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  • The Odyssey
  • thre's new hope for the Odoen now (Nov 2009) -see www.stalbansodeon.blogspot.com
  • There used to be at least 3 cinemas in St Albans, they were the Chequers opposite the town hall, The gaumont near the railway station and the Odeon.
  • Still havent got one
  • SHUT DOWN FIFTEEN YEARS HENCE
  • Allow the cinemas in St Albans as there arent any. If ever you see a petition to get one, sign in about a thousand times. we need one. theres ones nearby though, watford, hatfield, luton, hemel. all bus-journeys away. but yeah you get used to it..
  • no cinema's in st.albans so i wouldnt come here to watch a film...but there is a bus service to hemel or the galaria in watford where there are cinemas
  • Bring back the odeon.
  • i wouldnt bother coming to st.albans for a cinema..there isnt one. used to be one but it closed down, rumours say that someone has bought it...but the poor old building is about to fall down, problem is, its a A listed building, so it cant be changed!
  • For years now, the citizens of SA have been denied a cinema since the closure of the mythical Odean. Plans to build a new one have come and gone, continuously. Hatfield UCI is the nearest but beware of the Hatfield rudes who prowl the Galleria after dark.
  • closest in hatfield
  • Hatfield- Galleria, Radlett- Warner Bro's and Hemel- Odeon.
  • -No cinema in St Albans but they're building one.....
  • Argh don't get me started!! No bloody cinema for miles! WHY?!
  • None...we don't get a bloody cinema - WE HAVE TO GO TO HATFIELD
  • There are no cinemas in the whole of St. Albans, and so people must go watch Bear Baiting on the Concrete Square in the park. The Bear is tethered in the middle, and dog owners throw their dogs at the bear, only for all the dogs to be devoured. Meanwhile, around the concrete square, Paul and Frank will wrestle and vomit alternately.
  • I CANT BELIEVE IT. THE ODEON SHUT DOWN YEARS AGO BECAUSE OF THE GALLERIA. WHO REMEMBERS THE TALKING BIN OUTSIDE, OR THE POOR VIDEO SHOP INSIDE. IF I HAD THE MONEY I'D OPEN IT UP AGAIN. I THINK THE COUNCIL WILL MAKE IT INTO FLATS OR SOMTHING CRAPPY LIKE THAT - WHAT A WASTE!!
  • there is box, on the park, with a little dancing man in it. it starts around 8 every night. he sings like Tom Jones and wiggles his fingers.
  • "Ins Kino" in Hatfield Road is a little known attraction in St. Albans. It's a Cinema-cum-Theatre run by the Crazy Chinese Dude. He invites you to come in, gives you a free sweetie and 5p, and then will dance for you. Then he show you a film. No anal. Then he will get a magical gimp cabaret to play the large glockenspiel for you. There is no more fun to be had in this fair city.
  • St.Alabans is the only City in Herts. And the only place without a cinema.
  • Building one
  • The Gardner Arts Center is always good, except when the projector falls over. The Duke of Yorks has a big pair of legs on the roof, and Jenny's purse is lying around somewhere. There's a strange guy in the front row who talks too loudly. There's always the Odeon. That's fun, and you can do all sorts of rude things whilst the film is running. It's always fun, especially when you go there with someone else.
  • The Movie Scene is no good for actually watching movies, but if you want to make movies, then there is nowhere better than St. Albans, for there are many ex-airfields on the way to Hatfield, and they are quickly getting filled with Movie Sets.. Martin Wells is made very happy by this, and he actually lives in one of the 'movle houses' now. With his fascist army.
  • you can now rent videos from a machine by the elehouse. how strange.
  • The Galeria its only a couple of miles away in Hatfield
  • The Inn-shops used to be the place for Films and Medieval Bear Baiting, but now it's turning into a TK-MAXX, which sucks so much. Someone should get Rage Against the Machine to protest about it. In fact, that'd be a damn good idea. We should ask Stephen Howard.. apparently he met them here once..
  • Everybody's welcome over to my house to watch telly. Bring all your mates. I'll get the beers in. Luv Andy the Fighting Cocks glass collector.
  • The old Odeon on London Road shut down 10 years ago (god knows why), but a new 8 screed jobbie is opening behind the Alban Arena in mid 2002, huzzah.
  • There are no cinemas in St. Albans.
  • Room D401 has 20 DVD players and digial VHS wired into a projector and pro surround system. It's open most the day. Just go in there. You wont get asked for id.
  • There's a little projector cinema in Roulette Drive, run by Robbie Ennion, and in the summer you can watch films from his swimming pool, but there's some really wierd stuff there...
  • They closed the Inshops, which wasn't a cinema, but they now use it to have medaeval bear-baiting contests. It's sick, I tell you!
  • maybe they'll eventually build that cinema to replace the odeon
  • There is a new cinema being built, hopefully by the end of the year, above the council offices car park
  • Woodside park. Leisure world's now subsiding! ha!
  • There are no cinemas in St Albans! which is crazy considering the popultion. there was one which close apparently. There are a few multiplex cinemas around, the nearest being at Hatfield 4 miles away at the Galleria which has tacky bars 'n stuff too! Others include Warner Village.
  • No Cinema in St Albans after it closed down many years ago despite local protests. Nearest are Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead; Wood Side Warner Brothers (personally my favourite) , Watford; or UCI Galleria, Hatfield.

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