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'Luca' Going Straight to Disney+ Online Streaming Service
The upcoming Disney Pixar movie, Luca, is going straight to home video. It will be released only on Disney's Disney+ streaming service June 18, 2021. Unlike Mulan and Raya and the Last Dragon, which debuted as "Premiere Access" releases that commanded an additional rental fee of $30, Luca will be released as part of the monthly subscription fee. The company took this approach in December with Soul. Once upon a time, movie studios reserved "straight to video" releases for lukewarm sequels or... (more)

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Enjoy $3 Kid-Friendly Movies at Emagine Locations
Emagine Entertainment is hosting kid-friendly movies this summer during their Summer Kids' Movie series. Family movies suitable for all ages will be shown for $3 per ticket and a special concession package of a popcorn and small drink will be $6.75. 2021 Movie Lineup June 4-10: The Secret Life of Pets June 11-17: Sing June 25 - July 1: Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron July 2-8: Kung Fu Panda July 9-15: Trolls World Tour July 16-22: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch July 23-29: How to... (more)

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Marcus Theatres Offers Free Popcorn to Vaccinated Customers
Concerns about the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters around the world in March 2020, and it devastated the movie theater industry. New releases were delayed, often multiple times, and in many cases, diverted to online streaming services. Movie theaters sat empty and employees were out of work. Some (too many) theaters closed permanently. With the rollout of the vaccines, case rates are going down, and movie theaters are reopening. Marcus Theatres is rewarding customers that are... (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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Recent Trailers & Videos Updates
We have plenty of trailers and other videos to watch for movies new in theaters and movies that are coming soon! Select a movie below to see what we have for each movie and make your plans to see them in theaters! New Movies The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It -- Opens Tomorrow Spirit Untamed -- Opens Tomorrow Cruella A Quiet Place Part II Movies Coming Soon 12 Mighty Orphans -- Opens Jun 11th The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard -- Opens Jun 16th Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway --... (more)

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Give the Gift of Going to the Movies with Gift Cards!
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. Check out the list of promotions below, and we'll add more as we hear about them! Spend $75+ and get a movie... (more)

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