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New Artwork and Photos for "Captain America" and "Thor" from Comic-Con

Paramount Pictures released images from their upcoming movies Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger at the Comic-Con convention in San Diego. Chris Hemsworth stars as Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ... (more)

NBC Nightly News Highlights Two North Dakota Downtown Movie Theaters

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams highlighted two North Dakota movie theaters on July 20, 2010 in a segment about communities supporting their own downtown movie theaters. The Rockford Theatre in New Rockford and the Roxy Theatre in Langdon are... (more)

Hartford, CT: Bow Tie Cinema City Moving to New Location on July 23, 2010, Becoming the Bow Tie Cinema City at the Palace

The Bow Tie Cinema City in Hartford, Connecticut will be closing on July 22, 2010 and re-opening as the Bow Tie Cinema City at the Palace in the same building as the Bow Tie Palace 17 and Odyssey Theater at 330 New Park Avenue. The Cinema City... (more)

Hollywood, CA: Festival Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hollywood, California is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame July 25, 2010 with a day-long "Walk the Walk" festival with tours of Hollywood theaters and studios, as well as live music, performances, movie screenings, and... (more)

Bethesda, MD: The Washington Post Profiles the Owners of The Movies at Montgomery Mall

Danielle Douglas of the Washington Post has written a profile of Jon and Brent Goldstein, owners of The Movies at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Maryland: When Jon and Brent Goldstein were kids, their parents often shuttled them to Montgomery... (more)

Los Angeles, CA: World Premiere of "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 3D" at Chinese Theatre Tonight

Warner Bros. announced recently that the World Premiere of Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 3D will be held at Mann Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday, July 25, 2010. Attending the event from the movie are... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of July 16, 2010

  1. Inception
  2. Despicable Me
  3. The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  4. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
  5. Toy Story 3
  6. Grown Ups
  7. The Last Airbender
  8. Predators
  9. Knight and Day
  10. The Karate Kid

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.

Le Concert (The Concert)
In this new comedy, Guskov stars as Andrei Filipov, a once celebrated Russian conductor of the Bolshoi who has hit rock bottom and is now working as a depressed custodian who drinks too much. But when he intercepts an invitation meant for this former orchestra to perform in Paris, Andrei masterminds a plan to pose as the leader of the group in order to make a triumphant return to the music scene.

With a motley bunch of former musicians at his side, Andrei sets off for Paris to fulfill his destiny and return to his glory as a great conductor. Along the way, he will reunite with a young, beautiful violin virtuoso played by acclaimed actress Mélanie Laurent who holds the key to his past and to his future.

Starring Aleksei Guskov, Mélanie Laurent, Dmitri Nazarov, Valeriy Barinov, François Berléand

Genre - Comedy
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Hotel Hollywood

Starring Mehr Hassan, Arsh Singh, Rahul Nath, Chandan Prithiani, Sandeep Singh

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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Maryadha Ramanna

Starring Suneel, Saloni Aswani, Brahmaji, Brahmanandam

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Ramona and Beezus
The adventures of young Ramona Quimby come to life in this all new film based on the best-selling books (over 91 million…and counting) by Beverly Cleary.

Ramona’s vivid imagination, boundless energy, and accident-prone antics are put to the test when she helps her family face its biggest challenge. Along the way, Ramona must deal with her over-achieving older sister Beezus and the on-again, off-again romance between her Aunt Bea and Bea’s former beau.

Starring Selena Gomez, Joey King, John Corbett, Bridget Moynahan, Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Duhamel

Genre - Comedy
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Rated G

Before becoming a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt (Angelina Jolie) swore an oath to duty, honor, and country. She will prove loyal to these when a defector accuses her of being a Russian sleeper spy.

Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture, protect her husband, and stay one step ahead of her colleagues at the CIA.

Starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andre Braugher, Alex Pettyfer, Gaius Charles

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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Rated PG-13
intense sequences of violence and action

Spoken Word
Cruz, a successful poet, is called home to his small New Mexico town when he learns his father, Senior, is dying of cancer. After years away, he begins to retreat into his troubled former life, and loses his poetic voice, his identity, and almost his life, before finding a way to heal his relationships with his family, his community, and himself.

Starring Kuno Becker, Miguel Sandoval, Rubén Blades, Persia White, Tony Elias

Genre - Drama
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Starring Jai Bugarin, Delanie Armstrong, Ivan Basso, Alan Marco, Nicolas Valentin

Genre - Drama
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Clapton Crossroads 2010
Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton shares the stage with some of the greatest musicians in the world during a star-studded, extraordinary concert experience.

This one-night event gives fans around the country a chance to experience two hours of the greatest moments from the festival, including performances by Clapton, ZZ Top, Steve Winwood, BB King, Jeff Beck, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Buddy Guy, John Mayer, and many others. Theater audiences will gain backstage VIP access to behind-the-scenes footage and see candid interviews with the performers captured exclusively for this cinema event.

Starring Eric Clapton

Genre - Program
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MET Summer Encore: Carmen

Starring Elina Garanca, Roberto Alagna, Barbara Frittoli, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Genre - Program
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Elvis: 75th Anniversary

Genre - Program
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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 30th

Friday, Aug 6th

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

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