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Scott Clayton
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From: Minnesota
Registered: Dec 2010

 - posted February 03, 2011 09:51 AM      Profile for Scott Clayton           Edit/Delete Post 
Is cinemagic theatres going out of buisness? I just check the web site for showtimes for this weekend at the Burnsville Atlantis 15 Theatre but they said they are now closed. But I found a news article on why they are closed. They will re open in mid February. Im also wondering about Paragon Theaters located in Florida. I dont know much about them are they a new company or have they been around for while. Are they planning to expand to Minnesota?

Heres the link:

Atlantis 15 Theatre in Burnsville under new management, to re-open in February
Published: Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:37 PM CST
Screens at the Atlantis 15 Theatre in Burnsville are dark today amid news that the facility is now under new ownership.

Florida-based Paragon Theaters purchased the theatre, along with another in Rochester. As a result, both theatres will be closed "for a short time" to allow for training of new staff and installation of amenity upgrades, according to a statement from Paragon. The Atlantis is scheduled to re-open in mid-February.

Planned additions to the Atlantis include a VIP premier serving area with a bar, an expanded arcade and gaming area, and a 70-foot large format branded screen capable of 3-D projections.

The theatre was formerly owned by CineMagic Theatres of Maple Grove, and opened in 2008. The Atlantis features 15 screens and an IMAX system.

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Adam Martin

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CineMagic's parent company, Midwest Theatres Corp., filed for bankruptcy after one location was foreclosed upon. Reports indicate assets of $9M vs. debts of $29M.

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