V No. 1
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
The new digital-cinema resolution approved
board of directors in November is printed in its entirety.
Muvico plans 122 at six sites; Wallace
earmarks 24 for the South; and Cleveland acquires 16 in Ohio.
The Hollywood Reporter says three of Hollywood’s biggest
studios are teaming to find a way to finance digital cinema.
Built By Association
Belinda Judson reflects on how volunteering for a trade association
can be as beneficial to the volunteer as it is to the association.
Starting in February, Buena Vista will begin releasing all
its movies with environmentally friendly pure-dye cyan soundtracks.
The shortest month is home to the latest from John Boorman,
Wes Craven, Andy Tennant, Wayne Wang and more. Also, Late
Additions to January.
Having seen how well “The Grudge” held, we note
that remakes continue to descend on cinemas with a vengeance.
NATO’s counsel reports on how
the 2004 election will affect exhibitors; and Justice calls
for input on wheelchair
ordered by date of bow. Updated
of industry happenings.
are classified as they are.
by gross. Updated
weekly. For weekend box office click here.
New NATO Members
Exhibitors who joined up.
A list of advertisers in this month's print edition of In
In 1997 there were perhaps 14 alcohol-friendly first-run auditoria
in the United States; today there are more than 270. Is alcohol
now the American exhibition industy’s hottest new concession