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East Rutherford, NJ: World's Largest ScreenX Installation Coming to American Dream
B & B Theatres announced recently that it will open a new movie theater at American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey. When it opens, the new location will boast the largest ScreenX auditorium in the world, according to the press release from CJ 4DPLEX, the company behind ScreenX. The ScreenX auditorium at the B & B American Dream will have an 80-foot-wide screen, with projection on the side walls that are 82 feet wide each. B & B Theatres is no stranger to ScreenX, with... (more)

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Watch the Latest Movie Trailers, Clips, Interviews, and More!
Thursday is a good day to get a recap on the latest movie trailers, clips, promos, interviews, and other videos that we have for movies that are new in theaters, already playing, coming soon to theaters, or available to watch at home! We've added nearly 100 videos for 56 movies recently, which you can find listed on the Recent Movie Trailers & Videos page! Here's a sampling of the most recent additions: Hit Man has a new video: Trailer - Today On the Basis of Sex has a... (more)

Home Video

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How to Watch the Academy Award Winners in Theaters and at Home
The 96th Annual Academy Awards ceremony was held Sunday, March 10, 2024, and it was no surprise that Oppenheimer took home the majority of the awards, including for Best Picture and Director. You can see the complete list of winners in our article titled 2024 Academy Award Winners. The movie didn't take home every award, though, and twelve movies received awards in at least one category. If the Oscars made you want to experience some movies that you haven't seen yet, or to see them again, you... (more)

Home Theater

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Upgrade Your Popcorn Game at Home with Two Popcorn Poppers
On this National Popcorn Day, we compiled a list of free popcorn offers and other promotions at theaters around the country, but what if you're watching a movie at home tonight? The easy option that many people choose is the trusty bag of microwave popcorn. It's hard to argue with the convenience, but no one will say its the peak of popcorn performance. If you're looking to upgrade from that microwave popcorn bag, check out two great options that we think are worth considering! ... (more)

Odds & Ends

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Emagine Entertainment Offering Free Movie to Celebrate #1 Satisfaction Ranking
Emagine Entertainment has been recognized recently as #1 in brand rankings in a recent survey, specifically for Customer Loyalty, Trust, and Wallet Share. To celebrate that achievement, Emagine locations will be showing movies for free on Monday, June 3, 2024. The survey was conducted in 2023 by Market Force, which polled moviegoers across the United States about their experiences at movie theaters, what motivated them to choose how and where they watch movies, and many other aspects of... (more)

Milestones

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Find Movies in ScreenX and 4DX Easily With New Search Tools!
We have added two new searches to our Advanced Search tool. The first is for finding Movies Playing in ScreenX and the second is for Movies Playing in 4DX. About ScreenX ScreenX uses multiple projectors to display a 270 degree panoramic image which covers the sidewalls of the auditorium as well as the primary screen in front of you. The result is an immersive experience that can be very impressive. We first experienced ScreenX at the first such installation in Wisconsin in September 2023 and... (more)

Theater Openings & Improvements

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Amarillo, TX: Local Business Owners Purchase Tascosa Drive-In, Reopening Planned
The Tascosa Drive-In in Amarillo, Texas could be showing movies again before the end of summer! The drive-in movie theater closed in October 2023, but an article published recently in the Amarillo Globe-News (see list below) mentions that it may be reopening by the end of July under the ownership of Jim and Candy DeWitz. The couple owns both the K-N Root Beer Stand and Big Jim’s Pizza on the southwest side of Amarillo. The theater had been operated by Rhett Butler Burns, who held out... (more)

Theater Closings

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Jacksonville, FL: Five Points Movie Theater Closed
The Sun-Ray Cinema @ 5 Points in Jacksonville, Florida has closed. Located in the historic Five Points neighborhood between Riverside Park and Memorial Park, the theater's last day of operation was Saturday, July 6, 2024. According to an article published recently by CBS 47 (see below), the theater's closure is the result of the building being sold, and its lease was not renewed. Where to Find Movies on the Big Screen Moviegoers in the area will need to visit one of the other nearby... (more)

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Movie Music Winners at the GRAMMY Awards
The 2024 GRAMMY music award ceremony was held Sunday, February 4, 2024 and music from this past year's movies was recognized with nominations and wins. Take a look at the winners as well as the nominees, which includes links to listening to the works so you can enjoy them for yourself! "What Was I Made For?" from Barbie by Billie Eilish won for Song of the Year and for Best Song Written For Visual Media. It also was nominated for Record Of The Year, Best Pop Solo Performance. and Best Music... (more)

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