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Cinemark theaters will bundle Best Picture, Best Live Action and Animated Shorts films for $40

Cinemark wants you to really get into the Academy Awards spirit, and to do so you should really have seen the films that are up for awards. That’s why the company will once again feature their annual Oscar Movie Week, taking place next month from February 13 through the 22. In select Cinemark locations across the country, moviegoers will be able to see all eight Oscar nominated Best Picture films and the ten nominated Best Live Action and Animated Shorts.

“The Academy Awards have become one of the most highly anticipated events every year, and Cinemark celebrates it with our weeklong Oscar Movie Week program,” stated James Meredith, VP, Head of Marketing & Communications at Cinemark. “We are pleased to offer our customers additional opportunities to catch up on the films they may have missed, or to enjoy their favorites from last year one last time on the big screen before the big night.”

A special bundled price of $40 is available to come see all of Best Picture nominations and the Shorts Program at a discounted rate for select showtimes during the week and weekend. Customers can also see the nominees on a single film basis at the regular admission price. Tickets for the Oscar Shorts are only $10 each. A full list of participating theatres will be available beginning Friday, January 16th at cinemark.com for both the Oscar Movie Week and the Oscar Shorts.

For customers who purchase the bundled package for $40, Cinemark will provide them with a special edition Oscar Movie Week badge and lanyard that will gain them admission into each film and the Shorts program. Bundled packages and Individual tickets will be available beginning Friday, January 16, 2015 online at Cinemark.com and at participating theater box offices.

The order and start times of Cinemark’s Oscar Movie Week are:

Friday, February 13:

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

7:00pm

Selma

10:00pm

Saturday, February 14:

The Theory of Everything 1:00pm
The Grand Budapest Hotel 4:00pm
Whiplash 7:00pm
American Sniper 10:00pm

Sunday, February 15:

The Imitation Game 4:00pm
Boyhood 7:00pm

Monday, February 16:

The Grand Budapest Hotel 7:00pm

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

10:00pm

Tuesday, February 17:

Selma 7:00pm
The Imitation Game 10:00pm

Wednesday, February 18:

The Theory of Everything 7:00pm
Boyhood 10:00pm

Thursday, February 19:

American Sniper 7:00pm
Whiplash 10:00pm

Friday, February 20:

The Imitation Game 1:00pm
Boyhood 4:00pm

Saturday, February 21:

Whiplash 1:00pm
The Theory of Everything 4:00pm

Sunday, February 22:

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

1:00pm

The Oscar nominated Best Live Action and Animated Shorts will be presented as follows:

Friday, February 20:

2:00pm and 7:00pm

Saturday, February 21:

2:00pm and 7:00pm

Sunday, February 22:

2:00pm

The nominated shorts are listed below, but the order of presentation may vary.

Best Live Action Short Films

Aya – Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis
Boogaloo and Graham – Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney
Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak) – Hu Wei and Julien Féret
Parvaneh – Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger
The Phone Call – Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

Best Animated Short Films

The Bigger Picture – Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees
The Dam Keeper – Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi
Feast – Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed
Me and My Moulton – Torill Kove
A Single Life – Joris Oprins