Ster Century (Norwich) Reviews
Description:Castle Mall, Norwich, NR1 3DD. Tel = +44(0)1603 221900.
Newest Review: ... latest Dolby Digital EX sound system which has a en extras middle rear suond channel. I never really went because they seemed to be offering the same as the UCI and why change. Their showing times were a bit too early as well for later showings when 8-8.30 is an ideal weekend viewing time. But both of these newer cinemas caused the Odeon and ABC to close their doors. A local chain Hollywood ... more
Customer Ster Century (Norwich) Reviews (2)
by - written on 03/06/01, updated on 03/06/01 (Very useful, 131 readings)
Let me start by explaining the cinema situation in Norwich as it was for many years. There were two mainstream cinemas run by the Odeon and the ABC that had a total of 8 screens for the city and most of them weren't huge by a long shot, they also didn;t have the kick ass sound system. The Odeon got Dolby Digital for The Phantom Menace but to be honest it wasn't that great in an old theatre. then the UCI came along with a brand new 14 screen multiplex offering a bar, ice-cream parlour, a gallery for luxury viewing, a better and more diverse selection of films and free parking. It sost a bit more but was worth it for a better experience. Then in 2000 Ster ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/02/01, updated on 14/08/02 (Very useful, 274 readings)
In terms of multiplexes, Ster Century at Castle Mall are the new(er) boys in town (the town in question being Norwich, of course). The UCI at Riverside had been open a good few months before they came along, and for a while it always feels like they were playing catch-up, even though UCI are by no means perfect. An early visit to Ster seemed to confirm that (the story is still below for those who like a chuckle) but I felt I had to amend this review in light of the fact that things are in fact much better than that :) Ster Century now wins over UCI in my book for several reasons. Their prices are still a flat £3.50, whereas UCI's have crept up towards £5 ... Read the complete review