Despite what you may have heard, movies were released in 2020. In fact, plenty of them were. While many movie theaters big and small closed in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the film industry soldiered on, determined to release its bevy of content to the masses. Not all of […]

MUNICH — Perhaps it’s the onset of winter, the shorter days and the longer evenings, but right now, watching theater at home, online, doesn’t seem quite as dreary or tiresome as it did during the spring lockdown. Back in March, theaters scrambled to put up as much of their recorded […]

Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced wide-ranging new restrictions limiting gatherings at high schools, colleges and restaurants Sunday night to combat what she described as the “worst moment” yet in the COVID-19 pandemic. The new policies will temporarily halt in-person instruction at high schools and colleges, indoor dine-in service […]

CLOSE Big screens are back in business in metro Detroit. Movie theaters in and around the Motor City are reopening this weekend after seven months of being shut down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders aimed at curbing the COVID-19 pandemic. What changes will moviegoers notice when and if they return? What’s […]

Beijing partially reopened movie theaters Friday as the threat from the coronavirus continues to recede in China’s capital. Cinemas in parts of the city deemed at low risk of cross-infection began admitting moviegoers under social distancing rules. Tickets must be booked in advance, attendance is capped at 30% of capacity […]

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing partially reopened movie theaters Friday as the threat from the coronavirus continues to recede in China’s capital. Cinemas in parts of the city deemed at low risk of cross-infection began admitting moviegoers under social distancing rules. Tickets must be booked in advance, attendance is capped at […]