Showing at the Dells Theater

Now Showing: “IT”This new horror thriller is based on the best-selling Stephen King book.  When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise. This clown leaves a trail of murder and violence that goes back centuries.

“It” starts Friday, September 22nd, at the Dells Theatre. 135 minutes. It’s rated R for violence/horror, bloody images, and for language.

Link to Trailer:
http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/wb/it/

SPECIALS!!
  • NEW BARGAIN TUESDAYS–save on tickets and concessions!  Every Tuesday ALL AGES are only $5.  Plus you can get a small popcorn and pop for only $5.

  • EVERY MONDAY is MILITARY MONDAY!  Just show your current military I.D. and get in for only $5!

(check Logan Luxury Theatre for more information)

Dells Theater Helps Make Dream Come True

phoenyxbenson_3A Sioux Falls five-year-old was presented with a specially-designed bicycle at the Dell Rapids Theater on Thursday, September 8th, thanks to fundraising efforts led by Variety, a children’s charity.

Phoenyx Benson is living with a significant brain injury and is unable to ride a traditional bicycle.  Variety has led fundraising efforts to have a specially-designed bicycle given to Phoenyx to allow her the joys of having her very own bike to ride.

Dell Rapids Theater owner, Jeff Logan and Logan Theaters chain, have been big supporters of the Variety children’s charity.  They have sold limited edition gold pins from Variety’s Gold Heart Campaign to help raise money for the charity.  All the monies raised in South Dakota stay in South Dakota to help locally.  This year’s pin featured artwork from the “Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2″ movie.  The previous pin featured artwork of the minions from “Despicable Me”.

mockingjay-pin“They are like collector’s pieces.  They tie in with a different movie, and we have support from the studios that they donate the license to use the artwork.  They are able to use a special pin to make it more popular,” Logan said.phoenyxbenson_1

Variety was initially founded in 1927 by a group of 11 theater owners and showmen in Pittsburgh, PA as a social club.  The so-named Variety Club evolved into a charity during 1928.  Today Variety has a network of 42 offices in 13 countries operating as a children’s charity.

After receiving the bicycle, Phoenyx took a ride around the lobby of the theater and posed for pictures with her mother Emily Bartscher and everyone that helped make the bicycle possible.  The specially-designed bicycle was made by Chad Pickard the owner of Spoke-N-Sport bike shop.

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Dells Theater Showing Midwest Premiere of “Walt Before Mickey”

WaltBeforeMickeyThe Midwest premiere of the new movie “Walt Before Mickey” will be held at the Logan Luxury Theatres in Mitchell, Huron and Dell Rapids on Friday, August 28.  The producers of the film, Armando Gutierrez and Arthur L. Bernstein, will be at all three locations for the festivities.  The film will show at all three theaters for one week Friday through Thursday, August 28-September 3.

The producers will arrive at the Dells Theatre at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, August 27th, for the 7:00 p.m. “Red Carpet Advance Showing” where Mayor Scott Fiegen will welcome the producers to Dell Rapids and honor them with a presentation.  The movie will be introduced by the producers who will also hold a question and answer discussion following the film.  The movie will begin its regular showings for the week on Friday, August 28.  The public is invited to the Thursday advance showing as well as all showings during the week.

Premiere festivities will also be held Friday at the Luxury 5 Cinemas in Mitchell and on Saturday at the Huron Luxury Cinemas in Huron.

“Walt Before Mickey” stars Jon Heder (“Napoleon Dynamite” and “Blades of Glory”) as Roy Disney.  Jodie Sweetin (from TV’s “Full House”) plays Walt’s young bride, Charlotte.  Thomas Ian Nicholas (“Rookie of the Year” and “American Pie”) plays the young Walt Disney.  David Henrie (“Mall Cop 2” and “Wizard of Waverly”) plays artist Rudy Ising.  Few people today realize the struggles and failures Walt went through before finally finding financial success before he created Mickey Mouse.  Walt assembled a team of animators who would lead animation for Disney and other studios for the next four decades.  It is an inspirational story of a young man’s vision and fight to succeed despite obstacles and unfair treatment by larger companies.  The producers, Gutierrez and Bernstein, also took roles in the film.

Gutierrez previously produced “Henry and Me” starring Richard Gere and “Ask Me Anything” starring Britt Robertson.  Gutierrez holds a graduate degree from Harvard.

Bernstein is an award winning filmmaker who has produced movies, TV shows and commercials.  He previously worked with Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison productions and with Burt Reynolds.  He has also produced or acted in many movies, TV shows and commercials.

Logan Luxury Theatres Corporation president Jeff Logan first met the producing partners at the Cinemacon Convention two years ago.  Logan worked with them over the past year to develop the plan for the midwest premiere over the past year.