News





Digiplex to present major Hollywood releases in Spanish

March 22, 2013

Digital Cinema Destinations Corp. announced that select Digiplex Destinations theater locations will begin presenting special engagements of major Hollywood movie releases with both Spanish and English soundtracks.

Digiplex has already leveraged digital technology to present entertainment alternatives ranging from live sporting events to Broadway shows and opera from The Met to audiences around the country. Now, the same technology is being harnessed to present mainstream movies in different languages.

The first movies in Spanish from Digiplex series include G.I. Joe: Retaliation April 1, 8 and 15; Oblivion on April 22 and 29; Iron Man 3 on May 6 and 13; Star Trek—Into Darkness on May 20, and the animated family feature Epic on May 27. Additional titles will be announced as they become available. Many of the titles will feature Spanish audio tracks as well as English subtitles, enabling speakers of both languages to follow the storylines.

Bud Mayo, Digiplex president and CEO, noted, "The Latino populations in San Diego, San Bernardino and Berks Counties have grown substantially in recent years. These special engagements will give multi-generational Latino families the opportunity to enjoy great motion picture entertainment together by bridging language gaps. For students of Spanish who are native English speakers, these films also present a new and engaging way to improve their skills."

Mayo stated that Digiplex will be responsive to audience interest by expanding the number of movie titles, show schedules and the number of locations offering the movies. Movies in the series will only be rated G, PG or PG-13 to be as inclusive as possible and offer a mix of family-friendly animation, action, adventure, comedy and drama.

Participating theatres offering Spanish-language movies include: Digiplex Apple Valley in Apple Valley, CA; Digiplex Mission Valley in San Diego, CA, and 
Digiplex Fairgrounds Square, in Reading, PA. For more information, visit www.digiplexdest.com.


Digiplex to present major Hollywood releases in Spanish

March 22, 2013

Digital Cinema Destinations Corp. announced that select Digiplex Destinations theater locations will begin presenting special engagements of major Hollywood movie releases with both Spanish and English soundtracks.

Digiplex has already leveraged digital technology to present entertainment alternatives ranging from live sporting events to Broadway shows and opera from The Met to audiences around the country. Now, the same technology is being harnessed to present mainstream movies in different languages.

The first movies in Spanish from Digiplex series include G.I. Joe: Retaliation April 1, 8 and 15; Oblivion on April 22 and 29; Iron Man 3 on May 6 and 13; Star Trek—Into Darkness on May 20, and the animated family feature Epic on May 27. Additional titles will be announced as they become available. Many of the titles will feature Spanish audio tracks as well as English subtitles, enabling speakers of both languages to follow the storylines.

Bud Mayo, Digiplex president and CEO, noted, "The Latino populations in San Diego, San Bernardino and Berks Counties have grown substantially in recent years. These special engagements will give multi-generational Latino families the opportunity to enjoy great motion picture entertainment together by bridging language gaps. For students of Spanish who are native English speakers, these films also present a new and engaging way to improve their skills."

Mayo stated that Digiplex will be responsive to audience interest by expanding the number of movie titles, show schedules and the number of locations offering the movies. Movies in the series will only be rated G, PG or PG-13 to be as inclusive as possible and offer a mix of family-friendly animation, action, adventure, comedy and drama.

Participating theatres offering Spanish-language movies include: Digiplex Apple Valley in Apple Valley, CA; Digiplex Mission Valley in San Diego, CA, and 
Digiplex Fairgrounds Square, in Reading, PA. For more information, visit www.digiplexdest.com.

More Cinemas

MovieTickets.com reports 63.5% rise in first quarter

MovieTickets.com reported the number of tickets sold by the company are up 63.5% compared to the same time period last year More »

Screenvision unveils 'Front & Center' preshow

Screenvision announced a redesign of its pre-feature entertainment programming More »

B&B Theatres saves two Missouri drive-ins

B&B Theatres announced the acquisition of The Twin Drive-In in Independence, MO, and the four screen I-70 Drive-In in Kansas City, MO More »

Fandango in Deal With Veezi to Offer Thousands of Independent Theaters Online Ticketing

The deal comes a day after the NBCU-owned company extended an exclusive deal with Cinemark USA. More »

ADVERTISEMENT



REVIEWS

The Other Woman
Film Review: The Other Woman

Three women bond together to get revenge on a cheating lover in a comedy dominated by a wonderful Leslie Mann. More »

Transcendence
Film Review: Transcendence

Johnny Depp is an idealistic researcher whose consciousness is uploaded into an artificial intelligence in this slick techno-thriller with delusions of seriousness from Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer. More »

Player for the Film Journal International website.


ADVERTISEMENT



INDUSTRY GUIDES

» Blue Sheets
FJI's guide to upcoming movie releases, including films in production and development. Check back weekly for the latest additions.

» Distribution Guide
» Equipment Guide
» Exhibition Guide

ORDER A PRINT SUBSCRIPTION

Film Journal International

Subscribe to the monthly print edition of Film Journal International and get the full visual impact of this valuable resource for the cinema business.

» Click Here

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Learn how to promote your company at the Film Expo Group events: ShowEast, CineEurope, and CineAsia.

» Click Here