AMC, Regal, and Cinemark are calling their inability to operate “unconstitutional” and in violation of their First Amendment rights.
The move follows the recent postponements of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet and Disney’s live-action Mulan remake.
The cinema chain received swift backlash after initially wanting to avoid “political controversy.”
However, masks will be available for purchase.
Even with the resources to reopen, there’s concern about limited capacities and delayed releases.
Universal seemed to imply that the success of Trolls was proof that VOD was the way of the future.
The closures will likely last at least six to 12 weeks.
The most lethargic battle of all time begins April 23rd.
The streaming giant takes one step forward and another back.
Three movies a week, plus special discounts on concessions and more, for $20 a month.
Alamo Drafthouse CEO Tim League also dishes on text-friendly theaters.
Every frontier eventually sees a conqueror and there can only be one.