Layton AMC Theatre undergoes major renovation

Ogden Standard Examiner, 20 November 2013

Article Summary:

AMC Layton Hills 9 renovation:

  • part of an ongoing initiative
  • Layton Hills 9 was 25th theater in the franchise to have the renovation work completed
  • due to changes over last few months, theater is already experiencing an increase in ticket sales
  • every screen replaced
  • new speakers installed
  • state-of-the-art digital projectors installed
  • Every seat is a red, plush, power recliner. Guests can put their feet up at the push of a button.
  • seating capacity reduced from 50 to 70 percent
  • extra aisle width (row spacing), so those getting up and down during the movie can walk past without those people seated having to readjust in their chairs
  • larger arm rests, so customers are not rubbing elbows with the person in the next seat
  • One Layton moviegoer had to be nudged to awake by theater staff following a showing of "Gravity."
  • reserved seating begins Friday
  • Concession menu expanded with hot foods such as chicken tenders, mozzarella sticks, jalapeno poppers, and pizza. Healthy food: apple chips, and hummus.
  • 120 drink options at the new Coca-Cola Freestyle machines