News & Features - Cinemas
Thailand’s Major Cineplex Group, winner of the 2014 CineAsia “Exhibitor of the Year” Award, has been breaking new ground in many ways since its relatively modest beginnings in 1995–and apparently has quite a few more aces up its sleeves for years to come. More »
Our Concession Spotlight this month expands beyond just theatre concessions, as we introduce you to Phil Zacheretti, president and CEO of Phoenix Big Cinemas Management (PBCM) in Knoxville, TN More »
The Asia-Pacific market is responsible for an increasingly large share of the global box-office bounty each year, which makes the annual CineAsia convention in Hong Kong a more and more essential event for the international movie exhibition and distribution communities. More »
Art in the Arthouse… In honor of this month’s CineAsia event, we begin our latest “Cinemarketing” overview with an exhibition featuring the exquisite abstract works of Nanchong City, China-born artist Xi Hou More »
In recognition of their extensive philanthropic work with Variety The Children’s Charity and other charitable organizations, the founder, president and CEO of insurance company Reynolds & Reynolds, Stan J. Reynolds, and his wife Jody will receive the Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award at the ShowEast convention in Florida. More »
“During the mid-1950s, we actually entered into the bowling business as a hedge against the declining theatre attendance with the emergence of television,” explains Robert “Bobby” Levy, executive VP, advertising and marketing at Malco Theatres. More »
“It is always an honor to be recognized by your peers and we are humbled by the choice of Malco Theatres as this year’s award recipient.” More »
“I am third-generation,” notes Stephen Lightman, the chairman and CEO of Malco Theatres, as we begin celebrating the circuit’s 100th Anniversary. More »
“There have been so many good memories,” says Stephen Lightman, chairman and CEO of Malco Theatres. More »
"It was almost like the perfect storm, it was a great fit for both of us," Larry Etter, Malco Theatres' senior VP of theatre services, reflects on joining the circuit in August 1997. More »
“I’ve been in the business virtually all my life. I grew up with it, just like these guys did.” More »
At last, Latin America is now poised to complete the digitization of its screens—despite the fact that some markets of the region still have low levels of digitization. More »
“Arriving in Brazil was tough,” admits Eduardo Acuña, chief executive officer of Cinépolis do Brasil and recipient of the ShowEast 2014 “International Exhibitor of the Year” Award. More »
“Standees is first and foremost a restaurant and that’s the big difference More »
When a film student is strangled before the opening night of the Hitchcock Film Festival More »
Over-scaled, too dark and only intermittently charming Sondheim musical adaptation does a disservice to a great cast and is often so noisy you can't even appreciate the music. More »
After rewriting the rules for modern fantasy cinema, for the better and worse, Peter Jackson’s six-film Tolkien saga slams, bangs and shudders to a long-overdue conclusion. More »
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