October 19, 2020 | 8:36am
AMC Theaters goes to nice lengths to get patrons by its doorways.
The world’s largest theater chain introduced a bundle this weekend which is able to enable a bunch of as many as 20 individuals to rearrange for a personal screening.
The supply will let events hire out a theater for as little as $99, and encompasses a collection of 17 movies together with “Jurassic Park” and vacation favourite “The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas.”
Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster “Tenet” can also be obtainable for a screening, however is considerably dearer at $349. Different add-ons, together with food and drinks and management over the theater’s PA system, will jack up the value tag as properly.
The coronavirus pandemic has pummeled the theater trade since March, and AMC mentioned final week that its “current money sources can be largely depleted by the tip of 2020 or early 2021” if present tendencies proceed.
Warner Bros. just lately delayed “The Batman,” starring Robert Pattinson from Oct. 1, 2021, to March 4, 2022, whereas MGM has delayed the upcoming James Bond flick: “No Time to Die,” starring Daniel Craig till April 2 from Nov. 12.
Disney, in the meantime, has pushed again its blockbuster flick, “Black Widow,” starring Scarlett Johansson, from Nov. 6 to Could 2021, leaving the second half of 2020 with none big-budget films and moviegoers with out many causes to hit the cinema.