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RIP Ziegfeld: Martin Scorsese, Ava DuVernay, Spike Lee and More Pay Their Respects

RIP Ziegfeld: Martin Scorsese, Ava DuVernay, Spike Lee and More Pay Their Respects

With the doors now closed on New York City's iconic theater, some of the…

Here's Your Chance to Own a Historic Movie Theater

Here's Your Chance to Own a Historic Movie Theater

This theater owner is holding an essay contest to pick the new owner of a…

How 'Beasts of No Nation' and 'Paranormal Activity: Ghost Dimension' Upend Hollywood Distribution Models

How 'Beasts of No Nation' and 'Paranormal Activity: Ghost Dimension' Upend Hollywood Distribution Models

Two very different new films are challenging the distribution and exhibition…

Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' to Be Widest 70mm Release in Over 20 Years

Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' to Be Widest 70mm Release in Over 20 Years

Tarantino fans -- and fans of 70mm film - will be getting a special Christma…

Quentin Tarantino to Retrofit Theaters to Accomodate 'Hateful Eight' in 70mm

Quentin Tarantino to Retrofit Theaters to Accomodate 'Hateful Eight' in 70mm

Tarantino is determined to keep film alive.

Festival Favorite 'Meet the Patels' Has Distribution But Still Needs Help

Festival Favorite 'Meet the Patels' Has Distribution But Still Needs Help

After making the rounds on the festival circuit with their film, "Meet the…

Are You Ready to Get in Bed with a Distributor?

Are You Ready to Get in Bed with a Distributor?

Think before you act -- weigh all your options.

Watch: This Theater's Final Screening on Film (Before Switching to Digital) Will Break Your Heart

Watch: This Theater's Final Screening on Film (Before Switching to Digital) Will Break Your Heart

Co-directed by David T. Ketterer and Connor Lynch, the short film "Changeove…

Julianne Moore Calls VOD Inferior to Theatrical Experience

Julianne Moore Calls VOD Inferior to Theatrical Experience

"A movie never looks the same on television."

National Theater Owners Chief Declares 2015 the 'Year of Women' at the Box Office

National Theater Owners Chief Declares 2015 the 'Year of Women' at the Box Office

"Women get a little more of the limelight."

Idaho Theater Dumps 'Wild Canaries' Due to 'Inappropriate Content'

Idaho Theater Dumps 'Wild Canaries' Due to 'Inappropriate Content'

What was it about the film that was so inappropriate?

Watch: Moving Tribute to the Fading Days of Celluloid in 'The Last Reel'

Watch: Moving Tribute to the Fading Days of Celluloid in 'The Last Reel'

"A digital copy of a movie ... has no memory, and it has no soul."

Filmmaker Survey: Is Theatrical Distribution Still Essential?

Filmmaker Survey: Is Theatrical Distribution Still Essential?

There is no easy answer. Unsurprisingly, responses on our latest poll vary.

13 Ways to Keep Smart Movie Fans Happy

13 Ways to Keep Smart Movie Fans Happy

At the Art House Convergence, Indiewire's Anne Thompson offered the followin…

'Inherent Vice' Will Screen in 70mm in Select Theaters. But is Bigger Always Better?

'Inherent Vice' Will Screen in 70mm in Select Theaters. But is Bigger Always Better?

The word is out that Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" will be screenin…

Who Applauded for 'Interstellar' (And Who Didn't)

Who Applauded for 'Interstellar' (And Who Didn't)

A Hollywood projectionist reports first-hand on the audience response to…

Indie Theaters Scramble to Screen 'Interstellar' in 35mm and 70mm

Indie Theaters Scramble to Screen 'Interstellar' in 35mm and 70mm

Many independently owned movie theaters around the country just upgraded to…

Tim League Reveals 'Mega-Awesome Distribution Strategies' During Film Independent Forum Keynote

Tim League Reveals 'Mega-Awesome Distribution Strategies' During Film Independent Forum Keynote

The Founder/CEO of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Drafthouse Films and Fantastic…

The Weinstein Company Annoys the Hell Out of Theater Owners With 'Crouching Tiger' Plans

The Weinstein Company Annoys the Hell Out of Theater Owners With 'Crouching Tiger' Plans

The Weinstein Company continues to push the envelope when it comes to…

New York's Quad Cinema Has Been Sold to a Real Estate Mogul. Don't Panic.

New York's Quad Cinema Has Been Sold to a Real Estate Mogul. Don't Panic.

Calm down. The Quad isn't going away.