BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Cheetos Popcorn is going to be a thing to eat a movie theaters. And you're going to love it.
Two teenagers rampaging through a Michigan movie theater managed to cause such a ruckus that the establishment had to give refunds to 50 customer.
A longtime proponent of independent films, Julianne Moore believes that the increasing presence of smaller films released exclusively for VOD is eliminating a critical component of the moviegoing experience.
Young people have stopped going to the movies as much as they used to, and theaters owners think they know why.
Texas-headquarted theater company ReelXperience is going to change the way we experience movies. The startup wants to make movies more high-tech and interactive by 2017.
For good while, 2016 was looking to be a tremendous opportunity for the theater industry to grow. Coming off some optimistic stock reports at the end of March, next year looked to enjoy surefire tentpole hits galore, rising concessions sales and experimental aesthetic options. Yet, the latest forecast from Wall Street soothsayers seem to indicate that 2016 will be anything but superb.
The movie theater experience often leaves you at the mercy of other people’s abilities (or lack thereof) to observe the most basic public decorum. It's especially awkward when the source of that rudeness are children. Now, in a move that could be considered revolutionary in our society, a mother is actually attempting to take responsibility for the rudeness of her kids at an Alabama movie theater
A lawsuit alleging conspiracy against the nation's largest movie theater chain just took a huge step forward.
Despite dwindling movie ticket sales last year in light of more eclectic streaming options and illegal downloads, it looks like theaters will be able to bounce back from this.
While it is true that ticket numbers aren’t exactly on the general upswing, theaters actually are not exactly in the red just yet. Why? Because of that delicious, butter-covered crunching concoction we mindlessly shovel into our faces while enjoying the flicks.
There’s been a significant decline in movie theater attendance, as seen in the numbers for this past year. As we reported earlier, 2014 reached a 20-year low, which is not good. While we all had our inklings as to the culprit, new research has been released to confirm our suspicions: crazy high movie prices are to blame.
Less and less people are going out to the movies, and the number of moviegoers hit a record low this year in North America, the lowest it has been in two decades. But, unfortunately low attendance has become almost expected in our modern age.
The numbers are in and 2014 shows an incredibly low number of people going to the movies in North America. But, going to the movie theaters has been a popular pastime since 1894, so what's changed?
While theater chains and studios continue to utilize different tactics to draw in more audiences, streaming and On-Demand services have become more varied and exciting. Predictably, movie theater attendance has been on the decline, but few were expecting the record low of 2014.
In case you didn't already realize, the whole distribution situation involving Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's The Interview has been a bit of a mess. Given the way things have turned out, one might think that the major theater chains might be a bit miffed about how everything worked out - but apparently there's a bit of debate going on surrounding that subject.
It looks like the age of social media and video streaming is costing movie theaters some of their usual attendees.
The idea behind the “bullet screens” grows from the fact that younger Chinese audience members tend to watch movies on handheld devices instead of big screens, and they routinely comment via SMS text messages while viewing.
Unless you go to a cinema that has assigned seating, there's a pretty good chance that you follow common movie theater etiquette, which is basically its own special twist on "first come, first served." If a person goes to a movie theater extra early, they've earned the right to sit wherever they like - presumably right square in the middle. If a person is late to a screening, it's nobody's fault but their own that they have to sit in the front row and crane their neck.
That doesn’t mean that Hollywood is going to start cutting you deep discounts at the movie theater… particularly with the summer blockbuster season breathing down our necks. In fact, in the same study released by NATO, it was revealed that that average ticket price from year to year had gone up 0.3 perfect – or from $7.94 in first quarter of 2013 to $7.96 in the first quarter of 2014.
In the latest issue of Men’s Journal, a list of “The Top 20 Movie Theaters In The World” has been created. The selections range from California to the Cinémathèque Française in Paris, France. And the No. 1 theater to top their list?