Posts By: Patrick Corcoran

Christopher Nolan on the future of cinema

The digital transformation of the movie theater has got Christopher Nolan thinking. These new voices will emerge just as we despair that there is nothing left to be discovered. As in the early ’90s, when years of bad multiplexing had soured the public on movies, and a young director named Quentin Tarantino ripped through theaters… Read more »

NATO sends letter to theater owners encouraging donations to Aurora, Colorado relief fund

NATO president John Fithian sent a letter to exhibitors today encouraging donations to the Community First Foundation to aid victims of the shootings in Aurora, Colorado and their families. As we watch the aftermath unfold and try to make sense of this terrible crime, you should be encouraged by the leadership and dedication of the… Read more »

Slate conducts a 3D autopsy

A year ago, Daniel Engber in Slate asked “Is 3D Dead in the Water”. This week he returns to the subject and concludes 3D is dead.  To reach this conclusion, he uses the same tool to analyze the success or failure of 3D – the average gross per screen in 3D compared to the average… Read more »