Get Out is playing at AMC theaters for free this Presidents’ Day

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is heading into this year’s Academy Awards with four nominations, including Best Picture, and audiences will be able to see the film again for free at AMC theaters this Presidents’ Day. Peele made the announcement today via Twitter, with a creepy video clip promoting the event as a celebration of the film’s one-year anniversary. (Get Out was released last year on February 24th; the free screenings will be happening next Monday, February 19th at 7:00PM local time.)

Almost immediately upon its release, Get Out was hailed as a modern classic, with Peele deftly using the framework of a traditional horror movie to explore racial tensions while also cleverly wringing humor out of some of the same terrifying situations….

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MoviePass pulls support from popular AMC theaters

MoviePass and the AMC Theatres chain have never exactly enjoyed a rosy relationship, and the latest step in their conflict came today, as MoviePass pulled support from some of the chain’s most high-profile locations. Deadline reports that the service is no longer supporting ticket purchases at theaters like the AMC Empire 25 in New York, Universal City Walk near Los Angeles, and the AMC Loews Boston Common.

“As of today, you’ll find a small handful of theaters are no longer available on our platform,” MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe said in a statement. “Our number one goal as a company is to provide an accessible price-point for people to enjoy films the way they’re meant to be seen: on the big screen. Many exhibitors have been receptive to…

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MoviePass abruptly cuts off access to several AMC theaters

The $ 9.95 MoviePass subscription has been incredibly popular and soon the company will invest in films itself, but because the company pays full price for each ticket, it's subsidizing each customer's theater visit. AMC execs called the plan "unsusta…
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Blockbusters will continue to live in theaters as VoD talks stall

If you hate going to the movie theater and were eager to see new movie releases at home (for a hefty price tag), we've got some bad news for you. AMC Theaters was previously in talks for a possible premium video on demand (PVoD) window as early as th…
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Live-action ‘Detective Pikachu’ movie hits theaters in May 2019

You still have a long wait ahead before you can finally watch Pikachu solve crimes while sounding just like Deadpool. According to Deadline, Universal Pictures plans to start showing the live-action Detective Pikachu film outside of Japan on May 10th…
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