Tag Archives: AMC Theatres

Oscars: “Puss In Boots” coming back to theaters for charity – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: One of the fiercest races being fought in the run-up heading to the Academy Awards appears to be in the Best Animated Feature category. Several experts say Gore Verbinski’s “Rango” sits in the catbird seat, but the rest of the nominees – with the absence of a[...]

Hugh Jackman’s “Real Steel” coming back to theaters

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hugh Jackman’s robot-boxing drama “Real Steel” is heading to retail shelves. But before you can pick it up at your nearest store, you’ll be able to see it on the big screen one more time … and benefit a good cause. DreamWorks revealed that Shawn Levy’s father-son[...]

IMAX, AMC opening 10 more theaters in U.S.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: While we are ready to bury the current iteration of 3D, there are certain films that deserve to be seen in an IMAX format – starting with the latest “Harry Potter” installment – so we’re pretty happy that the format appears to be expanding. IMAX Corporation and[...]

MoviePass meets movie theater resistance

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It sounds like a fantastic idea for movie patrons but, of course, it’s getting some blow back from theater owners. MoviePass is a service that would “provide unlimited movie-going for a flat rate,” similar to a system employed by Netflix. But theater owners fought back as the[...]

Tom Cruise, “Top Gun” roaring back into theaters

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Do you still feel the need, the need for speed? Then you’ll be thrilled to hear that, in celebration of “Top Gun’s” 25th anniversary, AMC Theatres is re-screening Tony Scott’s Naval recruitment video … uh, I mean, ‘80s action thriller, starring Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis. According to a[...]

James Cameron supports theater owners in VOD debate

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Theater owners found a powerful ally in their ongoing struggle against the major Hollywood studios and their push for a new, premium video-on-demand (VOD) service. James Cameron, whose larger-than-life visions need to be seen on the big screen, prepared to throw his weight behind the largest theater chains[...]

AMC slashes unrated “Hatchet II” from its theater screens

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Did you manage to see “Hatchet II” in theaters? Because you probably missed your opportunity. “We woke up this morning and the movie was gone,” director Adam Green told EW.com, explaining that AMC Theaters yanked the unrated horror sequel days after it was released to a fair amount[...]