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Island 16: Cinema de Lux Announces the Addition of Next-Generation Technology, ‘Showcase XPlus’

National Amusements Inc. today announced that Island 16: Cinema de Lux in Holtsville, NY now features Showcase XPlus, the company’s latest cinematic enhancement.

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Holtsville, NY - September 23, 2015 - National Amusements Inc. today announced that Island 16: Cinema de Lux in Holtsville, NY now features Showcase XPlus, the company’s latest cinematic enhancement. Showcase XPlus offers a premium experience from audio and visuals to guaranteed comfort with immersive sound, crystal clear projection and reserved seating for the fully-reclining seats. National Amusements first introduced the proprietary premium large format technology in 2013, and based on its success has continued to roll it out in select theatres.

The state-of-the-art Dolby Atmos™ sound system that helps transport audiences into the story on screen thru with moving audio and providing a lifelike soundscape for those experiencing Showcase XPlus. The next-generation audio platform incorporates up to 64 channels of sound thru speakers, offering more powerful bass and improved dialogue clarity, to make the audience feel like they are inside the movie. Additional Showcase XPlus elements include:

  • 3D white high gain screen and RealD XL image technology
  • 33000-lumen BARCO DP32B-4k, which produces the highest-quality 3D imagery under all circumstances
  • Ultra-high 2K and 4K image resolution
  • Fully-reclining chairs that can be reserved ahead of time

“Showcase XPlus represents the future of entertainment, and we’re excited to bring this new powerful storytelling technology to Island 16,” said Duncan Short, vice president, USA and international operations, National Amusements. “We are confident that our Holtsville patrons will find this captivating experience to be the best that today’s movie theatres have to offer.”

To learn more about Showcase XPlus, view showtimes or purchase tickets online, visit

About National Amusements
National Amusements, Inc. is a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry operating more than 950 movie screens in the U.S., U.K. and Latin America.

National Amusements delivers a superior entertainment experience in theatres around the world under its Showcase, Multiplex, SuperLux and Cinema de Lux brands. Based in Norwood, Massachusetts, National Amusements is a closely held company operating under the third generation of leadership by the Redstone family. National Amusements is also an equal partner in the online ticketing service and is the parent company of both Viacom and CBS Corporation. Visit them here