The local movie theater is trying to make a come back. It’s been closed for a while. The last movie I watched there was the midnight showing of The Amazing Spider-Man with Miles. He’d never been to a midnight movie. He toughed it out to the end. He’s almost old enough to drive now but we haven’t done a movie that late since.
I’m excited to see the campaign rolling again. This has to be the push to get it open. When movies went almost exclusively digital, the theater couldn’t do showings with their reel projectors. By the time a reel would become available, the movie would be past its relevance. Most often there was no reel. So, no movies.
We have a theater in each direction: Warrensburg, Lexington, Marshall, Grain Valley (not sure about Oak Grove). These are all franchise houses with big movie companies behind them. Davis Theatre is locally owned. I can’t wait to see it reopen.
The campaign is here:
This campaign is raising money for “Davis Theatre Goes Digital!”
Every bit helps.