IV No. 5
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO’s John Fithian talks about, among other things,
how “The Passion of the Christ” has created a new
breed of moviegoer.
Cinemark expects a new owner; Wallace
adds a new COO; and new multis make news for Century, Epic,
Rave & Consolidated.
With warm weather comes the return of Jackie Chan, Vin
Diesel, Tom Hanks, Ben Stiller and Harry Potter. Also, Late
Additions to May.
“The Passion of the Christ” is the latest period piece to burn
up the box office. We look ahead at movies depicting how it used to be.
MGM becomes the first major distributor to utilize environment-friendly
cyan-dye soundtracks for all its releases.
Jonathan Yarowsky says anti-indecency legislation is moving
forward; Steven Fellman discusses when
and how to involve
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of industry happenings.
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A list of advertisers in this month's print edition of In
NATO’s annual confab attracts Jim Carrey, Will Smith,
Ben Stiller, Nicole Kidman, Jack Black, Samuel L. Jackson and
Helmer of Troy
The director of “The Perfect Storm” and “Air
Force One” stages an all-star epic set more than 3,000
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