Showplace Cinemas Installs a GDC SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 13:07 -- Nick Dager

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.

United Cinemas, Australia, Upgrades Sound System

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:39 -- Nick Dager

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.

Report Sees Positive Signs in Global Box Office Numbers

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 11:32 -- Nick Dager

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.

The Batman Delivers Strong Box Office Numbers for AMC

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 09:08 -- Nick Dager

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.

The Batman Playing Worldwide in ScreenX

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 10:26 -- Nick Dager

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.


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