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Cinema Apps That Help Bypass the Popcorn Lines

The largest multiplex chains in North America, AMC Theaters and Regal Entertainment, are rolling out technology that allows customers to preorder and prepay for food and drinks from their smartphones.

ArtsBeat: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’ Keeps Top Box-Office Spot

Second place went to “Krampus,” a rare Christmas-themed horror movie, which arrived to about $16 million in ticket sales, a bit more than analysts expected.

ArtsBeat: Holiday Crowds Turn Out for ‘Creed,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘Mockingjay Part 2’

Two new releases, “The Good Dinosaur” and “Creed,” bolstered ticket sales, but they could not best Katniss Everdeen and her crew.

Lionsgate Seeks to Build on Its Library of Film Properties With Theme Parks

Roller coasters and other rides based on the “Hunger Games” movies will anchor new theme parks in the United States and China, the studio’s chief brand officer said.