Thursday, February 14, 2013
Marcus Theatres will play the Academy Award® Best Picture nominees throughout the weekend. Movies include Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Misérables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty.
Marcus Theatres in Menomonee Falls and New Berlin are featuring an all-new Best Picture Series Oscar® showcase featuring the Academy Award® Best Picture nominees that include Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Misérables, Life of Pi, Lincoln,Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty. Guests can see all nine Best Picture nominees for a special package price during the two-day series on February 16 and 17. Beasts of the Southern Wild, Amour, Les Misérables, Argo and Django Unchained will run on Saturday, February 16, for the special ticket price of $30. Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty will run on Sunday, February 17, for the special ticket price of $25. Guests can purchase a …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Director Dan Hayes, a native of Wauwatosa, remembers the "electricity" in the air when the documentary set a record for largest film screening in history over the summer — and looks forward to continuing on with the film's journey.
After a second stint back on the big screen in Marcus theatres across Wisconsin, the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight documentary has touched the lives of more than 55,000 viewers, Honor Flight officials say. The Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Facebook page is chock full of comments from people in the Milwaukee area who saw the film this week, offering gracious praise about the power of the film's message. "I believe people recognize that — in a way — these heroes are the new Ghost Soldiers. Now you see them, now you don't," Stars and Stripes Honor Flight founder Joe Dean said. "Over 1,000 WWII heroes die every single day in this country. It is beyond our ability to describe how grateful we are that so many people recognize this fleeting …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Marcus Theatres will show the locally-based documentary at select screens, including New Berlin's Ridge Cinema.
In a release, Marcus Theatres announced that it has scheduled encore showings of the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight documentary, "Honor Flight," at select theatre locations in Wisconsin Jan 14-17. The Ridge Cinema in New Berlin was among those chosen to show the encore presentations, with other area screens including Menomonee Falls and Oak Creek's South Shore Cinema. "In response to popular demand, we have decided to expand 'Honor Flight' showings in select theatre locations. We are pleased to offer encore showings for those that may have not seen the film the first time or would like to see it again," said Bruce J. Olson, president of Marcus Theatres. "We hope these additional showings will enable more patrons to experience what …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Seven weeks of affordable, family-friendly films returns to theatres with 'Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted'
Marcus Theatres announced the return of their annual “Kids Dream” Winter Film Series this February. The weekly series features G-or-PG-rated family films and will open Feb. 2 with "Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted" at Marcus Theatres, including The Ridge in New Berlin and Showtime in Franklin. The winter film series will be held on Saturdays at 10 a.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m. from Feb. 2 through March 17. Admission is only $2.00 per person. “We are excited to once again present the highly anticipated ‘Kids Dream’ Winter Film Series for children and their families to enjoy,” said Bruce J. Olson, president of Marcus Theatres. “Moviegoers of all ages will be entertained by this collection of family-friendly hits for just $2.00. We are …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
What soared and sunk at the box office.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The documentary film that follows the story of the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight airs in Marcus Theatres throughout the state this week, but not before members of Congress take time to view the movie on their home turf.
The documentary film showcasing the locally born Stars and Stripes Honor Flight will play at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday in front of members of Congress as well as capitol staff and Honor Flight volunteers. Jo Jensen, of Honor Flight, said four members of Congress will speak during a reception before the movie shows, and five WWII veterans will also be present. The documentary, titled "The Story of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight," will hit the big screen in select Marcus Theatres across Wisconsin on Wednesday. The film will have a limited release nationwide starting Dec. 7. Click here for locations. Starring veterans from Southeastern Wisconsin, the film follows a team of local volunteers as they race against the clock to send every WWII …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Tired of the arguing and debating? Escape to the movies!
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Marcus Ridge Theatre opens Zaffiro's Pizza, making 'date night' a one-stop experience
Marcus Ridge Cinemas in New Berlin is now offering pizza with your movie. In fact, they're offering the whole restaurant as well. The unveiling of Zaffiro's Pizza at the Ridge on Thursday was another step in Marcus' vision of making the movies a much more social and interactive event. "So often people walk into the movie theatre, stare in the same direction at the screen for two hours and then file out. We're making the evening much more social and inviting people to come out before the movie or hang out together after the movie by enjoying a little dinner and conversation," explained David Marcus, managing partner of Marcus Investments. He said he saw the pairing as a great alternative especially on cold winter nights, when people don't …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Marcus Theatres assures patrons that they're open and ready to make movie going fun, safe.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Low-cost and family friendly, the program provides the opportunity to escape the summer heat every week at local theatres.
Marcus Theatres announced the final titles in its annual “Kids Dream” Summer Film Series. The weekly series features G or PG rated family films and kicked off June 19 with "Dolphin Tale" at select Marcus Theatres locations. The “Kids Dream” Summer Film Series is presented by American Family Insurance. The series is held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. from June 19 through August 16. Admission is only $2.00 per person. All films in the summer film series will be shown in standard 2D only. If $2 isn't cheap enough, American Family Insurance agents are also going to have vouchers that will give you free admission. “We are excited to present the popular ‘Kids Dream’ Summer Film Series for children of all ages to enjoy,” said …