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  • Cineplex adding adult-only comforts for movie watching in Vancouver

    Cineplex adding adult-only comforts for movie watching in Vancouver

    Cineplex is expanding its adults-only cinema offerings in Metro Vancouver. The Canadian movie theatre giant is opening two new cinemas — one in West Van and another in Burnaby —  that signal its continued march toward more VIP-style service in the company’s expanding local footprint. Cineplex recently announced plans to build a new 44,000-square-foot cinema […]
  • Documentary extols virtues of making perfume, not war

    Documentary extols virtues of making perfume, not war

    Perfume War April 14-19 | The Park Theatre, 3440 Cambie St. Tickets and info: cineplex.com Barb Stegemann created The 7 Virtues fragrance line almost seven years ago and won a venture capital deal on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the company sources essential oils from nations like Haiti, Afghanistan and Rwanda that are struggling to rebuild their […]
  • Hobson's choice: Don Juan in Chicago, It's a Wonderful Life, and Chrismoose Carol

    Hobson's choice: Don Juan in Chicago, It's a Wonderful Life, and Chrismoose Carol

    Simply Theatre’s Dale Hirlehey points out there will be both angels and devils at the Pumphouse this holiday season. His company is producing the David Ives’ comedy Don Juan in Chicago in the Pumphouse’s smaller Joyce Doolittle Theatre from Dec. 2 to Dec. 10. Ives’ play merges the legends of Don Juan and Faust into […]
  • Cineplex has no plans to introduce texting-friendly theatres in Canada

    Cineplex has no plans to introduce texting-friendly theatres in Canada

    Canadians don’t have to worry about their movie theatres getting overrun by Tommy Texters anytime soon.   Cineplex, which operates 163 theatres across the country, doesn’t intend to offer texting-friendly showings of movies. The company said it was toying with the idea at one point, but stopped pursuing it because of feedback from theatre-goers.  “It is something that […]
  • Cineplex planning to add arcade games and charge higher prices for good movie seats

    Cineplex planning to add arcade games and charge higher prices for good movie seats

    TORONTO — Movie exhibitor Cineplex Inc. says it wants to grow its arcade business. Chief executive Ellis Jacob told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting that gaming “presents a real opportunity” as it looks to grow beyond just movie theatres. […]
  • Cate Blanchett on top with Oscar nod, Monuments Men (with video)

    Cate Blanchett on top with Oscar nod, Monuments Men (with video)

    LOS ANGELES — After a five-year artistic walkabout as the Sydney Theatre Company co-director, Cate Blanchett is back in the Hollywood swing of things. She’s bound to win the best actress Oscar at the March 2 Academy Awards shindig for […]
  • Cate Blanchett returns to filmmaking with Oscar nod, role in Monuments Men

    Cate Blanchett returns to filmmaking with Oscar nod, role in Monuments Men

    After a five-year artistic walkabout as the Sydney Theatre Company co-director, Cate Blanchett is back in the Hollywood swing of things.
  • In the director's chair: Allan Harmon (video)

    In the director's chair: Allan Harmon (video)

    Film director Allan Harmon talks about the art of directing. His latest movie, If I had Wings premieres at the Village 8 Cinemas Theatre 6 in Whistler on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3:30 p.m. as part of the Whistler Film Festival. His production company Really Real Films is based in Vancouver.
  • Flashpoint, Jeanne Beker, IMAX to get special Canadian Screen Awards

    Flashpoint, Jeanne Beker, IMAX to get special Canadian Screen Awards

    Fashion maven Jeanne Beker, the TV series Flashpoint and the big-screen theatre company IMAX are being honoured with special prizes at this year’s Canadian Screen Awards. They are among eight recipients of Academy Special Awards, given to “remarkable people and [...]




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