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'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.

Your Feature Presentation Brought To You By China

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 07.20.2012 | Business

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese conglomerate announced Monday it will buy a major U.S. cinema chain, AMC Entertainment Holdings, for $2.6 billion in China'...

8 Ways To Save At The Movies

AP | JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 06.12.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- Hollywood wants your money. From "The Hunger Games" to "The Avengers" to "The Dark Knight Rises," studios are rolling out big draws this ...

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...

Will The Digital Film Switch Kill Historic Movie Theaters?

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 04.20.2012 | Home

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The license plate on movie projectionist Arnie Herdendorf's Buick is 35MM MAN, a nod to his work in the booth at the 1925 Palace...

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

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 | 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...

Robert Rodriguez On His Scratch-And-Sniff 'Spy Kids'

AP | By DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- Robert Rodriguez deliberately tried to make his latest "Spy Kids" adventure a bit of a stinker. Rodriguez, who helped usher in the new...

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

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

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 | 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...

Movie Theaters Fight Mandate To Post Calorie Counts

Slashfood | Jessie Cacciola, Posted Mar 16th 2011 @ 1:00PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thanks to a new law, clearly posted calorie counts will soon tell you exactly how much weight that burger will add to your hips. But you'll also be fa...

PHOTOS: 14 Most Beautiful Theaters In The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Around the world, theaters are some of a country's most beautiful buildings. After all, it's only fitting that monuments to culture should be works o...

127 Hours After

Marta Mondelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marta Mondelli

I hope my friends will go to the theater and watch 127 Hours, with other people, in the dark voyage that is a movie theater experience

Stealth Organic Movie Popcorn

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

It's movie season; all the best movies seem to come out this time of year. Wait, actually, every season is movie season. And I confess, I love butter...