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Louisville, CO: CU Housing Planned for Regal Cinebarre Boulder Building
The University of Colorado Boulder has entered into a contract to purchase the building in which the Regal Cinebarre Boulder in Louisville, Colorado operates. The news comes in an article published recently in BizWest, which mentions that the purchase has been approved by the Board of Regents, but still must be approved by the Capital Development Committee of the Colorado General Assembly. See the list of articles below for the link. To see what's playing and when, and to buy tickets... (more)

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Grand Rapids, MI: New Photos Added for Celebration! Cinema - Grand Rapids North & IMAX
We've added photos for the Celebration! Cinema - Grand Rapids North & IMAX in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Located northeast of downtown Grand Rapids on East Beltline Avenue NE and Knapp Street NE, the eighteen-screen movie theater features an IMAX auditorium and offers a selection of food items that includes soft pretzels (our choice for a movie snack!), loaded nachos, spicy chicken sliders, pizzas, and warm cookies. This location is one of eleven movie theaters operated by Celebration!... (more)

Home Video

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Remastered in 4K, 'The Abyss' Returns to Theaters for One Night Only, Finally Coming to Home Video
James Cameron's underwater adventure movie, The Abyss, opened in theaters August 9, 1989. That was after he impressed us with The Terminator and Aliens, but before he explored the depths of the ocean in Titanic, and took us to Pandora in Avatar and Avatar: The Way of Water. The 1989 movie has become a unicorn of sorts, as it has never been released on home video beyond DVD, which only enhanced its legendary status. Given that it's been 20 years since that DVD release and 34 years since its... (more)

Home Theater

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Save Up to $500 on Sony's OLED TVs
When it comes to flat panel televisions, the cream of the crop when it comes to technology is OLED. Right now, you can get Sony's 2023 BRAVIA XR A80L Series 4K Ultra HD TVs for up to $500 off their regular price! (note: this was $300 off when the article was written, and on 8/14/23, the prices have gone down again!) Sony's OLED models are known for their incredible image quality as a result of high contrast and lifelike brightness, and feature the requisite Smart TV apps for your streaming... (more)

Odds & Ends

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'Oppenheimer' Returns to IMAX Theaters for One Week
Oppenheimer was one of the hits of the summer, and the 'Barbenheimer' movement took theaters by storm. The movie was filmed with IMAX cameras and its run through IMAX theaters contributed to record earnings for the IMAX Corporation. Released July 21, 2023, the movie enjoyed ten weeks in the Top 10 Box Office report. It's probably responsible for a few sleepless nights and a more than a few heated meetings for the studio, cast, and crew of Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One, which... (more)


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Find Movies with Spanish Subtitles With Our New Advanced Search Tool!
You now have the ability to search for movies playing with Spanish Subtitles anywhere in the United States using our Movies Playing with Spanish Subtitles search tool! When we improved our Advanced Search tool in July, it allowed us to add more searches in the future and make them available to all our readers. The first new search that we added was for Open Caption Presentations, which has been very popular with our readers! Erik, a reader that is a fan of our Open Caption search contacted... (more)

Theater Openings & Improvements

Rochester, NY: Apple Cinemas - Pittsford Cinema Opens
The Apple Cinemas - Pittsford Cinema in Rochester, New York is now open. Located in the Pittsford Plaza shopping center on Monroe Avenue, the movie theater was previously known as the Pittsford Cinema 9, which closed in June 2022. This will be the first location in New York for Apple Cinemas, which also operates movie theaters in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. It is planning to reopen the former Regal Cinemas Greece Ridge Center 12, which closed in March.... (more)

Theater Closings

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Plainview, TX: Cinemark Town Centre Cinema 6 Closed
The Cinemark Town Centre Cinema 6 in Plainview, Texas has closed. Located along I-27, north of Olton Road/Highway 70, the six screen movie theater's last day of operation was Thursday, December 7, 2023. We could not find any news reports or official statements that would explain why the theater closed, or if it might reopen again in the future. The theater's closure causes a bit of a problem for moviegoers in the area, as the nearest theaters are more than 40 miles away in Lubbock. If you... (more)

Gift Shop

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Upgrade Your Streaming Experience and Save Up to 40% on Roku Products!
Upgrade your streaming experience and save 33% on one of the best streaming devices on the market! If you've been noticing that the apps on your smart TV are not being updated or not behaving as they should, or if you just want more features, like wifi and ethernet connections, Dolby Atmos compatibility, a better remote, or voice control, you'll want to check out the Roku Ultra. Gift Shop merchant Amazon.com has the Roku Ultra on sale right now for $66.99, which is the lowest price we've... (more)

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