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- The Channelside Cinemas 10 in Tampa, Florida closed on September 25, 2012, according to an article in The Tampa Tribune: Channelside Cinemas has turned out the lights on its last movie, becoming...
- The San Franscisco Chronicle is reporting that the Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco, California is closing after the end of business Sunday, September 23, 2012: The Lumiere Theatre, a central...
- The Cinema City - Columbus in Columbus, Ohio closed on September 14, 2012 when the lights went out shortly before the movies began. Normally, a power outage wouldn't close a theater, but it does when...
- The Casablanca Cinema 4 in Bethel, Maine closed on September 20, 2012. Their web site simply says: WE ARE CLOSED THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE An article published September 27th in The Bethel...
- Several theaters in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area were featured in a recent article published by the Star Tribune about the transition happening in the movie theater industry to Digital Cinema...
- The Pioneer Press is reporting that the Mann Theatres - Cottage View Drive-In in Cottage Grove, Minnesota will close for good after the 2012 season. The drive-in theater just southeast of Minneapolis...
- Universal Pictures announced today that the World Premiere of the musical comedy Pitch Perfect will be held at the ArcLight Hollywood in Hollywood, California on Monday, September 24, 2012. In...
- The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - South Lamar in Austin, Texas will close in January 2013 for an extensive renovation project, according to a press release issued by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema today. The...
- Southern Theatres, LLC has started construction on a new 14-screen movie theater at The Esplanade in Kenner, Louisiana, according to a press release issued today by real estate company Simon Property...
- The Bellingham Herald is reporting that construction on the the Regal Barkley Village Stadium 16 & IMAX in Bellingham, Washington is on track to open in December 2012: From the outside, it...
- The BigTime Cinema Co-Ed II in Fairfield, Iowa and the BigTime Cinema - Capitol 2 in Newton, Iowa have closed. The closure appears to be connected to the Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing on August...
- Cinemark Holdings, Inc. announced plans today to build a new 12-screen movie theater in Temple, Texas. The new theater will anchor the redevelopment of the Outdoor America Mall, which will be renamed...
- The Parma Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio closed on September 9, 2012. According to an article published on cleveland.com from the Sun News: Parma Theater, which has struggled financially in recent...
- In 1982, Steven Spielberg introduced the world to a cute-in-his-own-way alien in E.T. The Extra Terrestrial and had people everywhere imitating his voice saying "phone home." (if that sounds...
- Earlier this year, Dolby Laboratories announced a new sound format that it called Dolby Atmos. Instead of just the traditional front speakers, side surrounds, and rear surround speakers (for a max...
- The Clay Theatre in Green Cove Springs, Florida closed in 2009, but is set to re-open later this month, according to an article in the Florida Times-Union: John Watzke was about 80 miles from where...
- On December 16, 1962, the epic adventure Lawrence of Arabia premiered in New York City. The story of a British officer who united Arab tribes against the Turks in World War I netted seven Academy...
- The Rosebud Cinema Drafthouse in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin opened to the public on August 31, 2012 after a five-month hiatus, when it closed in March and was sold in May (read related articles). New...
- The Fiske Theatre in Oak Grove, Louisiana was featured in a video segment on KNOE Channel 8 News on August 19, 2012.  The theater is undergoing some renovations following a conversion to a...
- The LaPorte Lion Cinemas in La Porte, Indiana has closed again, the third time in three years. A local news article quotes the theater's owner about why it closed: Despite major facility...


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