Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details)

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Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Amortization method used for intangible assets  
Tradename Indefinite-lived
Goodwill [Member]
 
Amortization method used for intangible assets  
Goodwill Indefinite-lived
Vendor contracts [Member]
 
Amortization method used for intangible assets  
Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Method Straight-line method over the terms of the underlying contracts. The remaining terms of the underlying contracts range from 1 to 11 years
Favorable/unfavorable leases [Member]
 
Amortization method used for intangible assets  
Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Method Based on the pattern in which the economic benefits are realized over the terms of the lease agreements. The remaining terms of the lease agreements range from 1 to 25 years
Other Intangible Assets [Member]
 
Amortization method used for intangible assets  
Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Method Straight-line method over the terms of the underlying agreement or the expected useful life of the intangible asset. The remaining useful lives of these intangible assets range from 2 to 8 years.
Buildings on owned land [Member]
 
Estimated useful life of assets  
Estimated useful life of assets 40 years
Buildings on leased land [Member]
 
Estimated useful life of assets  
Estimated useful life of assets Lesser of lease term or useful life
Buildings under capital lease [Member]
 
Estimated useful life of assets  
Estimated useful life of assets Lesser of lease term or useful life
Theatre furniture and equipment [Member]
 
Estimated useful life of assets  
Minimum estimated useful life of assets 5
Maximum estimated useful life of assets 15
Leasehold improvements [Member]
 
Estimated useful life of assets  
Estimated useful life of assets Lesser of lease term or useful life