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Jan 17, 2019

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Cineplex Events’ Classic Film Series Celebrates 10 Years

Cineplex Events’ Classic Film Series Celebrates 10 Years of Time-Honoured Favourites All Winter Long.

New This Year,  Flashback Film Fest Offers Year-round Programming as the Flashback Film Series.
 
Cineplex Events’ Classic Film Series Celebrates 10 Years
Toronto, ON (TSX: CGX), January 17, 2019 – Canadian movie-goers will be cozying up in Cineplex theatres this winter with an exciting new line-up of beloved classics and retro throwbacks hitting big screens across the country. Following the decade-long success of its Classic Film Series, Cineplex Events is pleased to add a year-round Flashback Film Series into its rotation, which will offer two fan favourite flicks each and every month.
 
This winter, movie-lovers will have a chance to rediscover an 80-year-old romance in Gone with the Wind; flashback to the 70s with Richard Donner’s Superman; set sail with Hollywood icons Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn in The African Queen; take a trip down the rabbit hole in celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Matrix; and more!
 
For only $6.99 per screening, movie-lovers from coast-to-coast are invited to cozy up this winter and rediscover timeless classics the way they were meant to be seen – with an audience, on the big screen.
 
For participating locations, showtimes and tickets, visit Cineplex.com/Events/ClassicFilmSeries and Cineplex.com/Events/Flashback. Sign up for Cineplex Events' monthly newsletter to receive previews to upcoming Events Cinema programming, exclusive interviews, contests and more.
 
See below for more information on the Classic Film Series and Flashback Film Series line-ups.
 

CINEPLEX EVENTS CLASSIC FILM SERIES – 2019 WINTER LINE-UP
 
The Sound of Music
Screenings begin January 27, 2019
In this heart-warming story based on the real life Von Trapp Family, Maria (Julie Andrews) leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain and his seven children, bringing a new love of life and music into the home.
 
Gone with the Wind  *80th Anniversary
Screenings begin February 10, 2019
The winner of eight Academy Awards, this epic historical romance follows the turbulent relationship between a manipulative woman and a roguish man during the American Civil War.
 
The African Queen
Screenings begin March 3, 2019
In Africa during World War I, an ill-mannered bachelor (Humphrey Bogart) offers a strait-laced missionary (Katharine Hepburn) safe passage aboard his riverboat, ‘The African Queen’. Determined to assist in the British war effort, the unlikely pair join forces as they attempt to sink a German warship.
 
Easter Parade
Screenings begin April 14, 2019
 In this American musical film starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire, a nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner, proving that he can turn anyone into a star.
 
Shadow of a Doubt
Screenings begin May 5, 2019
Directed by “The Master of Suspense”, Alfred Hitchcock, this psychological thriller follows a bored teenager living an idyllic life who discovers her visiting uncle may not be the man he seems to be.
 
Kramer vs. Kramer
Screenings begin June 16, 2019
When Ted Kramer's (Dustin Hoffman) wife, Joanna (Meryl Streep), walks out on him and their young child, Billy, the bond between father and son grows stronger than ever. But when Joanna returns to claim custody, a heated court battle threatens to tear open newly healed wounds.
 
 
CINEPLEX EVENTS FLASHBACK FILM SERIES – 2019 WINTER LINE-UP
 
Superman
Screening January 18-31, 2019
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to discover that he has superhuman powers. Split between his two lives as Superman and local reporter, Clark Kent, he battles evil while also attempting to win the affections of co-worker Lois Lane.
 
Being John Malkovich  *20th Anniversary
Screening February 15-28, 2019
In this quirky cult-favourite comedy, an unemployed New York City puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich. When he lets his attractive co-worker Maxine in on the secret, they begin both an unusual business scheme and an odd relationship.
 
Thelma & Louise
Screening March 1-14, 2019
In this Ridley Scott classic, two best friends set out on a fishing trip that soon becomes a flight from the law as they try to escape the crimes they’ve committed.
 
Spaceballs
Screening March 15-28, 2019
Renegade space pilot Lone Starr and his half-man, half-dog partner, Barf must come to the rescue of a princess and save the galaxy from a ruthless race of beings known as Spaceballs.
 
The Matrix  *20th Anniversary
Screening March 29, 2019 - April 11, 2019
Computer hacker Neo (Keanu Reeves) learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and role in the war against its controllers. It is a truth that could cost him something more precious than his life.