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Bakersfield, CA: UA East Hills Mall 10 to Close June 30, 2010

The Bakersfield Californian reported on Friday that the UA East Hills Mall 10 in Bakersfield, California will close at the end of June: The Californian learned Friday that the United Artists East Hills Mall 10 theater complex is closing at the... (more)

Santa Monica, CA: Mann Criterion 6 Becomes AMC Criterion 6

The former Mann Criterion 6 in Santa Monica, California is now the AMC Criterion 6, according to an announcement yesterday by AMC Entertainment: "We are pleased to expand our presence in the Santa Monica area and welcome the Criterion 6... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of June 18, 2010

  1. Toy Story 3
  2. The Karate Kid
  3. The A-Team
  4. Get Him to the Greek
  5. Shrek Forever After
  6. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  7. Jonah Hex
  8. Killers
  9. Iron Man 2
  10. Marmaduke

For more details, see our Top Box Office Movies page.

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That's it for this week, so take a look at what's new in theaters and what's coming up in the next couple of weeks. Have a good weekend!

Scott Jentsch
Publisher, The BigScreen Cinema Guide

New Releases

The following are new releases opening in theaters in the next week.

Dogtooth (Kynodontas)

Starring Christos Stergioglou, Michelle Valley, Aggeliki Papoulia, Mary Tsoni, Hristos Passalis

Genre - Drama
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Grown Ups
Five friends and former teammates reunite years later to honor the passing of their childhood basketball coach. With their wives (Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, Maya Rudolph) and kids in tow, they spend the Fourth of July holiday weekend together at the lake house where they celebrated their championship years earlier.

Picking up where they left off, they discover why growing older doesn't mean growing up.

Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bello

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG-13
crude material including suggestive references, language and some male rear nudity

Pappu

Starring Krishnudu, Deepika, Subba Raju

Genre - Drama
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The Servant

Starring Kim Joo-hyeok, Ryoo Seung-beom, Jo Yeo-jeong, Oh Dal-soo, Ryoo Hyeon-kyeong

Genre - Drama
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South of the Border
In his new documentary SOUTH OF THE BORDER, Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone embarks on a road trip to five different South American countries. Along the way he examines the current political and social attitudes that permeate the nations and interviews seven South American heads of state including Presidents Hugo Chavez (Venezuela), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Lula da Silva (Brazil), and Raul Castro (Cuba).

Never one to shy away from controversy, Oliver Stone uses SOUTH OF THE BORDER as an opportunity to get to know these leaders on a more personal level and examine what he considers to be the mainstream media’s misrepresentation of them.

Starring Tariq Ali, Raúl Castro, Hugo Chávez, Rafael Correa, Cristina Kirchner

Genre - Documentary
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The Twilight Experience
Relive the epic of Bella, Edward, Jacob and all your favorite TWILIGHT characters at THE TWILIGHT EXPERIENCE at AMC Theatres.

For only $30, see both TWILIGHT and THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON before the 12:01am showing of THE TWILIGHT : SAGA: ECLIPSE.

Guests will also receive a special limited edition-event lanyard (while supplies last) and an AMC gift card worth $10 on the night of the event, with experience ticket purchase. The experience begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 29.

Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

Genre - Program
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Rated PG-13

Twilight Trilogy

Genre - Program
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Twilight Trilogy (Twilight, Twilight Saga: New Moon, Twilight Saga: Eclipse)

Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

Genre - Program
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Rated PG-13

I Hate Luv Storys
"I Hate Luv Storys" is the maxim Jay lives by. But, as an assistant director to Veer, the most famous romantic filmmaker in the Indian Film Industry, Jay has little option but to live with larger than life, glossy, cinematic love on an everyday basis. Things only get worse when he is made to work under the new production designer on the film, Simran. Simran loves love stories; so much so that even her life has begun to resemble one. With her ideal job and the perfect boyfriend, Raj, she lives a blissful, dreamy life. The turmoils of Jay and Simran's lives, is ironically interweaved with the love story that they are working on. But, will Jay and Simran ever find their own love story???

Starring Imran Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Sammir Dattani, Samir Soni, Aamir Ali

Genre - Romance
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Love Ranch
"Love Ranch" is a bittersweet love story that turns explosive when the players in a romantic triangle lose control and cross the line.

Set in the late-1970s, the film depicts larger than life personalities living on the edge, Grace Bontempo and Charlie Bontempo, the husband and wife team who own and run Nevada's first legalized brothel. Their lives are suddenly altered when Armando Bruza, a husky, world famous heavy weight boxer from South America is brought to the Ranch to train as part of Charlie's ever-expanding entrepreneurial empire.

Plans quickly go awry when Bruza comes between Grace and Charlie as an unforeseen love triangle develops that erupts into uncontrollable passion and murder.

Starring Helen Mirren, Joe Pesci, Scout Taylor-Compton, Bryan Cranston, Gina Gershon

Genre - Drama
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Rated R
sexual content, pervasive language and some violence

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob--knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf.

With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death.

Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Rachelle Lefevre, Jodelle Ferland, Elizabeth Reaser, Billy Burke

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG-13
intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality

The Twilight Saga Eclipse: The IMAX Experience
In "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse," Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge.

In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob--knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse will be digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience(R) with proprietary IMAX DMR(R) (Digital Re-mastering) technology.

Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Rachelle Lefevre, Jodelle Ferland, Elizabeth Reaser, Billy Burke

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG-13
intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality

The Last Airbender 3D
Air, Water, Earth, Fire. Four nations tied by destiny when the Fire Nation launches a brutal war against the others. A century has passed with no hope in sight to change the path of this destruction.

Caught between combat and courage, Aang (Noah Ringer) discovers he is the lone Avatar with the power to manipulate all four elements. Aang teams with Katara (Nicola Peltz), a Waterbender, and her brother, Sokka (Jackson Rathbone), to restore balance to their war-torn world.

Starring Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Dev Patel, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG
fantasy action violence

The Last Airbender
Air, Water, Earth, Fire. Four nations tied by destiny when the Fire Nation launches a brutal war against the others. A century has passed with no hope in sight to change the path of this destruction.

Caught between combat and courage, Aang (Noah Ringer) discovers he is the lone Avatar with the power to manipulate all four elements. Aang teams with Katara (Nicola Peltz), a Waterbender, and her brother, Sokka (Jackson Rathbone), to restore balance to their war-torn world.

Starring Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Dev Patel, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi, Cliff Curtis

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG
fantasy action violence

For a complete list of recent movies playing in theaters, please see our "New Movies" page.

Coming Soon

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