Another all-out battle may be brewing between studios and U.S. exhibitors over release of blockbusters on video-on-demand while pics are still playing in theaters. In recent months, Disney and Sony…
Regal Entertainment and AMC Entertainment, the nation's largest and second-largest theater chains have reached a deal with Disney to resume selling tickets for “Iron Man 3.” “After some extensive…
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…
The recent acquisitions of 48 Rave theaters by Cinemark and Carmike Cinemas mark the beginning of the next wave of consolidation on the exhibition front -- especially as the digital revolution…
Warner Bros. has little doubt there's an opportunity to turn premium VOD into a lucrative new revenue stream.
A look at last year's dealmakers.
History shows that whenever the economy went through a recession or, for that matter, the Great Depression, showbiz came through remarkably resilient. The twists and turns of the nation's financial…
AMC Entertainment and Loews Cineplex have made it official, completing their merger to form the nation's second-largest exhib chain. New company, based in Kansas City and retaining the AMC…