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August 20, 2006

In the Movie Habit inbox this week were two press releases about great new programs from local theater chains. One is showing $5 movies every day of the week; another is bringing back classic blockbusters — for one night only — on the biggest screen in the state!

How to See a Movie for $5

With ticket prices near the $10 mark, every little bit helps. And although some of us have been known to go to the pre-noon matinee at the AMC theaters (also for $5), some people might prefer see their horror films in the evening.

Thanks, then to the Colorado Cinemas for bringing back the $5 twilight matinee show. As the press release says, “the $5 price is good at all 10 Colorado Cinemas, 7 days per week for films starting from 4:00-6:00PM”

The Big, Big, Big Screen Experience

The Continental has long been the favorite theater of most Movie Habit writers. Some of our fondest memories are from seeing big tentpole blockbusters on the enormous, curved screen.

Their giant screen is the biggest in the state. And although they added five additional screens a few years ago, the big screen remained untouched and unshrunk.

Thanks, then, to the management at the Continental for bringing back some of these favorites for a one-show run on the big screen. Every Wednesday at 9:00 PM and and every Saturday morning at 10:00 AM, for early Fall 2006, you can catch another favorite. (Visit the Boulder Film Calendar to sign up for day-of-show reminders for whichever movies you want to see.)

From the Horses’ Mouths

Here is the relevant information from the respective press releases. First is a list of Colorado Cinemas offering $5 twilight shows. Next is the list of “Flashback Favorites” at the Continental.

Bergen Park 7
1204 Bergen Parkway
Evergreen, CO 80439
Info: (303) 670-5036

Bowles Crossing 12
8035 W Bowles Avenue
Littleton, CO 80123
Info: (303) 933-6088  

Cherry Creek 8
3000 E 1st Avenue
(inside Cherry Creek Shopping Center)
Denver, CO 80206
Info: (303) 377-1519

Chinese 16 at Arapahoe Crossings
6696 S. Parker Rd. (at Arapahoe Rd.)
Aurora, CO 80016
Info: (303) 766-3100

Colony Square 12
1164 Dillon Rd.
Louisville, CO 80027
Info: (303) 666-9035

Olde Town 14
5550 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80002
Info: (303) 456-4778

Brighton Pavilions
Stadium 12
250 Pavilions Place
Brighton, CO 80601
Info: (303) 655- 1255

Castle Rock Stadium 12
3960 Limelight Ave.
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Info: (303) 577-0772

Southlands Stadium 16
23955 East Plaza Ave.
E-470 & Smoky Hill Rd.
Aurora, CO 80016
Info (303)577-0521

20 Mile Village 10
18625 E. Stage Run Rd.
Parker, CO 80134
Info: (303) 840-2695

Cinema Saver 6
2525 Worthington Circle
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Info: (970) 482- 6616