New York, NY - Screenvision, the leading innovator in cinema advertising, and Muvico Theaters, one of the nation's premiere theater exhibitors, have expanded their relationship through a new long-term agreement. Through the deal, Screenvision will continue to serve as the preshow provider and hold the exclusive on-screen preshow selling rights for all Muvico locations. Additionally, Screenvision has been granted the right to sell in-theater promotions to all Muvico locations.

The deal with Muvico further solidifies Screenvision's presence in several top DMAs. Muvico currently owns and operates nine state-of-the-art, grand style megaplex locations representing a total of 149 screens. The Muvico circuit spans the key DMAs of Los Angeles, Chicago, Tampa, Miami and West Palm Beach.

"Muvico is yet another marquee exhibitor turning to Screenvision for our ability to provide advertising, technology and entertainment solutions that add value to exhibitors across the country," said Darryl Schaffer, Executive Vice President, Exhibitor Relations, Screenvision. "Muvico Theaters joins an industry-leading group of exhibitor partners including Harkins Theatres, Malco Theatres, Marcus Theatres, Paragon Theaters, Rave Motion Pictures and Studio Movie Grill, all who have recently signed seven to ten year contracts with Screenvision."

Hal Cleveland, President and CEO, Muvico Theaters added, "The superior quality and content of Screenvision's digital preshow, along with its reputation as a leader in technology and service within the cinema advertising community, have made Screenvision a natural partner for Muvico and one we look forward to working with for the next several years. We are confident that this new deal will continue to lead to a more rewarding experience for our moviegoers."

 

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Kansas City, Mo. - AMC Theatres®, a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, is proud to present "The Twilight Experience" on Tuesday, June 29. Guests can enjoy the romantic epic of Bella, Edward, Jacob and all the Twilight characters in one evening at more than 200 AMC theatres across the country. 

For only $30, guests can see Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon and the 12:01 a.m. showing of the highly anticipated third installment in the series, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. On the night of the event, as part of the Twilight Experience, guests will also receive a $10 AMC gift card and special limited edition event lanyard, while supplies last. The experience will begin at 6:30 p.m.

"We know our guests have been looking forward to Eclipse since the closing credits for New Moon," said Stephen Colanero, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, AMC Theatres. "We're thrilled to bring them all three movies and some special extras so they may enjoy the saga again on the big screen in our theatres nationwide."

In The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob - knowing her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death.

To learn more about the event, see a complete list of participating theatres and purchase tickets, click here.

 

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Knoxville, Tennessee - Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 9 theatres from AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. in exchange for cash and two Regal theatres.

The proposed acquisition will enhance Regal's presence in Illinois, Indiana and Colorado. The transaction is expected to close during Regal's fiscal second quarter and is subject to customary closing conditions.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, may constitute forward-looking statements, including statements concerning the proposed closing of the AMC theatres and the positive impact of such transaction on Regal's future operations and performance. Although Regal believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Regal's expectations are disclosed in the risk factors contained in Regal's 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2010. All forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by such factors.

 

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Palme d'Or (Top Prize): Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

Grand Prix (Runner-Up): Des Hommes Et Des Dieux (Of Gods And Men), directed by Xavier Beauvois

Prix de la Mise en Scene (Best Director): Mathieu Amalric for Tournée (On Tour)

Prix du Scenario (Best Screenplay): Poetry by Lee Chang-dong

Camera d'Or (Best First Feature): Año Bisiesto directed by Michael Rowe

Prix du Jury (Jury Prize): A Screaming Man directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

cannes1Prix d'interpretation feminine (Best Actress): Juliette Binoche for Certified Copy

Prix d'interpretation masculine (Best Actor): (tied) Javier Bardem for Biutiful, Elio Germano for La Nostra Vita

Palme d'Or (Short Film): Chienne d'Histoire directed by Serge Avedikian

 

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