Boxing returns to Fathom Events when one of the most anticipated fights in recent boxing history comes to movie theatres this April.
Demand from across the theatre and professional AV industries drove strong results in the Tiger Group’s recent auction of exhibition technology from Pacific Theatres. The movie chain, formerly one of North America's largest, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in March 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns.
Showplace Cinemas has installed GDC Technology’s SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with built-in audio processor to playback movies and surround sound at three locations in Indiana. The SR-1000’s built-in cinema audio processor option is designed to reduce the cost associated with booth operations and offer the capability to provide superior sound designed for 5.1 and 7.1 PCM uncompressed surround sound functionality – the purest digital sound not contaminated by compression.
Luminii has appointed Digital Light Sources as an authorized reseller with prime focus on offering its Purifii upper air LED GUV disinfection systems to cinemas across the United States.
United Cinemas recently upgraded their flagship facility at Warriewood with advanced JBL Professional cinema audio technology. Located just north of Sydney in Warriewood, United Cinemas is a premier seven-screen multiplex cinema that offers a premium movie-watching experience including leather recliners with built-in wireless phone chargers, as well as world-class food and beverage service.
The Japanese exhibitor Midland Square Cinema, a major multiplex operated by Midland Square Cinema Joint Venture, has installed a Christie 4K RGB pure laser projection system for its flagship auditorium.
The London-based analytics firm Gower Street is reporting continued box office success at movie theatres across the 30 markets that it tracks. Typical was Germany, which saw business up seven percent week-on-week. That was largely a result of the major local hit Wundershon, directed by actress Karoline Herfurth. The film claimed $2.8 million including previews. It was the biggest opening for a local title, and the first to deliver a four-day weekend of more than €2 million, since before the pandemic.
Last weekend AMC Theatres experienced its third-highest attended weekend since movie theatres reopened in the summer of 2020. More than four million tickets were sold globally at AMC locations Thursday through Sunday, based on the strength of the successful opening weekend of The Batman from Warner Bros. and DC. This outpaces the year-over-year attendance for the same weekend in both 2019 and 2020.
CJ 4DPlex and Warner Bros. Pictures, have announced that The Batman is now playing in the immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX for the first time in cinemas worldwide. The iconic DC Superhero has never been seen like this in the cinema before. ScreenX will expand specially selected sequences of the film onto the left and right-side walls of the auditorium, surrounding audiences with extended imagery which naturally fills their peripheral vision.
London's Rio Cinema was transformed over the weekend into a three-day Gotham City-inspired experience that involved live actors, and interactive performance, free cookies, and the long-awaited premiere of The Batman. Digital Cinema Media teamed up with Oreo to deliver the immersive cinematic experience.