V No. 7
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO’s John Fithian points out that,
in recent box office history, short-term slumps are always
followed by lofty admission
Carmike buys the 263-screen GKC chain; Regal buys 238-screen
Eastern Federal; Malco celebrates 90 years.
A story in The Hollywood Reporter suggests that as many as
3,000 U.S. big-d installations could begin rolling out by
As summer winds down, cinemas offer moviegoers “Broken
Flowers,” “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “The
40-Year-Old Virgin” and more. Also, Late
Additions to July.
NATO government affairs director
G. Kendrick Macdowell discusses how best to curb the threat of admissions taxes.
On the heels of the record-shattering success of “Sith,” we
examine the mutants, robots and aliens now lurching toward
Built By Association
Mid-States NATO executive director Belinda Judson discusses
what she’s observed while touring the regional meetings
of her peers.
NATO Washington Counsel Steven John Fellman details how
exhibitors must prepare to help the disabled in emergencies.
ordered by date of bow. Updated
of industry happenings.
are classified as they are.
New NATO Members
Exhibitors who joined up.
by gross. Updated
weekly. For weekend box office click here.
A list of advertisers in this month's print edition of In
An interview with new MPA piracy czar John Malcolm, who combats
movie theft on the Internet and in the streets.