"There is so much writing in English on Japanese cinema that can't be accepted at face value — not because the writers are careless, but because the differences in culture and language are just too intricate. When I see August Ragone's name on a piece of writing, it gives me permission to place my faith in it completely. Among Japanese fantasy film historians, he's the best working in English." —Tim Lucas, Video Watchdog

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

"SHIN GODZILLA" WILL ROAR ACROSS NOR CAL!
Listing of Cinemark/Century Cinemas Bookings

シン•ゴジラはカリフォルニア北部に侵入!

Shin Godzilla Square
Coming to a Bay Area theater near you... And even in Milpitas!

UPDATED 09/09/16: Not long after Funimation Films announced they had acquired the North American theatrical rights to Hideaki Anno's SHIN GODZILLA (currently breaking box-office records in Japan), US fans couldn't sit still and wait for Funimation to list theaters near them booking the film (now available), and took it upon themselves to do their own searches and compile their own lists.

Of course, while cross-referncing online agencies, such as Fandango and Movietickets, yielded results, these all still fell far short of the purported 440 venues Funimation announced in their press release issued last week on September 2nd. The anticipation generated for this film has also urged employees of many theaters to tip others off to bookings and dates.

SHIN GODZILLA is being booked through a number of theater chains, including Cinemark (incorporating the Century Cinemas). And while Cinemark's listing is insane, with multiple dates in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Ohio, etc., I've decided to only list the Northern California theaters from Chico to Monterey. NOTE: This is only Cinemark's bookings and is not to be taken as complete. Newly-added theaters appear in red.

Century San Francisco Centre 9 and XD
845 Market Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94103

Roxie Theater (October 16th-18th)
3117 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Century 20 Daly City and XD
1901 Junipero Serra Blvd.
Daly City, CA 94015

Century Tanforan 20
1188 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA 94066

Century 12 San Mateo
320 East 2nd Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401

Redwood Downtown 20 and XD
825 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063

Century Cinema 16 Mountain View
1500 North Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA 94043

Century 20 Oakridge and XD
925 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA 95123

Santana Row 6
3088 Olsen Drive
San Jose, CA 95128

Century 14 Vallejo
109 Plaza Drive
Vallejo, CA 94591

Century Laguna 16
9349 Big Horn Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Shattuck Cinemas (Landmark Theaters)
2230 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704

Century at Hayward
1069 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

Walnut Creek 14 and XD
1201 Locust Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 20 & Imax 
5000 Dublin Blvd.
Dublin, CA 94568

Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill and XD
125 Crescent Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Fairfield Stadium 16 Cinemas
1549 Gateway Blvd.
Fairfield, CA 94533

Century at Pacific Commons and XD
43917 Pacific Commons Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538

Century 20 Great Mall and XD
1010 Great Mall Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035

Century Napa Valley and XD
195 Gasser Drive
Napa, CA 94559

Cinemark Movies 14
3300 N. Naglee Road
Tracy, CA 95376

Cinemark 14 and XD
801 East Ave., Suite 2
Chico, CA 95926

Cinemark Yuba City
1410 Whyler Road
Yuba City, CA 95993

Tower Theater
2508 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95818

Century 16 Greenback Lane and XD
6233 Garfield Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95841

Century 14 Northridge Mall
350 Northridge Shopping Center
Salinas, CA 93906

Monterey 13
1700 Del Monte Center
Monterey, CA 93940

Santikos Casablanca Theatre 16
11210 Alamo Rance Parkway
San Antonio, CA 78253

Please contact your local theater for dates and times. Do not panic if you do not see your local theater or town represented in this list, more bookings, check out Funimation's official search engine at their official website. Stay tuned to this blog for more updates and information as they happen!

Thanks to Thomas Ng for the heads up!

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