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Digital projection has drive-in movie theaters reeling

Studios are moving to stop distributing 35-millimeter film prints. Converting to digital is an expense many theaters in the fading drive-in industry can't afford.


Aurora movie theater reopens 6 months after mass shooting

Ceremony seen as a way of moving forward, but some victims are boycotting.


Officer shoots suspect in San Diego movie theater

Police shot and critically wounded a man Saturday suspected of chasing his girlfriend with a handgun across a shopping mall parking lot before ducking into a movie theater where officers confronted him.


Switch to digital projectors imperils some theaters

Hollywood's switch from 35-millimeter film to digital movies is imperiling some small theaters that can't afford the new projectors. "We're faced with digital doomsday," says Jason Clark, owner of Parkhill Cinema, a three-screen theater in Tarboro, N.C. He's been told he needs to install three new digital projectors that cost $50,000 to $70,000 each by the end of 2013.


Security increased at movies following shootings

Some theaters and police around the U.S. stepped up security at daytime showings of the new Batman movie Friday after the massacre in Colorado, and while many fans were undeterred by the tragedy, others were nervous about going to see the film.


Raw Video: Crowds flee Colo. shootings

The Denver Post has posted cellphone video showing crowds fleeing the shooting at the Aurora, Colo., theater.


Gunman kills 12 in Denver shooting at "Batman" movie

Colorado Theater Shooting

A masked gunman killed 12 people at a midnight showing of the new Batman movie in a suburb of Denver early on Friday, sparking pandemonium when he hurled a gas canister into the auditorium and opened fire on moviegoers.


Obama says he is 'shocked' by Colo. Shooting

President Barack Obama said Friday he was "shocked and saddened" by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater and urged the nation to "come together as one American family" in the aftermath of the tragedy.


Fred Willard Arrested for Lewd Conduct

Fred Willard was arrested for lewd conduct last night in Hollywood when police allegedly caught him with his pants down in an adult movie theater ... TMZ has learned.


4-D movies: Next big thing for U.S. theaters?

CJ Group of South Korea hopes to furnish nearly 200 U.S. movie theaters with equipment that will move seats, emit scents and perform other special effects. As the giant spaceship crashes into the mysterious planet, the seats inside the movie theater heave back and forth and rumble like an earthquake.


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