movie theaters

Like countless other sectors of the entertainment industry, movie theaters have been devastated by a global pandemic with seemingly no end in sight. Initial closings stretched on for months, as…

AMC offers private theater rentals starting at $99, as cinemas continue to struggle

Santa Monica, California-based Atom Tickets, the ticketing and concessions buying app, is finally launching its branded ticket buying experience inside Snapchat.  The new Movie Tickets by Atom joins a slew…

With theaters opening back up, Atom Tickets launches its Snap mini app

Like so many industries, the last five months have been absolutely devastating for movie theaters. As far as sheer volumes go, no one has been harder hit than the world’s…

AMC will offer 15-cent tickets when it reopens 100+ US theaters on August 20

As movie theaters reopen across the United States and the world, there are lingering questions about what kinds of measures those theaters will be taking to keep staff and moviegoers…

Fandango adds new features to highlight health precautions and distancing in movie theaters

Last week, AMC marked its earnings report with a somber note. The movie theater giant warned of losses reaching up to $2.4 billion, courtesy of COVID-19-related closures, adding that “substantial…

Theaters are ready to reopen, but is America ready to go back to the movies?

There’s been another bomb at the box office, and it isn’t a movie. MoviePass parent Helios & Matheson lost nearly half of its remaining value today as investors continued to…

MoviePass parent drops another 46%

MoviePass is going to start playing favorites. The company just announced a partnership to offer a set of exclusive perks through Landmark Theatres, the indie theater chain co-owned by Mark…

MoviePass strikes a deal with Landmark for e-ticketing and other perks

It looks like the last picture show for one of Google’s efforts at expanding into more detailed vertical search pages. Without much notice, the search giant has closed down its standalone movie…

Google quietly shutters standalone Google Showtimes movie site

Startup Audience Entertainment aims to get movie watchers twisting and turning as they play games together in the theater. I wrote about the company a few of months ago, when…

Audience Entertainment Shows Off New Ways To Play Games With Everyone At The Movie Theater

If you live in Canada, have 11 friends, and like to play Xbox 360, then you’ve got what appears to be a dyn-o-mite formula for what I’m about to tell…

Who bothers going to the movie theaters anymore in the age of 60-inch plasmas and Dolby TrueHD? I ask because Peter and I just had a brief to-do in the…

Hardware

Malaysian Theaters Go Stealth

8:47 am PDT • May 29, 2007

Fighting movie pirates can be hard, especially in Asia, where 7-megapixel cameraphones run rampant. So in an effort to crack down on piracy, Malaysian movie theaters have started using night-vision…