With the closure of movie theaters nationwide out of safety during the coronavirus, layoffs have been rampant, with the Big Three exhibitors contending with these atrocious times in varying degrees of severity. Word began to spread last week among distribution folks that Regal had been the most acerbic out of the three chains in the
Despite Senate Democrats blocking the near $2 trillion stimulus package intended to rescue the U.S. economy during the coronavirus crisis, the National Association of Theatre Owners chief John Fithian is “hopeful” that a bipartisan compromise will be reached in the near future. “They’re not at an impasse,” Fithian told Deadline Sunday. “This is just part
BREAKING: The largest theatrical exhibition company in the United States announced tonight that effective tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17, all 630 AMC locations in the country will close for at least six to 12 weeks, in compliance with local, state and federal directives, and as a precaution to help ensure the health and safety of moviegoers
The number of movie theaters closing today in U.S. and Canada went from around 200 this morning to well past 3K locations tonight according to sources. Alamo Drafthouse has just shuttered all their corporate-owned sites and all but one-franchise owned location in Winchester, VA. Over the weekend, they had already turned out the lights at
What we’re about to inform you about cannot be read into as an indication of long-term trends, or even short-term. The state of exhibition and the domestic box office is changing by the hour in the current coronavirus climate and by tomorrow or even before next Friday we could be looking at a different theatrical
If you’re into comfort food, then this is your week. There is very little new on the way. But enjoy it because new releases proliferate the rest of March, and all of the fun discussion will be focused on shiny things for the remainder of the month. In the meantime, check out what we think
Who doesn’t like to get transported to another time? The shows below are some of the best historical pieces on television, and definitely favorites. Please remember that with have almost two dozen favorites lists that we couldn’t showcase every show on every list, so we parsed them out a bit to make it more fun.
After hitting the zombie jackpot with The Walking Dead, AMC is going back to the supernatural horror well once again with the creepy-crawly NOS4A2 — and to its credit, the series does boast a breakout performance from newcomer Ashleigh Cummings. It’s just too bad that nothing else about the show lives up to that performance.
EXCLUSIVE: Before Hurricane Dorian reaches landfall sometime tonight, some theaters on the central east coasts of Florida have already boarded up including a slew of AMC, Regal and Cinemark multiplexes. Most of these sites aren’t expected to re-open until Tuesday and Wednesday, in time for New Line’s It: Chapter Two which starts previews on Thursday night. Weather