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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...
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...
Apr 10, 2020 -- During the coronavirus-imposed movie theater shutdown, some theaters are finding ways to offer great moviegoing experiences, even if they can't show any movies, by offering curbside sales of popcorn...
Mar 19, 2020 -- Tired of microwave popcorn? While they're not showing movies right now, Emagine Entertainment wants to supply you with delicious and authentic movie theater popcorn for you to enjoy while watching...
Feb 4, 2020 -- A theatrical release of the hit stage play Hamilton will open in theaters in October 2021, according to the musical's creator and performer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, in a tweet recently:
Jan 13, 2020 -- If you go to a theater operated by Regal later this Spring and ask for a Coke, you'll likely hear a response of "Is Pepsi OK?" PepsiCo and Regal announced recently that Pepsi products will be...
Jan 11, 2020 -- The Tower Theatre in Fresno, California has a new marquee, according to an article published recently by Fox 26 News: The Tower Theatre has a new marquee they are revealing to the public on...
Dec 12, 2019 -- Our online ticketing partner, Fandango, is offering a promotion where you can get $5 off your next purchase of two or more tickets to Jumanji: The Next Level, which opens in theaters Friday, December...
Oct 8, 2019 -- The release of Gemini Man in theaters October 11, 2019 brings with it additional showings using a technology being branded as 3D+ in HFR. Those showings are labelled as Gemini Man 3D+ IN HFR and...
Sep 24, 2019 -- The Tower Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin hasn't shown movies since 1975, but the 93-year-old movie theater building still stands on North 27th Street on Milwaukee's near west side. During the...


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