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A West Valley City movie complex is closing its doors this week.
The Ritz 15 in West Valley City, at 3217 S. Decker Lake Drive, will close its doors after Thursday night's shows, a spokeswoman for the theater said Tuesday.
Also closing is The Hollywood Connection, the fun center accompanying the Ritz, which featured rollerskating, mini golf and kids' rides.
Over the years, the Ritz theaters became run-down and not so ritzy. They faced added competition in 2012, when the Larry H. Miller Group's Megaplex Theatres chain opened a state-of-the-art 15-screen facility at the Valley Fair shopping center.
In other moviehouse news:
• The Broadway Centre Cinemas, at 111 E. 300 South in downtown Salt Lake City, is celebrating the completion of its lobby remodeling.
The Salt Lake Film Society, the nonprofit organization that operates the Broadway and Tower theaters, will throw a "SpruceFest" celebration all day Thursday with free screenings all day of the theater's independent fare, as well as door prizes and treats. Starting Friday, and running for a week, the Broadway will screen, at $5 each, four classic movies: "City Lights," "Dr. Strangelove," "Pulp Fiction" and "Singin' in the Rain."