The lights and the camera, the big stars and the director's chair -- these are the icons we associate with filmmaking. But the magic on the silver screen wouldn't happen without such key players as casting directors and producers. Local filmmakers and fans can learn about the people behind the scene ... More >>
Nearly six months after the mass shooting in Aurora, Cinemark, the owner of the theater where the massacre occurred, is reopening the site to the public on Friday, sparking backlash from victims' families. More debate could arise about some of the movies being screened for free over the weekend -- i ... More >>
The Aurora Century 16, where James Holmes allegedly killed twelve and injured seventy, is slated to reopen next Thursday, January 17. But the attempts by Century 16 owner Cinemark to move on haven't stopped the shooting-related lawsuits against the firm that have appeared regularly over the past six ... More >>
Two days after Christmas, victims of the Aurora Century 16 theater shootings and family members of those killed there on July 20 got an e-mail invitation to a special reopening ceremony at the facility later this month. Many didn't appreciate the invite, labeling it a blatant marketing ploy. In fact ... More >>
No question, an e-mail forwarded from Cinemark to victims of the July 20 shooting at Aurora Century 16 -- and family members of those who died there -- inviting them to a special reopening ceremony was the wrong way to deliver the message...but is it reason for a boycott?
Yesterday, families of those who died in the Aurora theater shooting blasted Cinemark, owner of the site of the tragedy, for insensitively inviting them to an event timed with the theater's reopening. The mother and stepfather of victim Jessica Ghawi joined others in signing a letter to the theater, ... More >>
This was not the holiday letter that families of the Aurora theater shooting victims wanted to receive. Two days after Christmas, the families of those killed on July 20 received a letter inviting them to return to the site of the massacre for a Cinemark reopening event. They've since responded wi ... More >>
Update: Judge William Sylvester, the jurist overseeing the Aurora theater shooting case against accused murderer James Holmes, has denied a request for access to evidence from three victims suing Cinemark, owner of the Century 16, where twelve people died and 58 were injured during the July 20 attac ... More >>
The Aurora theater shootings have spawned a number of lawsuits against Cinemark, owner of the Century 16, where James Holmes allegedly killed twelve people and wounded 58. But two of the suits were subsequently amended to remove direct references to prior gang shootings at the theater -- a rationale ... More >>
Last month, three survivors of the Aurora theater shooting filed lawsuits against Cinemark, owner of the Century 16, where the July 20 massacre took place. Cinemark has filed to dismiss these claims -- but another has just arrived. Marc Bern, whose New York law firm has won a big settlement on behal ... More >>
Mike White is searching for answers. To find them, he hopes to return to the Aurora theater where a gunman opened fire on White, his family and others who'd come to see the July 20 midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises. "I'm not sure what the questions are," White says. "But I feel I need to se ... More >>
Update: Last week, we posted about the decision by Cinemark, owner of the Aurora Century 16, to reopen the theater where James Holmes allegedly killed twelve people and injured 58 this past July; see our previous coverage below. Now, we've learned more details about the Facebook survey that showed t ... More >>
Update: Mere hours after we published a post about the possible impact of lawsuits filed Aurora theater shooting victims on plans to reopen the Century 16, shuttered since the July 20 massacre that killed twelve and injured 58, Cinemark provided an answer -- in court. The Texas-based owner of the th ... More >>
Plano, Texas-based Cinemark Holdings owns the Century 16 Aurora, where the shootings that killed twelve people and injured dozens took place last night. This morning, the company released a statement about the tragedy. "Cinemark is deeply saddened about this tragic incident. Our thoughts and prayer ... More >>
The Dark Knight Rises is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, starring Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and more. The movie premieres at 12:01 a.m. Friday, and on Thursday night fans will have several ways to go to bat for Batma ... More >>
For those of us who love movies, the thought of dying at a theater has its appeal. But the circumstances surrounding the demise of George DeGrazio aren't the stuff of good reviews, particularly when it comes to the Cinemark cinema chain. That's because he apparently perished in a bathroom, where his ... More >>
While we were researching asteroid movies for Monday's honorary tribute to Earth's near collision with an oncoming asteroid, one thing was pretty apparent: In the late '90s there were a relative shit-ton of asteroid/meteorite/comet/basic space-junk-getting-hurled-at-Earth movies. Turns out, M ... More >>
When a movie rakes in enough green, green, filthy money to necessitate a sequel, there's a pretty standard set of solutions studios employ to resolve the cognitive dissonance of basically repackaging the same movie -- the villain returns from hell, for example, or there's another mystery to s ... More >>
Bill Plympton has actually eaten all of these things.Although he's been nominated for a couple of Academy Awards, Bill Plympton has always been a little too weird for the mainstream. His surreal animation, in which human forms are stretched, kneaded and punched to their breaking point, is fre ... More >>
The December 1 blog "Boulder's Milk Boycott Missing One Thing: Milk" tells of a protest against the Cinemark movie-theater chain, whose head man, Alan Stock, donated $9,999 to the California campaign to outlaw gay marriage. Locals activists inspired by a campaign headquartered on the web at NoMILKfo ... More >>
At a demonstration yesterday in Boulder, more than fifty gay-rights advocates, joined by newly elected Congressman Jared Polis, raised their voices in protest against the Cinemark movie-theater chain, whose owner, Alan Stock, donated $9,999 to a California campaign to outlaw gay marriage. But the ti ... More >>
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