Greenland”, an action thriller that revolves around a family who must fight for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth, starring Gerald Butler and Morena Baccarin will be released in Caribbean Cinemas on Thursday, August 20th. The movie was directed by Ric Roman Waugh, who previously worked with Butler on 2019’s “Angel Has Fallen”. Before its release on September 25th in the US, film opened in international territories in Europe and Asia, being the top highest grossing movie over the weekend in Taiwan, Singapore, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Greenland will release in September in the US and UK but has shown to be a box officer winner in France where it opened on August 5 taking the No. 1 spot and performing better than Butler’s most recent film Angel Has Fallen”. Sweden, Norway, and Finland opened Greenland to similar results, opening in the top spot in their respective markets. Germany and Italy will release in October.
“The New Mutants”, based on the Marvel Comics team is confirmed to be released on August 27th. In “The New Mutants”, five young people who demonstrate special powers are brought to a secret institution to undergo treatments they are told will cure them of the dangers of their powers. The movie is expected to be the final entry in the “X-Men” franchise, the 13-film series that stretched from 2000’s “X-Men” to 2019’s “Dark Phoenix”.
“The Outpost,” an Afghan war thriller, starring Scott Eastwood and Orlando Bloom, and “Search and Destroy” will also be released on August 27th. Christopher Nolan’s much anticipated spy action espionage thriller “Tenet” is scheduled to be released on September 10th.
Health and safety protocols (see below) will continue to be observed for all employees and patrons during their visit to the cinema. Their new operational hours are Thursdays and Fridays from 7:00pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 4:30pm. For a limited time only, all movies on Thursdays have a cost of $5.00 as part of Caribbean Cinemas’ “Customer Appreciation Day”. For more information about upcoming releases, visit caribbeancinemas.com
** SAFETY PROTOCOLS **
Online ticket purchase option
With this new normal and to minimize contact areas inside the theater, patrons have the option to purchase tickets and concession items online. When purchasing online, patrons will receive a confirmation code that would grant access entrance after being scanned by one of the ushers and could also pick up their concession items with minimum contact and no handling of cash or debit/credit cards.
Temperature checks, face masks and hand sanitizing stations
Temperature checks are required, as well as the use of face mask for patrons and employees at all times, except when eating. There is hand sanitizing stations around the lobby area, clients will also find signage with the new guidelines about the protocol in restrooms, lobby areas and auditoriums.
Safety enhancements and increased cleaning of facilities
Acrylic panels have been installed in ticket booth and concession areas to protect employees and patrons. Cleaning frequency has been increased on high contact points, such as door handles, counters, kiosks, doors and railings.
During the past weeks, Management was focused on preparing the facilities, information systems and protocols to meet requirements and measures that would provide confidence to their patrons. Also, employees were trained and provided with the tools needed for their protection and knowledge to effectively interact with customers.
Reduced capacity and increased auditorium cleaning
Auditorium capacity was reduced to create social distancing by leaving seats and empty rows between parties. Additional cleaning time between shows has been added and will include seats and cup holders disinfection, as well as railings. By the end of the movie, patrons will leave auditorium in row order, as instructed by usher. In the concession area, it will be compulsory for employees to use gloves, and protective gear.