Examining the Ever-Changing Landscape of the Best Documentary Oscar Race ... A Closer Look at Movie Composers Who’ve Dominated the Oscars in the 21st Century ... Feinberg Forecast: The Lay of the Land After the New York Film Festival ... Will ‘Allied’ Be the Next Film on Marion Cotillard’s Flawless Résumé? ... Oscars 2017: Is ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ All Visual and No Story? ... ‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Mahershala Ali (‘Moonlight’) ... Robert De Niro’s ‘The Comedian’ to Get AFI Fest Premiere ... Santa Barbara Film Fest: Three ‘Moonlight’ Scene-Stealers Among Eight Virtuoso Honorees ...
Countdown to Oscars

Posts Tagged ‘AMC Theaters’

Tuesday March 27th, 2012

No More Bullying: 13 Million Kids Get Bullied Every Year

By Vitale Morum

Bully, the highly anticipated anti-bullying documentary (in theaters March 30th), has sparked a protest and now a movement, as a number of major movie stars, theater owners, and members of Congress have joined forces to protest the film’s R rating. In a clear triumph for the film, Gerry Lopez, CEO of AMC Theaters, one of the most prominent theater chains in the world, spoke out against the R-Rating, saying, “To ‘automatically default’ Bully is a mistake. Automatic default to a rating, a category, a genre — doesn’t matter — is a mistake. The message, the movie, and its social relevance defy that kind of formulaic, conventional thinking. AMC will show this movie, and we invite our guests to engage in the dialogue its relevant message will inevitably provoke.”

Click to read more…