The Lyric Theatre opened in 1906 at 121 N. Illinois St. with a small projector and just 200 folding chairs. Six years later, the Central Amusement Co. spent $75,000 to rebuild the theater, expanding its capacity to 1,400.
The openings of more than 100 theaters nationwide include two theaters in Indianapolis.
The company had planned to begin opening theaters in mid-July, but last week the July theatrical release calendar was effectively wiped clean.
The nation’s largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on social media for saying it would defer to local governments on the issue.
It’s part of a multi-state expansion that comes just more than a year after the original Thrillz opened. Also this week, the reopening of Cinemark 8, Kilroy’s Bar and Grill and The Boiling.
The Battista family’s plan to redevelop a Prohibition-era church building on the east side into an independent cinema and eatery has changed dramatically. And so has the project’s price tag.
The e-commerce giant hopes to make another incursion into the physical world of the consumer experience by acquiring Landmark Theaters.
Drive-in movies might sound like relics from a bygone age, but you wouldn’t know it from the Saturday crowds at the Tibbs Drive-In Theatre.
Regal Entertainment Group, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the second-largest U.S. cinema chain. It operates 11 theaters in Indiana, including six in the Indianapolis area.
Regal Entertainment Group is testing demand-based pricing for movies, a big change for an industry that typically uses a one-size-fits-all approach.
The accounting firm’s colossal mistake at the end of Sunday night’s Academy Awards threatens to undo decades of goodwill.
Movie theater operators are dangling a range of new amenities—from comfy recliners to full food menus and bar service—to lure prospective customers off their couches and into the multiplex.
With domestic movie theater attendance stagnant in recent years, more theater owners are looking to provide immersive 4-D jolts to goose both moviegoers and box office revenues.
Here’s how the Texas-based Flix, which recently opened its first Indiana location, tweaks the moviegoing mix?
Regal Entertainment Group, the operator of the nine theaters on the mall’s fourth floor, is ripping out the seats and replacing them with reclining chairs in hopes of increasing attendance.
Texas-based Flix Brewhouse plans to open a combination movie theater-microbrewery next year in Carmel’s beleaguered Merchants’ Square shopping center.
The Indianapolis-based IndyCar Series and open-wheel racing enthusiasts were hoping the movie would create a buzz about the sport, but interest has fallen short of expectations so far.
What "Twilight Zone"-ish connection does the founder of Heartland Truly Moving Pictures have to its new HQ? What tearjerking moment did he share with a major donor? How did he calm an infuriated Hollywood director? Jeffrey Sparks is ready for his closeup.
Museum has been fine-tuning service in preparation for Batman premier.