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NATO’s John Fithian on What Went Wrong at 2014 Box Office, Netflix and ‘The Interview’ Debacle

On the eve of CinemaCon, the National Association of Theatre Owners chief opens up about the box-office turnaround and MGM's "panicked" decision to make 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2' available early on…

CinemaCon: Fox Derides Theater Chief for Saying ’12 Years’ Too ‘Intense’ to Watch on Big Screen

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…

Theater Owners Chief: ’12 Years a Slave’ Was ‘Too Intense’ to Watch in Cinema

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…

CinemaCon: NATO’s John Fithian Talks End of Film, Box Office Decline (Q&A)

NATO's president and CEO previews the hot topics as Hollywood studios and top indie-film companies head to the annual gathering of theater owners April 15 to 18.

CinemaCon 2012: Fox Will Stop U.S. 35mm Film Distribution Within Two Years

National Association of Theatre Owners president-CEO John Fithian -- during his joint state-of-the-industry address at CinemaCon with Motion Picture Association of America chairman-CEO Chris Dodd -…

NATO Takes Its Premium VOD Battle International

President-CEO John Fithian warns at ShowCanada that the new VOD service could damage the film business in two significant ways.

Meet the Other Movie Lobbyist

THE BUSINESS: NATO chief John Fithian gives his view on VOD and more from the exhibitors' seat.