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1917 (2020) Is Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes!
The movie 1917 is Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes and is now playing at Picture Show Theaters! Get your tickets now
In the movie two young soldiers, Blake (played by Dean-Charles Chapman) and Schofield (George MacKay), are charged with making a perilous 24-hour trek across No Man’s Land to deliver a message, warning troops of an ambush that could result in the deaths of 1,600 British soldiers, including Blake's brother.
The basis for the film was inspired by the stories of Lance Corporal Alfred H. Mendes, director and co-writer Sam Mendes's grandfather, who served as a message runner in WWI. However, though the film is dedicated to him, Alfred and the missions he served on don't actually feature in the film. Rather, Sam and his co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns created fictional characters to carry out a fictional mission informed by Alfred's stories.
"The movie is a fiction based on a fact, like all of my favorite war literature movies. Like Apocalypse Now and All Quiet on the Western Front. These are historically accurate but the characters are creations," Mendes told Deadline. "The characters George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman play are not my grandfather. But the spirit of what he told me and the central idea of a man carrying a message wouldn’t leave me. It just clung on in there somehow, for the last 50 years."
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2020 Academy Award Nominations – Best Picture
The Oscars 2020 Best Picture nominations have been announced! Nine films are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when the Oscars air LIVE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 9 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for Best Picture are: FORD V FERRARI, THE IRISHMAN, JOJO RABBIT, JOKER, LITTLE WOMEN, MARRIAGE STORY, 1917, ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD and PARASITE. JOKER received the most nominations with 11 including Actor in a Leading Role and Directing. THE IRISHMAN, 1917 and ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD each garnered 10 nominations each. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2020 Best Picture nominees at the link below. You can also explore other Oscar nominees 2020 and see the complete Oscar nominations 2020 list HERE.
2020 Best of Bloomingdale Award
Picture Show Receives 2020 Best of Bloomingdale Award
Bloomingdale Award Program Honors the Achievement
BLOOMINGDALE February 4, 2020 -- Picture Show has been selected for the 2020 Best of Bloomingdale Award in the Movie Theater category by the Bloomingdale Award Program.
Each year, the Bloomingdale Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Bloomingdale area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2020 Bloomingdale Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Bloomingdale Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About Bloomingdale Award Program
The Bloomingdale Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Bloomingdale area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Bloomingdale Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.
Bloomingdale Award Program
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A Letter From The Picture Show Family Regarding COVID-19
To Our Valued Picture Show Guests,
Given global concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to personally reach out and share the extra vigilant precautions taking place to keep our guests and employees safe and allow them to continue enjoying the movies at Picture Show with comfort and confidence.
We are carefully monitoring the recommendations of governmental health agencies, such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and local health organizations at this time. Our daily cleaning procedures are already very thorough, however given the current situation, we are elevating our cleaning practices to keep our theaters a safe and welcoming space for all guests and staff. Recommended antibacterial cleaning solutions are being used and daily deep cleaning of public spaces is taking place.
Here are some examples of what we are doing:
• Disinfecting high-touch and high traffic hard surfaces throughout the theatre hourly, such as, box office, door handles and concession counters, ticket kiosks, handrails and faucets
• Elevating deep cleaning procedures every evening in all auditoriums, including armrests, cup holders and buttons, in addition to cleaning auditoriums between each show time
• Increasing the required use of anti-bacterial hand sanitizers within our theatres
• Thoroughly educating our staff on COVID-19 symptoms as well as proper preventative measures
• Instructing employees to wash their hands at least hourly, which has been proven by the CDC to be the most effective measure of germ-spreading prevention
• Recommending that those who are not feeling well, including guests and employees, to please stay home to prevent the spread of germs
In this time of uncertainty, we recognize that many individuals and families may be concerned about the community impact of COVID-19. Rest assured, Picture Show is monitoring the recommendations of these government health agencies closely and taking the proper precautions as the situation evolves. We ask for your patience if preventative measures to preserve the health of our employees and guests results in reduced staffing. It is our highest commitment to serve you by creating a healthy and welcoming movie-going experience for all.
We thank you for your trust and loyal patronage,
The Picture Show Family
Please refer to the following resources for the latest updates on coronavirus:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Liver Foundation
American Liver Foundation facilitates, advocates and promotes education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.Continue reading →
Employee College Fund
Each year a hard-working and driven employee from each location is chosen to be the recipient of a scholarship to support the educational growth of those among the Picture Show family. Please click on the Employee College Fund link to see this years award recipients.Continue reading →
Empty Stocking Fund
The Empty Stocking Fund supports 14 Pikes Peak Area health and human service agencies that help people in crisis and assist others in attaining self-sufficiency.Continue reading →
FalconWorks is a nonprofit "innovation hub", bringing together the necessary resources to design and build technology-based solutions for disabled individuals and our community.Continue reading →
Military Community Youth Ministries
Military Community Youth Ministries is an ecumenical Christian ministry reaching out to high school and middle school aged kids whose parents and guardians have committed their lives to service with our armed forces.Continue reading →
Picture Show @ Merchant’s Exchange – GRAND RE-OPENING 3/6
March 6, 2020 - Picture Show Entertainment today announces the Grand Re-Opening of its beautifully renovated 5-screen movie theater at Merchant’s Exchange beginning this Friday, March 6th. Transforming from a discount theater to a state-of-the-art first-run theater offering a premiere luxury theater at affordable pricing for all in the Cobb County region. Guests that attended our theater in the past are sure to be delighted by the more than $1 million investment made for the modern and sophisticated transformation of the facility and can now settle comfortably in luxury reclining seats while enjoying Hollywood’s newest releases, tasting delicious options from the extended café menu, or a cold drink from the new Coca-Cola Freestyle machine. Further renovations will be also coming in the next months to introduce the opportunity for adults to enjoy a robust selection of draft and bottled beer, delicious wines to satisfy the most discerning palate and a variety of tasty frozen cocktails.
As a very special thank you to our loyal customer base and a welcome to new customers, Picture Show is excited to offer guests a FREE small popcorn with the purchase of any size drink from Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 15!
Check out the full article in the Marietta Daily Journal HERE.
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Scottsdale Healthcare’s non-profit community-based mission is to provide the highest quality and most compassionate care for all individuals.Continue reading →
Temporary Closure Per State Mandates For Coronavirus Safety
To our Valued Picture Show Guests,
Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Picture Show theatres will be closed until further notice due to the unique crisis our communities are currently facing.
The health and well-being of our wonderful employees and guests is and will always be our first priority, and while no reported cases of COVID-19 have occurred at any Picture Show locations, we have suspended operations temporarily at the direction of President to reduce social gatherings to less than 10 as well as mandates by state and local authorities as the best plan to contain the spread of the virus. We deeply value your continued patronage and look forward to sharing the experience with you when we reopen!
You can expect updates on the status of all Picture Show theatres online at www.pictureshowent.com and via Facebook and Twitter. We will release re-opening dates and new showtime details as soon as they become available.
We wish you good health during these uncertain times and look forward to seeing you at the movies again soon!
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Toys for Tots
The Toys for Tots program collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distributes those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.Continue reading →
Each year Picture Show partners with Younglife to send disadvantaged kids to a Younglife camp to experience the best week of their lives. During the spring months Picture Show sells hot dogs in it's theaters for $1.00 and donates that $1.00 to the Fill the Bus Fund which helps Young Life areas take more kids to camp. In addition, we accept donations from our patrons to support the Fill the Bus Fund. Over the last ten years Picture Show has contributed over $720,000 to send kids to camp.Continue reading →