Credit Crunch Cinema
Thu May 14 11:15AM by Movies Editor
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With cinema ticket prices getting higher and higher and piracy still a problem, one cinema chain has come up with a novel way to get punters back into the multiplex free screenings.
Cinema giants Vue and Metrodome Group have joined up to offer free tickets for a series of films at various Vue cinemas including London, Manchester and Edinburgh.
Credit Crunch Cinema kicks off on the 15th May with a series of screenings of low-budget films - for more information email [email protected]
"The concept of credit crunch cinema was born in direct response to the negative and depressing financial crisis which dominates our news on a daily basis," said Metrodome's Giles Edwards. "What better way to relieve people from the stress of the credit crunch than to provide escapism in such an exciting and accessible way -free cinema!"
While the free films on offer are hardly 'Star Trek' or 'Terminator Salvation', the price of going to the cinema (once you tote up drink and food costs) nears £20 these days so a free trip to the multiplex - no matter the movie, does sound appealing