I recently tweeted, “Just got tossed out of the long line for The Hunger Games for bringing in food.” Had I been serious, and not hopped up on snark balls, I would have discovered that would be perfectly acceptable starting today if I was holding canned food and the long line I was in led into UltraLuxe Cinemas at Anaheim GardenWalk.
The theater with the recliner-like seats, mega-everything and beer and wine service in the 21-and-over auditorium is celebrating the looming boffo opening week box office for The Hunger Games by collecting canned food for the Orange County Food Bank.
Today through March 29, any UltraLuxe guest (UltraGuest?) who brings in a canned food item receives a coupon
for a free promotional size popcorn (limit one coupon per person, per
The Orange County Food Bank will, of course, distributed the collected food to the community's needy. Visit www.ultrastarmovies.com for more details.
Matt Coker has been engaging, enraging and entertaining readers of newspapers, magazines and websites for decades. He spent the first 13 years of his career in journalism at daily newspapers before “graduating” to OC Weekly in 1995 as the paper’s first calendar editor. He went on to be managing editor, executive editor and is now senior staff writer.