Friday, January 4, 2013
Here are reviews and showtimes for the biggest films playing in Apple Valley and Rosemount.
Taking in a movie this weekend? Perhaps we can help. This new Friday feature, being introduced today, offers a quick synopsis of the big movies playing at theaters in Rosemount and Apple Valley, the showtimes, and opinions of those movies available on Moviefone, the review site owned by America Online. Enjoy! The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey One sentence plot: The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Moviefone viewer score: 72 percent Moviefone critic score: 58 Local weekend showtimes: Apple Valley’s Carmike Cinema Friday and Saturday: 1:05, 1:35, 4:45, 9:10, 9:40; Sunday: 1:05, 4:45, 9:10, 9:40 Great …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. announced Monday that it will buy 16 theater complexes from Rave Reviews Cinemas, LLC.
Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Follow us on Twitter | Start a blog The company that owns the Carmike 15 movie theater in Apple Valley has purchased a group of theaters located mainly in the southeastern United States. Carmike Cinemas, Inc. announced Monday that it purchased 16 theater complexes from Rave Reviews Cinemas, LLC. In addition to the Apple Valley theater, Carmike Cinemas owns and operates theater complexes in Mankato, Mounds View, New Ulm, Oakdale and Willmar in Minnesota. As of June 30, it had 233 theaters with 2,245 screens nationwide. None of the theaters involved in Monday’s transaction are in Minnesota. The Rave Reviews theaters are in Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Texas. “The addition of…
Friday, August 17, 2012
A bomb threat apparently was called in to Carmike Theaters corporate office Friday morning, but the Apple Valley Carmike Cinemas has been checked and subsequently cleared.
A bomb threat was reported Friday morning to the Carmike Theaters corporate office—not at one specific theater, but directed generally at all its theaters—causing Apple Valley police to check and subsequently clear the Apple Valley Carmike Cinemas of any possible threat or harm, Apple Valley Police Capt. Mike Marben said Friday. In Oakdale, where there is also a Carmike movie theater, Oakdale Patch spoke to local police. "It was a general threat," Oakdale Community Affairs Officer Michelle Stark told Oakdale Patch. "There was no specific location or time frame given."
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The "BIGD" theater will host a fundraiser opening night on Thursday, and has a bigger screen, a more technologically advanced screening and sound setup and luxury seats.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The newest addition to the Carmike Cinemas in Apple Valley will have movie-goers thinking big. Carmike's new "BIGD" theater will debut at the Apple Valley location on Thursday—one of the first locations in the nation—with a special fundraiser screening, and will continue hosting special film events each night for a week, according to a press release. The new theater provides "the ultimate entertainment experience that centerpieces large format digital with bigger screens, bigger and better sound, and luxurious in-theater seating for cutting-edge presentation and the definitive enjoyment of our audiences,” Carmike President and CEO David Passman said in the release. Its screen measures 80 feet wide and almost three stories tall, and the …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Hundreds of fans turned out for the midnight show in Rosemount, including residents from Apple Valley.
If you notice the person in the next cubicle downing a little more coffee than usual, or the student in the desk next to you nodding off a bit this morning, just blame it on The Hunger. The Hunger Games, that is. The much-anticipated movie opened at midnight, and fans crammed theaters all over the nation to get to be among the first wave of people to get to see the much-anticipated adaptation of the book by the same name. Rosemount's Marcus Theater showed the movie in two theaters, and both were relatively full by the time they dimmed the lights just before midnight. Cathryn Rossini was there with her 12-year-old daughter Tessa, who used a tried-and-true method to get to stay out late on a Thursday night. “Just begging,” she said. “I just …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Many of you will be lying low with family and friends this weekend, but there are still activities in the area to get you out of the house to continue the family fun.
1. Night Skiing or Snowshoeing When/Where: 5 p.m. Friday; Lebanon Hills Regional Park Why Go: Every other Friday, explore by ski or snowshoe the regional park that spans Apple Valley and Eagan. Use a headlamp or the moonlight to find your way along the trails. Price: Free; Dakota County cross-country ski pass required for ages 18 and older 2. Eastview Boys Basketball Takes on Moorhead When/Where: 5 p.m. Friday; Eastview High School Why Go: Catch some final sports action before the holiday weekend sets in. The Lightning are 5-0 this season, and Drake-bound senior Joey King is averaging almost 30 points a game. Price: $7 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens 3. "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" The IMAX Experience When/…
Friday, July 15, 2011
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" premiered Thursday night in Apple Valley, and the loyal fans arrived early in anticipation of the final movie in the series.
Check out the places and times you can still see the new Harry Potter movie this weekend, and also read how theaters prepared for the mania.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" premieres at midnight Friday morning at movie theaters across the country.
The promotional posters say "it all ends" on July 15. But Apple Valley's movie theaters are preparing for the mania surrounding the final Harry Potter movie—"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"—to continue through the weekend and beyond. The film will first be shown at midnight Friday morning. That first midnight showing of the movie at the Great Clips IMAX Theater—all 525 seats—has been sold out for a month, Sales Manager Kathy O'Connell said; the theater added a 3 a.m. Friday show to accommodate more moviegoers. Tickets for the first showing at Apple Valley's Carmike Cinemas still are available, but three theaters have sold out already, Assistant Manager Jason Corzine said; the theater will show the first "Deathly Hallows" …
There are tons of showings to choose from if "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is a must-see for you.
Not sure where to where or when to see "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"? The answer (pretty much) is any movie theater, any time. Here are the showings scheduled and prices for this weekend at local theaters: Apple Valley Great Clips IMAX Theater at the Minnesota Zoo All 3D showings: Friday, July 15: Midnight (Thursday night, SOLD OUT), 3 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:15 p.m. Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17: Midnight (Friday and Saturday nights), 12:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:15 p.m. Ticket prices: $16 for adults; $12 for children 3 to 12 and seniors 65 or older Buy tickets online for remaining shows ($2 processing fee per ticket applies), call 952-431-4629 or buy at the theater box office. Carmike …