Film Review: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

'Ghostbusters'-for-Undiscerning-Teens strikes again—in season—with a second cinematic coming of best-selling R.L. Stine’s kid-lit horror-hokum books. Film Installment One, debuting right before All Saints’ Day of 2015, racked up a U.S. gross of $150.2 million—excuse enough for the CGI folks to scare up another monster summit.

Film Review: Venom

An exasperated Tom Hardy argues with a head-chomping alien that’s infected him in this weakly funny anti-superhero mess that plays like 'Spider-Man' meets 'The Mask' via 'Deadpool 7.'

Film Review: The Hate U Give

Amandla Stenberg impresses in this hard-hitting Hollywood drama.
Cinemas News

A New Shade of Green: Cinemas make eco-friendliness a priority

In our recent series of articles on the future and trends of the cinema market, the common denominator was the growing maturity around going digital. While exhibitors started adopting digital-projection technology 15 years ago, true fully digital workflows have been generally lagging. As a...

Deep Dive: Movio's Weekend Insights provides details audience intel

With its recent debut of Weekend Insights (WI), Movio—the global, cinema-centric and marketing data analytics-based organization—is now focused on providing a weekly window each Monday into cinemagoing audience composition for the previous weekend....

ShowEast chooses RealD as exclusive 3D technology partner

RealD Inc., the global 3D and visual technology company, was named the exclusive 3D provider for ShowEast 2018. Throughout the duration of the exhibitor convention, all 3D film content will be presented with RealD’s 3D technology. The event will be held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel Oct. 22–25....
Blog Entries

Morelia Film Festival shines a light on Mexican cinema and much more

Four of the last five Best Directing Oscars were awarded to Mexican filmmakers. That makes the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) one of the foremost resources for discovering and...

CMX CinéBistro opens first NYC location

A brand new VIP theatrical experience comes to New York City’s Upper East Side this Thursday, October 18th, with the opening of the CMX CinéBistro 62nd St..

'Venom,' 'A Star is Born' repeat at the top of the box office

Last week’s first- and second-place finishers stayed the same this time around, both Venom (weekend gross $35.7 million, total gross $142.8 million) and A Star is Born (weekend gross $28 million,...
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Learn about the latest technological advances for the motion picture theatre industry from the International Cinema Technology Association.