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Everest Documentary Restored

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 09:37 -- Nick Dager

Twenty-five years after it debuted to wide critical and popular acclaim, the award-winning documentary Everest is back in giant-screen theatres. MacGillivray Freeman Films, producers of Everest, spent months completing an all-new 16K restoration of the film for a special digitally remastered release.

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Kim’s Video is Back

Fri, 04/01/2022 - 10:30 -- Nick Dager

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is proud to announce the return of Kim’s Video, a New York film institution for nearly three decades, at Alamo Drafthouse Lower Manhattan. The newly revamped Kim’s, which is now open, offers free rentals of thousands of DVDs and VHS titles from one of the world’s greatest video collections.

NCM Unveils New Data Platform, Partners

Mon, 03/28/2022 - 13:05 -- Nick Dager

National CineMedia today announced the launch of one of the largest data-driven technology platforms for moviegoers, NCMx. The new data, insights, and analytics platform uses the company’s comprehensive knowledge and extensive data about moviegoer behavior to connect brands with custom audiences in theatres as well as on digital screens before and after attending movies. The announcement was made today by Scott Felenstein, NCM’s president, sales, marketing and partnerships, during the company’s upfront presentation for advertisers at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater in New York City.

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Lotus Cinemas Set to Open

Wed, 03/23/2022 - 09:15 -- Nick Dager

Lotus Cinemas, an international and independent film theatre, is set to open on March 25 at Parkside Town Commons in Cary, about 18 miles from Durham, North Carolina. The theatre is a new concept and is the brainchild of Paragon Theatres’ co-CEOs Michael Whalen and Michael Wilson.

The Batman Playing Worldwide in ScreenX

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 10:26 -- Nick Dager

CJ 4DPlex and Warner Bros. Pictures, have announced that The Batman is now playing in the immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX for the first time in cinemas worldwide. The iconic DC Superhero has never been seen like this in the cinema before. ScreenX will expand specially selected sequences of the film onto the left and right-side walls of the auditorium, surrounding audiences with extended imagery which naturally fills their peripheral vision.

Capturing the Coldness of Death

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 10:17 -- Nick Dager

The original King of Boys feature film, written and directed by Kemi Adetiba, follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a chequered past and a promising political future. As her political ambitions see her outgrowing the underworld connections responsible for her considerable wealth, she's drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear. Details about the sequel are shrouded in secrecy but will provide a long-awaited continuation of the gripping story. The sequel’s cinematographer is Kagho Odhebor.

Love Conquers All, Even Tubas

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 10:09 -- Nick Dager

A boy enlists a tuba in a quixotic quest to woo the girl of his dreams in the heartwarming short film Mariachi Boy, directed by Michael Gabriele and produced by Daily Planet. Proving the timeless maxim that love conquers all, the film follows the boy as he repeatedly shows up in the front yard of a cute Hispanic girl and tries to serenade her. His mangled attempt to perform a mariachi tune on his bulky instrument perplexes the girl and annoys her father. Ultimately, the boy’s dad comes to his rescue by rounding up a troop of professional mariachi musicians to provide backup.

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