FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Special Screening of THE TEN COMMANDMENTS on Good Friday Planned
Plano, TX, April 9, 2014 - Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world's largest motion picture exhibitors is pleased to announce the next round of the Classic Series at Cinemark featuring some of the greatest historical or biblical epic Academy Award winning films. Presented in April and May in over 150 Cinemark, Century and Rave theatres across the country, these digitally restored movies will be scheduled to play Sundays at 2:00 pm and Wednesdays at 2:00 and 7:00 pm.
The six films include And The Oscar Goes To…, The Ten Commandments, Gladiator, Ben-Hur, Titanic, and Spartacus. The first title is a documentary presented by the Turner Classic Movies channel featuring many past Academy Award winners reflecting on their Oscar Night experience. The final five movies are all epics which have shaped the way movies are made, seen and remembered.
"Iconic films are the core of our Cinemark Classics Series," states James Meredith, VP Head of Marketing & Communications for Cinemark. "Actors like Charleston Heston and Kirk Douglas, directors like Cecil B. de Mille and Stanley Kubrick, and films like Ben-Hur and Gladiator are all some of the greatest icons our industry has ever seen. We are honored to present these memorable movies once again on the big screen."
In addition to the 2 performances of The Ten Commandments on Easter Sunday April 20th and Wednesday, April 23rd, a special 2:00 pm showing of the film will take place on Good Friday, April 18th.
Individual tickets for Cinemark's Classics Series are now available at www.cinemark.com or at the participating theatre box office. A bundled ticket option is available for $30 for all six movies. For a full list of participating Cinemark Classic Series locations, advance ticket purchases and show time information go to the Cinemark web site.
And the Oscar Goes to… (2014, NR) Sunday, April 13 at 2:00 PM,
and Wednesday, April 16 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
The Ten Commandments (1956, NR) Friday, April 18 at 2:00 PM, Sunday, April 20 at 2:00 PM,
and Wednesday, April 23 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
Gladiator (2000, R) Sunday, April 27 at 2:00 PM,
and Wednesday, April 30 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
Ben Hur (1959, NR) Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 PM,
and Wednesday, May 7 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
Titanic (1997, PG-13) Sunday, May 11 at 2:00 PM,
and Wednesday, May 14l at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
Spartacus (1960, PG-13) Sunday, May 18 at 2:00 PM,
and Wednesday, May 21at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor, operating 482 theatres with 5,563 screens in 40 U.S. states, Brazil, Argentina and 10 other Latin American countries as of December 31, 2013. For more information go to investors.cinemark.com.