In an effort to differentiate its members from the many so-called pop-up drive-ins that have been a big part of the pandemic movie scene, the United Drive-In Theatre Association has launched a website to define what theatres it says qualify as authentic drive-ins. On the website the association has posted a list of the qualifications and standards that have been created by the UDITOA to ensure that their guests will receive a genuine and authentic drive-in experience.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary this summer, Fathom Events is bringing the science fiction comedy hit Men in Black back to the big screen across cinemas nationwide.
An incredible set of holds for Top Gun: Maverick kept it flying high at the global box office in its second weekend, according to the London-based analytics firm Gower Street. The film added an estimated $176.3 million bringing the global total after 12 days to $557.2 million. After setting an opening record for Tom Cruise over the Memorial Day weekend in the Domestic market, this past weekend Top Gun: Maverick added a phenomenal $90 million in North America which would still have scored Cruise his biggest opening if this had been week one. The film dropped just 29 percent, the best week-two hold for a $100 million-plus opener.
Cinionic is returning to Barcelona as the exclusive projection partner for CineEurope 2022, June 20-23. With more than 100,000 projectors installed around the world, Cinionic is laser-focused on driving results for exhibitors through future-ready solutions designed to wow audiences.
CES+ has retrofitted two Georgia-based Marcus Theatres auditoriums with complete Dolby Atmos systems. The theatres are in Horizon Village Cinema in Suwanee, and Roswell Cinema, in Roswell.
Severtson Screens will feature its next generation SAT-4K AcousticallyTransparent cinema projection screen line and enhanced SeVision 3D GX-WA projection screen coating during CineEurope 2022, held in Barcelona, Spain from June 20-23 at the Centre Convencions Internacional.
Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Universal Pictures are bringing the classic Seventies film Smokey and the Bandit back to the big screen in select theatres on May 29, June 1 and June 2 only.
Samuel Real has joined CJ 4DPlex America as the new senior vice president sales and operations, Latin America. Real, an international entertainment veteran, will head the strategic development plans in the region.
Today’s movie theatre operators are facing a dilemma: While they’ve made investments and improvements that were supposed to keep their theatres full, too many seats remain empty, and they don’t have endless resources to keep throwing at improving their experience. What’s the solution? In my opinion, operators don’t need to do things better. They need to do things differently. I firmly believe the movie theatre of the future will offer hyper-focused content and be experiential.
CJ 4DPlex announced today that Paramount Pictures' Top Gun: Maverick will debut in immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX theaters worldwide starting May 27. In the U.S., fans will have a chance to see Top Gun: Maverick at select ScreenX locations early on Tuesday, May 24.