Volume III No. 1
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO president John Fithian goes undercover
at an "8 Mile" show to observe cinema ratings enforcement.
Loews Cineplex's parent Onex plans to
acquire Landmark Theatres,Cinemark plans a California 18-plex,
European box office numbers vary, Cinemark sells 28-cent tickets
in Brazil, and UCI launches a Prague 8-plex.
New films from directors David Cronenberg,
William Friedkin, Alan Parker, Ron Shelton, Gus Van
Sant and others. Also, Late
Additions to January.
Digital Cinema Initiatives talks timetables for technical specifications
and a business plan; Regal and NBC team for preshows.
Steven John Fellman reports on two new areas of concern
with regard to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Wyoming-based exhibitor Bill Campbell talks Spielberg, Kellerman
and what he learned in the seventh grade.
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
A chat with Sam Mendes, director of "American Beauty" and "Road
Read the uncut Web-only version here.
Russell Crowe and Keanu Reeves did not star in 2002 movies. What
Snacks in a Strange Land
Moviegoers overseas can encounter exotic culinary fare without
venturing beyond the cinema concession counter.
A consumer researcher says offering free treats to waiting
moviegoers can substantially bolster concessions sales.