AMC Stock Sale Raises $587 Million as Meme Traders Buy Shares

The theater chain altogether raised more than $1.2 billion in capital this quarter, thanks in part to Reddit traders, but cautioned that the stock could still sink.

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‘It’s Magic What We Do.’ Movie Theaters Get Starry-Eyed Once More.

The industry was decimated by the pandemic, with theaters shut across the country and new films delayed by Hollywood studios. But now cinemas are ready to fill up their seats again. Will audiences follow?

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After Pandemic, Film Industry’s Hollywood Ending May Have to Wait

Studios pushing toward a streaming future remain locked in a battle with theater owners eager for moviegoers to return in droves.

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‘Welcome Back!’: Movie Theaters Reopen in New York City

For the first time in almost a year, New Yorkers were allowed in front of the big screen again. There were reminders of the pandemic everywhere, but many moviegoers were undeterred.

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The Hopes That Rose and Fell With GameStop

Fueled by amateur traders and online enthusiasm, the struggling retailer’s shares took investors on a ride like no other. For them, it ended in different ways, including apathy, defiance and regret.

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How the Stock Market’s Relentless Rise Saved Companies

When the pandemic hit, banks cut credit to businesses that suddenly looked risky. Investors happily stepped in, buying their stocks and bonds.

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GameStop Stock Trading: 4 Things to Know

It’s been a weird few days in the stock market, where a video game retailer has suddenly become the center of attention.

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Can a Brash Executive in Kansas Save Movie Theaters?

For Adam Aron, who runs AMC Entertainment, the world’s largest movie theater chain, the past year has been filled with twists and turns. And no one knows the ending.

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Movie Theaters Are Dying. Did Jason Kilar Deal the Final Blow?

The WarnerMedia C.E.O. was trying to drag Hollywood into the 21st century, but now he’s at odds with the theaters and filmmakers he needs on his side.

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Warner Bros. Says All 2021 Films Will Be Streamed Right Away

Seventeen movies will each arrive in theaters and on HBO Max simultaneously, the biggest challenge yet to Hollywood’s traditional way of doing business.

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Warner Bros. Says All 2021 Films Will Stream on HBO Max Right Away

Seventeen movies will each arrive in theaters and on HBO Max simultaneously, the biggest challenge yet to Hollywood’s traditional way of doing business.

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Hollywood’s ‘We’re Not in Kansas Anymore’ Moment

The announcement that “Wonder Woman 1984” will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas Day is the clearest sign that streaming is now central to the film industry’s business model.

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‘Tenet’ Didn’t Bring Audiences Back to Movie Theaters. Now What?

People aren’t going to the movies at anywhere close to the numbers that Hollywood hoped, prompting studios to postpone more big releases. Marvel’s “Black Widow” could be the next to retreat.

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Movies Are Returning to Theaters. Will Audiences Follow?

Big-budget films are being released for the first time since March, but the willingness of people to sit inside a closed room with strangers for several hours is still uncertain.

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New Safety Standards for Moviegoing as U.S. Theaters Reopen

The nation’s major multiplex chains are selling tickets again, and they have announced uniform health protocols to make patrons feel safer.

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Universal’s Theatrical Releases Will Quickly Be Available in Homes

The studio agreed to a deal with AMC, the world’s biggest theater chain, to shorten the exclusive window for new movies to 17 days from 90, likely changing the way Hollywood does business.

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AMC Chief Executive Criticized for Comments About Masks

“We did not want to be drawn into a political controversy,” the AMC chief said in an interview with Variety magazine.

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AMC Says ‘Almost All’ U.S. Theaters Will Reopen in July

The chain reported that it lost more than $2 billion in the most recent quarter, when the pandemic essentially stopped theatergoing.

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As States Push to Reopen, Business Leaders Say Not So Fast

“Shutting down was hard, but opening up is going to be harder,” one C.E.O. said of balancing public health and a damaged economy.

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Movie Theaters, Urged to Open, Want to Delay Showtime

The major chains, with no new releases to show and a fear of being singled out as virus hot spots, are worried about coming back too early.

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Movie Crowds Stay Away. Theaters Hope It’s Not for Good.

Cinemas, already contending with streaming services, are now facing the prospect of no audiences and no new films because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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