How much value do consumers place on the ability to see a film at home when it’s still playing in the theaters? Not as much as Hollywood would like, it appears. According to a recent survey by RBC…
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" will open an impressive 220 picture lineup assembled by the Mumbai Film Festival (Oct. 17-24, 2013). Cash prizes are worth $220,000.
Ready for round two, “Fight Club” fans? As part of Cinemark’s Classic Film Series collection, the exhib will screen David Fincher’s 1999 cult hit starting Sept. 22 at 2 p.m., followed by two…
AMC Entertainment struck out with two recent attempts to mount an IPO, but the timing may finally be right as Wall Street anticipates a new round of consolidation among the nation’s top exhibs. The…
Broadway is making an exploratory attempt at a digital cinema series, with stage-to-screen production company Broadway Worldwide pacting with distributor SpectiCast for a fall series of theatrical…
Looking into their crystal ball, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the imminent arrival of a radically different entertainment landscape, including pricey movie tickets, a vast migration of…
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…
Some theater owners thinking the unthinkable
Exhibs continue to rake in the bucks for last quarter as Cinemark profits surged and revenue jumped 20% on strong attendance and higher ticket prices.