II Number 9
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO president John Fithian senses a growing unrest between
exhibitors and distributors over the pre-show.
Century launches a Bay Area 20-plex; Wehrenberg earmarks 14
screens for Missouri; Clearview gets a new GM.
Auto Focus, Jackass, Punch-Drunk
Love, Red Dragon, The Ring, The
Truth About Charlie and more, featuring
In Focus' exclusive Track Record. Also, Late
Additions to September.
stars Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix and Rory Culkin ponder how
to follow an alien invasion blockbuster.
Yelmo Cineplex plants 50 screens in Spain; National Amusements
seeds 11 in Moscow; Finnkino goes mega in Latvia.
An exhibitor who invested in a digital cinema system to show
Star Wars: Episode II wonders if he made the right
The Federal Trade Commision
issues its fourth report on media violence. Also:
on insurance policies.
Belinda Judson discusses her ongoing and successful partnership
with the Motion Picture Association of America.
Wisconsin exhib Paul Rogers reveals, among other things, that
the late Ben Marcus gave him the best advice he ever got.
ordered by date of bow.
of industry happenings.
are classified as they are.
Cinema owners who joined up.
While Hiyao Miyazakis animated fantasies are blockbusters
in Japan, they attract only a tiny (if worshipful) audience
in America. Could his latest effort change this?
The director of a new The Four Feathers remake talks
about discovering talent, Hollywood, Bollywood, and disappointing
Having taken 2001 off, Almost Famous/ The
Four Feathers star Kate Hudson is finally back with a
slew of projects. And some arent even period pieces.