Latest Consolidated Theatres Stories

2008-07-28 12:00:46

By Roger Harris, The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Jul. 25--Knoxville-based Regal Entertainment Group said Thursday a major Hollywood studio has signed a deployment agreement with Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, a joint venture of Regal, Cinemark and AMC Entertainment formed to roll out cinema digital technology to theaters nationwide. CEO Mike Campbell declined to identify the studio because sensitive negotiations continue with other major film studios. He expects...

2008-07-21 15:00:41

LOS ANGELES, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com (http://www.movietickets.com/) sold more than one million tickets Thursday to Sunday, including more than 20 tickets per second during peak times, as "The Dark Knight" descended on the box office this weekend. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070917/CLM019LOGO ) The world's most powerful Internet ticketing service set four all-time records between Friday and Sunday, including single-day and opening-weekend records...

2008-07-18 15:00:36

LOS ANGELES, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than 24 hours after "The Dark Knight" opened to record-breaking crowds, MovieTickets.com reports that more than 1,300 performances nationwide are still sold out. This includes more than 220 in New York City and Los Angeles alone. All this, combined with a move into the MovieTickets.com Top 5 Pre-Sale List of All-Time, and sky-high approval ratings from MovieTickets.com users, combines to pack a powerful punch. (Logo:...

2008-07-14 18:00:25

LOS ANGELES, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com ( http://www.movietickets.com/ ) is reporting that the highly anticipated film "The Dark Knight" is currently outselling three of MovieTickets.com's Top-10 Performing Films of All-Time at the same point in the sales cycle, including installments from such coveted franchises as "Pirates of the Caribbean,""Spider-Man" and "The Lord of the Rings." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070917/CLM019LOGO ) To date, "Dark Knight" has...

2008-06-26 18:02:36

By Trevor Anderson, Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C. Jun. 25--Regal Entertainment Group is giving one of its cinemas in Spartanburg an artistic edge. Regal, the largest movie theater company in North America, announced Tuesday it will convert WestGate Mall Cinema 8 into one of its Cinema Art theaters, a concept cinema that offers a variety of critically acclaimed movies, independent films, restored classics and first-run foreign movies. "With nearly a million people in the greater...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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