For the cinephiles that are out of town.
The days of watching movies on the big screen are finally returning! AMC Entertainment, the owner of the AMC Theatres chain, recently announced more than 100 theatres would be finally reopening on Thursday, August 20, with a special “retro ticket” price. We’re not sure whether this will apply when theatres reopen in L.A. but you might as well save some coins in case. If not, you can always book yourself a discounted AMC Black Ticket that never expires here.
On opening day, theatergoers will get to enjoy some awesome classics like “Black Panther,” “Back to the Future” and “Grease” for just 15-cent per movie. The “Movies in 2020 at 1920 prices” will only be valid at your local AMC theatre on August 20, but after that, you’ll be able to enjoy the old catalog movies for a reduced price of $5.
AMC has also confirmed it will be releasing newer titles later on, such as Disney’s much-delayed “New Mutants,” which will debut in theaters Aug. 28, and Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” will follow on Sept. 3. Other releases set for August include “Unhinged,” Russell Crowe’s new thriller and Armando Iannucci’s “Personal History of David Copperfield.”
While AMC theatres had already started to open overseas, those in the US have remained closed since earlier in March due to the ongoing pandemic. Now after several false alarms due to a summer increase in cases, AMC is finally set to open its doors at the end of the month. To ensure social distancing guidelines, all theatres will operate at reduced capacity, requiring the obligatory use of masks and will also increase cleaning.