II Number 5
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO president John Fithian finds the mood upbeat at the cinema
industrys biggest convention.
Consolidated opens a 16-plex in North Carolina, Landmark relaunches
Westwoods Regent, and Loeks-Star hires an ad man.
Minority Report, Mr. Deeds, Scooby
Doo, Windtalkers, Bad Company,
The Bourne Identity, The Tuxedo and
more, featuring In Focus' exclusive Track Record.
Additions to May.
Big doings in Brazil, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary,
Slovakia, South Africa, Thailand, the United Kingdom & Yugoslavia.
Steven John Fellman examines the ramifications as the Department
of Justice and the FTC divvy up antitrust matters.
Fresh from her many ShoWest meetings, Mid-States NATO exec Belinda
Judson ponders a world without trade associations.
Michael Karagosian explains how secure extranets can determine
what exhibitors partners can and cant access.
Hoyts CEO Paul Johnson talks about Australia, Spielberg, Grisham,
first-week film terms and golf.
ordered by date of bow.
of industry happenings.
are classified as they are.
Producer Rick McCallum waited in line over four hours to see
the first Star Wars film; now he oversees the franchise.
II slide show!
Bruce Willis, Tom Cruise, Will Smith, Steven Spielberg, Adam
Sandler and others make NATOs official convention. (Requires