HARD MILES
Rating: About Ratings
Opens: 04/19/2024
Running Time: 108
Rated: PG-13
Cast: Matthew Modine, Cynthia McWilliams, Jahking Guillory, Jackson Kelly, Damien Diaz, Zach Robbins, Leslie David Baker and Sean Astin.
Crew: Director: R.J. Daniel Hanna. Producers: Tracy Ross Executive Producers: Jacolyn Bucksbaum, Tyler W. Konney and Scott Sander. Screenwriters: R.J. Daniel Hanna and Christian Sander. Cinematographer: Mack Fisher.
REVIEW: By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

As cliched as it may sound, there are moments when a single individual truly has the power to transform another person's life.

In the inspirational sports drama, "Hard Miles," which is based on a true story, Matthew Modine ("Retribution") embodies that transformative force.

In "Hard Miles," Modine plays Greg, a dedicated social worker and life coach at Ridgeview Academy, a correctional school in Colorado. Within its walls, Greg encounters a mix of troubled teen convicts--some seemingly lost causes--while others teeter on the brink.

Undeterred, Greg believes he can make a difference in their lives. He invests all his efforts in shaping these young men, offering them a chance for redemption and a fresh start, enabling them to learn from their past mistakes and reintegrate into society.

Greg is an avid cyclist who thrives on long-distance bike rides. One day, inspiration strikes: why not teach kids welding skills so they can craft their own bicycles? And not just any bicycles. These kids will build their own wheels for an epic 762-mile bike ride to the Grand Canyon.

It's a wild idea and one that the facility's administrator Skip Bowman (Leslie David Baker, TV's "The Office: Superfan Episodes") and their assistant Haddie (Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, TV's "Hailey's On It") are definitely opposed to. They see logistical nightmares and potential chaos. But Greg, convinces them otherwise. He insists this trip could be a defining moment for these kids, a chance to change their lives in unexpected ways. And just think of all the positive media attention Ridgeview would receive.

When Greg finally gets the green light to take the trip alongside Haddie, he assembles a rag tag team that includes: Smink (Jackson Kelly, TV's "Chucky"), a quiet observer with issues. Rice (Zack T. Robbins, TV's "I Am Frankie"), the mechanical wizard and perpetual skeptic. There's also the foul mouth Atencio (Damien Diaz, "NCIS: Hawaii") and the hot-headed and unpredictable Woolbright (Jahking Guillory, TV's "The Chi").
From the get-go, it's chaos. These guys curse and clash over trivial things.

Greg wonders if he's bitten off more than he can chew. But as they test each other's patience, something magical happens. Slowly, they realize they're part of something special--a team forged in adversity. Medical emergencies and mechanical breakdowns pepper their journey, but Greg's unwavering spirit pushes them and him to greater heights.

The camaraderie between Greg and the young cyclists feels authentic. Their shared determination binds them, transcending mere bike parts and miles. And the film's cinematography captures it all, the vastness of the open road, the sweat-soaked determination, and the breathtaking vistas. As the wheels turn, so do their lives.

Screenwriters R.J. Daniel Hanna and Christian Sander have crafted a gem. "Hard Miles" avoids sentimentality and preachiness, striking a near-perfect balance. It's not just about bikes; it's about resilience, unlikely friendships, and the transformative power of pushing boundaries and discovering what lies within.

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Check Out This Trailer For "HARD MILES"

Lana K. Wilson-Combs is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), The American Film Institute (AFI), and a Nominating Committee Voting Member for the NAACP Image...
 

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<b>MAHOGANY</b> Title: MAHOGANY
Year Released: 1975
Running Time: 109
Production Company: Paramount Pictures
Director: Berry Gordy, Tony Richardson and Jack Wormser
Director of Photography: David Watkin
Screenwriter: John Byrum and Toni Amber
Author: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

REVIEW: DIANA ROSS AND BILLY DEE WILLIAMS DAZZLE IN "MAHOGANY"

Do you know where you're going to?
Do you like the things that life is showing you? Where are you going to?
Do you know?
Do you get what you're hoping for? When you look behind you, there's no open doors. What are you hoping for? Do you know? "Theme from Mahogany...
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<B>POLAR RESCUE</B> Title: POLAR RESCUE
Year Released: 2023
Running Time: 102
Production Company: Well Go USA Entertainment
Director: Chi-Leung Law and Donnie Yen
Review By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

"POLAR RESCUE"

Set against the sprawling beauty of Northeast China’s snow-covered mountains, the icy thriller, "Polar Rescue"--a.k.a. "Come Back Home" (Sou jiu) --stars martial arts master Donnie Yen ("John Wick: Chapter 4") who finds his life quickly torn apart when a family outing turns tragic.

De, portrayed by Yen, has a seemingly picture-perfect family. He has a lovely wife named Xuan (Cecilia Han, "Flashover" and "The Golden Doll"). His daughter is sweet and adorable. His young son Lele (Yuan Jinhui) not so much.

In fact, this kid is a spoiled brat. De and Lele have had their share of spats, but on this trip, Lele is completely out of control and refuses to listen to his father. Lele and De have a huge argument about not being able to get to Lake Tian--an area Lele likes-- due to road closures.

Honestly, this kid needs more than a time out. I can't imagine any of my childhood friends calling their dad a Bastard and living to talk about it. Plus, Lele even pushes his mother down.

When they pull over, De decides he's going to finally teach Lele a lesson. So, he drives off with his wife and daughter to find a nearby restroom and leaves Lele. In less than 10 minutes they return to the area looking for him and Lele is nowhere to be found.

At first, De thinks the kid is just hiding out and messing with him because of their argument. But, after nearly an hour with no sign of Lele, De and Xuan are scared to death. How could this happen? And why would De be so foolish to do such a thing? Hours pass and now everyone is freaking out.

Even when De calls the police to report his missing son, their first question is “How did you lose him?” The Chief of Police, (Hou Tianlai, "Only the River Flows") is especially skeptical and surprised by De's actions. He organizes a huge search team to find Lele. As the weather worsens, it's looking grim that Lele is alive. The rescue is truly a race against time.

The anger and hostility between De and Xuan grow and things get worse when an avalanche strikes and nearly takes out half the first responders.

A major plot twist shifts the narrative, propelling “Polar Rescue” into an intense nailbiter.

The film’s breathtaking set pieces, from the treacherous frozen lake to the perilous mountain slopes, are a testament to the visionary direction of Chi-Leung Law ("Double Tap"/"The Bullet Vanishes") and Donnie Yen.

“Polar Rescue” is one of Yen's best movies and the ending is downright bone chilling.
(Highly Recommended).

"Polar Rescue” is in Mandarin with English subtitles. It debuts March 26 on Blu-ray and Digital.

Check Out This Trailer For "POLAR RESCUE"

<b> BORN TO FLY</b> Title: BORN TO FLY
Year Released: 2023
Running Time: 128
Production Company: Well Go USA Entertainment
Director: Liu Xiaoshi
Review By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

"BORN TO FLY"

The only thing missing from this "Top Gun: Maverick" knockoff, "Born to Fly" is Tom Cruise.

The Chinese drama from director Liu Xiaoshi and co-writer Guan Gui ("Silence of Smoke") debuts March 26 on DVD.

In “Born to Fly” Lei Yu (played by Wang Yibo) plays a young, hotshot air force pilot. His exceptional skills catch the attention of commanding officer Zhang Ting (portrayed by Jun Hu), who selects him for China’s air force stealth fighters test pilot program.

The movie follows Lei’s journey as he faces physical and emotional challenges.
Although it's a pretty basic film, there is a bit of drama that develops between rivals Lei and Deng Fang (Yosh Yu, "Creations of the Gods: Kingdom of Storms") and a mild, blossoming romance with Lei and base doctor, Dongyu Zhou ("Under the Light").

While the story occasionally sputters, the aerial action in "Born to Fly" soars. The CGI looks realistic, and the dogfights are stylishly choreographed. "Born to Fly" isn't as exciting as "Top Gun: Maverick," but it's still a solid, high-flying adventure.
(Recommended).

"Born to Fly” will be released March 26 on Blu-ray and Digital.

<B> RIDE ON</B> Title: RIDE ON
Year Released: 2023
Running Time: 90
Production Company: Well Go USA Entertainment
Director: Larry Yang
Review By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

"RIDE ON"

Look who is back. It's Jackie Chan. It's been a minute since we've seen the affable actor on screen.

I’m still waiting for the "official" word on "Rush Hour 4." Both Chan and Chris Tucker have said in recent interviews they are on board and want to make it happen. Hopefully soon.

Until then, you can check out Chan in "Ride On," a comical, sappy and heartwarming movie from director/writer Larry Yang ("Another Shot" and "Mountain Cry").

"Ride On" is really a sentimental ode to stuntmen and animal performers.

In "Ride On," Chan plays Lao Luo, a washed-up stuntman who used to be all the rage in the movie industry. No one could even think about doing some of the amazing stunts that Lao would perform on his trusted horse, Red Hare. They were quite a pair back in the day.

Now, he makes a meager living posing for tourists at the movie studio with Red Hare.

Lao still has that adventurous streak in him and Red Hare isn't ready to ride off into the sunset either. Here's the thing. The movie industry has changed, and Lao's financial situation is dire. He's deep in debt and the collectors want to seize Red Hare. Lao can't let that happen.

He's so embarrassed, but reaches out to his estranged daughter Luo Xiaobao (Haocun Liu, "One Second") to help him. She's still working her way through college and is tapped out for money, but her law school graduate boyfriend Lu Naihua (Kevin Guo, TV's "My Heroic Husband") is loaded and comes from a wealthy family. She suggests Lu can tell Lao what his options are.

Lao isn't too worried about his safety because he can easily handle all the goons that are foolish to try and fight him.

Chan may have lost a step, but he's still got some moves and is quite funny during the fights scenes and makes the baddies pay for trying to steal Red Hare. When Lao's brawl goes viral, everyone wants to know who this guy is.

That leads to him getting back in the game and doing some movies with Red Hare. It also allows his daughter to come around and appreciate what a legend her father was and really still is.

The daddy/daughter moments in "Ride On" are earned and touching. Chan is just so likeable in everything he does and "Ride On" further showcases his talents as a martial arts legend, comedian and all-around actor.

Not to be overlooked is the horse, Red Hare. He's always ready for his close-up and is a real scene-stealer. "Ride On" is a genuinely charming and feel-good, family movie.
(Highly Recommended).

Editor's Note: "Ride On" debuts on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 24. The bonus content includes two featurettes and an English dub.

Check Out This Trailer For "RIDE ON"

<b>GANGNAM ZOMBIE</B> Title: GANGNAM ZOMBIE
Year Released: 2023
Running Time: 82
Production Company: Well Go USA Entertainment
Director: Soo-sung Lee
Review By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

"GANGNAM ZOMBIE"

Full disclosure. I love zombie movies. So, naturally when asked to screen "Gangnam Zombie," I couldn't resist. The title alone piqued my interest.

Directed by Soo-sung Lee ("Memories" and "House With A View"), "Gangnam Zombie," is a low budget, fun and funny horror/comedy with just enough jump scares. It's currently available on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD.

"Gangnam Zombie" stars Il-Joo Ji ("Blades of Blood"), Park Ji-yeon ("Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp"), from the chart-topping girl group T-ara, and Cho Kyung-hoon ("North Korean Guys").

The movie centers around the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Despite it being Christmas Eve, many of the residents of Seoul Korea's Gangnam district are still nervous and on edge since other COVID variants are on the rise. That's certainly reason to be alarmed, but what is really taking shape in the area is even more frightening.

What starts off as a typical workday, turns into much more when several people start exhibiting odd symptoms and quickly get sick.

No one quite knows why, but it appears this sickness can be traced to a theif who was bitten by an infected cat. Suddenly this guy is aimlessly walking the streets and has developed an insatiable desire for raw meat and human flesh.

A group of young people have gathered to watch him stumble along. They aren't willing to try and help him and it's easy to see why. He's a bloody, scary-looking mess. Besides, they'd rather record all his shocking behavior on their cell phones and post it on social media.

Meanwhile, Hyeon-Seok (Il-Joo Ji) is a taekwondo champion struggling to make ends meet and pay the rent from his lame vlog job. That's because his silly boss has run out of ideas for their YouTube channel. So, they all have to lie when the mall's landlord (Jung Yi-joo) comes to collect.

That's the least of their problems because zombies have descended on the mall. Now it's up to Hyeon-Seok to put his martial arts skills to use and protect his love interest Min-jeong (Park Ji-yeon) and others while trying to escape from these vicious zombies.

The special effects in "Gangnam Zombie" are rather limited, but still pretty effective particularly the closeup, bloody shots of all the zombies.

This is one of those movies, that doesn't reinvent the genre in any way, but you'll have a good time watching it with a group of your closest horror film friends.
(Recommended).

Editor's Note: Take a look at the trailer for "Gangnam Zombie" which is currently available on Digital, Blu Ray, and DVD.
"GANGNAM ZOMBIE"
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DENNIS QUAID By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs:

DENNIS QUAID TO RECEIVE CINEMA ICON AWARD

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA-- Multi-hyphenate globally beloved actor, musician and philanthropist, Dennis Quaid, will receive this year's Cinema Icon Award.

CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO, will take place April 8-11 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Quaid will be presented with this special honor at the Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony taking place on the evening of April 11, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and hosted by official presenting sponsor The Coca-Cola Company.

"From compelling dramas to exhilarating thrillers, Dennis Quaid's remarkable career is a testament to his talent and versatility as an actor," said Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon. "His ability to embody diverse characters has captivated audiences for decades with his dedication to crafting authentic portrayals. He is truly a Hollywood icon, and we are thrilled to present him with this year’s Cinema Icon Award."

Quaid can be seen later this year starring as Ronald Reagan in ShowBiz Direct"s "Reagan," releasing in theaters nationwide on August 30. "Reagan" follows the path of a young boy from the dusty roads of Dixon, IL to the glitz of Hollywood, and ultimately to the Presidency of the United States and the world stage.

Narrated through the voice of former KGB agent, Viktor Petrovich (Jon Voight), who was assigned to follow Reagan when he first came to the attention of the Soviets while an actor in Hollywood. Reagan also stars Penelope Ann Miller as Nancy Reagan and Kevin Dillon as Warner Bros. Studios founder Jack Warner. The film is produced by Mark Joseph and directed by Sean McNamara.

Dennis Quaid is an Emmy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award nominee best known for his roles in such films as "The Rookie," "The Day After Tomorrow," "Traffic," "Vantage Point," "Frequency," "The Parent Trap," "Soul Surfer," "The Right Stuff," "Breaking Away," "Midway" and many more. Most recently he has starred in the Paramount+ series "Bass Reeves," the Max miniseries "Full Circle," Netflix's "Blue Miracle," Sony's "The Intruder," "Universal's "A Dog's Journey" and "A Dog's Purpose," Roadside Attractions' "I Can Only Imagine" and Disney's animated film "Strange World."

On April 12, Quaid's production company, Bonniedale, is set to release "The Long Game." The film is based on the true story of a group of Mexican American teen caddies in the 1950s who go on to out-golf the all-white country clubs that rejected them. "The Long Game" stars Quaid, Jay Hernandez, Cheech Marin, Julian Works, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Brett Cullen, Oscar Nuñez and Paulina Chavez.

Alongside his acting career, Quaid has also established himself as a respected singer-songwriter. His musical journey began when his grandfather bought him his first guitar, and now has hundreds of thousands of miles under his belt as a touring and recording musician. His most recent album, Fallen: A Gospel Record for Sinners, spent multiple weeks atop Billboard's Christian/Gospel Albums chart.

ABOUT CINEMACON:

CinemaCon attracts upwards of 6,000 motion picture professionals from all facets of the industry – from exhibition and distribution to the equipment and concession areas – all on hand to celebrate the movie-going experience and the cinema industry.

N2Entertainment.net is honored to be invited to CinemaCon again this year.

CinemaCon is delighted to have both the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) and National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) as its tradeshow partners. CinemaCon is also thrilled to have The Coca-Cola Company – one of the industry’s most highly regarded and respected partners in the world of the movies – as its official presenting sponsor.

ABOUT NATO:

The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world, representing more than 32,000 movie screens in all 50 states, and more than 30,000 screens in 88 countries worldwide. NATO's membership includes the largest cinema chains in the world as well as hundreds of independent theatre owners.

Additional information about CinemaCon can be found at www.cinemacon.com.


joseph quinn By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs:

JOSEPH QUINN TO RECEIVE CINEMACON BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR AWARD

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--Joseph Quinn will receive this year's CinemaCon Breakthrough Performer of the Year Award.

CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Assocation of Theater Owners (NATO), will be held April 8-11 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Quinn will be presented with this special honor at the Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony taking place on the evening of April 11, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and hosted by official presenting sponsor The Coca-Cola Company.

"With two major tentpoles on the horizon in 2024 alone, with "A Quiet Place: Day One" and "Gladiator 2," Joseph Quinn's star is more on the rise than anyone could have anticipated," noted Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon. "And, Quinn, who really turned heads with his important role in "Stranger Things" is set to become one of The Fantastic Four, Certainly, receiving the 2024 Breakthrough Performer of the Year award from CinemaCon is a most timely and well-deserved accolade."

Quinn can be seen this summer starring in "A Quiet Place: Day One" releasing in theaters nationwide on June 28. The film is produced by Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller and John Krasinski and executive produced by Allyson Seeger and Vicki Dee Rock. Directed by Michael Sarnoski, who also wrote the screenplay, with a story by John Krasinski and Michael Sarnoski and based on characters created by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck, "A Quiet Place: Day One" also stars Lupita Nyong'o, Alex Wolff and Djimon Hounsou, as they experience the day the world went quiet.

Born and raised in London, Quinn began his career shortly after graduating from LAMDA when he landed a role on the BBC series "Dickensian."

He went on to star in BBC's "Howards End" and "Les Miserables," the Sky Original/HBO series "Catherine the Great" opposite Dame Helen Mirren. Most recently, Quinn starred as fan favorite Eddie Munson in the mega-hit Netflix series "Stranger Things."

On stage, Quinn has performed in "Wish List" at the Royal Court Theatre, and in the critically acclaimed "Mosquitos" at the National Theatre alongside Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams.

On the big screen, Quinn starred in the debut feature from acclaimed filmmaker Claire Oakley, "Make Up." He will next be seen in the British independent film, "Hoard" from debut feature director Luna Carmoon.

In addition to his starring role in "A Quiet Place: Day One," Quinn has also joined the cast of the highly anticipated "Gladiator" sequel, he will star as Johnny Storm in Marvel Studios’ "Fantastic Four" and will play the lead in Bret Easton Ellis' horror film "Relapse."

ABOUT CINEMACON:

CinemaCon attracts upwards of 6,000 motion picture professionals from all facets of the industry – from exhibition and distribution to the equipment and concession areas – all on hand to celebrate the movie-going experience and the cinema industry.

N2Entertainment.net is honored to be invited to CinemaCon again this year.

CinemaCon is delighted to have both the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) and National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) as its tradeshow partners. CinemaCon is also thrilled to have The Coca-Cola Company – one of the industry’s most highly regarded and respected partners in the world of the movies – as its official presenting sponsor.

ABOUT NATO:

The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world, representing more than 32,000 movie screens in all 50 states, and more than 30,000 screens in 88 countries worldwide. NATO's membership includes the largest cinema chains in the world as well as hundreds of independent theatre owners.

Additional information about CinemaCon can be found at www.cinemacon.com.


GEORGE MILLER CINEMACON By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs:

GEORGE MILLER TO RECEIVE CINEMACON INTERNATIONAL CAREER ACHIEVEMENT IN FILMMAKING AWARD

Academy Award winner George Miller will receive this year's CinemaCon International Career Achievement in Filmmaking Award.

CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theater Owners (NATO), will be held April 8-11 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Miller will be presented with this special honor at the International Day Lunch and Awards ceremony taking place April 8, (Monday afternoon) at Caesars Palace.

George Miller, an archetypal storyteller, has transformed the imaginations of moviegoers worldwide, forever altering the cinematic landscape," said Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon. "His filmmaking serves as a testament to his enduring impact and inspiration. We are thrilled to present him with this year's 'CinemaCon International Career Achievement in Filmmaking Award.'''

Releasing in theaters nationwide on May 24, 2024, Warner Bros. Pictures' "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga" sees Miller's much-anticipated return to the iconic dystopian world he created more than 30 years ago.

Starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth, Miller now turns the page again with an all-new original, standalone action adventure that will reveal the origins of the powerhouse character from the multiple Oscar-winning global smash "Mad Max: Fury Road." As the world fell, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of the great Biker Horde led by the Warlord of Dementus.

Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel, presided over by The Immortan Joe. While the two Tyrants war for dominance, Furiosa must withstand many trials as she puts together the means to find her way home. The film also stars Alyla Browne and Tom Burke, and is produced by Miller and his longtime partner, Doug Mitchell, under their Kennedy Miller Mitchell banner.

A native of Australia, George Miller began his professional life as a doctor and detoured into filmmaking as a writer, director and producer. Miller made his feature film directorial debut with the international success "Mad Max," which he also co-wrote. The film spawned three successful sequels: "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior," "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" and "Mad Max: Fury Road," which brought his iconic post-apocalyptic title character back to the big screen and introduced the world to Furiosa. The film grossed more than $380 million worldwide and garnered six Academy Awards.

Miller also won the Academy Award for "Best Animated Feature Film, among numerous other accolades, for the smash hit "Happy Feet." A five-time Oscar nominee, Miller garnered nominations for "Best Picture" and "Best Directing" for "Mad Max: Fury Road;" "Best Picture" and "Best Adapted Screenplay" for his work as a producer and writer on the breakout hit "Babe;" and received his first nomination for "Best Original Screenplay" for the moving drama Lorenzo's Oil." Additional film credits include "Happy Feet 2," "Babe: Pig in the City," "The Witches of Eastwick" and most recently, "Three Thousand Years of Longing," starring Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba, among many others.

Miller serves as a Patron of the Sydney Film Festival and the Australian Film Institute. He served as President of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in 2016. In 1996 he was awarded the Order of Australia for distinguished service to Australian cinema and, in 2009, he was honored with the French Order of Arts and Letters.

On the small screen, Miller directed, and executive produced the television miniseries "The Dismissal," which broke all rating records in Australia, and he also produced the television projects "Bodyline," "The Cowra Breakout," "Vietnam," "The Dirtwater Dynasty" and "Bangkok Hilton."

ABOUT CINEMACON:

CinemaCon attracts upwards of 6,000 motion picture professionals from all facets of the industry – from exhibition and distribution to the equipment and concession areas – all on hand to celebrate the movie-going experience and the cinema industry.

N2Entertainment.net is honored to be invited to CinemaCon again this year.

CinemaCon is delighted to have both the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) and National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) as its tradeshow partners. CinemaCon is also thrilled to have The Coca-Cola Company – one of the industry's most highly regarded and respected partners in the world of the movies – as its official presenting sponsor.

ABOUT NATO:

The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world, representing more than 32,000 movie screens in all 50 states, and more than 30,000 screens in 88 countries worldwide. NATO’s membership includes the largest cinema chains in the world as well as hundreds of independent theatre owners.

Photo By Jasin Boland. (Left to right) Anya Taylor-Joy, director George Miller and Chris Hemsworth on the set of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' action adventure "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Additional information about CinemaCon can be found at www.cinemacon.com.