Customers Can Enjoy Two Weekends of Feature Films Nominated For "Best
Picture"And Oscar Nominated Shorts
PLANO, Texas -- (Business Wire)
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), a leading motion picture exhibitor,
announced that Cinemark’s OSCAR MARATHON will take place
February 15-16 and February 22-23. Over the course of these two
weekends, customers will have the opportunity to see all nine Oscar
nominated Best Picture films. In addition, all 10 of the nominated Best
Live Action and Animated Shorts will show both weekends.
“Our Academy Awards program is unique in that we cover all of the Best
Picture nominees, as well as the Live Action and Animated Shorts
nominees, which many customers don’t often get a chance to see,” states
James Meredith, VP, Head of Marketing & Communications at Cinemark.
“This year we’re expanding the program to over 120 theatres.”
On Fridays, customers can see ten Academy Award nominated Short films in
the Live Action and Animated categories for $10. Then on Saturdays,
Cinemark will present five Best Picture nominees on February 16 and the
remaining four on February 23rd. The cost per Saturday for all films is
$30, or a Marathon pass for both Saturdays is available for $50 for all
nine movies. All films will be presented consecutively in one
auditorium. A full list of participating theatres and advanced tickets
are available now at www.cinemark.com.
The order and start times of the 2013 OSCAR MARATHON are:
Friday, February 15th and 22nd: Animated and Live Action Shorts –
12:00 noon, 4:00 pm & 8:00 pm
The Nominated shorts in order of
Short Film (Live Action):
Death of a Shadow (Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele)
Henry (Yan England)
Curfew (Shawn Christensen)
Buzkashi Boys (Sam French and Ariel Nasr)
Asad (Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura)
Short Film (Animated):
Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare” (David Silverman)
Adam and Dog (Minkyu Lee)
Fresh Guacamole (PES)
Head over Heels (Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly)
Paperman (John Kahrs)
Saturday, February 16th:
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Dan Janvey, Josh Penn and Michael
Gottwald, Producers) PG-13
Amour (TBD, Producer) PG-13
Life of Pi (Gil Netter, Ang Lee and David Womark, Producers) PG
Les Misérables (Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward and Cameron
Mackintosh, Producers) PG-13
Lincoln (Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers) PG-13
Saturday, February 23rd:
Argo (Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers) R
Silver Linings Playbook (Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen and Jonathan
Gordon, Producers) R
Zero Dark Thirty (Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow and Megan Ellison,
Django Unchained (Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone,
As a special keepsake, the first 50 customers in line for the 2013 OSCAR
MARATHON on either Saturday, the day that showcases the Best Picture
nominees, will receive a commemorative lanyard, while supplies last. In
addition, a downloadable Cinemark Award Guide is available online at www.cinemark.com
for movie-lovers to print off and keep track of all the winners at the
85th Annual Academy Awards presentation on Sunday, February 24th
in Los Angeles.
About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture
exhibitor, operating 461 theatres with 5,207 screens in 39 U.S. states,
Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and 10 other Latin American countries as of
September 30, 2012. For more information go to www.cinemark.com.
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
James Meredith, 972-665-1060
of Marketing & Communications
Source: Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
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