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NO. 3 THEATER CHAIN REPORTS 28 PERCENT BOOST IN PROFITS

August 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Cinemark Holdings, which operates the third-largest movie chain in the U.S. and is moving rapidly to raise its profile abroad, reported a 28-percent boost in earnings during the second quarter to $51.6 million on revenue of $649.6 million. Domestic business was up fractionally. Revenue from admissions rose 3 percent as attendance improved 4.1 percent and […]

DC COMICS HALTS SALES OF LATEST BATMAN ADVENTURE

July 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

DC Comics, which is owned by Warner Bros., the company that produced The Dark Knight Rises, has sent out a notice to comic-book retailers asking them to withhold sales of the latest issue of Batman, Incorporated for a month. The notice said, “Out of respect for the victims and families in Aurora, Colorado DC Entertainment […]

NO ESTIMATES FOR ANY FILM THIS WEEKEND

July 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

All major and independent studios have joined Warner Bros. in withholding weekend estimates in what they said was an effort to focus attention on the Aurora, CO shootings that occurred during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises early Friday. Veteran box-office analyst Paul Dergarabedian of Hollywood.com said it was “the right way to […]

12 KILLED, 59 WOUNDED AT DARK KNIGHT RISES SCREENING NEAR DENVER (Update)

July 20, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

At least 12 persons have been killed and 59 wounded, many critically, in Aurora, CO, a suburb of Denver, after a masked gunman wearing body armor reportedly kicked open an exit door of a theater at 12:39 a.m., shortly after a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises had begun, set off a smoke or […]

THEATERS BEEFING UP SECURITY IN WAKE OF SHOOTING

July 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Theater chains quickly acted to beef up security following the early morning shooting at an Aurora, CO theater showing The Dark Knight Rises that left at least 12 dead and as many as 50 injured. The Boston Herald quoted a spokesperson for one popular local theater, CinemaSalem, as saying that it was making sure that […]