LOS ANGELES -- MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, today announced the availability of mobile offerings including free applications for the Apple® iPhone® and iPod® Touch, and Blackberry®, along with a free application for Android® phones coming soon. For consumers who prefer to browse the web on their phone, MovieTickets.com debuts a redesigned mobile-optimized site that allows moviegoers to see showtimes and buy tickets at mobile.movietickets.com.
"Many movie-goers expect to quickly and conveniently access information and make ticket purchases anytime and anywhere," said Joel Cohen, CEO, MovieTickets.com. "Over the past couple of years, we've provided our ticketing solutions to many of the most popular apps in the market. We recognize the demand for MovieTickets.com-branded applications and we hope to see a positive response with this launch."
In addition to providing a simple and efficient way to view movie showtimes and purchase tickets within the applications, the MovieTickets.com-branded apps also allow users to browse films, view movie posters and watch high-quality trailers.
With more than 200 theater chains available for ticketing on each platform, users will have a wide variety of theater options to choose from. The applications utilize the built-in GPS functions found in smartphones, which lets consumers search for local showtimes on their phones by using location-finding features or simply by inputting a zip code. For download and more information on the new mobile offerings, please visit http://www.movietickets.com/mobile.
Moviegoers can receive real-time status updates from MovieTickets.com by following on Twitter at @_MovieTickets_ and Facebook.
For a complete list of the MovieTickets.com exhibitors, please visit: http://www.movietickets.com/exhibitors.
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKEC), a leading theatrical entertainment company, announces today movie fans nationwide will have the opportunity to enjoy all six previous Harry Potter movies prior to the midnight release of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1. This truly magical event will take place over the course of 2 days, beginning Wednesday, November 17 and Thursday, November 18 starting at 3:00 pm.
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The following six films will be shown in succession over the two days, leading up to the midnight debut.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1 is the seventh and final two-part adventure in the Harry Potter series. Without the guidance and protection of their professors, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) begin a mission to destroy the Horcruxes, the sources of Voldemort's immortality. Though they must rely on one another more than ever, dark forces threaten to tear them apart. Voldemort's Death Eaters have seized control of the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts, and they are searching for Harry -- even as he and his friends prepare for the ultimate showdown.
New York, NY -- Screenvision, the leading innovator in cinema advertising, will bring Beyoncé's "I AM...WORLD TOUR" to movie theatres in select cities for a special one-night-only cinema showcase on Thursday, November 18th at 7:30pm. Houston, Texas, Beyoncé's hometown will have an early screening November 17th. Produced, directed and edited by Beyoncé Knowles, the "I AM...WORLD TOUR" concert film is an immersive entertainment experience, weaving together engaging concert and tour footage from various shows around-the-world to create the ultra Beyoncé concert experience -- presented first-hand from the artist's perspective.
Screenvision will digitally distribute the film to its participating exhibitor partners including Carmike Cinemas, Rave, National Amusements, Malco Theatres, Harkins Theatres, Reading Cinemas, Studio Movie Grill, Wehrenberg Theatres, Classic Cinemas, Mann Theatres and Landmark Theatres. A complete list of theaters can be found at www.beyonceonline.com. Additionally, Screenvision will offer marketing support for the film through its preshow programming and other in-theatre assets including a :30 spot currently running in Screenvision theatres.
In addition to offering rare behind-the-scenes glimpses into the dynamic personal world of Beyoncé on tour, "I AM...WORLD TOUR" features dazzling performances of more than twenty #1 hits transformed for the stage, guest appearances by superstars Kanye West and Jay-Z, and spectacular staging, costumes, lighting and production values. Beyoncé's most recent concert tour entertained more than 1.1 million fans at more than one hundred shows in 32 countries and six continents across the globe.
"Screenvision is constantly seeking to amp up its alternative content offerings, and we're thrilled to provide such an electrifying experience to our theatre-goers," said Darryl Schaffer, Executive Vice President, Exhibitor Relations for Screenvision. "This is a great opportunity for fans to see Beyoncé in concert."
CITIES/STATES FOR SCREENINGS:
Hollywood, CA, Mann Chinese 6 Theater, November 18
Elmhurst, IL, Classic Cinemas York, November 18
Philadelphia, PA, Rave University City 6, November 18
Dallas, TX. Dallas Royal 8 Cinema, November 18
Revere, MA, Revere Showcase Cinemas, November 18
Fairfax, VA, Fairfax Corner 14 Delux Cinema, November 18
Houston, TX, Landmark River Oaks, November 17
Houston, TX Studio Movie Grill City Centre, November 18
Tempe, AZ, Harkins Arizona Mils 25, November 18
St. Louis, MO, Wehrenberg Ronnie's 20 Cine, November 18
San Diego, CA, Reading Gaslamp Cinema, November 18
Rogers, AR, Malco Pinnacle Hills 12, November 18
Atlanta, GA, Landmark Midtown Art, November 18
Pittsburgh, PA, Carmike Pittsburgh, November 18