AMC Theatres today announced that based on the strength of premium formats, and a great desire by moviegoers to return to Pandora via Avatar: The Way of Water, it topped U.S. and global admissions revenue and food & beverage revenue versus the same weekend in pre-pandemic 2019, which was led by the opening of Jumanji: The Next Level.
Cineplex, in partnership with CJ 4DPlex, has announced that British Columbia has opened the first 4DX auditorium at Cineplex Cinemas Metropolis in Burnaby. The 4DX cinematic experience gives audiences the ability to fully escape into their movie while engaging all of their senses, including touch, sight, sound and smell. The enhanced cinematic experience at Cineplex Cinemas Metropolis debuted with Avatar: The Way of Water.
India’s PVR Cinemas in partnership with French exhibitor CGR Cinemas has opened premium immersive cinema experience theatres in two of its leading cinemas in Delhi NCR and PVR Ambience Mall, Gurugram. The new ICE theaters mark a huge milestone for CGR in the Asia Pacific Region after its successful endeavors in Europe, North America, and the Middle East.
Kinepolis Group is taking over the Gaumont cinema in Amnéville, France from the Pathé network.
Harkins Theatres, Arizona’s homegrown movie theatre company, said that advance ticket sales for the highly anticipated Avatar: The Way of Water has sold more advance 3D tickets than any other movie.
Inox Leisure has released its Cinema Food Report, which is based on the food consuming habits of 70 million moviegoers across 167 Inox cinemas located in 74 cities of India.
Last week the Saudi Film Commission hosted a Cinema in 2022 workshop, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Ballantyne Strong has announced that the company plans to change its name to FG Group Holdings, effective after trading on December 23.
Three European cinemas, Cineplex Cinema in Aachen, Germany, Arena Cinema in Zurich, Switzerland, and the Arena Cinema in Geneva, Switzerland will be showing Avatar: The Way of Water on a Cinity Cinema System in collaboration with Christie.
AMC Theatres is launching the AMC Entertainment Visa Card – the only co-branded movie theatre credit card in the United States. In partnership with Visa and Deserve, the AMC Entertainment Visa Card is expected to be available in early 2023. The card will initially be available only to AMC Stubs members.