It's a little silly that there are 10 movies competing in the Academy Awards best film category this year. For those of us with kids, it's quite difficult to get out to see that many movies!
Two theater companies are trying to make our lives easier.
Select AMC theaters will show five movies each on Saturday, March 6th. movies, usually starting at 10:30 a.m.
Cinemark/Century Theaters will also show five. Read on for details!
Below is the schedule for these San Francisco AMC theaters:
--SF's Bay Street 16
--SF's Mercado 20
--SF's Van Ness 14
10:30AM: Up (2-D)
12:45 PM: A Serious Man
2:45 PM: The Hurt Locker
6:00 PM: An Education
8:00 PM: District 9
Below is the schedule for the AMC Cupertino 16:
10:30 AM: An Education
12:45 PM: The Hurt Locker
3:15 PM: Up in the Air
6:00 PM: The Blind Side
8:30 PM: Inglourious Basterds
You can order tickets ahead of time (online) for a five-movie pass. You should be able to see individual movies as well, though you may have to purchase the tickets that day. To order tickets, scroll down to the theater you want and click on that link.
A one day pass will run you $25-30. No outside food is allowed, but they'll give you a large popcorn and unlimited drink refills.
On March 6th, Cinemark presents present the “Best Picture & Best Director Festival.”
2:00 - Inglourious Basterds
4:45 - The Hurt Locker
7:00 - Avatar (2D)
10:05 - Up in the Air
Century Folsom 14
Hayward - Century at Hayward
Mountain View - Century Cinemas 16
Pleasant Hill, Century 16 - Downtown Pleasant Hill
Redwood City, Century 20 Downtown
Sacramento, Century 16 Greenback Lane
San Bruno, Century at Tanforan
San Francisco, CinéArts @ Empire
San Jose, CinéArts @ Santana Row
San Rafael, Century Regency 6
Union City, Century 25 Union Landing and XD
Purchase one $25 ticket and see five “Best Picture” and “Best Director” nominated films. No passes or Supersavers.