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Showcase Cinemas to Host Thor Marathon

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 10:23 -- Nick Dager

Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced today that Showcase Cinema de Lux Legacy Place in Dedham, Massachusetts, will be one of the few theatres nationwide – and the only in New England – to host the exclusive, full-day Marvel G.O.A.T. Marathon: Greatest of All Thor featuring a Thor: Love and Thunder advance screening on Thursday, July 7.

ICTA Names EMEA Award Winners

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 08:47 -- Nick Dager

The International Cinema Technology Association has announced the 2022 winners of the ICTA EMEA Awards, celebrating technological leadership, design and innovation in the cinema exhibition sector. The award winners are Le Grand Rex, Paris, Classic Cinema of the Year; UGC Ciné Cité Part-Dieu, Lyon, New Build Cinema of the Year; and Cineworld, Belfast, Best Cinema Refurbishment of the Year. Rolv Gjestland of Film & Kino Norway will be presented with a special recognition award to celebrate his contributions to cinema design, presentation excellence and international collaboration in cinema.

E.T., Jaws on Imax Screens This Summer

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 09:43 -- Nick Dager

Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have announced that, for the first time, U.S. audiences will be able to experience two classic, culture-defining Steven Spielberg films— E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Jaws —on Imax screens nationwide. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be released exclusively on Imax screens beginning August 12, to celebrate the film’s 40th Anniversary. Jaws will be released on Imax screens and also in RealD 3D beginning September 2.

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Defining Authentic Drive-Ins

Wed, 06/08/2022 - 16:29 -- Nick Dager

In an effort to differentiate its members from the many so-called pop-up drive-ins that have been a big part of the pandemic movie scene, the United Drive-In Theatre Association has launched a website to define what theatres it says qualify as authentic drive-ins. On the website the association has posted a list of the qualifications and standards that have been created by the UDITOA to ensure that their guests will receive a genuine and authentic drive-in experience.

DCDC Network Passes 800 Site Mark

Wed, 06/08/2022 - 10:17 -- Nick Dager

The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition has announced that its network’s live theatrical event footprint has now surpassed 800 sites, expanding the opportunity to bring more consumers together for exclusive live cinematic experiences. The 800-plus sites in DCDC’s growing network represent more than 3,100 theatres and more than 33,000 screens across the U.S.

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