AMC Theatres to offer 15- cent tickets upon reopening

In 1920, the Dubinsky Brothers began operations with a single movie screen in Kansas City, Missouri. That single screen would serve as the foundation for what is known today as AMC Entertainment , the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States, in Europe & the Middle East, and in the world. One hundred years later, … Continue reading “AMC Theatres to offer 15- cent tickets upon reopening”

Universal Pictures reaches deal with AMC Theatres

Good news. Universal Pictures has reached a deal with AMC Theatres which means that the studio now has the option of releasing any of its titles (including those from Focus Features) on VOD (Video on Demand) platforms after just 17 days of screening in theaters.  AMC originally refused to screen Universal films after the success of … Continue reading “Universal Pictures reaches deal with AMC Theatres”

AMC Theatres plan reopening for August

Even with potential summer blockbusters as Warner Bros’ Tenet and Disney’s Mulan delayed indefinitely, AMC Theatres has announced the chain is currently planning to reopen its U.S. movie theaters in mid to late August. AMC closed its 450 U.S. theaters in March due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. AMC operates among the most productive … Continue reading “AMC Theatres plan reopening for August”

‘Tenet’ surges to $5 million at global IMAX theatres

IMAX today announced that Warner Bros. Pictures and Christopher Nolan’s Tenet surged to a better-than-expected start in IMAX, with an estimated $5 million in international box office from only 248 theaters worldwide. IMAX theatres generated a per screen average of approximately $20K — about 7.5 times the estimated overall per screen average — even with an average 50% seating capacity limitation … Continue reading “‘Tenet’ surges to $5 million at global IMAX theatres”

After ‘Trolls’ AMC theaters bans Universal films

AMC Theaters (who also own UK Chain Odeon Cinemas) have vowed to no longer screen Universal Pictures films in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. That comes after NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell spoke about the success of Trolls World Tour on VOD platforms amassing $100 million. “The results for Trolls World Tour have exceeded our expectations and … Continue reading “After ‘Trolls’ AMC theaters bans Universal films”

Female entrepreneurs develop disposable HMUA kits

There’s nothing better than three amazing, intelligent women putting their heads together to solve the world’s problems, one day at a time.   HMUA PAX, a women-owned company, has designed Pro Pax to assist hair and makeup artists with disposable/single use kits containing essential tools for pros. That’s exactly what Donna Waxstein (Line Producer), Maureen Burke (Makeup-Artist), and Deborah Casanova (Entrepreneur) did … Continue reading “Female entrepreneurs develop disposable HMUA kits”

U.S. Regal Cinemas to reopen August 21

In response to the recent changes in the upcoming theatrical release schedule, Cineworld, parent company of Regal, today announced that its theatres will begin to reopen U.S. locations on Friday, August 21. Theaters originally shut down nationwide in March due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, opening in the U.S. on Thursday, September 3, will … Continue reading “U.S. Regal Cinemas to reopen August 21”

California movie theaters can reopen on June 12

Good news, cinephiles. Movie theaters in California can begin reopening later this week if they follow a strict set of guidelines, including limiting capacity, according to new rules issued by the state on Monday. The rules call for theaters to limit capacity to 25% or no more than 100 moviegoers. Theaters are added to a … Continue reading “California movie theaters can reopen on June 12”

The New York Latino Film Festival returns for 16th year

The New York Latino Film Festival, presented by HBO, returns for its 16th annual edition after an acclaimed anniversary season Festival announces its call for content submissions for its festival this summer. Fresh off its blockbuster 15th Anniversary edition, the festival is reportedly excited to announce that it’s gearing up to kick off its 16th … Continue reading “The New York Latino Film Festival returns for 16th year”

Arclight set to close permanently in CA and IL

To say you are just watching a movie at the famous ArcLight Cinerama Dome is an understatement and almost an insult to cinephiles. From the ushers introducing the film to being immersed into a 70mm film due to its majestic curved screen, a trip to the dome was an experience. The Dome is where I … Continue reading “Arclight set to close permanently in CA and IL”

Latino film fest poster is an artistic breakthrough

The 34th annual Chicago Latino Film Festival poster is a testament to the universal power of art. Featuring a strip of film that runs like a sidewalk through a broken wall in a mountainous desert, the poster’s fresco style illustration communicates the same message that the event has made obvious for decades: Latin culture rocks. … Continue reading “Latino film fest poster is an artistic breakthrough”

MullenLowe, NFL, Johnson, Elizabeth in the news

MullenLowe L.A. wins Whole Foods According to Ad Age, Amazon finally finished shopping for a new creative agency for its newly acquired Whole Foods Market. The report says, the Austin, Texas-based grocery chain has chosen MullenLowe L.A., as its CAOR after a review. The review, which was run by SRI, began in late June. After … Continue reading “MullenLowe, NFL, Johnson, Elizabeth in the news”