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ShowPlex Cinemas Goes 100% Digital in Yukon, OK
April 25th, 2012
OVERLAND PARK, KS – (April 25th, 2012) – ShowPlex Cinemas is pleased to announce the 100% digital conversion of the West End Pointe 8 in Yukon, OK. Overland Park, KS based ShowPlex Cinemas will complete the theatre’s transition from 35 mm film projection to state-of-the-art digital cinema projection and upgraded sound across all eight screens by the end of this week.
The benefits of digital cinema for the Yukon 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 West End Pointe 8 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. "Yukon 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 West End Pointe 8 Theatre can now also enjoy 'Take 5 Tuesdays' with $5 movie tickets and $5 plus tax Concessions Combos, consisting of a small drink and small popcorn. 3D movies are an additional $3. Guests can also look for show times and tickets online at www.ShowPlexCinemas.com, purchase gift cards online and in the theatre and connect with ShowPlex Cinemas on Facebook
for movie news, discounts, giveaways and more.
The digital cinema technology rollout for all ShowPlex Cinemas theatres is currently underway with completion estimated prior to September 2012.