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Enjoy Family-Friendly Movies at Emagine Theatres for Just $3 During Summer Movie Series
You can enjoy family-friendly movies at Emagine Entertainment movie theaters this summer for just $3! The movie series started earlier this month, but plenty of great titles are still left for the rest of the summer! The next in the series is Spirit Untamed, which starts July 1, 2022. 2022 Movie Series Lineup July 1-7 - Spirit Untamed July 8-14 - The Boss Baby: Family Business July 15-21 - Kung Fu Panda July 22-28 - Abominable July 29 - Aug 4 - Shrek Aug 5-11 - Puss in Boots ... (more)

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Recent Trailers & Videos
The sole notable release this weekend, Fall, is not for those afraid of heights! We have a clip from the movie as well as a music video from Madison Beer, "I Have Never Felt More Alive." Plus, you can watch some new videos for last week's #1 movie, Bullet Train. Next week, Idris Elba returns to the big screen in the action thriller, Beast, which will probably not appear on any tourist materials for African safaris. Reaching back in the release calendar, you can watch the first ten minutes of... (more)

Home Video

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Buy a Ticket for 'Morbius' and Get $10 Off the Venom 2-Movie Collection
Our ticketing partner, Fandango, is offering a promotion where you can save $10 on the Venom 2-Movie Collection on VUDU.com when you purchase a ticket for Morbius on Fandango through our site! Buy your tickets now to watch "Morbius" playing in theaters starting April 1st! One of Marvel's most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and... (more)

Home Theater

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4K Playback Issues on LG OLED TVs Made Recently, LG Releases Fix
It appears that LG C1 and G1 series OLED TVs made since September 2021 cannot play movies and games at 4K resolutions when connected to an external device, such as a 4K Blu-ray player or game system. From what we could find, reports started hitting various online discussions around mid-October that people were having problems playing 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and gaming at 4K on the Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, etc. While the company deflected those first problem reports, enough complaints... (more)

Odds & Ends

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Movies Released On This Day in Movie History: June 4 -- Can You Guess the Movies By Their Posters?
The movies featured in the posters above were all released on June 4th -- can you name them? I'll tag the movies, so you can see the list, but you'll have to select each to match the posters. This is a great opportunity to look for showtimes and find out how to watch them at home!

Milestones

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Improvements Made to the Journal Section
The Journal section has been upgraded to be more visually interesting as well as more flexible for us to provide you with interesting information about enjoying movies, whether they are showing in theaters or at home! You may have noticed that we have been writing articles since we founded The BigScreen Cinema Guide in 1995 (it was then called the Penguin Cinema Guide). Since that time, more than 5,800 articles have been written about movies, theaters, home theater, and anything else that we... (more)

Theater Openings & Improvements

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Austin, TX: Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In - North Austin Opening August 25
The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In - North Austin in Austin, Texas appears to be opening to the public August 25, 2022. We just received showtimes for the pop-up drive-in movie theater, which you can find on the Showtimes page for the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In - North Austin. The closest drive-in is the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In - Austin Mueller, which is another pop-up about ten miles away. Unfortunately, there aren't any traditional drive-in movie theaters within 50... (more)

Theater Closings

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Eden, NC: Kingsway 4 Cinema Closed
The Kingsway 4 Cinema in Eden, North Carolina has closed. According to a post on the theater's Facebook page, the theater's last day was May 29, 2022: Kingsway 4 reopened 13 years ago, and we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the support they have shown us. We feel like our customers are family. It is because of all of you that we have been able to stay open for so long. That makes this announcement that much more difficult. Effective May 29, the Kingsway 4 will be... (more)

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Save 50% on the Amazon Fire Stick 4K
Black Friday has shaping up to be a nearly month-long promotion instead of just one day, and we'll bring you sales that we think are notable, including this 50% discount on the Amazon Fire Stick 4K! Buy the Fire TV Stick 4K from Amazon.com This streaming media player was released in October and by virtue of its name and the photo above, it's a stick that plugs directly into the HDMI port of your TV or A/V receiver. Power is derived from a USB adaptor that plugs into the side of the unit. ... (more)

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