Boris Johnson has announced that face coverings will be legally required in cinemas in England from 8 August.
Staff at a Showcase cinema in Kent all wore masks and were subject to mandatory temperature checks on arrival at work.
Cineworld has announced plans to reopen cinemas as several Hollywood blockbusters are due to be released.
Showcase general manager Mark Barlow has announced safety measures for the re-opening of the company's cinemas.
Cinemas are included among those businesses which the UK government hopes will be in step three of its road-map to lift COVID-19 restrictions.
Chinese authorities have re-opened a swathe of cinemas across the country, after cases of coronavirus have seemingly receded.
Entertainment professionals have offered their skills to assist the NHS in increasing care capacity during the coronavirus pandemic.
Good news for exercise averse movie lovers the world over – while you're watching a film, you're actually working out too.
Seven police officers were injured and five people arrested, including a 13-year-old girl, at Star City in Birmingham.
Hugh Grant and Money Saving Expert's Martin Lewis have taken swipes at poor-quality cinema experiences this week. So what exactly is going wrong at the multiplex?
Brie Larson popped into a New Jersey cinema to surprise fans watching Captain Marvel on opening weekend.
Panned… things haven’t been going too well reviews-wise for ‘Fifty Shades Darker’. With ‘Fifty Shades Darker’, the sequel to the raunchy ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, now in cinemas, the Irish Mirror reports that the cinema won’t allow ‘unaccompanied males’ into the screening. Paul Egan, the person who recorded the amusing message for the Diamond Cinema was happy to talk about the content of the movie and that it’s his way of preparing audiences, despite not having actually seen it.
The ‘Blair Witch’ is back… and this time, you can feel it. It’s been 17 years since the original ‘Blair Witch Project’ appeared in cinemas, and a lot has changed. The first film was a viral sensation, leveraging creepy ‘missing persons’ flyers and rumours that this film might just be the real deal to create a truly immersive experience.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed the world’s first glasses-free 3D cinema screen, which could pave the way for another boom in 3D’s popularity. It’s called Cinema 3D (inventive!) and functions thanks to “multiple parallax barriers” - devices which are placed in front of an image source to create a glasses-free effect. “Existing approaches to glasses-free 3D require screens whose resolution requirements are so enormous that they are completely impractical,” said MIT professor Wojciech Matusik.