Carmike Cinemas has acquired two movie theatres from an AMC Entertainment subsidiary for a total of $5.4 million in cash. The transactions simultaneously closed upon signing of the purchase agreements.
Independent cinema operator Broadway Kino has signed Germany’s first Managed Services customer agreement with Sony Digital Cinema 4K. Under the terms of the deal, Broadway Kino replaced older DLP Series 1 projectors at two of its six screens with new Sony SRX-R515DS 4K dual projection systems.
Cinemark will open a new nine-screen theatre in Tacoma, Washington November 19. The Century Point Ruston and XD will feature Cinemark’s NextGen cinema design concept, luxury lounger recliners, and a Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema auditorium. The new complex will open with the highly anticipated movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2.
Turkey’s largest cinema operator, Mars Cinema Group, has purchased a total of 82 digital cinema projectors from Sony.
Christie is the exclusive provider of digital cinema projection and high performance speaker technology for Missouri’s newest B&B Theatres Wentzville Tower 12, located in Wentzville, which opened on November 5.
New Orleans’ Audubon Nature Institute now claims one of the largest and most sophisticated movie theatres in the nation. The facility has a 46-foot by 76-foot screen and the picture and sound technology to support it. The $1.2 million Entergy Giant Screen Theater debuted with Disney's full-length feature The Little Mermaid in 3D. A grand opening is planned for November 18, which will include the premiere of Journey to Space, a documentary on the ongoing mission to Mars, narrated by Patrick Stewart and presented by the theater's sponsor, Giant Screen Films.
Cinemark today opened a new 12-screen theatre in La Quinta, California. The Century La Quinta and XD will feature Cinemark’s NextGen cinema design concept, luxury lounger recliners, and favorite concession stand items, along with beer, wine and frozen cocktails.
Movio has released insights on the audience buying advance tickets for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Using Movio Media, the company’s market research platform designed for film studios and marketers which provides unique insights into U.S. moviegoers’ behavior, Movio has amassed these data insights:
Every year there are a few movies that project as successes, but go down as epic flops. After an opening weekend failure, Pan, the origin story for the beloved child hero Peter Pan, certainly falls into that category. The potential loss of over one hundred fifty million dollars would have anyone fleeing for Neverland. With a host of blockbuster movies, led by some of films’ biggest franchises, set to hit theaters this holiday season, producers are praying their films will not follow suit. Who will win the coveted prize of top spot? Which highly acclaimed film will fall short? Helping fans with all the speculation, the best and newest online source for unbiased gambling reviews and information, OnlineGambling.lv posted odds on what to expect for the 2015 holiday movie season.
Barco has teamed with distributor and integrator Bardan Cinema to bring the Barco Lobby Experience to exhibitors in the southeastern United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.