V No. 6
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
It’s Ratings Awareness Month, and
John Fithian ponders how America perceives the entertainment
An all-Wisconsin edition describes personnel changes within
Marcus Theatres and a new Fitchburg 14-plex for AGT Enterprises.
Plans are afoot to equip within months every cinema in the
Irish Republic with Hollywood-friendly digital projectors.
A 5-Friday July brings “Bad News Bears,” “Charlie
and the Chocolate Factory,” “Fantastic Four,” “The
Island” and much more. Also, Late
Additions to June.
Box office success for “Spider-Man 2” and its ilk
has unleashed the biggest slate of comic-book movies in history.
Built By Association
Mid-States NATO executive director Belinda Judson reminds readers
that enforcement is key to keeping the rating system voluntary.
President Bush signed into law the Family Entertainment and
Copyright Act, which protects exhibs who might detain movie
NATO government affairs director
G. Kendrick Macdowell mulls the future of theatrical-to-DVD
OSHA officials periodically pay visits to cinemas, and
Steven John Fellman discusses how to prepare.
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
June is Ratings Awareness Month, and we mark the occasion by
interviewing the head of the Classification and Rating Administration.