COVID Reopenings: New Drive-Ins Gaining Popularity With San Francisco Bay Area MoviegoersWith the COVID-19 pandemic still hanging over the San Francisco Bay Area, local movie theaters are following examples from around the country and setting up temporary drive-in theaters.
COVID Reopening: Despite Getting Green Light, South Bay Theaters Stay ShutteredWhether big-name theater chains or smaller independent movie houses, in the South Bay, box offices remain closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reopenings: San Francisco Ban On Concessions Keeping Some Movie Theaters ShutteredBay Area movie theatres started reopening last month after being shut down since mid-March because of COVID-19 restrictions. But that hasn't been the case for many San Francisco theaters.
COVID-19 Reopening: Cinemark Opens Several Bay Area Movie Theaters, Will Audiences Show Up?Cinemark, one of the Bay Area's largest movie theater chains, reopened several theaters for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, showing blockbusters as well as classics.
COVID Reopenings: Pass The Popcorn; Cinemark Set To Reopen San Mateo County Movie Theaters On FridayWith San Mateo County moving to the red tier in the state COVID rating system, the largest operator of movie theaters in the county -- Cinemark -- announced Wednesday it will reopen its facilities for the first time in six months on Friday.
COVID Reopenings: Moviegoers Flock To Theaters Reopening In Marin CountyFor the first time in since movie theaters were shuttered by the COVID pandemic six months ago, Mildred Otis got a chance Saturday to buy container of popcorn and enjoy a film.
Some Bay Area Movie Theaters Reopening At 25 Percent CapacityMissing the big screen? Slowly, movie theaters are reopening in some corners of the Bay Area, as a few counties graduate into a less restrictive tier of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 business reopening plan.
'Cinemas Are Terrified Because They Haven't Figured Out How To Adapt Their Model For Streaming': CNET's Joan E. Solsman On The Future Of Movie TheatersWhat are the future of movie theaters? CNET senior writer Joan E. Solsman answers that questions and explains how COVID-19 has changed the movie industry forever.
California Movie Theaters May Reopen This Week With Limited SeatingCalifornia movie theaters can begin opening later this week if they limit theater capacity to 25 percent or no more than 100 attendees, under state guidance released Monday.
AMC Theaters Appear To Be On Shaky Ground As Pandemic Drags OnSilver screens around the country may be in jeopardy of never lighting up again with the magic of cinema as the coronavirus pandemic drags on.
Coronavirus Collateral Damage: Will Silicon Valley Streamers Supplant Theaters?Coronavirus precautions have halted Hollywood production and cleared out theaters . Entertainment industry watchers wonder if movie houses -- already struggling -- can survive the downturn.
Silicon Valley's Sean Parker Plays Coy As Hollywood Debates His Movie VOD ProposalAt CinemaCon in Las Vegas, most studio heads and filmmakers spoke against a proposed VOD service backed by former Napster, Facebook co-founder Sean Parker.
One-Of-A-Kind Bay Area Movie ExperiencesA profile of five of the most fascinating movie theaters in the Bay Area...
Cinema Buffs Hope To Save San Jose Dome TheatresThe demolition Wednesday of the CinéArts dome theater in Pleasant Hill has raised concern among movie buffs and preservationists that three historic San Jose cinemas could soon face the wrecking ball.
Recent Stockton College Grad Wounded In Colorado MassacrePetra Anderson, who graduated from the University of the Pacific in May, was shot four times with pellets during a midnight showing of the Batman movie. One pellet entered her nose and traveled through her brain.