07 Jun '11, 12am

Sound fault spoils movie experience (via ST iPhone App) GV sucks! :p

LAST Thursday, I watched the 9.50pm digital screening of X-Men: First Class at Golden Village Bishan with a group of friends. Throughout the movie, the sound system failed to reproduce the intended sounds of the original movie in scenes where the bass was loud - for example, in explosion and dramatic scenes. I believe a large portion of the audience initially assumed that the distorted rumblings were intended in the film. However, it gradually became apparent that the sound system was faulty when the distorted sounds littered multiple scenes of the movie where the volume was louder. Although it was the opening day of the movie, I was surprised that not a single staff member identified this glaring sound system fault. An established cinema operator such as Golden Village would also be expected to conduct regular checks on its sound systems. In its failure to do so, Golden V...

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