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What if Willy Wonka owned a movie theater instead of a candy factory, and one day he decided to pass his business on to one lucky but deserving individual, chosen from a number of passionate movie fans whom he invited to participate in a contest?

That’s sort of the story of Rob Newton, current owner and creative director of… Continue reading How to Win Your Very Own Arthouse Movie Theater

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Sir Ian McKellan shared the following report on the first table read for Disney‘s live-action Beauty and the Beast. Apparently Hattie Morahan is also now in this movie (via Slashfilm).

Speaking of Disney movies, here’s a supercut of the best of the studio’s animated features (via Live for Films):

Also, check… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Ian McKellen's 'Beauty and the Beast' Report, the Latest in Movie Theater Gimmicks and More

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After six seasons of sublime, nerdy fun on television, the cult comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000 took to the big screen in 1996 for its deliriously funny takedown of the 1955 alien invasion epic This Island Earth. Evil scientist Dr. Clayton Forrester explains… Continue reading Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (BluRay/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray]

Maybe one day we’ll just live in movie theaters.

That’s the future I imagine whenever I think of the concurrent battle between cinema auditoriums and our living rooms. We keep trying to replicate the movie theater experience in our homes, whether we’re buying the biggest TV available or incorporating 3D into our entertainment system or buying microwave popcorn made to taste… Continue reading What Emerging Theater Amenities Best Draw You to the Movies?

Maybe one day we’ll just live in movie theaters.

That’s the future I imagine whenever I think of the concurrent battle between cinema auditoriums and our living rooms. We keep trying to replicate the movie theater experience in our homes, whether we’re buying the biggest TV available or incorporating 3D into our entertainment system or buying microwave popcorn made to taste… Continue reading Which Emerging Theater Amenities Best Draw You to the Movies?