other so spreading the queue out instantly they also have some machines where you can purchase your tickets with a credit debit card or even buy your tickets online before you visit especially useful if a film is popular and it could become sold out as you get to the frot of the queue .
This has happened to us twice cue an autistic meltdown from my son no fun for anyone .
I always use the cashier as i take my autistic son and have to use this system to show them his cinema exibitors card which allows me to get in free as his carer as he couldnt cope without me even though he is now 12 years old.
I am always a little worried about a sell out for the reason above but do tend to wait till the film's been out a while and also go extra early.
They have the usual range of hotdogs popcorn and pick and mix available at highly inflated prices which all cinema have we all expect this, but it is a treat after all so enjoy it
I especially like showcase as even though "vue" has just opened last year 5 miles nearer to us the foyer is tiny and you have to end up in a snaking queue that is for tickets and snacks meaning it takes too long for my son to wait, the other thing that makes me favour showcase over vue is that you can sit where ever you want in showcase yeahh as those who know autistic childen might know they dont like being crowded and my son especilly hates someone siting in front of him ,but in vue you can bet after you've picked what you hope are the most unpopular seats some enormous and tall person comes and sits in front of him no problems in showcase you can just move .
They hate you to move in vue though "are you siting in the right seats?" they come around asking you
So to sum up i'd rather drive the extra distance to showcase to have a stress free cinema experience hurray.
Summary: wrth the extra drive for a stress free cinema experience
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