[Avon-theatre-news] AVON THEATRE NEWS---JULY 8th, 2011

Skip Huston Skip at TheAvon.com
Wed Jul 6 22:52:54 EDT 2011


WEEK OF FRIDAY,  JULY 8th thru THURSDAY,  JULY 14th  ONLY!!  
Check out our way cool website at: www.TheAvon.com
NOTE: PLEASE PAY CAREFUL ATTENTION TO THE ABOVE EFFECTIVE DATES FOR 
THIS NEWSLETTER!!  

Click this link: http://www.facebook.com/TheAvonTheatre

OPENING THURSDAY, JULY 14th AT MIDNIGHT!!!
 HARRY POTTER and the Deathly Hallows--PART TWO (PG13) This is IT! No more Harry Potter after this one!

 HARRY POTTER and the Deathly Hallows--PART ONE (PG13)
SPECIAL SHOWING OF THE NEXT-TO-LAST HARRY POTTER THURSDAY @ 9:00 PM ONLY!!
SPECIAL PRICING! SEE BOTH HARRY'S FOR ONLY $12.50!!
(THE NEW HARRY BY ITSELF IS $7.50 @ MIDNIGHT)
 

CONTINUING:

 LARRY CROWNE (PG13) Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts!! Huge hit for the Avon!!!

 TRANSFORMERS 3: DARK OF THE MOON (PG13) One of the BIGGEST of the Summer!

 CARS 2 (G) Disney and Pixar do it again with a fun-filled romp for the WHOLE family!!

COMING SOON:

(JULY 22nd is still TO BE ANNOUNCED!)


  JULY 29th: COWBOYS & ALIENS (PG13) Harrison Ford & Daniel Craig in a "must-see" fun movie!

  JULY 29th: CRAZY STUPID LOVE (PG13) Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, 'nuff said??? 

...and the list goes on and on!!!
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LARRY CROWNE  (PG13)
A HUGE HIT WITH THE AVON CROWD!!!
Can there be a more definitive "Avon Movie" than this? Not only does it star TOM HANKS and JULIA ROBERTS, but it was co-written by Hanks and NIA VARDALOS (that "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" girl!!), and also was DIRECTED & PRODUCED by Tom Hanks!
You can't go wrong with this middle-age "dramedy", and we at the Avon went to a LOT of trouble to get it here to counter-program the super-heroes, robots, and cartoons of Summer 2011!
Here is a summer movie for grown-ups!
LARRY CROWNE  (PG13)
(Showtimes in brackets denote $5.75 "Bargain Matinees")
FRI: (4:00) - 7:00
SAT: (1:00) - (4:00) - 7:00
SUN: (1:00) - (4:00)
MON, TUES & WED: 7:15
THURS: 6:30
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TRANSFORMERS 3: DARK OF THE MOON (PG13)
Director Michael Bay sure takes his lumps with the cineaste's crowd, but he can deliver a huge, over-the-top, summertime popcorn picture like few in cinema history have been able!
I know that sounds rather bourgeois from a college film teacher, but I have to give credit where credit is due...
In the end, its all about selling tickets and getting fannies into seats!
The Transformers franchise is incredibly successful, in spite of the abysmal reviews they usually receive. Every filmmaker's dream is to have a movie that is "review-proof", and Michael Bay has got just that with these babies!    
This is a mammoth, loud, explosive film that just about tears Chicago to pieces! (All with the magic of impeccable special effects, that is!)
Screen sensation Shia LaBeouf (who really should change his name to one easier to spell and pronounce, but nobody asked me) and a great supporting cast that even includes Oscar-winner Frances McDormand and John Malkovich (and Patrick Dempsey, for heaven's sake!)---and Leonard Nimoy's voice (yes, you heard that right).

And, for those of you who may take a chance on this, but have not seen the previous films? Don't worry about it. You'll catch on real fast!
This is a "two-tub" real buttered popcorn movie, for sure!
TRANSFORMERS 3: DARK OF THE MOON  (PG13)
(Showtimes in brackets denote $5.75 "Bargain Matinees")
FRI: (5:00) - 8:00
SAT: (2:00) - (5:00) - 8:00
SUN: (2:00) - (5:00) 
MON, TUES, WED & THURS: 6:40
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CARS 2 (G)
Here is a loaded question: Can Pixar ever make a dud?
Some would caution that is a jinxed query to ask right on the eve of this new release, but I don't think so!
These guys just know how to get it "right"!
With an amazing cast of vocal talents, and those lovable cars, this is a sure-fire hit for the whole family!!
CARS 2  (G)
(Showtimes in brackets denote $5.75 "Bargain Matinees")
FRI: (4:45) - 7:45
SAT: (1:45) - (4:45) - 7:45
SUN: (1:45) - (4:45)
MON, TUES, WED: 6:30 
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RANTS, RAVES & RAMBLINGS FROM THE HEAD HONCHO
Here's a GROOVY Avon news items!!

NEW! NEW! NEW IN THE AVON CONCESSION STAND!
We have just added a brand new menu item to the Avon's two concessions stands -- Gourmet Bacon Popcorn!
Available starting July 1, this delectable snack features fantastic Avon popcorn (the best in the known universe!) that is topped with our REAL butter (with a hint of garlic) and a generous sprinkling of authentic bonafide bacon!
Those who were lucky enough to get a free sample of this new item last weekend gave it rave reviews and we know you're going to love it!
Be sure to ask for Avon Gourmet Bacon Popcorn when you come to see us this weekend -- available NOW!!
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NOTE:
Because of a scheduling snafu, Troy Taylor's special FREE showing of the spooky "The St. Francisvile Experiment" (the movie he plays himself in) where he was going to give LIVE commentary as the film unspools, will have to be postponed to Labor Day Weekend. Watch this newsletter for more details as we get closer to the date. We will STILL DO this fun event, just not right now.
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BUT...there will also be a special FREE showing Labor Day weekend of "OUR DECATUR 1955", the ultra-rare documentary about Decatur in 1955 that we own the only known copy of! We haven't shown it in years, and its time to dust off the reels and take a trip back in the cinema time machine to Decatur 1955!!
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By the way, TIGHTWAD TUESDAYS are BAAAAAACK!!
All Shows on Tuesday only $4.50!! You heard right! $4.50!
(BUT, you have to say "Tightwad Tuesday" at the box-office or you get charged full-price!!)
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Come See Me This Weekend!!
-Skip Huston
(George Clooney as Skip Huston)
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