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“site for sore eyes”
Review of The Light Cinema

The Light Cinema
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Light is an 8 screen cinema with state of the art digital picture and sound auditorium. This is not just a cinema, but a social hub for locals and visitors. Upon entering The Light you will be welcomed into a spacious café bar where you can have a drink and a light bite before or after the film. Enjoy a refreshing beer or a delicious coffee and choose from a selection of sandwiches and sweet treats. Specially created, movie themed artwork provides the backdrop for this café where you can sit and discuss the films. As an extra special touch, all screens are licensed, so you are free to take your refreshments into the screen to enjoy with your movie.
Reviewed 7 November 2017

i was pleasantly surprised at this cinema,it was very plushsweets are expensive,[%100 dearer than sweet shop]
it was very convenient to park,good access,but try and smuggle childrens treats in as you are not allowed to bring your own

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"comfy seats"
in 49 reviews
"plenty of leg room"
in 16 reviews
"friendly staff"
in 24 reviews
"booking online"
in 5 reviews
"book tickets"
in 6 reviews
"same price"
in 5 reviews
"sound system"
in 10 reviews
"sound quality"
in 6 reviews
"star wars"
in 4 reviews
"at no extra cost"
in 4 reviews
"national theatre"
in 4 reviews
in 7 reviews
"great location"
in 11 reviews
"great seats"
in 5 reviews
"be visiting again"
in 4 reviews
"value for money"
in 9 reviews
"few times"
in 8 reviews

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Just watched Blade Runner with my husband. The sound was ridiculously loud, had to put my fingers in my ears at several points. The theatre was three quarters empty but two idiots still picked seats right next to us and then ruined the whole experience by chewing, slurping, fidgeting ,coughing and talking all the way through. Note to the cinema, if you're going to let people pick their own seats on the till screen, don't then allow other people sit right next to us when most of the place was empty. We would have moved, but didn't think people could be so rude for a whole film.
The staff were ok, but screen 1 where we went smelt stale and dirty.
A screening each week for real film fans would be a godsend, one where people can't take food and alcohol in. Until that happens (if ever), we definitely will not be going back.

Thank Jane C
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with this cinema tonight. Fancied a bottle of wine while we watched a 2 hour film. Used to cost approx £11, which is expensive but understandable in the cinema. Tonight there were 2 choices of red wine. One was £18.95 and the other £21.95. Absolutely outrageous. The cinema has notices around advising patrons cannot bring in their own food and drinks. Well.. a note to the manager..at those prices I fully intend to bring in my own drinks next time. If you want people to buy your in house food and drink.for goodness sake provide some at decent affordable prices. It's not the flipping Ritz. It's a cinema in New Brighton. And while you're at it..clean the toilets. They were pretty gross tonight. And to cap it all, not the cinemas fault, but the film was rubbish too. I'm not best pleased!!!

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

What a little gem this cinema is. The seats are spacious and some of the most comfortable around. A lovely big screen and the sound quality was great. The price of the tickets is most reasonable - particularly if you visit in an afternoon. We will certainly be visiting again.

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This cinema doesn't have VIP seats but it doesn't need them. The chairs are comfortable. The staff are friendly.
I would recommend a visit. If I lived nearer I would buy a reasonably priced monthly pass.

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