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Defiance, OH: Northtowne 9 Changes Ownership

The Crescent News is reporting that the Northtowne 9 theater in Defiance, Ohio has changed ownership as of yesterday. Regal Cinemas no longer operates the Northtowne, which is now part of Defiance Theaters, Inc. Late this morning and early this ... (more)

Waukesha, WI: Marcus Majestic to Show "Hancock" in 4K Digital Cinema on UltraScreen

Marcus Theatres has just announced that they will be showing the new Will Smith movie Hancock, which opens Wednesday, on one of their two UltraScreens using Sony 4K Digital Cinema projection equipment. They are going to be showing special advance ... (more)

James Bond "Quantum of Solace" Trailer Now Available

The trailer for the next James Bond movie Quantum of Solace has been released, and we have both standard and HD versions to share with you! The Trailers and Videos page for Quantum of Solace has links to both versions, and as more providers make it ... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of June 27, 2008

  1. WALL-E
  2. Wanted
  3. Get Smart
  4. Kung Fu Panda
  5. The Incredible Hulk
  6. The Love Guru
  7. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  8. The Happening
  9. Sex and the City
  10. You Don't Mess With the Zohan

For more details, see our Top Box Office Movies page.

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That's it for this week, so take a look at what's new in theaters and what's coming up in the next couple of weeks. Have a good weekend!

Scott Jentsch
Publisher, The BigScreen Cinema Guide

New Releases

The following are new releases opening in theaters in the next week.

Diminished Capacity
A man who suffers memory loss after getting hit on the head takes a trip with his high school sweetheart and his Alzheimer's-addled uncle to a memorabilia show, as the group concocts a scheme to sell a rare baseball card.

Starring Matthew Broderick, Virginia Madsen, Alan Alda, Bobby Cannavale, Jimmy Bennett

Genre - Comedy
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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
A probing look into the uncanny life of national treasure and gonzo journalism inventor Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.

A fast moving, wildly entertaining documentary with an iconic soundtrack, the film addresses the major touchstones in Thompson's life-his intense and ill fated relationship with the Hell's Angels, his near-successful bid for the office of sheriff in Aspen in 1970, the notorious story behind the landmark Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, his deep involvement in Senator George McGovern's 1972 presidential campaign, and much more.

Starring Hunter S. Thompson, Melissa Otero

Genre - Documentary
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Rated R
drug and sexual content, language and some nudity

Thomas the Tank Engine: The Great Discovery
Thomas gets lost in the mountains and discovers an old town and soon the whole island is buzzing with the news of Thomas' discovery!

Starring Pierce Brosnan

Genre - Animation
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Rated G

For a complete list of recent movies playing in theaters, please see our "New Movies" page.

Coming Soon

Watch for these movies coming to a theater near you!

Friday, Jul 11th

Friday, Jul 18th

Wednesday, Jul 23rd

For a complete list of movies coming soon to theaters, please see our "Coming Soon" page.

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