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Sep 21 -- The former Garfield Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the site of yet another redevelopment plan, according to recent news reports. Located on North King Drive just north of Locust Street hasn't...
Aug 27 -- The building that once contained the Majestic Theatre on Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is being redeveloped into an apartment complex. The theater closed in 1932, and very little of what...
Aug 3 -- The Princess Diaries opened in theaters 20 years ago on August 3, 2001. Directed by Garry Marshall and starring Anne Hathaway as awkward teenager Mia Thermopolis who is just trying to survive each...
Jul 2 -- The Disney Movie Insiders Presents podcast visits the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California recently. Located near Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, the historic 1926 theater has been...
May 27 -- 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...
May 3 -- Marvel Entertainment has been waiting a long time to release movies in theaters again, and they're celebrating with a "Sizzle Reel" video that showcases just about every movie they have on their...
Apr 29 -- Sunday's episode of CBS Sunday Morning featured a segment with correspondent Tracy Smith talking to theater industry experts about the prospects of movie theaters in a post-pandemic marketplace. ...
Feb 23 -- The Uptown Theatre in Racine, Wisconsin hasn't shown movies since 1959, and when it opened in 1928, it was known as the Majestic Theatre. While the Park Theatre (aka Marcus Park I & II) has...
Dec 30, 2020 -- Marcus Corporation announced recently that the Ultimate Popcorn Tubs offered at Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern locations for 2020 are now valid for all of 2021. The Ultimate Popcorn Tubs were...
Dec 21, 2020 -- Former President of the United States Barack Obama released his list of favorite movies and TV shows of 2020 recently on his Twitter feed. While we'll leave it to others to cover the TV shows,...
Nov 11, 2020 -- On this date in 2005, director Joe Wright's adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice opened in theaters. It went on to garner four Academy Award nominations, including for Best Actress...
Oct 15, 2020 -- The Ward Memorial Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin hasn't shown movies in many years, but the historic building dating back to 1881 has been preserved, and is looking for some additional...
Sep 24, 2020 -- 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...
Aug 26, 2020 -- Marcus Theatres is reminding moviegoers how much fun it can be to go back to movie theaters now that they're opening again by offering curbside pickup of a free popcorn, a free movie pass, and...
Aug 21, 2020 -- AMC Theatres are welcoming moviegoers back to their movie theaters by offering promotional pricing on popular treats at the concession stand. Through October 31, 2020, guests can enjoy a regular...
Jun 4, 2020 -- As theaters around the country begin to open after the nation-wide shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, there aren't many new movies to show (the first major releases aren't planned until July...
May 20, 2020 -- The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra purchased the former former Grand Cinemas in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to suit its expanding needs, and has recently announced that the restored building will be called...
May 5, 2020 -- May 5, 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the theatrical release of Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe as a Roman general who runs afoul of the new heir to the throne after his beloved emperor dies. ...
Apr 23, 2020 -- In spite of moving its animated movie Scoob! straight to video on May 15, Warner Bros. committed Wednesday to releasing its movies in theaters. The news was published in a recent article by The...
Apr 14, 2020 -- Vanity Fair has a new article about Timothée Chalamet in the upcoming Dune, which opens in theaters December 18, 2020. ...today we begin with the central hero: Paul Atreides, a child of...


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