Behind-the-scenes changes are now under way to the Olivier Awards' judging system, Variety has learned, with the revisions prompting sources to worry that they threaten the credibility of the kudos…
Movie theater admissions were up in 2012, but the long-term trend remains down. Even so, says Moody's Investors Service, exhibitors are getting more money from each patron. And, says the credit…
Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, has acquired a majority stake in the company, one of the three primary owner-operators of Broadway venues.
A surge of movie theater M&A launched by Wanda's dramatic buy of AMC and followed by deals at Carmike, Cinemark and Regal should continue, Wall Streeters and insiders predict, with digital costs…
When popular U.K. standup Sarah Millican announced in September that her 2013 national tour would not play any theaters run by Ambassadors Theater Group, the U.K.'s largest theater owner, due to…
Some theater owners thinking the unthinkable
Earlier this year, Michigan-based film fan Joshua Thompson demonstrated he had had enough of paying high prices for theater concessions: He filed a class-action lawsuit against his local AMC Theater.
The major studios are driving hard to stop distributing 35mm prints in North America by the end of 2013, but one sector remains tied to traditional film prints: the drive-in movie biz.
The National Assn. of Theatre Owners will publish an open letter to the entertainment biz Thursday that includes the signatures of 23 directors and producers decrying the launch of premium VOD on…
Broadway players weren't just counting their Tony nominations, or lamenting the lack thereof, Monday morning. They also were scratching their heads over the New York Times' Sunday broadside against…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar