Regal announces Best Picture Film Festival

Liz Marino/Sentinel File Photo Regal Arbor Place Stadium 18 & IMAX will be taking part in the Regal Best Picture Film Festival, featuring all the best picture nominees from Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 4. Festival Passes are now available to purchase, providing exclusive access to all nine films for the special price of $35.

Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, recently announced the Regal Best Picture Film Festival, featuring all the best picture nominees from Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 4. Festival Passes are now available to purchase, providing exclusive access to all nine films for the special price of $35.

"As we continue to look for innovations to the moviegoing experience at our theatres, the Regal Best Picture Film Festival gives moviegoers the opportunity to see all 9 nominated films back on the big screen," said Ken Thewes, chief marketing officer at Regal. "These films are the best of 2017 and with the Festival Pass, moviegoers can make sure they see all nominated movies prior to the start of the awards show."

The event will be held at participating Regal theatres from Friday, Feb. 23, to Sunday, March 4. Festival Passes are available now on the award-winning Regal mobile app. For showtimes and ticketing information, as well as a list of participating theatres, please visit http://regmovi.es/BPFF.

Regal Arbor Place Stadium 18 & IMAX at Arbor Place Mall in Douglasville is among the participating theatres participating in the Film Festival.

The films nominated for this year's Best Picture Oscar® are:

• Call Me by Your Name (R)

• Darkest Hour (PG-13)

• Dunkirk (R)

• Get Out (R)

• Lady Bird (R)

• Phantom Thread (R)

• The Post (PG-13)

• The Shape of Water (R)

• Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (R)

"The Academy Awards are recognized as one of the most highly-acclaimed cinematic achievements," said Steve Bunnell, chief content and programming officer at Regal. "Regal is the ultimate destination for moviegoing during the awards season, and we are excited to present these nominated films during the Regal Best Picture Film Festival at a fantastic price for movie fans."

In addition, Regal is sending one lucky winning Crown Club member and guest to experience the thrill of the red carpet firsthand at the 2019 Academy Awards® Red Carpet Arrivals. Regal Crown Club members will become eligible by swiping their Regal Crown Club cards when purchasing tickets to any best picture-nominated film between now and Sunday, Feb. 26, or by purchasing the Regal Best Picture Film Festival Pass. This spectacular opportunity is available at Regal for movie lovers who dream of experiencing the cinema magic come to life on the red carpet.

Regal fans are encouraged to like Regal Cinemas' Facebook page and download the Regal mobile app. Moviegoers can program their favorite theatre and purchase tickets all from their mobile device. The Regal mobile app also gives patrons the ability to join the Regal Crown Club card straight to their phone for easy access while on-the-go. Through the industry-leading Regal Crown Club, approximately 14-million active members each year accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn rewards including free popcorn, soft drinks and movies. Free membership is also available online at http://www.regmovies.com/Crown-Club.

About Regal Entertainment Group:

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates one of the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 7,315 screens in 561 theatres in 43 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of September 30, 2017. The Company operates theatres in 48 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations. Additional information is available on the Company's website at www.REGmovies.com.

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