The nation's second-largest theater chain is opening a dine-in theater at Grapevine Mills tomorrow, suggesting the movie world's major players aren't ready to cede the "watch and eat" model to smaller operators.
Grapevine is the sixth entry in AMC's growing Dine-In Theater concept; a seventh ... More >>
Three weeks ago, AMC Entertainment Inc. sent word that 15 years after it revolutionized the big-screen business with the 4,960-seat Grand 24 off Stemmons Freeway and W. Northwest Highway, it was leaving the building. Reason: rent dispute with its Kansas City-based landlord Entertainment Propertie ... More >>
Took a few days, but last night I finally got a call back from John Weis, head of investor relations at Kansas City-based Entertainment Properties Trust, which owns the building that has, since May 1995, housed the AMC Grand 24. On Thursday, AMC said it's outta there by no later than November, as ... More >>
Our pal Allison V. Smith has a rather nice photo in this morning's Los Angeles Times: a portrait of Thomas W. Stephenson Jr., whose Rave Motion Pictures is on the fast-track to becoming the fifth-largest movie-theater chain in the U.S. once Rave's acquisition of 35 theaters from Sumner Redstone's ... More >>