Sunset Drive-in (image: Wikimedia Commons)

USA: cinemas are closing but drive-ins still sell tickets

Drive-ins continue to post best ticket sales in weekend box office wiped out by theatre closures Even with a majority of the nation’s movie theaters shuttered due to the coronavirus outbreak, and distributors holding back on box office reporting and new releases, there continued to be a handful of cinemas around the country that braved this weekend, and kept their doors open. And for that, they should be commended. Depending on the movie, there were between 79-135 theaters that remained open out of roughly 5K that are closed. Those alive were in such…

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Coronavirus drives audiences to the drive-in!

Amid coronavirus outbreak, drive-in theaters unexpectedly find their moment Brenna Coogle frequented the Paramount Drive-In as a child growing up in Lakewood but hadn’t been there in about 30 years. On Tuesday night, however, she decided to visit it for a showing of Pixar Animation Studios’ “Onward” with her 9-year-old son and friends. Moments before previews began, Coogle stood near her car under a darkening sky and considered how the coronavirus had upended daily life. She said the widening pandemic made her feel she couldn’t go most places — including…

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Report: pop up cinema market to “undertake strapping growth” by end 2027

Pop-Up Cinema Market was valued at USD 824.72 Million in 2018 and is forecast to reach USD 1972.29 Million by 2027 with a CAGR of 19.05% during the forecast period 2019-2027. A temporary or mobile cinema is referred as a pop-up cinema. Generally, it is set-up at beach, park, roof-tops, grounds or city centers of a visitor’s interest and attraction. Differentiation of pop-up cinema in terms of technology, physical environment, seasonality, capacity, and added screening value is attracting modern consumers in the industry. As the market is in growth phase,…

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