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'Hidden Figures' repeats at #1 as new releases underperform

It was a quiet MLK weekend at the box office, with all but one new wide release failing to meet expectations. That one is, surprise surprise, STX’s horror film The Bye Bye Man, which opened to $15.3 million (four-day) against a $7.4 million budget. So we might be looking at a sequel here, or...

'Hidden Figures' eyes a repeat at number one

It’s another long weekend on deck, with three new films and two December limited releases going wide over the Martin Luther King holiday.

Week in trailers: 'CHIPs,' 'XX,' 'Cars 3'

Michael Peña and Dax Shepard star in Warner Bros.' reboot of '80s cop show CHIPs....

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Making Resolutions: Time to set new goals for the New Year

Making Resolutions: Time to set new goals for the New Year

2 many of us have the best intentions at the start of a new year and we spend too little time following through on the initial proposition. 2017 will again present a bundle of opportunities and changes in the cinema foodservice channel. Will the concessionaire be able to predict the future...

Global movies are growing

Global movies are growing

There’s good news for the New Year. Those attending CineAsia would not be surprised to hear that, thanks to the Asia-Pacific region, global movies and entertainment markets will see “healthy growth” through 2020.

National anthem must be played in all Indian cinemas

National anthem must be played in all Indian cinemas

India's Supreme Court on Nov. 29 ruled that forthwith the national anthem must be played in all cinemas prior to every film screening.

Kaikoura’s Art Deco Mayfair cinema survives New Zealand earthquake

Kaikoura’s Art Deco Mayfair cinema survives New Zealand earthquake

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Paying Tribute to an Audio Pioneer

Paying Tribute to an Audio Pioneer

This editor has known Ioan Allen for close to four decades. That’s a long time to have a business relationship, and it’s even more rare to have maintained a close, personal friendship during that span of time. Ioan is an incredible individual—producer, innovator, historian, executive, showman and...