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Monday, May 6, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013
"Bless Me, Ultima," "Rubberneck," "Dark Skies" and "Snitch" open Feb. 22
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not head to the movies? There are a few new flicks hitting the box office. Read the storylines of the movies below, and click on each movie title to view the trailer. Opening Feb. 22: Dark Skies (PG-13) From the producers of 'Paranormal Activity', 'Insidious', and ]Sinister' comes 'Dark Skies': a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Safe Haven, Escape From Planet Earth and Saving Lincoln will all hit box offices this weekend.
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not head to the movies? There are a few new flicks hitting the box office. Read the storylines of the movies below, and click on each movie title to view the trailer. Opening 2/14 Safe Haven (PG-13) Katie Feldman arrives in the tiny coastal town of Southport, North Carolina, looking to make a new, quiet life for herself. She rents a rundown cabin and takes a job waiting on tables in the local café, hoping to keep a low profile. But despite the almost impenetrable emotional walls she has built to protect herself, she is drawn in by the genuine warmth and caring of the tight-knit community, especially the town’s grocery-store owner, Alex, and his two young children. As Katie gradually…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Moviefone.com’s list of the year’s highlights in film.
Superheroes reined this summer at the box office but this year’s best list includes heroes of another kind, from an American president to U.S. soldiers. Moviefone.com compiled this list of the top box office films this year. Many of the movies here will likely be showing up on Academy Award lists. The top is a movie about the U.S. soldiers who captured Osama Bin Laden. Here is the complete list wit a brief description from Moviefone.com critics: 1. Zero Dark Thirty It's a story most Americans are now very familiar with: the decade long manhunt for Osama bin Laden. Starting in the days after 9/11 and stretching to the night of OBL’s death. 2. Argo The true story of a group of Americans who attempt to escape Iran during the Hostage Crisis…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
After 85 years of showing movies on film, the iconic Catlow theater will make the digital conversion this week.
The Catlow Theater is entering a new era. After showing movies on film since 1927, the cinema will show it’s final film presentation, “Flight”, on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. The Catlow will close Wednesday and Thursday to install its highly anticipated digital projection system. The digital conversion was made possible by a fundraiser on Kickstarter.com that raised more than $175,000 for the Catlow. “The excitement is overwhelming. You can feel it in the air! Just about everyone that walks through our doors asks when the big day will be,” said the Catlow’s co-owner Tim O’Connor. Sonic Equipment of Lola, KS will be installing the new equipment this week, O’Connor said. Upgrades include a Christie digital projection system, digital 7.1 …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here's some arts-flavored trivia about famous Thanksgiving movie and television scenes. Can you figure them out?
There are some movies that have holiday dinners you'd be thrilled to be a part of, and some you'd be relieved to never have to see again. Every bit of the "Christmas Vacation" dinner is pretty brutal to watch even before Chevy Chase cuts into a gross, flatulent turkey. But a chance to sit down and eat and drink with the Big T from "The Sopranos" could be interesting as long as you don't make him angry. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Patch has assembled some trivia questions for those of you that like movies and television as much as you like turkey. The answers will be posted on Friday, along with as many Thanksgiving-flavored YouTube clips that can be assembled. Leave your answers in the comments, along with your favorite pop culture …
Monday, January 2, 2012
Online movie awards celebrate what America rented in 2011.
In the excitement of the new year, Redbox celebrates what America brought home from the kiosk, watched and loved in 2011. The winners made America laugh, cry, cheer and scream as Redbox rented its 1.5 billionth movie this year. Movie favorites across many genres were brought home in 2011, but only a handful topped the list as Redbox’s most rented this year. Leaving their marks on American homes, the following are Redbox’s top-rented movies of 2011: In a category all his own, actor Kevin James reigns supreme as the winner of the first Redbox Lifetime Achievement Award. Having delighted Redbox renters for years in movies like Grown Ups, Zookeeperand The Dilemma, James is a tried-and-true fan favorite. His hit comedy, Paul Blart: Mall Cop…