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Journal Articles

Watch the new Harry Potter Trailer!

Harry Potter fans, take notice! The new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 is now available! Harry Potter and Voldemort spending some quality time together in the new trailer. Click the Read link below to view the trailer... (more)

Cinemark Pulls Paranormal Activity 2 Trailer in Some Theaters After Complaints

In a story that smacks of a publicity stunt, Variety is reporting that Cinemark is pulling the trailer for Paranormal Activity 2 from some Texas locations after getting complaints about it being too scary. This is especially odd given that the... (more)

Maumee, OH: Rave Motion Pictures Maumee 18 to Close Ahead of Schedule on July 11, 2010

On June 14th, we wrote that the Rave Motion Pictures Maumee 18 in Maumee, Ohio would be closing in August or September (see Journal Article). Now, the Toledo Blade is reporting that the theater will be closing on July 11: The two-story,... (more)

Sioux Falls, SD: Century East at Dawley Farm Opens

The 12-screen Century East at Dawley Farm in Sioux Falls, South Dakota opened yesterday, June 29th, 2010, and the Souix Falls Argus Leader has an article about the grand opening: The 12-screen, 1,900-seat movie theater opened Tuesday for the... (more)

Plattsburgh, NY: Regal Cinemas Champlain Centre 8 to Close July 12 for Renovations - Scheduled to Reopen for the Holidays

The Regal Cinemas Champlain Centre 8 in Plattsburgh, New York will be closing for major renovations on July 12, 2010, according to a press release from Regal Entertainment Group. They will show movies through Sunday, July 11th, and then close... (more)

Blu-ray Review: Edge of Darkness

Edge of Darkness Warner Home Video 117 Minutes List Price: $35.99 (Check Price at Amazon.com) This movie is also available from Amazon on DVD and Video on Demand. Available 5/11/2010 Click here for additional movie details, including the... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of June 25, 2010

  1. Toy Story 3
  2. Grown Ups
  3. Knight and Day
  4. The Karate Kid
  5. The A-Team
  6. Get Him to the Greek
  7. Shrek Forever After
  8. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  9. Killers
  10. Jonah Hex

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.

Great Directors
Original, in-depth conversations with nine of the world's greatest living directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Liliana Cavani, Stephen Frears, Agnes Varda, Ken Loach, Todd Haynes, Catherine Breillat, Richard Linklater and John Sayles.

Starring Bernardo Bertolucci, Catherine Breillat, Liliana Cavani, Stephen Frears, Todd Haynes

Genre - Documentary
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An intimate portrait of a platoon posted to Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, one of the U.S. Army’s most dangerous assignments.

Genre - Documentary
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Poster Artwork
Rated R
language throughout including some descriptions of violence

Alien vs. Ninja

Starring Mika Hijii, Shuuji Kashiwabara, Ben Hiura, Yűki Ogoe, Masanori Mimoto

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Sesame Workshop: Summer Beach Party

Genre - Animation
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2010 FIFA World Cup Semifinal Game 1

Genre - Program
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2010 FIFA World Cup Semifinal Game 2

Genre - Program
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MET Summer Encore: Eugene Onegin

Genre - Program
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Grease Sing-a-long
Rydell High's most famous graduating class is going back to school. A newly restored print brings the highest-grossing musical of all time, "Grease" (1978), to the big screen as a sing-along.

Join Danny and Sandy with your own crew of T-Birds and Pink Ladies for a carnival ride back to those amazing summer nights!

Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Barry Pearl

Genre - Program
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Rated PG-13
sexual content including references, teen smoking and drinking, and language

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 9th

Friday, Jul 16th

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

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