This Month's Issue:
In Focus Interview
director talks about his adventures with "Superman," why Will
Ferrell is the perfect actor, what he thinks of the "no ticket"
line in "Last Crusade," why he'll never write a "Star
Wars" film, and who replaced David Duchovny in "Jay and Silent
Bob Strike Back."
Who is Timothy J. Muris?
On June 4, Timothy J. Muris was sworn in as the 55th chairman
of the federal Trade Commission. In Focus looks at what that appointment
means for the theatre industry.
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
John Fithian encourages exhibitors with concerns about certain trailers
to share those concerns with NATO.
comes under new management; Hoyts
U.S. gets a new president; Alhambra goes stadium-style.
Michael Karagosian talks of the digital
cinema community's search for standards in encryption, compression and
In Cyprus, a new 6-plex bows and an exhibitor's
cleared of charges. Niigata, Japan, meanwhile, welcomes an 8-plex.
New movies from directors John Dahl, Doug Liman, David Mamet, Barry
Sonnenfeld, Ben Stiller,Tom Tykwer, and more.
Belinda Judson gives kudos to those who have
endured the local legislative wars, but cautions that vigilance remains
The stars of "Shrek," the year's top grosser, head for "Austin,"
"Orange County," "Pluto" and parts unknown.
Yarowsky discusses the recent power shifts precipitated in Washington;
Steven John Fellman
offers a golf lesson.
Does size count?
Aserinsky discusses psycho-physiological
differences between a movie on a big
TV screen and
one in the cinema.
Jan van Dommelen, who manages Holland's second-largest moviehouse chain,
says his favorite filmmaker is a Dutchman.