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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 understanding a vibrant national cinema....

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, total gross $94.1 million) enjoying a solid hold. Venom’s $235.3 million international cume brings...

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Kinepolis opens KLUB art house in Metz

Kinepolis opens KLUB art house in Metz

Located in the center city of Metz, France, Kinepolis Group introduced its first dedicated art-house concept.

China, world’s largest film market—or is it?

China, world’s largest film market—or is it?

Early last year, official Chinese quarterly movie ticket sales statistics for the first time outstripped those of North America, setting the country on a path to becoming the world’s new largest film market.

New Hoyts cinema complex arrives in Christchurch

New Hoyts cinema complex arrives in Christchurch

The devastating earthquake that struck Christchurch in New Zealand left it with no central-business-district cinemas. A few years ago, the boutique two-screen Alice Cinematique with 75 seats opened and was the only cinema in the area. Among many business losses following the disaster was Hoyts’...

Parliament member suggests using Russian movies as punishment

Parliament member suggests using Russian movies as punishment

Compulsory viewing of “bad” Russian movies could become an official way of punishing people for non-serious offenses, proposed Boris Chernyshov, member of State Duma, the lower chamber of Russia’s Federal Parliament.

Ask the Audience: Movie Theatre Renovations

Ask the Audience: Movie Theatre Renovations

Ask the Audience is a monthly feature from Film Journal International and National CineMedia (NCM) that allows you to ask an audience of 5,000 frequent moviegoers, known as NCM’s Behind the Screens panel, the pressing questions of our industry....