III No. 3
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
Having just completed a third year
as NATO’s president,
John Fithian reflects on what he’s been party to since
Regal, R/C, Loews and Pacific expand; ShoWest announces
honorees; and IFC gets into the exhibition business.
New films from directors Andrew Davis, Christopher
Guest, Neil Jordan, John McTiernan and more. Also, Late
Additions to March.
2002 business was up in Britain, Russia, South Korea and the
Czech Republic, but down in Germany, Poland and Hong Kong.
A customer-ejection bill stalls in Michigan; a ticket tax
is proposed in Boston; and New York seeks to ban cells
What's ahead for the stars of December's hottest releases: "Catch
Me If You Can" and "The Two Towers."
Fellman talks of what to do when the government
drops by; Jonathan
Yarowsky anticipates the 108th Congress.
On the eve of being honored at ShoWest 2003, R/C Theatres chief
J. Wayne Anderson answers the 17 questions.
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
Lawrence Kasdan, who’s written sci-fi actioners like “The
Empire Strikes Back” and interpersonal dramas like “The
Big Chill” and “Grand Canyon,” combines genres
for the screen adaptation of the Stephen King best seller “Dreamcatcher.” Read
the much longer UNCUT version here.