Filipinos love shopping and watching movies. And while the Philippines is a developing country, it has three of the top 10 biggest malls in the world and it has world-class cinemas comparable to those from first world countries.
For those traveling to Manila, there are many shopping and entertainment hotspots to check out. Malls in the Philippines readily come with cineplexes, and most of them are located on the top floors of the typically four- or five- storey structures. One of which is the Gateway Cineplex 10 at the Gateway Mall in Araneta Center, Cubao. Located in Quezon City in Metro Manila, the Entertainment Capital of the Philippines, this premier shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife complex is worth a visit for its top commercial establishments and diverse sub-culture interestingly consisting of a varying mix of artists and intellectuals, businessmen and executives, families and friends, socialites, students, travelers, and workers.
Gateway Cineplex 10 Dolby Super Digital Cinemas
The independent films Pera-perahang Lata (Penny from the Tin Can) and Technophilia, the first Filipino independent films successfully projected in HD format in the country, were premiered at Gateway’s Dolby Super Digital Cinema last June 2009:
Photo Slideshow – Filipino and Korean Independent Films Premiere at Gateway – Cocktails
Photo Slideshow – Filipino and Korean Independent Films Premiere at Gateway – Theater
Video – Indie HD Philippine Premiere of Pera-perahang Lata and Technophilia at Gateway
Gateway Cineplex 10 welcomes the future of motion picture with its Dolby Super Digital Cinemas. With the breakthrough Dolby Super Digital Technology, you can watch movies the way its creators intended you to see it: with incredible clarity and detail. It also allows you to experience 3D entertainment with crystal clear sound and images that jump right off the screen: no scratches, no fading, no pops, and no jitters.
Scratches, noise, and other delays caused by 35mm films are a thing of the past with the advent of today’s digital technology. The Dolby Super Digital Cinema enhances the viewing experience as it ensures perfect screenings all throughout a movie’s run. Apart from that, the digital cinemas offer a most unforgettable experience though 2D and 3D technology that is now exclusively available at the Gateway Cineplex. This makes Gateway Cineplex’s Digital Cinemas the perfect venues to watch your favorite events live via satellite.
Video – Indie HD Philippine Premiere Coverage
Video – Technophilia Behind-the-scene Video
Music Video – Kaibigan (Friend), Pera-perahang Lata OST
Consistently delivering unparalleled viewing pleasure, the Dolby Super Digital Cinema continues to rank among the top 5 cinemas in Metro Manila with the state-of-the-art quality entertainment it provides.
More than world-class amenities such as full stadium seating and Boral acoustic walls for larger-than-life sounds, cinemas at Gateway Cineplex 10 are also equipped with Dolby Digital EX Ultra Sound and the largest curved screen in the country. Reservations are also made easier and more efficient with its Vista Computerized Ticketing System,
As a preferred entertainment venue for the movie aficionado, Gateway Cineplex 10 features the screening of the biggest blockbusters, exclusive runs, and local and international film festivals in the Philippines.
While it’s typically an hour away from Makati and Ortigas, two of the top commercial hubs in the metro, Gateway boasts of its direct connection to the Manila Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Manila Light Rail Transit (LRT) where visitors can more accessibly travel to any place within the busy and bustling Metro Manila.
Gateway is a multi-awarded Philippine mall: Finalist for the Urban Land Institute 2008 Awards for Excellence, Asia Pacific Competition; 2006 and 2007 Shopping Center of the Year; and 2006 Merit Award Winner for the 30th International Design and Development Awards Program of the International Council of Shopping Centers.