NEW YORK, July 24- American high school students walk through metal detectors each day. The Metropolitan Opera in New York searches the bags and purses of patrons each night, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. "Owners do not want the experience at their theater to be a negative one, and going through a metal detector and having their bags checked...
BOSTON— A day after the country's second major theater shooting in recent history, some rattled observers shunned future movie outings, but others on Friday kept lining up at box offices around the country and vowed not to be kept away by fear. "You can't live your life like it's always going to happen," said Aaron Dicks, 31, who was at an AMC theater in Roseville,...
June 2- Movie theater chain Cinemark Holdings Inc said it had received formal inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice related to an antitrust probe, a day after larger cinema operators Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment Holdings received similar notices. Houston- based Viva Cinema sued AMC Entertainment on April 20, saying AMC had coerced...
Shares of major names such as AMC Entertainment Holdings, Carmike Cinemas and Cinemark Holdings are all sharply outpacing the broader U.S. stock market. "No one anticipated the box office would do so well in the first quarter, but by now the good news has been priced in," said David Miller, managing director at Topeka Capital Markets in Los Angeles.
March 13- Carmike Cinemas Inc, the fourth-largest U.S. movie theater chain, has hired investment bank JPMorgan Chase& Co to help it explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale, according to people familiar with the matter. Spokespeople for Carmike and JPMorgan did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Columbus, Georgia- based Carmike...
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