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This Month's Issue:
II Victorian Society
& Allen Hughes, the twin filmmakers who first made their mark with
the urban crime dramas
"Menace II Society" and "Dead Presidents," shift
from the inner city to 1888 London with "From Hell," a big-screen
adaptation of author Alan Moore's take on Jack the Ripper.
While some moan about increases in
ticket prices, many cinemagoers find
themselves willing to part with $15 or
more per ticket to view movies in exclusive
VIP balconies and auditoriums. Those who
operate such facilities, some of which feature
food and drink service, discuss their triumphs
What's hot according to buyers and critics.
Cinema owners who joined up.
Movies ranked by grosses.
Coming movies ordered by date of bow.
Why films are classified as they are.
A calendar of industry happenings.
the President's Desk
In the wake of a grave national tragedy, John Fithian discusses exhibition's
long tradition of helping those in need.
Chicagoland is getting a new Crown-plex,
gets a new COO and National
Amusements gets a new marketing chief.
Michael Karagosian explains that "digital
rights management" could prove a boon or bane for exhibitors.
News from Austria, Brazil, Britain, Bosnia, Denmark,
Germany, Japan, Norway, Russia, and Sweden.
The season brings the Coens, the Farrellys, Harry Potter's first movie,
and the latest from the "Toy Story" folks.
Jeff Logan, who recently lost one of his cinemas to fire, discusses
"every theatre manager's worst nightmare.".
The sprawling "American Pie 2" cast contemplates life without
Yarowsky talks of pre-attack hot topics, and Steven John Fellman emphasizes
the importance of preparedness.
Dr. Armond Aserinsky
says going to the movies can serve as a civilizing influence, helping
children along on their road to maturity.
South Dakota exhib (and this magazine's Ops columnist) mentions "MASH,"
Frank Capra and a surprising part-time career.