III No. 10
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
No such thing as a stupid question? NATO president John Fithian
says they not only exist, but he encounters them incessantly.
New cinemas for Century, Colorado, CInema Centers and Pacific.
Plus: promotions inside the Wallace and Loews chains.
Hong Kong gets its first digital cinema, an Intercontinental
Group facility launched with “Finding Nemo.”
Thanksgiving offerings from Tim
Burton, Joe Dante, Richard Donner, Ron Howard, the
Wachowskis, Peter Weir and Terry Zwigoff, and more.
Additions to October.
Inspired by the success of “Freddy Vs. Jason” and “Jeepers
Creepers 2,” a peek at the supernatural cinema in our
A 9th Circuit Court ADA decision throws
exhibition yet another curve, and Congress tries
to help manage digital rights.
Built By Association
Is there suddenly a lot more regional legislation that would
affect cinema owners, or are we just hearing about it more?
Disney distribution chief Chuck Viane bespeaks a fondness
for “American Idol,” Coronado, Calif., and
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
Some cinemas, they say, are still overseen by owners, managers
and projectionists who no longer inhabit the mortal plane.