Cineplex Entertainment

Cineplex Entertainment

March 06, 2009 11:21 ET

Media Alert/Photo Opportunity: SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas Opening Gala Celebration on Tuesday, March 10, 2009

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 6, 2009) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) is very pleased to celebrate the opening of the 10-screen SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas with an invitation-only gala on Tuesday, March 10, 2009.

Opening Gala Celebration:

What: SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas Opening Gala Celebration
Where: 795 Paramount Drive, Stoney Creek (Hamilton), ON
When: 6:00pm cocktails, speeches begin promptly at 7:30pm
Why: Celebrate the Opening of SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas

In attendance at the gala:

- Ellis Jacob, President and CEO, Cineplex Entertainment

- Fred Eisenberger, Mayor, City of Hamilton

- Numerous other local community leaders and members of the Canadian film, entertainment and business communities

The official opening ceremony will commence at 7:30 p.m. with comments from Ellis Jacob and Mayor Fred Eisenberger. Guests will then be treated to a screening of a major motion picture.

Please note that the theatre will not be open to the general public that evening.

About SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas

At 41,000 square foot, SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas features more than 2,000 all stadium rocker seats (each seat row is 18" higher than the previous row) with ample legroom; wall-to-wall, giant, curved screens; Digital DLP projection systems; two auditoriums equipped with RealD 3D technology and Digital Surround Sound. The concessions include traditional movie fare such as popcorn, candy and soft drinks in addition to Pizza Pizza, Outtakes and Yogen Fruz. Exclusively at SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinemas, The Red Lounge by Coca-Cola, a 'chill out' lounge filled with an entertainment area playing the latest trailers and music videos, a music corner with an iPod docking station and an interactive zone. The Techtown family entertainment centre offers a number of interactive video games and activities and is accessible without the purchase of a movie ticket.

About Cineplex Entertainment

As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,331 screens serving more than 63.5 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of more than 9,000, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 97% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit

Contact Information