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  1. CinemaCon: Rough Immersive Sound Standard Might Be Ready Next Year

    12:54 pm PDT 03/27/2014
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    "This could be like a format war," asserted NATO technical advisor Jerry Pierce. "The challenge is time. We need to move quickly." READ MORE

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  2. CinemaCon: Fox Reveals 'X-Men' Opening, First Footage of David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

    11:56 am PDT 03/27/2014
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    New footage of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and Matthew Vaughn's "Secret Service" also screened during Thursday's packed presentation. READ MORE

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  3. CinemaCon: Fox Derides Theater Chief for Saying '12 Years' Too 'Intense' to Watch on Big Screen

    10:40 am PDT 03/27/2014
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    Fox executives and others were surprised earlier this week by National Association of Theatre Owners president/CEO John Fithian's public comments, since his job is to promote seeing movies in the cinema. READ MORE

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  4. CinemaCon: Honoree Andy Serkis on 'Finding the Essence of Performance' (Q&A)

    10:00 am PDT 03/27/2014
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    The performance-capture trailblazer, who will receive CinemaCon's Vanguard Award, reveals the challenges of breaking new CG ground and what's next for "Planet of the Apes" chimpanzee Caesar. READ MORE

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  5. CinemaCon: MediaMation Inks 4D System Deals With Two Cinema Chains

    8:19 am PDT 03/27/2014
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    Santa Rosa Entertainment Group and City Cinema of Oman will intall theater systems that offer effects and motion. READ MORE

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  6. CinemaCon: Hollywood Heavyweights Turn Out for Tom Sherak Tribute

    10:55 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    Jeffrey Katzenberg was the master of ceremonies at the annual Will Rogers Pioneers awards dinner, where Sherak received the organization's top honor posthumously. READ MORE

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  7. CinemaCon: Sony Screens 30 Minutes of 'Amazing Spider-Man 2,' Plus New 'Fury' Footage

    8:01 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    Sony's Rory Bruer said of the superhero sequel: "Nothing will be the same after this." READ MORE

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  8. CinemaCon: Stakeholders Say DCDC Network Could Prompt Growth in Alternative Content

    6:47 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    Cinemark CEO Tim Warner says "building the business model will be difficult but not impossible." READ MORE

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  9. CinemaCon: Christopher Nolan Talks 'Interstellar,' Plugs Film Over Digital in Hollywood Reporter Q&A

    2:54 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    UPDATED: Speaking with THR's chief film critic Todd McCarthy, the filmmaker says none of the new digital technologies can match the quality of celluloid, including projection system. READ MORE

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  10. CinemaCon: Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition to Acquire Deluxe/EchoStar

    2:36 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    UPDATED: The deal will add roughly 1,000 theaters to the DCDC digital cinema delivery network. READ MORE

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  11. Some Crimean Theaters Demanding Russian-Dubbed Movies From Hollywood

    12:21 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    The political crisis in the region has left the major U.S. film studios in limbo in terms of releasing their films there. READ MORE

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  12. CinemaCon: Disney Debuts New Trailer for 'Cinderella'

    11:12 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    A clip from Pixar's "Inside Out" also screened and Jon Hamm took the stage to introduce his upcoming film "Million Dollar Arm," but the presentation lacked any new information on "Star Wars." READ MORE

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  13. AMC Theaters CEO Calls Obamacare Delays 'Troublesome'

    9:20 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    Theaters across the country have begun changing the way they do business because of the Affordable Care Act, even though key provisions have been delayed. READ MORE

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  14. CinemaCon: 'Transformers 4,' 'Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'Expendables 3' to Get Auro Mix

    7:53 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    According to Barco, about 30 features have already been created in Auro and at least 50 more are on the way. READ MORE

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  15. 'Noah' Sound Editor/Mixer on Creating Rain, Animals and the Ark's Soundscape

    7:28 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    Darren Aronofsky's epic is the first feature to be mixed in Deluxe New York's new Dolby Atmos-ready mixing theater. READ MORE

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  16. CinemaCon: Barco Introduces Tri-Screen Theater Configuration; Plans Install at Fox's Zanuck Theater

    8:17 pm PDT 03/25/2014
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    Fox's 'The Maze Runner' might be the first feature to be created for the new system. READ MORE

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  17. Theater Owners Chief: '12 Years a Slave' Was 'Too Intense' to Watch in Cinema

    5:11 pm PDT 03/25/2014
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    UPDATED: National Association of Theater Owners president-CEO John Fithian surprised CinemaCon with his comments about the Oscar-winning film, which he praised for "being one of the most important movies of our generation." READ MORE

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  18. CinemaCon: African-American Moviegoers Increase for First Time Since 2009

    3:41 pm PDT 03/25/2014
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    Minorities made up a larger percentage of moviegoers in 2013 overall, thanks to a diverse slate of titles. READ MORE

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  19. CinemaCon: Theater Owners to Test Discount Day in Undisclosed State

    1:42 pm PDT 03/25/2014
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    UPDATED: The move comes as admissions continue to decline in the U.S., particularly among teenagers and adults under the age of 50. READ MORE

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  20. Dwayne Johnson Hints About His DC Superhero Secret Identity

    11:50 am PDT 03/25/2014
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    Refusing to name names, The Rock explains what three qualities his DC Entertainment character needed to have in order for him to play the role. READ MORE

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  21. CinemaCon: Universal Unveils First 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Footage

    11:42 am PDT 03/25/2014
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    The studio also showed a trailer for "Unbroken" and footage from "Fast 7" featuring Paul Walker. READ MORE

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