My latest in Boxoffice Pro on Netflix and simultaneous theatrical release: The entire argument for simultaneous release is founded on bad faith, shoddy data, and mysterious bookkeeping. John Sloss made waves in the industry with his call for transparency in the reporting of VOD revenues. It’s long past time for that call to be heeded. Netflix… Read more »
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Today, the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners announced an update to their joint policy to prevent film theft in theaters. The update was made to fully integrate wearable tech into the rules following a joint meeting of NATO and MPAA theatrical anti-piracy teams at ShowEast, the annual… Read more »
The digital transformation of the movie theater has got Christopher Nolan thinking. These new voices will emerge just as we despair that there is nothing left to be discovered. As in the early ’90s, when years of bad multiplexing had soured the public on movies, and a young director named Quentin Tarantino ripped through theaters… Read more »
NATO president John Fithian sent a letter to exhibitors today encouraging donations to the Community First Foundation to aid victims of the shootings in Aurora, Colorado and their families. As we watch the aftermath unfold and try to make sense of this terrible crime, you should be encouraged by the leadership and dedication of the… Read more »
From the L.A. Times, survivors of the shootings in Aurora, Colorado return to moviegoing.