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Cineplex Entertainment

January 07, 2015 10:45 ET

Cineplex's Sixth Annual Great Digital Film Festival Announces Blockbuster Lineup

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 7, 2015) - Cineplex Entertainment's Front Row Centre Events has announced the lineup for its sixth annual Great Digital Film Festival, returning to select Cineplex theatres across the country from January 30 to February 5, 2015.

The festival brings a week of Hollywood's greatest classics and fan favorites to the big screen, often for the first time in digital format. Tickets are now on sale at Cineplex.com/DigitalFilmFest and participating theatre box offices.

New this year, film lovers can join the conversation on Twitter about their favourite films in the festival by interacting with noted film expert and reviewer, Richard Crouse. Tweet your questions to @CineplexMovies, @FRCEvents, or @RichardCrouse using the #GDFF2015 hashtag, and Richard will respond. Richard will also explore behind-the-scenes and the history of select films as part of the pre-show including a pre-recorded conversation with acclaimed director Guillermo Del Toro about his film Pan's Labyrinth.

"The success of the Great Digital Film Festival demonstrates Canadians' deep bond with their all-time favourite movies," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "We are delighted to have beloved film critic Richard Crouse share his insights and answer festivalgoers' burning questions about this year's films."

The 2015 Great Digital Film Festival Lineup includes:

  • An all-day screening of the X-Men franchise: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), X-Men: First Class (2011), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X2: X-Men United (2003), X-Men (2000);
  • 25th anniversary screenings of Darkman (1990) and Dick Tracy (1990);
  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut (2007);
  • Kill Bill Vol 1 (2003) and Kill Bill Vol 2 (2004);
  • Alien (1979);
  • Aliens (1986);
  • Hellboy (2004);
  • Pan's Labyrinth (2006);
  • The Monster Squad (1987);
  • The Rocketeer (1991).

Tickets for the Great Digital Film Festival cost $6.99, with additional discounts available on the purchase of tickets to multiple films. For a complete list of participating theatres, to view showtimes or purchase tickets, visit Cineplex.com/DigitalFilmFest.

About Cineplex Front Row Centre Events (FRCE):

Brought to you by Cineplex Entertainment, Front Row Centre Events bring world-class entertainment to local Cineplex Entertainment theatres and other participating locations. Presented in high-definition with digital surround sound, guests can experience the best in original one-night only and series-based programming. With the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series, Broadway productions, live broadcasts direct from the stage of London's National Theatre, dance performances, classic films, concerts, live sporting events and documentaries, Front Row Centre Events put guests in the centre of the action on the big screen. Front Row Centre events also serves as a Canadian distributor for select genre titles. Visit http://www.cineplex.com/Events/ for more information.

About Cineplex:

Cineplex Inc. ("Cineplex") is one of Canada's leading entertainment companies and operates one of the most modern and fully digitized motion picture theatre circuits in the world. A top-tier Canadian brand, Cineplex operates numerous businesses including theatrical exhibition, food services, gaming, alternative programming (Front Row Centre Events), Cineplex Media, Cineplex Digital Solutions, Cineplex Digital Networks, and the online sale of home entertainment content through CineplexStore.com and on apps embedded in various electronic devices. Cineplex is also a joint venture partner in SCENE - Canada's largest entertainment loyalty program.

Cineplex is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and operates 161 theatres with 1,639 screens from coast to coast, serving approximately 77 million guests annually through the following theatre brands: Cineplex Odeon, SilverCity, Galaxy Cinemas, Scotiabank Theatres, Cineplex Cinemas and Cineplex VIP Cinemas. Cineplex also owns and operates the UltraAVX, Poptopia, and Outtakes brands. Cineplex trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CGX. More information is available at Cineplex.com.

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