# Movie theaters
Regal Cinemas Permanently Closing 39 Movie Theaters, Including Iconic Locations and Screens in National Shopping Malls
The move comes in the midst of a bankruptcy by its parent company. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:Wikipedia.org, ScrapeHero.com, TheWrap.com, and Deadline.com.
Why are movie theaters closing in Kansas City?
Kansas City, Mo. - According to a New York Times article, around 500 movie theater screens have closed since the pandemic. Despite a blockbuster summer 2022, the industry may be in for more rough times.
My Odd, Funny Experiences Inside Movie Theaters
Usually, watching a film in a movie theater is uneventful. But not always, as I found out on several occasions. I love seeing movies in movie theaters. I always have. I've watched hundreds of films in many different theaters in many various locations over the years. That means I've devoured tons of popcorn. Eating movie theater popcorn is one of my favorite things to do. It's nearly impossible for me to watch a movie in a theater without eating popcorn to go along with it. It's just a magical combination.
National Cinema Day to feature $3 movie tickets on September 3
People watching film in a theaterPhoto by Tima Miroshnichenko. "This day is for movie lovers across the US, celebrating how movies are meant to be seen, on the big screen," said Ken Thewes, Regal's chief marketing officer, in a news release.
Uptown 3 Theatre in Sierra Vista Closes After 29 Years
Dee and Jeff Foote stand in front of Uptown 3 Theatre in 2006Paul Godwin, Sierra Vista Herald. Uptown 3 Theatre at 4341 S. Highway 92 is closing its doors for the final time and going out of business effective today. It was the longest running movie theater in Sierra Vista, Arizona. The movie theater opened in 1993 by husband-and-wife owners Jeff and Dee-Cortez Foote, and was a state-of-the-art theater for its day.
Kansas City's first multiplex movie theater was a product of inspiration and innovation
Photo by Felipe Bustillo on Unsplash. The first multiplex movie theater opened at the Ward Parkway Shopping Center in 1963. The man referred to as the father of the multi-screen movie theater was Stanley H. Durwood (b. Aug. 5, 1920, d. July 14, 1999).