V No. 4
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO’s John Fithian explains how those
decrying admission levels and ticket prices are missing the
EPIC Theatres announces plans to nearly quadruple its screen
count; new plexes are in the works for CCG and Community
Built By Association
Mid-States NATO exec Belinda Judson finds the sheer volume
of local exhibition-related legislation “somewhat overwhelming.”
Summer’s start brings the “Star Wars” finale,
plus comedies starring SNL vets Ferrell, Rock, Sandler, Short
and Stiller. Also, Late
Additions to April.
As films starring black actors dominate the box office, we
look at what’s ahead for the cinema’s most popular
A dozen years into the ADA era, Washington Counsel Steven
John Fellman suggests exhibitors review their compliance
A New York City councilwoman has introduced a bill that would fine
exhibitors $500 to $1,000 for advertising false start times.
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Exhibitors who joined up.
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A list of advertisers in this month's print edition of In
Evidence suggests that cinema owners, spurred by incentives,
are situating more of their multiplexes in retail centers.