The garage at rear was the best size for Mr Berger’s 57-seat single-screen movie theater, which he has actually named the Thornbury Photo House. The amazing remodeling will quickly be completed: the location will open on April 12.
Personnel have actually hosed off the grease, removed tonnes of heavy equipment and set up a 6-metre-wide screen, modern-day seats, digital projector and airconditioning. Mr Berger personally removed 10 coats of paint off some of the tiles.Movies will be
a mix of classic and new: the first week will include Oscar favourites Lady Bird, The Forming of Water and Three Signboards Outdoors Ebbing, Missouri, the 1996 film Fargo and a screening of Buster Keaton’s 1926 quiet comedy The General with a live jazz band.Mr Berger runs a pop-up movie theater company, Explode Cinema. He and other half Lou ran the revived, two-screen George Movie theater in St Kilda for 6 months prior to it was sold in 2014, and are confident this Thornbury single screen will work.He states inner-north arts fans desire a more social, immersive experience than enjoying Netflix in your home as they flick through their mobiles.
They can walk or cycle here and bring beverages into the cinema, or enjoy them at the bar.A gauge on an antique petrol pump at the site. Picture: Chris Hopkins The Thornbury Image House is an echo of Melbourne of more than 50 years back, when primary streets heaved with