Pollack promises brighter holiday season

Chandler developer Michael Pollack will be offering free movies Nov. 21 at his Tempe moviehouse. / Special to East Valley Tribune

Disclosure: Rose Law Group Represents Michael Pollack

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | East Valley Tribune

Sitting in his opulent Mesa office, Michael Pollack is proud of what he’s accomplished. Drive up and down Alma School Road and Pollack’s name is present in most strip malls. 

He’s refurbished and renovated shopping centers across the Valley, turning eyesores into viable business ventures. But there’s more to Pollack than that. He’s a frequent contributor to charities and he yearns to make the holidays happier by wildly decorating his Pollack Tempe Cinemas with more than a half-million-holiday lights. 

At 5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 21, the real estate entrepreneur will flip the switch and offer free holiday movies at his cinema on the corner of McClintock and Elliot roads in Tempe. The movies—“Elf,” “Polar Express,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”—will begin at 6:30 p.m. that night.