Posts Categorized: News

NATO In The News: August 24, 2017

NATO recently popped up in two high-profile articles: While discussing his film Logan Lucky with a reporter from Little White Lies, director Steven Soderbergh delivered a tongue-in-cheek compliment: [Little White Lies:] It seems like it’s really hard these days to get eyes in front of a movie for grown-ups. There’s a really pervasive sense of cultural… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Legislation: An Update on Washington and Exhibition

From payment cards to employment policies to disabilities access, movie theater owners and operators face numerous federal policy issues that affect their bottom line.  Here’s a look at some of the current legislative and regulatory matters impacting exhibitors. Durbin Amendment This spring, motion picture theater operators and other merchants won a significant victory when bill… Read more »

IndieWire: Netflix Keeps Buying Great Movies, So It’s a Shame They’re Getting Buried

Here’s an excerpt from IndieWire writer David Ehrlich’s excellent column about the impact of Netflix on independent film: Netflix doesn’t help movies find an audience any more than it helps audiences find a movie (not that filmmakers ever have any idea how many people are watching their work on Netflix — the company refuses to… Read more »

You’re Hired: Confirming the President’s Cabinet

A new Congress has been sworn in, a new president has taken the oath of office, and all eyes in Washington are turning to the confirmation process for Donald J. Trump’s cabinet nominees.  Senate committees are in the midst of holding hearings to fulfill their constitutional duty to advise and consent, but the rules are… Read more »

Virtual Reality Point Counterpoint

Virtual reality (“VR”) is the new, hot thing in entertainment. Both major content and technology companies have developed VR applications and are devoting significant R and D to the space. Consumers are buying VR headsets for Christmas presents. And movie theaters are evolving to include the VR experience. But in the end, will the advent… Read more »