‘The Interview’, List Of Indie Theaters That Support Free Speech, Head Out Wearing Red, White And Blue, Highlight Hollywood News

Shame on Sony Studios for bowing to the North Korean dictator, and after being humiliated by Americans, including President Obama, Sony decided on Tuesday to release the film on Christmas day, and the number of independent, locally owned theaters across the country stepped up to the challenge that Sony set for itself and agreed to make screenings available to all Americans who believe in freedom of speech, meaning more than just political rhetoric.
Here’s a complete list of all theaters around the country, all independent that will have showings.  Please support small businesses, since big business including Sony didn’t care about freedoms. 

Alamo Drafthouse: The chain was one of the first to announce that it would play The Interview. “This is the best Christmas gift anyone could give us. We, both distributors and exhibitors, have collectively stood firm to our principles and for the right to freedom of expression,” said Alamo Drafthouse CEO Tim League in a statement. The below theaters will screen the film beginning on Dec. 25:

Alamo Lakeline – Austin, Texas
Alamo Slaughter – Austin
Alamo South Lamar – Austin
Alamo Ritz – Austin
Alamo – Littleton, Colo.
Alamo Loudoun – Ashburn, Va.
Alamo –  Kalamazoo, Mich.
Alamo – Yonkers, N.Y.
Alamo Main Street – Kansas City, Mo.
Alamo – Richardson, Texas
Alamo Vintage Park – Houston, Texas
Alamo Mason Park – Katy, Texas
Alamo – Lubbock, Texas
Alamo Marketplace – New Braunfels, Texas
Alamo Park North – San Antonio, Texas
Alamo Westlakes – San Antonio

Apple Cinemas: Cambridge, Mass.

Ark Lodge Cinemas: Seattle, Washington

Belcourt Theatre: The nonprofit Nashville theater will have two showings on Christmas Day, adding more for the rest of the week.

The Bijou Art Cinemas: Traverse City, Mich: “I will be showing “The Interview” at my theater, The Bijou, in Traverse City, beginning on ChristmasDay,” Michael Moore tweeted, adding the hastags #NoCensorshipEver and #thankyouSony

Brewvies Cinema Pub: Salt Lake City, Utah

Cable Car Cinema: Providence, R.I.

Chalmette Movies: Chalmette, La.

Chase Park Plaza: The St. Louis theater will have four showings on Christmas.

The Cinefamily: Los Angeles, Calif.

Cinema Detroit: The midtown Detroit theater will begin showing The Interview on Jan. 2.

Cinémas Palme D’Or: Coachella Valley, Calif.

Crest Westwood: Los Angeles, Calif.

Eastpoint Movies 10: Baltimore, Md.

The Frida Cinema: Santa Ana, Calif

The Gateway Film Center: Columbus, Ohio

Harkins Valley Art: Tempe, AZ, and Phoenix, Ariz.

Hollywood Boulevard Cinema: Woodridge, Ill.

Hollywood Cinema: Martinsville, Va.

Jasper 8 Theatres: Jasper, Ind.

Laemmle Theatres: The Interview will begin showing on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, at Laemmle’s North Hollywood 7

The Loft Cinema: Tucson, Ariz.

Look Cinemas: Dallas, Texas

Los Feliz 3: Los Angeles, Calif.

Megaplex Theatres – The District:  South Jordan, Utah

Michigan Theater: Ann Arbor’s State Theater in Michigan

Mission Grove Theaters: Riverside, Calif.

MX Movies: Downtown St. Louis, Mo.

Plaza Atlanta: Georgia’s longest-running theater chain announced that the film will play beginning on Christmas on two screens. Screenings on Christmas Day: 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:35 p.m.

Prime Cinemas: Red Bluff, Calif.

Regency Theaters: The Southern California-based theater chain, with has 28 locations, will screen the film in several of its theaters:

The Regency Agoura Hills Stadium 8
The Regency Foothill Cinema Stadium 10, Azusa
The Regency at East Hills Mall, Bakersfield
The Regency Commerce 14, City of Commerce
The Regency Fontana 8
The Granada Hills 9
Regency’s Perris 10, Perris
The Regency University Village 10, Riverside
Regency’s Sterling 6, San Bernadino
Regency’s Santa Paula 7
The Janss Marketplace 9, Thousand Oaks
Regency’s Van Nuys Plant 16
The Regency Westminster 10

Southside Works Cinema: Cleveland Cinemas will be opening the film at its Pittsburgh theater Southside Works Cinema on Christmas Day. “We are happy that Sony has decided to release The Interview,” says Jonathan Forman, president of Cleveland Cinemas. “Freedom of speech and artistic expression are core values to America, and our company has never been one to shy away from a film due to its content. To not allow audiences access to this film would not have been right.”

 Sun-Ray Cinema:  Jacksonville, Florida

Terrace Theater: Charleston, S.C.

Tower City Cinemas: The multiplex in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, will screen The Interview beginning on Christmas Day, and moviegoers wearing red, white and blue will receive a free 32 oz. popcorn.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: AP
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