AMC Theaters Best Picture Showcase – LIVE

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So the Best Picture Showcase got off to a strange start this morning with the first movie starting thirty minutes late and the audience being left in the dark for most of that time. The theater handed out free soda and popcorn vouchers to make up for it.

Will we survive 11 hours trapped in a movie theater watching nothing but Academy Award nominated films? Will the amputations make Ryan cry?

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Cramming Oscar Season into Just Two Days

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I’ve never been one to rush out and see Oscar nominated films in the theater even though in the end I tend to prefer smaller, artsier films to Hollywood’s typical factory-produced sequel. I guess it’s just when the time comes to spend the money for a night at the movies, I’d rather see something that demands the larger screen and sound system. Of course this just encourages Hollywood to make Transformers 4 and we all lose.

This year AMC Theaters are offering a unique opportunity to catch up on those films that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture that we might have missed. Over the next two weekends select AMC theaters will be offering two “Best Picture Showcases”; each featuring five of the movies up for the Academy’s top prize for just $35. In addition, attendees will receive a ten dollar AMC gift card to use on food.

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