This month, 'Film Journal International' shines its spotlight on a concessions professional with over 35 years of experience: Patrick Micalizzi, assistant VP, food and beverage, at National Amusements Inc.
R.C. Sheriff, a claims adjuster with the Sun Assurance Company in London, suddenly switched professions at age 36. He turned playwright because, as he said at the time, “I want to place on record one simple story of the war before memory died.”
It may be hard to believe, but in the century-long history of film there has never once been a teen rom-com with a gay lead released by a major studio. All that changes on March 16, when'Love, Simon' makes its way into theatres from 20th Century Fox.
When Michael (Lior Ashkenazi) and Dafna (Sarah Adler) are told that their son has been killed in the line of duty, they separately descend into their own personal horror rather than face the trauma together in director Samuel Maoz’s 'Foxtrot.'
“It was very exciting to do a restart with a bunch of assets that are all over the place.” Bud Mayo, chairman of New Vision Theatres, is talking about 194 screens at 17 locations that he and his team of industry veterans and investor partners assembled in the wake of AMC Entertainment’s March 2016 merger with Carmike Cinemas.
On the third floor of his mansion in Rochester, NY, George Eastman, founder of Kodak and inventor of motion picture film, had a screen that pulled down from the ceiling. He used it to show movies to friends....
In this 'Film Journal International' survey, five top exhibitors reflect on the ways technology has impacted how their customers purchase movie tickets and enhanced the business operations of cinemas. Moviegoers are more engaged than ever and seem to have no reservations about reserved seating.