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Cineplex Odeon Cinemas

September 15, 2005 14:10 ET

Odeon Drive-In Closes For The Season This Weekend

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 15, 2005) - Cineplex Odeon Cinemas (TSX:CGX.UN) - This weekend is the last chance to enjoy watching movies under the stars at the Winnipeg Odeon Drive-in. Friday and Saturday night will be the final two nights of operation for the Odeon Drive-in's 2005 season.

"We' ve been happy to hear and see so much support for the Odeon Drive-in from the people of Winnipeg," says Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations." This weekend we hope to see everyone out enjoying great movies and a great summer tradition what a great way to officially end the summer."

The 40 year old Drive-in remains for sale by its owners and Cineplex Galaxy was happy to manage operations for the 2005 season. Whether or not this will be the final season that the Odeon will be operated by Cineplex Galaxy has not yet been decided. A final review of the drive-in box office will be completed later this year.

The summer season will conclude with two great summer movies, Star Wars Episode Three: Revenge of the Sith starring Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman and Samuel L. Jackson; and Fantastic Four starring Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans and Ioan Groffudd. Ticket prices are $7.50 for adults, $5.00 for children and seniors and a car-load price of $25.00. Shows begin at 9:30 p.m. For more information on the Drive-in or other Cineplex Galaxy theatres, please visit our websites: www.cineplex.com or www.famousplayers.com.

About Cineplex Galaxy LP

Cineplex Galaxy LP owns, operates or has an interest in 132 theatres with 1,278 screens (after giving effect to the 34 theatres and 282 screens to be divested pursuant to a consent agreement with the Canadian Commissioner of Competition) and is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the company operates theatres with the following five top-tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Coliseum, Colossus, Galaxy and Silver City. Proudly Canadian, Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 50.5% of Cineplex Galaxy LP, is a public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund (symbol CGX.UN). More information can be found at www.cineplexgalaxy.com or at www.famousplayers.ca.

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