In a sign that the COVID-19 pandemic’s disastrous effect on the movie industry isn’t yet over, AMC Theatres has announced it will be extending the pause on reactivating billing on its A-List members across the United States. The prior reaction date of March 1st has been pushed back four months, to July 1st. 

By Abb Jones The Reelness Regal Cinemas, the second largest movie theater chain in the United States, has announced it is again temporarily closing its theaters, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the film industry. Regal, which operates 536 theaters across the U.S., is owned by parent company Cineworld, whose shares have dropped […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness After months of being shuttered due to the coronavirus, AMC Theatres, the world’s largest movie theater chain, has announced it will start re-opening 100 of its 600 movie theaters across the United States on August 20th, just in time for the new Russell Crowe film, Unhinged. AMC says it plans […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness In a sudden change of heart, AMC has reversed course, now saying face masks WILL be required in its theaters when they reopen next month. Friday’s announcement comes after intense social media backlash following news just 24 hours earlier that the three major U.S. movie chains – AMC, Regal Cinemas […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness AMC Theatres, the world’s largest movie theater chain, says it has “substantial doubt” its more than 1000 theaters in the United States and Europe can remain in business due to its current closure during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a regulatory filing Wednesday, the theatre chain, which has 661 theaters in […]