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The long-anticipated conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy “The Dark Knight Rises” arrives in theaters July 20. And what better way to see it than as the final leg of an epic nine-hour Dark Knight marathon?
AMC theaters are now selling advance tickets for a three-movie event beginning July 19 at 6 p.m. with “Batman Begins,” followed by “The Dark Knight,” and “The Dark Knight Rises” at 12:01 a.m.
While the particulars on IMAX showings in select markets have not been finalized, the details are in for theaters screening the movies in traditional format.
The Twin Cities venues are the AMC Rosedale 14, AMC Southdale 16, AMC Arbor Lakes 16, AMC Eden Prairie Mall 18, AMC Showplace Coon Rapids 16, and AMC Showplace Inver Grove 16.
Tickets are $25, on sale here, and include a commemorative poster, lanyard, and a $5 bonus for AMC Stubs members. The IMAX screenings will be priced at $40. Just remember, these films run long, so pace yourself with the supersized sodas.
It was the best type of wake-up call.
Eagan High School grad Laura Osnes was asleep Tuesday morning when her cell woke her up. It was her agent, and she was sleepy. She ignored the call.
St. Paul native Josh Hartnett returns to the Twin Cities to host a student summit supporting President Obama’s reelection campaign. He joins Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak at 11:30 a.m. Saturday to host students from the University of Minnesota, Macalester College, St. Olaf College, Augsburg College, Carleton College, and Hamline University.
The event, at the University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center, is a forum to discuss issues including college affordability, access to health care and jobs creation. Hartnett's a college dropout (he had some attractive work-experience offers from Hollywood), but he loves a good policy debate.
"The Atlantic" magazine today decared the Star Tribune's Colin Covert America's 6th Most Cantankerous Film Critic. When informed of the honor (?) he said "I must be slipping!" and vowed to try harder in future.
Kathleen Turner and Evan Jonigkeit. Photo by Joan Marcus.