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The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Trilogies in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - Coming Dec 1, 2020
Best Buy is teasing the availability of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray editions of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, including exclusive steelbooks, as seen in the photo of the former seen above. The release date is listed as December 1, 2020. There are three listings on Best Buy's site currently: The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy [SteelBook] [Includes Digital Copy] [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] [Only @ Best Buy] - $119.99 The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy... (more)

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New York: AMC Locations Opening in the State of New York on October 23, 2020
AMC Entertainment announced recently that several of its locations in the state of New York will resume showing movies on Friday, October 23, 2020. In a press release issued this week, the company said that it expected approximately a dozen movie theaters would reopen as a result of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement that theaters outside of New York City could open. AMC CEO Adam Aron commented: “The reopening of movie theatres around the country is essential to the... (more)

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The Fate of Milwaukee's Pop-up Drive-ins
As the coronavirus pandemic closed theaters across the country, drive-in movie theaters were the first to reopen this summer. For areas that haven't seen a traditional drive-in for many years, the answer came in the form of pop-up drive-ins, where vinyl screens were stretched across the sides of buildings (either shuttered movie theaters or even WalMarts) or LED message-board style video boards were erected in parking lots. As the summer wanes and some theaters are reopening, what will happen... (more)

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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)

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New Trailer and Photos Added for 'News of the World'
A trailer and several new photos have been added for the new Tom Hanks movie, News of the World, which opens in theaters December 25th, 2020. Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Tom Hanks), a veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe. In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths... (more)

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Rent Hundreds Of Movies From $0.99+ On FandangoNOW During The Mega Movie Weekend 5/22 – 5/25!
Streaming movie service FandangoNOW is having a "Mega Movie Weekend" from today until Monday, May 25, 2020, with hundreds of movies can be rented starting at just $0.99 each. A quick check shows recent movies, like Knives Out and Midway, to other big-name movies, like Hacksaw Ridge and Chinatown, with 4K UHD rentals available for many recent titles. Check out the selection at the link below! Rent Hundreds Of Movies From $0.99+ On FandangoNOW During The Mega Movie Weekend 5/22 –... (more)

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