Film Review: Patti Cake$

Australian Danielle Macdonald instantly soars to movie stardom in this gritty, rap-flavored, terrifically edited and very effective coming-of-age/family saga.

Film Review: Ingrid Goes West

Social-media addiction makes for a fittingly dark and entertaining dramedy in 'Ingrid Goes West,' which carries clever shades of a contemporary 'Talented Mr. Ripley.' Aubrey Plaza is pitch-perfect as a suffering Instagram obsessive.

Film Review: The Hitman's Bodyguard

An above-average, obscenity-laden buddy comedy that mostly excels due to the brilliant comic pairing of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson.
Cinemas News

U.S. China Film & TV Expo partners with BAFTA Los Angeles

The U.S. China Film & TV Industry Expo (UCFTI Expo) today announced its partnership with BAFTA Los Angeles for its fourth annual Expo, which brings together U.S. and Chinese film/television executives to discuss the evolving entertainment industry....

Allure to demonstrate AutoFocus platform at ShowSouth

Christie division Allure, a market leader in activating brands, environments and experiences digitally, will showcase its Data-Driven Digital Design™ including AutoFocus™, an advanced content automation platform for digital signage, to attendees of the South's largest regional theatre trade show,...

Spotlight Cinema Networks names Stella Barrett to sales post

Stella Barrett was appointed VP, Central Region sales, at Spotlight Cinema Networks. Barrett joins Spotlight from TV One, where she spent three years as sales director responsible for selling linear and non-linear networks, along with managing relationships with top agencies and clients across...
Blog Entries

The dirty ‘d’ word of Hollywood: Diversity

We know what you’re thinking. It’s the D word again….

Ava DuVernay and Justin Chon talk tiki torches and movie craft

Director Ava DuVernay wasted little time before getting political at Sundance Next Fest over the weekend.

'Annabelle: Creation' tops the box office; audiences don't go nuts for 'Nut Job 2'

The weekend gave us two new sequels opening in wide release. One of them did well. The other… not so much. The former film is one Annabelle: Creation, which opened in spot number one with $35...
Industry Associations


News, statistics and publications from the National Association of Theatre Owners, the world's largest exhibition trade organization.


Information on the ratings system, legislative news and press releases from the Motion Picture Association of America.


Education programs, services and news from the National Association of Concessionaires.


Learn about the latest technological advances for the motion picture theatre industry from the International Cinema Technology Association.