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2023 Academy Award Nominations Announced
The nominations for the 95th Oscars were announced today, January 24, 2023, by actors Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams. It was live-streamed online and broadcast on ABC during the Good Morning America television show. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences consists of more than 10,000 members worldwide that are filmmakers, artists, and executives in the industry. Voting for each of the seventeen categories is done by the Academy members in that branch, so actors are nominating actors... (more)

Site News

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Recent Trailers & Videos
We have new trailers and other videos for four dozen movies this week! Be sure to check out the clips from Knock at the Cabin and 80 for Brady, which are new this week, as well as plenty of videos for movies coming soon to a theater near you! Staying in this weekend? Don't worry, we have videos for you, too! We reach back a few weeks, a few months, a few years, and even a few decades to provide inspiration for what movie you would like to see on streaming and on disc. New Movies 80 for... (more)

Home Video

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Get $8 Off Ticket to 'Black Adam' with VUDU Promotion -- ends October 24, 2022
Streaming provider VUDU is offering a promotion where you can get up to $8 off a movie ticket to see Black Adam (which opens today) when you purchase select titles from the VUDU library. The discount is through Fandango, which sells movie tickets through this site, and owns the VUDU service. Some of the movie and television titles that are currently part of the promotion are comic book superhero movies and TV shows like Shazam!, The Batman, The Suicide Squad, and more, as well as some of... (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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Watch Award Nominees During Regal's Best Picture Film Festival March 3-12
Following the announcement last week of the 2023 Academy Award Nominations, many of the nominees are coming back to theaters. You can find a list of them on our Academy Award® Winners and Nominees page to see where and when they're playing. Some theaters and chains are hosting special events, where the nominated movies are shown either over the course of several days or in one or two days, marathon-style. Regal is doing the latter with its Regal Best Picture Film Festival, being held in... (more)

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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Niagara Falls, NY: Regal Niagara Falls Under New Management
The Regal Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York is now being operated by Dipson Theatres as the Dipson Capitol Theatre. Regal parent Cineworld filed for bankruptcy in September and has been closing locations around the country since. Dipson Theatres is based in New York and operates six other locations around New York and Pennsylvania. According to an article published recently in the Buffalo News (see below), the company intends to renovate and update the Niagara Falls movie theater. ... (more)

Theater Closings

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Niagara Falls, NY: Regal Niagara Falls Under New Management
The Regal Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York is now being operated by Dipson Theatres as the Dipson Capitol Theatre. Regal parent Cineworld filed for bankruptcy in September and has been closing locations around the country since. Dipson Theatres is based in New York and operates six other locations around New York and Pennsylvania. According to an article published recently in the Buffalo News (see below), the company intends to renovate and update the Niagara Falls movie theater. ... (more)

Gift Shop

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Give the Gift of Moviegoing with Gift Cards - Digital Gift Cards Make Gift Giving Easy!
What better way to spread holiday cheer than to give the important people in your life the gift of movies on the big screen? Fandango Gift Cards make great gifts for loved ones, colleagues, those that provide you with services, and anyone else that you may only know half as well as you should like, and right now, Fandango is offering some deals when you buy one on their site. Get 10% off on orders of $60+!* -- Use Code: Dec2022 Get 15% off PLUS $15 Fandango Cash on orders $150+. Max... (more)

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