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The Ringer: Waiting for the Blockbusters … and the People

It will be a long road back for theatergoing, but at least the industry is now moving down it. Thanks to the reopening of theaters in cities in New York—barring a dramatic reversal of the vaccination effort—films like A Quiet Place 2 are in position to keep their release dates, as the studios gradually gain…

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Maybe Everyone Wants to Go Back to Movie Theaters After All?

Funny enough that now that Los Angeles and New York Theaters are re-opening this week…this subject has been addressed in the rest of the nation in November. Welcome back to showing movies America…or really just the big cities. “Over the past month, ‘Hi, Mom’ and ‘Detective Chinatown 3’ have set major box office records in…

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MARTIN GROVE’S Hollywood Report

MARTIN GROVE’S Hollywood ReportWith a strong slate of product heading to theatres in 2021,Wall Street should stop assuming streaming will killexhibition.Exhibition’s demise has been predicted since the ’50s. First itwas TV, then cable TV & videocassettes & DVDs that wouldbe the theatrical giant killer. Well, theatres survived, grossesmushroomed, and studios made tons of money from…

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Newsweek: Why Movie Theaters Will Survive Streaming | Opinion

Newsweek: Why Movie Theaters Will Survive Streaming | Opinion Most Americans don’t have a full home theater, but many have big-screen TVs where they can watch movies in a way that complements—but doesn’t fully replace—the theatrical experience. Just as the advent of refrigerators, microwaves and ovens didn’t get rid of the restaurant industry, so streaming…

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Warner Brothers Announcement

Motion PicturesDecember 3, 2020 Warner Bros. Pictures Group Announces Innovative, Hybrid Distribution Model for Its 2021 Theatrical Slate (Burbank, CA) – Today, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced that it has committed to releasing its 2021 film slate via a unique, consumer-focused distribution model in which Warner Bros. will continue to exhibit the films theatrically…

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COVID-19 Updates…Temporary Closure

Dear Stanley Theater Community, It is as usual our honor to serve our community. COVID-19 has posed some challenges for us to navigate and to make adjustments. Most recently, our largest obstacles have been Hollywood decisions and limitations on crowd sizes. In case you case you haven’t seen certain updates from multiple movie companies in…

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Santa on the Curbside

The Santa Free Show has also fallen victim to the downfalls of COVID-19 limitations. We want to keep our patrons as safe as possible and therefore have decided to take a year off from showing a Free Movie at Christmastime, for the first time in 52 years. Instead we have re-calibrated and gotten creative to…

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