Antitrust lawsuit against Cinemark revived
posted by Michael Zoldessy on September 21, 2011 at 7:50 am
PALM DESERT, CA — Flagship Theatres, operators of the Cinemas Palme d'Or, have revived their lawsuit against Cinemark, claiming they’ve made it overly difficult to obtain films for their theatre. A new judge is looking at whether competition has truly been prevented or not.
Read the full story in the Desert Sun.
This is a typical ongoing case of the big and GREEDY multiplexes, suffocating the little cinema owners into bankruptcy. And yet, the little guys are in show business for the love of it… unlike the boxy and dreary chains.
And in how many markets where a Regal and a non-AMC share bookings is Killer Elite opening at the independents? (I looked at two I know of and in both markets Regal had it)