III No. 4
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO president John Fithian runs down a lengthy litany of recent
Century and Muvico plan 20-plexes for next year; Santikos launches
16; and ShoWest honors Sandler and Lane.
Regal rolls out “The Twenty,” DCI discusses minimum
lines of resolution, and new digital “watermarks” could
The start of summer brings new films
from Neil LaBute, Barry Levinson, Bryan Singer, Larry & Andy
and more. Also, Late
Additions to April.
The European Union plans to get tougher on pirates, Ster sells
sites and Hoyts hires a Village veteran.
What’s ahead for the stars of February’s hottest
release? “S.W.A.T.,” “Bad Boys II,” and
more superhero movies.
Built By Association
Mid-States NATO executive director Belinda Judson discusses
the evil that admission taxes bring.
A look at ADA
legislation brewing in state legislatures, and
how the new Congress will
deal with exhibition issues.
Goodrich Theatres exec Bill McMannis speaks of Joseph Campbell,
J.K. Rowling, Peter Jackson and M. Night Shyamalan.
New NATO Members
Cinema owners who joined up.
ordered by date of bow. Updated
of industry happenings.
are classified as they are.
by gross. Updated
A list of advertisers in this month's print edition of In
Actor-comedian Chris Rock talks “Duck Soup,” Woody
Allen, Chris Tucker, “Lethal Weapon” and why he
decided to direct his latest starring effort, DreamWorks’ “Head