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The Beatles Yellow Submarine Docks at Participating Movie Theatres Across Canada for One Night Only

Animated movie has been restored by hand and in 4K digital resolution Portion of proceeds from ticket sales will be donated by EMI to MusiCounts

Monday, May 14, 2012

The Beatles Yellow Submarine Docks at Participating Movie Theatres Across Canada for One Night Only07:00 EDT Monday, May 14, 2012TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 14, 2012) - (TSX:CGX) - Cineplex Entertainment, via our Front Row Centre Events and EMI Music today announced Yellow Submarine, the animated feature released in 1968 starring The Beatles, returns to the big screen for one night only on Thursday, May 24, 2012, show times vary by location. Currently out of print, this landmark movie has been restored by hand, frame-by-frame in 4K digital resolution for the first time by Paul Rutan Jr. and his team of specialists at Triage Motion Pictures and Eque Inc."Yellow Submarine has been delicately restored, bringing back the rich and vibrant colours it was known for and the legendary music of The Beatles comes to life in 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "The Beatles remain one of the biggest bands in music today with generations of fans who will not want to miss this masterful and influential movie that we have brought back to the big screen for one night only." The Beatles' classic 1968 animated feature film, Yellow Submarine, has been digitally restored for DVD and Blu-ray release on June 5 in North America. The film's repackaged song track album will be reissued on CD on the same date.About Yellow SubmarineOnce upon a time… or maybe twice, there was an unearthly paradise called Pepperland, a place where happiness and music reigned supreme. But all that was threatened when the terrible Blue Meanies declared war and sent in their army led by a menacing Flying Glove to destroy all that was good. Enter John, Paul, George and Ringo to save the day! Armed with little more than their humour, songs, and of course, their yellow submarine, The Beatles tackle the rough seas ahead in an effort to bring down the evil forces of bluedom.Directed by George Dunning, and written by Lee Minoff, Al Brodax, Jack Mendelsohn and Erich Segal, Yellow Submarine began its voyage to the screen when Brodax, who had previously produced nearly 40 episodes of ABC's animated Beatles TV series, approached The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein with a unique vision for a full-length animated feature. Yellow Submarine, based upon a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, is a fantastic tale brimming with peace, love, and hope, propelled by Beatles songs, including "Eleanor Rigby," "When I'm Sixty-Four," "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds," "All You Need Is Love," and "It's All Too Much." When the film debuted in 1968, it was instantly recognized as a landmark achievement, revolutionizing a genre by integrating the freestyle approach of the era with innovative animation techniques.Production creditsRunning Time: 89 minutesDirector - George DunningProducer - Al BrodaxStory based on the song by John Lennon and Paul McCartneyScreen story - Lee MinoffScreenplay - Lee Minoff, Al Brodax, Jack Mendelsohn, and Erich SegalArt Director - Heinz EdelmannAnimation directors - Robert Balser and Jack StokesProduction Executive - John CoatesMusic Producer and Supervisor - George MartinFeaturing music by The BeatlesAdvance tickets for Yellow Submarine are now available at participating theatre box offices and online at www.cineplex.com/events or our mobile site m.cineplex.com. A portion of the proceeds generated from ticket sales to this event will be donated by EMI to MusiCounts. Yellow Submarine will be shown on May 24, 2012 at the following theatres: BRITISH COLUMBIA ChilliwackGalaxy Cinemas Chilliwack, 8249 Eagle Landing ParkwayCoquitlamSilverCity Coquitlam and VIP Cinemas, 170 Schoolhouse StreetKamloopsCineplex Odeon Aberdeen Mall Cinemas, 700-1320 Trans-Canada HighwayLangfordCineplex Odeon Westshore Cinemas, 2945 Jacklin RoadLangleyColossus Langley Cinemas, 20090 91A AvenueNanaimoGalaxy Cinemas Nanaimo, 213-4750 Rutherford RoadPrince GeorgeFamous Players 6 Cinemas, 172-1600 Fifth AvenueRichmondSilverCity Riverport Cinemas, 14211 Entertainment WaySurreyEMPIRE Studio 12 Guildford, 15051 101st AvenueVancouverScotiabank Theatre Vancouver, 900 Burrard StreetVernonGalaxy Cinemas Vernon, 2306 Highway 6 VictoriaSilverCity Victoria Cinemas, 3130 Tillicum Road ALBERTA CalgaryCineplex Odeon Sunridge Spectrum Cinemas, 400-2555 32nd AvenueScotiabank Theatre Chinook, 6455 Macleod Trail SWEMPIRE Studio 16 Country Hills, 300-388 Country Hills Blvd NEEdmontonCineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas, 1525-99th Street NWScotiabank Theatre Edmonton, 8882-170 StreetGrande PrairieCineplex Odeon Grande Prairie Cinemas, 10330-109th StreetLethbridgeGalaxy Cinemas Lethbridge, 501-1st Avenue SWRed DeerGalaxy Cinemas Red Deer, 357-37400 Highway #2 MANITOBA WinnipegSilverCity Polo Park Cinemas, 817 St. James Street SASKATCHEWAN Moose JawGalaxy Cinemas Moose Jaw, 1235 Main Street NPrince AlbertGalaxy Cinemas Prince Albert, 2995 2nd AvenueReginaGalaxy Cinemas Regina, 420 McCarthy Boulevard NSaskatoonGalaxy Cinemas Saskatoon, 347 2nd Avenue ONTARIO AncasterSilverCity Ancaster Cinemas, 771 Golf Links RoadBarrieGalaxy Cinemas Barrie, 72 Commerce Park DriveBellevilleGalaxy Cinemas Belleville, 160 Bell BoulevardBramptonSilverCity Brampton Cinemas, 50 Great Lakes DriveBrantfordGalaxy Cinemas Brantford, 300 King George RoadBrockvilleGalaxy Cinemas Brockville, 2399 Parkedale AvenueChathamGalaxy Cinemas Chatham, 760 St Clair Street CollingwoodGalaxy Cinemas Collingwood, 6 Mountain RoadCornwallGalaxy Cinemas Cornwall, 1325 Second Street EGuelphGalaxy Cinemas Guelph, 485 Woodlawn Road WKingstonCineplex Odeon Gardiners Road Cinemas, 626 Gardiners RoadKitchenerEMPIRE Theatres Kitchener, 135 Gateway Park DriveLondonSilverCity London Cinemas, 1680 Richmond StreetMiltonGalaxy Cinemas Milton, 1175 Maple AvenueMississaugaColiseum Mississauga Cinemas, 309 Rathburn Road WNewmarketSilverCity Newmarket Cinemas and XSCAPE Entertainment Centre, 18151 Yonge StreetNiagara FallsCineplex Odeon Niagara Square Cinemas, 7555 Montrose RoadOakvilleSilverCity Oakville and VIP Cinemas, 3531 Wyecroft RoadOrangevilleGalaxy Cinemas Orangeville, 85 Fifth AvenueOshawaCineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas, 1351 Grandview Street NOttawaCineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas, 2214 Bank StreetColiseum Ottawa Cinemas, 3090 Carling AvenueSilverCity Gloucester Cinemas, 2385 City Park DriveOwen SoundGalaxy Cinemas Owen Sound, 1020 10th Street PeterboroughGalaxy Cinemas Peterborough, 320 Water StreetSudburySilverCity Sudbury Cinemas, 355 Barrydowne RoadThunder BaySilverCity Thunder Bay Cinemas, 850 North May StreetTorontoCineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas, 22 Lebovic AvenueCineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas, 1025 The QueenswayCineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas, 4861 Yonge StreetScotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street WSilverCity Yonge-Eglinton Cinemas, 2300 Yonge StreetVaughanColossus Vaughan Cinemas, 3555 Highway 7 WWaterlooGalaxy Cinemas Waterloo, 550 King Street NWindsorCineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall Cinemas, 3100 Howard Avenue QUEBEC BrossardCineplex Odeon Brossard Cinemas, 9350 boul. LeducKirklandColiseum Kirkland Cinemas, 3200 rue Jean YvesLavalColossus Laval Cinemas, 2800 rue Cosmodôme MontrealCineplex Odeon Cavendish Mall Cinemas, 5800 boul. CavendishScotiabank Theatre Montreal, 977 rue Ste-Catherine OSherbrookeGalaxy Cinemas Sherbrooke, 4204 rue Bertrand-FabiSte.FoyCineplex Odeon Ste. Foy Cinemas, 1200 boul. Duplessis NOVA SCOTIA HalifaxEMPIRE 18 Cinemas & Imax Theatre - Bayers Lake, 190 Chain Lake Drive NEW BRUNSWICK MonctonEMPIRE 8 Trinity Drive, 127 Trinity DriveSaint JohnEMPIRE Studio 10 - Saint John, 175 McAllister Drive NEWFOUNDLAND St. John'sEMPIRE Studio 12 - St. Johns, 48 Kenmount Road P.E.I. EMPIRE Studio 8 Charlottetown, 670 University AvenueAbout Cineplex Entertainment Cineplex Inc. ("Cineplex") is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,359 screens serving approximately 66 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the exclusive provider of UltraAVX™ and the largest exhibitor of digital 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. Cineplex shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol "CGX". For more information, visit www.cineplex.com. About Front Row Centre Events (FRC) Brought to you by Cineplex Entertainment, Front Row Centre Events bring world class entertainment to your local Cineplex Entertainment theatre and other participating locations! Presented in high-definition with digital surround sound, guests can experience the best in original one-night only and series-based programming. With the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series, Broadway productions, live broadcasts direct from the stage of London's National Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet performances, classic films, concerts, live sporting events and documentaries, Front Row Centre Events put you in the centre of the action on the big screen!About EMI Music CanadaEMI Music Canada is a unit of EMI Music, one of the world's leading music companies. EMI Music Canada was founded in 1949 and the current roster of artists spans all musical tastes and genres. Artists include: Ryan Adams, Lily Allen, Charles Aznavour, The Beach Boys, Beastie Boys, The Beatles, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Rosanne Cash, Eric Church, Terri Clark, Coldplay, Stompin' Tom Connors, Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, David Guetta, Shawn Hook, Iron Maiden, Alan Jackson, Colin James, Norah Jones, Kylie, Lady Antebellum, Amos Lee, Massive Attack, Conor Maynard, Moby, Anne Murray, Katy Perry, Pink Floyd, Johnny Reid, Darius Rucker, Serena Ryder, Emeli Sande, Tinie Tempah, These Kids Wear Crowns, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Trish, Kreesha Turner, Keith Urban and Wintersleep. It also boasts a strong EMI Label Services Division with labels such as: Arts & Crafts, Century Media Records, CP Records, Hidden Pony, Honest Music, Justin Time Records, Marquis, MDM Recordings Inc., On Ramp Records, Remedy Music, Secret City Records, Side One Dummy Records, Ultra Records, the Welk Music Group and White Girl Records. www.emimusic.caAbout MusiCountsMusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with CARAS, is helping to keep music alive in Schools across Canada. Musicounts' mission is to ensure that children in Canada, regardless of socio-economic circumstances and cultural background, have access to a music program through their school. MusiCounts includes Band Aid musical instrument grants, the Musicounts Teacher of the Year Award, Scholarships, and other music education initiatives. For more information, visit www.musicounts.ca.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Pat Marshall, Vice President,For more information, photos or interviews:Communications and Investor Relations,Cineplex Entertainment416-323-6648pat.marshall@cineplex.comORNational Media and Artist Relations,Anastasia Saradoc, Director,Corporate Communications, EMI Music Canada416-583-5017anastasia.saradoc@emimusic.ca