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…
With the domestic box office trailing the 2012 pace by double digits, CinemaCon's launching at a crucial time before summer tentpole season starts in a few weeks.
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…
Signaling a possible uptick in activity, the American Film Market has added 50 new exhibiting companies, including Altitude Film Sales, Embankment Films, Good Universe, Mister Smith Entertainment…
How will we survive the next week? There are seven whole days until the unveiling of Apple's iPad 3 and then probably another few weeks until it's available.
In response to a Variety report earlier today on firmed premium VOD rollouts, the National Assn. of Theater Owners released a statement expressing the org's "surprise and strong disappointment" on…
European exhibs celebrated record box office grosses last year -- revenue rose 12% to more than $8 billion -- thanks in large part to 3D hits like "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" and "Avatar."
In the first week of October, Sony teamed up with movie theaters for a four-city tour that allowed gamers to play the new PlayStation3 title "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" on the bigscreen.
The battle over windows has moved across the Pond. Major Brit cinema circuits have pulled the plug on "Night at the Museum" in protest of Fox's decision to release the Ben Stiller laffer on DVD just…
A RECORD NUMBER of film commissions, location services and facility operators are inked as exhibitors for the third annual ShowBiz Expo East, skedded for Jan. 6-8 at the New York Hilton & Towers.