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May 17, 2011
'Lord of the Rings' trilogy to be reshown in theaters

Some films are meant to be seen in a real movie theater. Even the most tricked-out home theater will not do.

On three successive Tuesdays in June, Fathom Events will return three theatrical must-sees -- the "Lord of the Rings" films -- to theaters, including Regal Natomas and five local Century theaters (Stadium, Greenback, Folsom, Roseville and Laguna).

"Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" will play June 14, "The Two Towers" June 21 and "The Return of the King" June 28. Each film will include additional footage totaling nearly an hour, and introductions by director Peter Jackson taped on the set of the forthcoming "The Hobbit."

Each night's show starts at 7 p.m., and tickets at most theaters run $12.50. Tickets to the first film are on sale through Fathom Events or Fandango.

For information on the events, see the Fathom site.

The events are co-presented by Warner Home Video, which on June 28 will release a new, 15-disc, extras-laden "Rings" package on Blu-ray.
--- Carla Meyer

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