Cineworld Nears Bankruptcy

March 15, 2020

As the coronavirus threatens to close movie theaters in the US and beyond, Cineworld has warned that there is “significant doubt about the group’s ability to continue as a going concern.”

Cinema Consolidation

December 26, 2019

British film exhibitor Cineworld is now the largest theater chain in North America after buying out Canada’s Cineplex for $2.1 billion, which was a whopping 42% premium.

Hollywood Set to Own Theaters Again

November 20, 2019

The Department of Justice in the United States is preparing to allow Hollywood studios to own film theaters once again. This decision would reverse 70 years of anti-trust law that was implemented in 1948, which is known as the Paramount decrees.

Netflix at the Movies

October 2, 2019

After a decade of primarily focusing on episodic content, Netflix wants to break the theatrical glass ceiling, especially since they are funding more original films.

Apple Goes Theatrical

September 29, 2019

Apple wants to carve out exclusive theatrical windows for exhibitors to screen some of its forthcoming feature films before streaming on Apple TV+.

Line In The Sand

September 18, 2019

The exclusive 90-day theatrical window has become a line in the sand that theatrical exhibitors are unwilling to cross.

Hollywood vs. Netflix

Netflix Takes Hollywood

July 3, 2019

Netflix solidified its position in Hollywood by recently taking the empty seat at the Motion Picture Association of America vacated when Disney acquired Fox.

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