Saturday, March 30, 2013
The creator of the "Twilight Saga" is back with a new epic love story.
"The Host" is rated PG-13 and runs 125 minutes. See it this weekend at either Aurora Cineplex or Studio Movie Grill. For more theater information, show times and pricing, click the links above. The premise, courtesy of the film's official website: What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? "The Host" is the next epic love story from the creator of the "Twilight Saga," worldwide bestselling author, Stephenie Meyer. When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan) will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about — Jared (Max Irons), Ian (Jake Abel), her brother Jamie (Chandler Canterbury) and her Uncle Jeb (William Hurt), …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Aurora Cineplex will host a free social media strategy seminar for small-to-medium sized businesses, Thursday, Sept. 27.
Does your organization have a social media plan? Do you know where to start planning your social media strategy? Roswell-based Ghost Partner will soon show local residents and business owners some essential strategies and best practices to successfully get started with social media marketing, says a recent press release from the company. The seminar will cover: What social media marketing really is and why it’s important; Participants who attend the free event will have plenty of time to ask questions of social media expert, Howard Flint, as well as share experiences and network with peers. They’ll also leave with real-world insights and knowledge that they can put to work immediately, in order to help their business or organization …
Friday, August 17, 2012
The local movie theater and mini-golf course will celebrate it's second anniversary on Sept. 8 with fun for the whole family!
Friday, August 17, 2012
In celebration of Aurora Cineplex and The Fringe Miniature Golf’s second birthday, Area 51 is hosting a carnival and all attractions and food, including movie tickets, mini golf and popcorn are two for the price of one. The carnival will take place on Sept. 8 from noon to 6 p.m. and, in addition to the two for the price of one deal, the event will feature free games, bouncy houses, face painting, glitter tattoos, a balloon artist and prizes and St. David’s will be making their famous pulled pork sandwiches. “Just two years ago we opened the Aurora Cineplex and The Fringe Miniature Golf with the goal of offering a movie theater and mini golf course with a cozy, safe, neighborhood feel,” said Scott Satori, owner of Area 51. “We are thrilled…
Friday, July 20, 2012
Off duty officers are always present at Aurora Cineplex.
UPDATE: Friday, July 19, 6:31 p.m.: In wake of the shooting at a Colorado movie theater during Thursday's midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises," some law enforcement agencies have stepped up patrols of local theaters, however Roswell Police say they will maintain their current level of security. According to Roswell Police Spokeswoman Lisa Holland, Aurora Cineplex hires the department's off-duty officers for extra security. "Aurora Cineplex is deeply saddened by the events last night in Colorado. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families affected by this senseless tragedy," wrote Aurora General Manager Scott Satori in an e-mail to Patch. Satori said the theater has always made security a top priority, but is especially …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Local theaters are offering free or really cheap movies this summer and Patch has the list of them for you.
Summer is here and there are days when it is just too hot to be outside. Cool off and take the kids to the movies. Local. theaters are offering free and almost free movies all summer long. This is a list you will want to keep bookmarked so you can quickly find out what theater to head to on what day to see which movie. Here are your local theaters offering the program. 1. Summer Movies in Alpharetta/Roswell Deal: Come to Studio Movie Grill beginning next week on Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. to see Shrek Ever After for $2 for adults and $1 for kids. See here for a calendar of shows offered. Good Through: The movie series will continue all summer with a different feature each week. 2. Summer Movies In Roswell Deal: Aurora Cineplex has …
Friday, March 23, 2012
A best-selling young-adult book becomes a movie and is bound to be a hit. It's a survival-of-the-fittest reality show that leaves you craving for more.
It's one of the most anticipated movies to hit the big screen in some time, and we have the scoop right here. It has all the elements of a big hit -- teen romance, violence, and action. Mix in some rising young stars and you have "The Hunger Games." Jennifer Lawrence isn't a household name yet, but she will be. Known to this point for her critically acclaimed role in the film "Winter's Bone," Lawrence plays Katniss, one of two people from her district who must play a nationally televised game, in which there can be just one winner -- the last one living. Equipped with knives, swords, bows, arrows, and other weapons, the massacre begins. This futuristic tale takes place in the country of Panem, after an apocalyptic war. The country is split…
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Aurora Cineplex will donate 10 percent of concession profits over the weekend to the city of Roswell's "Play It Forward" program.
Personal entertainment has never been as altruistic as it will be this weekend when Aurora Cineplex customers help local families in need - just by munching at the movies. The local theater will be donating 10 percent of concession profits to the Friends of Roswell Parks program, "Play It Forward." The program is designed to help families who have found themselves in difficult times financially. "Play It Forward" pays registration fees for a limited time for families who have participated in the past, but cannot afford to continue because of financial issues. The payment is thought of as a loan, which can be repaid when times are better. Though repayment isn't required, the money given back to the program will go to help another family in …
Saturday, January 28, 2012
A group of men stranded in the wilderness get hunted down by a pack of
wolves. It's primal, it's primitive…it's Grey.
Liam Neeson and a bunch of roughneck oil riggers go down in a plane crash in the frozen Alaska wilderness in "The Grey." Neeson plays John Ottway, a loner and the alpha dog, of sorts, among the surviving men of the crash. They are forced to stay together to battle the elements and a pack of wolves, set on making them the next meal. A supporting cast includes Dallas Roberts as the smart sensitive guy, Dermot Mulroney as the sad dad missing his kid, and Frank Grillo as the Latino hothead. They face frostbite, wolf bite, drowning, and falling from great heights. Harsh outcomes for both man and beast. In the middle of this life and death situation there's time for conversation among the men. We get to know their back story and learn that they …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Fans of the series can still get tickets for the 11:59 p.m. showing of Breaking Dawn in Roswell.
If you've been on the fence about staying up late to be among the first to watch Twilight's "Breaking Dawn Part 1" there's still time. Aurora Cineplex at Roswell Town Center is still selling tickets for tonight's 11:59 p.m. show, Thursday, Nov. 17. The theater will begin all the Twilight madness at 9 p.m. with free mini golf, trivia, prize and more for latenight moviegoers. Fans will be given wristbands and can begin lining up to get into the theater at 11:30 p.m. Tickets cost $9 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and children.urchase online. For more information, call the theater at 770-518-0977.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Get ready for a comedy about a bunch of co-workers who turn the tables on a Bernie Madoff-type bad guy.
Ben Stiller plays an apartment building manager who, along with the other building staff members, gets ripped off by penthouse resident Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda). When the employees realize they have been swindled, they plan their revenge in the form of a "Tower Heist." After an FBI agent (played by Tea Leoni) leaks word about a large stash of cash in Shaw's apartment, Stiller's character hires Slide, a two-bit cat burglar played by Eddie Murphy, to plan the heist. When Murphy makes it on the screen, about 40 minutes in, the movie finally picks up. "Tower Heist" spends the rest of its running time tracking the staff members (played by Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Michael Pena and Gabourey Sidibe) as they try to infiltrate the penthouse …