CHICAGO – Before 1998’s “The Big Lebowski” there was 1996’s “Kingpin”, the Farrelly brothers bowling comedy that didn’t have the narrative intricacies of the Coen brothers’ classic, but had plenty of jokes about middle-aged men playing the sport. Today finds the release of “Kingpin” to Blu-ray for the first time, coming with only one new special feature.
Film News: ‘The Godfather’ Will Hit the Big Screen Again in Cinemark Theatres
CHICAGO – Are you a movie buff that considers Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” to be one of greatest movie ever made? Are you too young to have seen it in theaters when it was released in 1972, or missed your chance to see it in theaters? Well, you are in luck my friend, because Cinemark and Paramount Pictures are teaming up to bring “The Godfather” back to the big screen.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic film, Cinemark and Paramount have teamed up to bring the restored version of “The Godfather” to 55 theaters throughout the country on Thursday, March 1, including one theater right here in Chicago. Locally, the film will play at the Cinemark Century Evanston 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
What’s more is Cinemark also plans to show “The Godfather Part II” in theaters on Thursday, April 19. In the span of a month and a half, you can see two Best Picture winners and two of the greatest films ever made on the big screen. Sounds like an offer you can’t refuse.