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At Home: Greta Gerwig's 2019 'Little Women'
New to Home Video this week is director Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Little Women, which was originally written by Louisa May Alcott. The classic story about a woman and her four daughters in 19th-century Massachusetts who are left to fend for themselves during the Civil War. The story has been adapted several times, including Little Women in 1994 (nominated for three Oscars and starring Winona Ryder as oldest sister Jo), Little Women in 1949 (won an Oscar and was directed by Mervyn Leroy),... (more)

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Harkins Theatres Closes Locations Through March 31, 2020 Amid Virus Concerns
Harkins Theatres announced today that it is closing all locations through March 31, 2020, following guidance from the CDC and other authorities to minimize the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The following message has been posted to the Harkins Theatres web site: Dear Harkins team, friends, family, and valued guests, The health and well-being of our loyal team and guests is and always will be our highest priority. While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Harkins... (more)

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Emagine Theatres Offering Carry-Out Popcorn, Gift Card Promo
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 movies at home. Lobbies at select Emagine loctions (see the list below) will be open for carry-out orders of 10 gallon bags for $15. They request that you keep social distancing guidelines in mind when you visit. The press release mentions that the promotion will start Friday, March 20, 2020 and... (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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Movie Release Dates, They are a-Changin'
The release dates for a multitude of movies have changed recently as a result of the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down movie theaters across the United States and the world. The first movie, alphabetically, in the list is the most significant change for those who love to go to the movie theater to see movies. Artemis Fowl, which was to appear in theaters on May 29, 2020 (after having multiple release date changes previous to the current situation), is now going straight to Disney's... (more)

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Get 3 Movies for the Price of 2 at Amazon
Gift Shop merchant Amazon.com is having a "Get 3 for the Price of 2" promotion on quite a few movies right now. View the Get 3 for the price of 2 Promotion The formats range from DVD to Blu-ray to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, and include even new releases, such as Knives Out, Joker, Midway, and many of the Star Wars movies (which were just released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray). According to the page on Amazon's site (linked above), the promotion works like this: Add 3 items from the selection on... (more)

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