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ShowPlex Cinemas Goes 100% Digital in Grand Island
May 2nd, 2012
OVERLAND PARK, KS – (May 2nd, 2012) – ShowPlex Cinemas is pleased to announce a state-of-the-art technology upgrade at the Mall Stadium 7 Theatre in Grand Island, NE. Overland Park, KS based ShowPlex Cinemas will complete the theatre’s transition from 35 mm film projection to 100% digital cinema projection and upgraded sound across all seven screens this week.
The benefits of digital cinema for the Grand Island movie-goer include improved picture quality and the ability to show a variety of 3D movies and alternative programming such as concerts and live sporting events. The Mall Stadium 7 digital conversion will feature the latest in digital cinema technology, including Barco digital projectors, GDC digital cinema servers and upgrade to 5.1 sound.
“The ability of today’s digital cinema technology to greatly improve the movie-going experience makes the film-to-digital conversion a top priority for our theatres,” Al Lane, CEO of ShowPlex Cinemas, explains. “Grand Island is a tremendous movie-viewing community and we are excited to be in the midst of cutting edge technology upgrades that will advance the customer experience.”
Guests to the Mall Stadium 7 Theatre can experience Marvel’s The Avengers this Friday in 3D -- the Super Hero team-up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. Show times and tickets can be found online at www.ShowPlexCinemas.com
, as well as guests can purchase gift cards online and in the theatre and connect with ShowPlex Cinemas on Facebook
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The digital cinema technology rollout for all ShowPlex Cinemas theatres is currently underway with completion estimated prior to September 2012.