Toronto, ON -- Cineplex Entertainment today announced UltraAVXTM will be offered in 11 cinemas across Canada by December 17, 2010. Beginning November 5, guests can experience a movie in UltraAVX at SilverCity Brampton Cinemas and SilverCity Mississauga Cinemas. Guests at Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas will have to wait an extra day as UltraAVX opens November 6, 2010.

UltraAVX will then open November 19, 2010 at Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas and in late November at Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack. Scotiabank Theatre Montreal and Scotiabank Theatre Toronto guests will also be able to enjoy UltraAVX in time for the holidays. A complete list of UltraAVX locations is available below. Additional UltraAVX auditoriums are planned to open across Canada in 2011.

UltraAVX features wall-to-wall screens that are significantly larger on average than our traditional screens. Adding to the experience is a superb digital surround sound system utilizing the latest in Dolby Digital sound technology. Christie Solaria 2230 DLP Cinema® projectors provide a superior digital presentation projecting visually stunning, crystal clear images onto the big screen. The system is further enhanced with the addition of RealD 3D technology enabling us to also present the latest 3D movies. Guests will love the new reserved seating option especially when they settle in to the extra wide high back rocker seats.

Now Open:
Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas, 1025 The Queensway, Toronto, ON
Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas, 14231-137th Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB
Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas, 1525-99th Street NW, Edmonton, AB
SilverCity CrossIron Mills Cinemas & XSCAPE Entertainment Centre, 261055 CrossIron Boulevard, Rocky View (Calgary), AB

Opening November 5, 2010:
SilverCity Brampton Cinemas, 50 Great Lakes Drive, Brampton, ON
SilverCity Mississauga Cinemas, 3055 Vega Boulevard, Mississauga, ON

Opening November 6, 2010:
Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas, 300 Borough Drive, Toronto, ON

Opening November 19, 2010
Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas, 3090 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON


Opening Soon:
Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack, 8249 Eagle Landing Parkway, Chilliwack, BC
Scotiabank Theatre Montreal, 977 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC
Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street W, Toronto, ON

"Cineplex Entertainment strives to offer our guests the best possible entertainment experiences available when they enter our theatres," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Guests love UltraAVX and these auditoriums have been selling out regularly in every location where they are available, it seems we cannot add them fast enough. Guests have raved about the enhanced sight and sound experiences and love the ability to reserve their seats in advance."

There is a great lineup of films playing now and leading into the holiday season, which we encourage you to experience in UltraAVX. Advance tickets are now on sale for Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1, which opens November 19, 2010. For more information or to purchase tickets and get your reserved seat in an UltraAVX auditorium, please go to Cineplex.com.

 

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Los Angeles, CA -- IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX), DreamWorks Animation and PDI/DreamWorks Production announce that Megamind, the animated film featuring the voice talent of Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt and David Cross, will be released to digital IMAX® 3D theatres this Friday, November 5. The film will open on 195 IMAX 3D screens domestically, simultaneously with its North American wide release. The film will also open on approximately 30 international IMAX screens over the course of the run, nine of which will open this week, and the remaining opening day and date in their respective territories.

Megamind: An IMAX 3D Experience was originally rendered in 3D animation, and has been digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology for presentation in IMAX 3D. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique immersive environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

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Al Pacino will next appear alongside Ashley Green and Susan Sarandon in Arbitage, a financial thriller from Nicholas Jarecki. The Oscar-winner will play a hedge-fund manager trying to unload his trading empire before a major fraud is revelead.

The Oscar-winner will be seen opposite Adam Sandler in Jack and Jill in 2011. Pacino is also working on a Phil Spector biopic for director David Mamet.

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Paramount will now send out True Grit to theaters on December 22 instead of December 25. The latest film from the Coen Brothers stars Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Hailee Steinfeld. The decision will allow the western to build some momentum before the Christmas holiday.

The Coens are coming off A Serious Man, which won critical raves but failed to connect with mainstream audiences. The Focus release only delivered $9.2 million domestically. It's a safe bet that True Grit will top that during its opening weekend alone.

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