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Attack of the Alien Armchair: The Adventure of the New "Luxury" Movie Seats

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 12.25.2013 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

What's next? Chaise lounges in Carnegie Hall? Beds on Broadway? I couldn't help thinking, as I glanced around the darkened theater after the heart-pounding, climactic scene of Captain Phillips: Isn't this what it looked like right before the fall of the Roman Empire?

Exciting News For Wynwood!

The Huffington Post | Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.04.2013 | Miami

Miamians will soon be able to enjoy a drive-in movie theater, thanks to one native Texan who's importing his nostalgic cinema concept from Austin to W...

This Could Change How You Watch Movies Forever

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.24.2013 | Technology

"Coming soon to a theater (and home streaming device) near you." Hollywood behemoths Sony and Disney have begun testing an unorthodox business mode...

Physics Can Be Fatal: A Talk With Elissa Grodin

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Elissa Grodin's father founded AMC Theaters and invented multiplex and megaplex movie theaters. She has an extensive background in film. Elissa studie...

Should Movie Theaters Be More Boomer-Friendly?

Posted 04.18.2013 | Fifty

Pay more attention to the baby boomers. That was the message delivered to theater owners at a presentation Tuesday at CinemaCon, the official conve...

Best Movie Theaters For Food Lovers

Food & Wine | Posted 11.20.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

As an alternative to big-box movie theaters plagued by cramped seats, stale smells and frighteningly artificial orange-yellow "butter," new and independent cinemas are now providing fantastic food and amenities, featuring everything from mixologist-crafted cocktails to reclining seats and chef-conceived concessions.

Movie Theater Owners Raise Stakes On Soda Fight

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.17.2012 | Small Business

New York's movie theater owners are gearing up for war over the city's ban of large sugary drinks. Theater owners will likely sue the city rather ...

An INGENIOUS New Plan For Movie Theaters?

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

The lights go down, everyone's excited. You've paid seven gazillion dollars for your ticket. You've got your popcorn and your Milk Duds and your abnor...

'Sterilization' Porn Theater's Last Hope?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.17.2012 | Small Business

The Metro Theatre's conversion from porn palace to indie art house is going to take some doing. "We're coming up with a really detailed sterilization...

Big Change Coming To Your Theater

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.15.2012 | Entertainment

Moviegoers who file in to see Pixar's "Brave" may notice something quite different about their theater: Dolby is rolling out a new "immersive sound fo...

Movie Theaters Are Back! Were They Ever Gone?

Jon Patricof | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Patricof

At the end of 2011, many media analysts were predicting the demise of movie theaters, but the reality is this: the movie theater exhibition business really doesn't look to be in that much trouble.

Alamo Drafthouse Opening In New York!

Posted 04.05.2012 | New York

Austin's famed Alamo Drafthouse is gearing up to open shop with its first New York location, taking over the unused Metro Theater space on the Upper W...

Goodbye, Old Town Theater (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- While the news that the Old Town Theater is closing this weekend took many by surprise, the surprising thing might be that this old...

PHOTOS: World's Coolest Movie Theaters

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

For travelers, these theaters with personality are yet another way to get an authentic taste of a destination.

'A New Skin Of Images': Pipilotti Rist In Milan

VernissageTV | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist has some experience with unusual locations. She has been presenting her works in churches and on LED billboards, and her v...

Rachel Tepper

Mayor's Plan To Hike Movie Concessions Tax Gets Poor Reviews

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's proposed 5 percent tax hike on movie theater concessions, first reported Wednesday by the Washington Business ...

Finally! Booze Comes To A Theater Near You

Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

The night has finally come! No longer will one need to surreptitiously brown bag their drinks when hitting up the movies. Because starting Thursday at...

WATCH: Silence Your Cell Phones

Posted 10.14.2011 | Comedy

We've all been there: sitting in the movie theater, trying to have a nice cinematic experience, when some inconsiderate person has the audacity to tak...

Future of Film: Can MoviePass Make a Comeback?

Tribeca | Posted 09.24.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

The first try at a movie theater subscription service in the United States fizzles. Is the idea strong enough to launch again with a new approach?

America's Best Outdoor Movie Theaters

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.22.2011 | Travel

The hush that falls over those gathered at Hollywood Forever Cemetery isn't just a sign of respect for the dead. On select evenings, it signals that a...

Future of Film: Movies and the Joy of Being Alone Together

Tribeca | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

This dichotomy between private and public in movie-watching has become more charged these days, its poles even more, well, polarized.

Matt Sledge

PHOTOS: Saturday Night At The Red Vic

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.10.2011 | San Francisco

The Red Vic may be dying, but Jonathan Richman's virtuosic performance proved a very enjoyable death rattle. On July 25, the collectively-owned Hai...

PHOTOS: Detroit's Abandoned Theaters

| Ben Worcester | Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts

Story courtesy of City's Best. By Ben Worcester A few weeks ago, City's Best writer Karen Dybis talked to photographer Michael Hodges about his...

Are Movie Theatres an Endangered Species?

John Farr | Posted 06.02.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

If Hollywood continues down its path of churning out tired remakes and franchise entries, they will sacrifice huge swaths of the movie-going public.

Sucker Punch: Why You Were Unprepared To See the Film

Dan Pashman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Comedy
Dan Pashman

I didn't see Sucker Punch, and chances are, neither did you. The heavily-hyped special effects film opened Friday, but it lost the weekend box office...