Friday, 18 October 2013

The screen is silver, but the seats are gold

AMC Theatres - best known in the UK as the operator of the country's first multiplex at Milton Keynes, although their business here has been rocky - has started to refit its cinemas with spacious premium seating. According to the New York Times article, this involves reducing theatre capacity by 64%, yet may still make economic sense for the company.

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Mark Kermode: "Give us proper cinemas"

Mark Kermode in the Radio Times stating, clearly and concisely, what many of us have known for some time - that going to the cinema ain't want it used to be. Hat-tip to OFU alumnus Matttew for spotting and Tweeting.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013