Great Digital Film Festival, Superhero Saturdays and More!

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During Cineplex’s annual Great Digital Film Festival, moviegoers will get a chance to see old movies on the big screen.

The Digital Film Festival takes place at Vancouver’s Scotiabank Theatre and Langley’s Colossus Cinema from January 31 to February 6. 21 movies will be shown during the festivals 7 day run.

Superhero Saturday, February 1st will headline the festival. Moviegoers and fans of superhero moves will see the evolution of superhero movies from  1978’s Superman to The Avengers (2012).

Movies and Schedules

Akira

Plot: After 25 years, still regarded as one of the greatest anime films ever made.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
January 31 – 2:00 PM
February 6 – 7:15 PM

The Avengers

Plot: We all know S.H.I.E.L.D. doesn’t stand for Super Human Individuals Evading Loki’s Defenses, but it could! The ultimate superhero movie.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 1 – 6:50 PM

Batman

Plot: 25th Anniversary! Before Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, there was Tim Burton, Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 1 – 9:35 PM
February 5 – 1:00 PM
Battlestar Galactica

Plot: The original story, in its 35th year, that started the phenomenon.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 2 – 12:30 PM

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Plot: 25th Anniversary! Maybe they ‘borrowed’ the time travelling phone booth from Doctor Who, but no one can argue that THIS is what Keanu will be remembered for. Wyld Stallyns rule!

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
January 31 – 7:15 PM
February 3 – 5:30 PM
February 4 – 2:00 PM

Brazil

Plot: A Terry Gilliam classic featuring a mind-bending story, amazing special effects and Robert DeNiro as Heating Engineer, Harry Tuttle.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 3 – 12:00 PM
February 5 – 9:50 PM

The Dark Knight

Plot: Heath Ledger’s Joker steals the movie (and arguably the iconic villain role) for years to come, but we still have to ask ourselves, ‘Why so serious’?

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 1 – 11:59 PM
February 5 – 3:35 PM

The Fisher King

Plot: A Modern Day Tale About The Search For Love, Sanity, Ethel Merman And The Holy Grail, with Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges on the quest for all of the above.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 3 – 2:45 PM
February 4 – 4:00 PM
February 5 – 7:00 PM

Flash Gordon

Plot: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 2 – 7:30 PM

Ghost in the Shell

Plot: Another popular, widely requested anime classic that demands to be seen on the big screen!

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
January 31 – 4:40 PM
February 6 – 9:50 PM

Ironman

Plot: Possibly the most charismatic superhero of all time, Robert Downey Jr. brings Iron Man to life in the Marvel film that began it all..

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 1 – 4:15 PM

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Plot: Guy Ritchie’s debut film is over over 15 years old, but still feels fresh. Jason Statham’s first role as well!

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 3 – 7:30 PM
February 6 – 2:45 PM

Logan’s Run

Plot: The 70’s actioneer is back and part of our retro sci-fi classics! See the original before the already-in-development remake!

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 2 – 10:00 PM

Monty Python and The Holy Grail

Plot: Arguably, the most popular film of the Monty Python troupe, and perhaps the most quoted. Come and enjoy the fun, but you can leave your coconuts at home.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
January 31 – 11:59 PM
February 4 – 12:00 PM
February 6 – 5:15 PM

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Plot: The unique Bond film that is the only one featuring George Lazenby as the suave spy, but also seen as one of the best Bond movies of all time.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 4 – 7:00 PM

Planet of the Apes

Plot:You may already know it’s iconic ending, but this Charlton Heston classic was one of the top 10 films of 1968 and is still going strong with remakes from its original story.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
January 31 – 9:20 PM
February 2 – 5:10 PM

Snatch

Plot: Guy Ritchie’s OTHER British caper about bumbling criminals, underground boxing, a giant diamond, and a dog…presented without subtitles for Brad Pitt’s dialogue.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 3 – 9:45 PM
February 6 – 12:30 PM

Spider-man

Plot: Tobey Maguire and Sam Raimi re-invented Spiderman with their retelling of the famous hero story film that broke box office records in 2002.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 1 – 1:45 PM

Superman: The Movie

Plot: The original vision, directed by Richard Donner, with Christopher Reeve in his iconic and most memorable role.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 1 – 11:00 AM

Thunderball

Plot: A classic Sean Connery Bond film, that stands as the only Bond film to be remade starring the same actor, later titled ‘Never Say Never Again.’

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 4 – 9:50 PM

Tron

Plot: Part of our retro sci-fi classics, Tron defined what computer-generated special effects looked like for a neon-like generation.

Admission (taxes included):
General: Tickets on sale December 6!

Showtimes
February 2 – 3:00 PM

Image: Warner Bros.

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