It’s a chance to revisit some of your favourite classic action movies on the big screen.
From Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, Cineplex theatres across Canada, including Langley’s Colossus Cinema, will screen the sixth annual Great Digital Film Festival.
Among the highlights of this year’s festival is an all-day screening of the X-Men franchise as well as the first two films of the Alien series, Kill Bill Vols. 1 and 2 and the 2007 Final Cut of Blade Runner.
Among the selections at this year’s festival are some of Hollywood’s greatest classics and fan favorites, many of which are being shown for the first time in digital format.
The 2015 Great Digital Film Festival Lineup includes:
• An all-day screening of the X-Men franchise: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), X-Men: First Class (2011), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X2: X-Men United (2003), X-Men (2000);
• 25th anniversary screenings of Darkman (1990) and Dick Tracy (1990);
• Blade Runner: The Final Cut (2007);
• Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003) and Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004);
• Alien (1979);
• Aliens (1986);
• Hellboy (2004);
• Pan’s Labyrinth (2006);
• The Monster Squad (1987);
• The Rocketeer (1991).
New this year, film lovers can join the conversation on Twitter about their favourite films in the festival by interacting with noted film expert and reviewer, Richard Crouse.
Tweet questions to @CineplexMovies, @FRCEvents, or @RichardCrouse using the #GDFF2015 hashtag, and Crouse will respond.
He will also explore behind-the-scenes and the history of select films as part of the pre-show including a pre-recorded conversation with acclaimed director Guillermo Del Toro about his film, Pan’s Labyrinth.
Tickets for the Great Digital Film Festival cost $6.99, with additional discounts available on the purchase of tickets to multiple films.
For a complete list of participating theatres, to view showtimes or purchase tickets, visit Cineplex.com/DigitalFilmFest.
Tickets are now on sale at Cineplex.com/DigitalFilmFest and participating theatre box offices.