Julia Boorstin reports. She gets the window wrong, the average is currently 131 days not 45, but the story is otherwise well done.
Posts Tagged: release windows
The L.A. Times reports on NATO’s efforts to build allies on Wall Street and in Hollywood to preserve the theatrical release window: The nation’s largest theater chains have been reaching out to investors and analysts on Wall Street, as well as directors, producers and agents, in an effort to build support for preserving so-called theatrical… Read more »
Jim Cameron on simultaneous release.
The Vail Daily reports on the closing of the last video store in Vail county. What technologically-savvy, cutting edge users of online rentals and Netflix do they find to explain the death of the video store? Two movie theater managers. That is just awesome topped with awesome sauce.
With movie theaters in the middle of an all-time record weekend in an all-time record year, the L.A. Times produces a useful round-up and look ahead at the theatrical release window: Exhibitors have drawn a line in the sand, steadfastly resisting the compression of release dates that they view as a threat to their livelihood…. Read more »