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07 Aug 2012

VOX Cinemas confirms UAE release date of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ on 16 August in time for Eid festivities
Eid blockbuster line-up includes:  Brave, The Expendables 2, Teta Rahiba and Ek Tha Tiger

Dubai, UAE, 08 August 2012 -   This Eid, residents in the UAE are in store for a phenomenal movie line up, certain to appeal widely to all movie goers. UAE residents will be able to enjoy ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, Disney Pixar’s ‘Brave’, ‘The Expendables 2’, ‘Teta Rahiba (Arabic) and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ (Hindi) with VOX Cinemas preparing to showcase movies for all tastes during the Eid festive period. With advance tickets now on sale, VOX Cinemas’ customers can be the first to secure tickets to see these highly anticipated blockbusters.

 “Eid is one of the busiest times of the year, and VOX Cinemas is anticipating one of the best performing holiday periods to-date with our high profile line-up of blockbuster hits,” said Cameron Mitchell, CEO for Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas. “Having recently converted to a 100% digital platform and now offering more 3D enabled screens, VOX Cinemas is positioned to offer a large variety of films and session times to please all guests during the eagerly anticipated festive period. Traditionally during Eid, residents of the UAE spend time with families celebrating the festive period, however given the extended break, residents often use the extra available time to enjoy all the latest blockbusters screening across the country.  This year VOX Cinemas is again pleased to offer a wide variety of popular Arabic, western, Hindi, family and 3D content, sure to please all tastes”.

Currently smashing box office records in the US, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ will be released on August 16th across all of VOX Cinemas’ five locations in the UAE: Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre, Mirdif City Centre, Ajman City Centre and Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi. The epic conclusion to Director Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is expected to draw large crowds with several sessions expected to sell out early in advance of its release.

Other major Hollywood movie hits premiering on August 16th at all VOX Cinemas are ‘Brave’, the latest animated feature film from Disney’s Pixar Studios featuring a fiery heroine and skilled archer named Merida who relies on her bravery to undo a family curse and ‘The Expendables 2’ featuring an unmatched roster of Tinseltown’s biggest and best action stars including Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Bollywood fans are also in for a treat with one of the biggest Hindi films of the year, Ek Tha Tiger, an action-thriller-romance featuring celebrity favourite Salman Khan, rounding up the Eid movie line-up. Ek Tha Tiger is set for release on August 15th.

Advance tickets are currently on sale and booking can be made in five convenient ways with VOX Cinemas: via the website www.voxcinemas .com, the mobile website, the iPhone or Nokia apps, kiosks located in the foyer and in-person at the VOX Cinemas box office.

For more information, please visit www.voxcinemas.com 

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About Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas
Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas offers the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused cinema experience with VOX Cinemas which features the region’s only high-resolution 4K digital projection, offering immersive digital 3D content, four expansive VOX MAX screens, as well as premium, VIP, VOX GOLD and value-oriented seating alternatives.  With 50 screens across five locations in the UAE, the VOX Cinemas experience includes extensive dining choices from VOX Cafes as well as candybar.  Ticketing for VOX Cinemas is hassle-free – customers can purchase tickets via the VOX Cinemas website, kiosks, an iPhone app, on the mobile website or onsite.  Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas is the cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim Ventures, a division of the Majid Al Futtaim Holding, the leader in the Middle East’s shopping mall and leisure sector.

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