HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM AND MOVIETICKETS.COM ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP
Leading Online Movie Ticketing Provider to Offer Hollywood Reporter Film Reviews
(New York, NY – December 15, 2006) -HollywoodReporter.com and MovieTickets.com, the world’s most powerful and highly-trafficked online movie ticketing provider, have announced a partnership to include The Hollywood Reporter’s movie reviews on MovieTickets.com.
The partnership will be a traffic driving mechanism for both parties, enriching the content of MovieTickets.com while providing additional brand recognition for HollywoodReporter.com, which boasts 1.1 million monthly unique users. The deal will allow MovieTickets.com to showcase and use select movie reviews from HollwoodReporter.com, written by The Hollywood Reporter’s film critics.
“MovieTickets.com is an ideal partner to further the reach, influence and array of services of HollywoodReporter.com,” said John Kilcullen, Publisher, The Hollywood Reporter. “With avid moviegoers facing an ever-increasing amount of choice, our timely and trusted reviews will be a great discovery tool as they make their purchasing decisions.”
“Our content relationship with The Hollywood Reporter furthers MovieTickets.com’s goal to be the pre-eminent source for movie purchasing online, offering consumers reviews from one of the most renowned trade publications covering the film industry to make even more informed decisions,” said Walt Borchers, VP of Sales and Marketing, MovieTickets.com.
About The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter is a must-read for entertainment’s most powerful, influential people, with more than 175,000 key decision makers worldwide relying on the brand that enables success in a continually evolving business and creative environment. The Hollywood Reporter’s products include print editions published both daily and weekly, a daily e-mail edition, THR-East, the latest incarnation of the award-winning Website – www.HollywoodReporter.com, The Hollywood Reporter, Esq., The Hollywood Reporter Europe and Starz The Hollywood Reporter, a weekly half-hour TV news program that focuses on the business of making movies. The Hollywood Reporter also has partnerships with both Reuters and IMDB, which help to facilitate the channeling of information from The Hollywood Reporter to industry players and consumers alike. The Hollywood Reporter is a unit of VNU Business Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Netherlands-based VNU, an international publishing and information company.
MovieTickets.com, the most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, provides consumers with the ease of a virtual box office from the convenience of their home or office. Formed in spring 2000, MovieTickets.com is a joint venture between AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp. , National Amusements, Famous Players, Marcus Theatres , Viacom , and America Online, and leverages the collective exhibitor expertise to deliver consumers a premium movie ticketing experience. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets online for movie screens across the United States and Canada, and in the U.K. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents over 50% of the top 50 and over 50% of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend.
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
Access Digital Theatres, All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Amherst Cinema Art Center, Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters, Atlas Cinemas, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Bryn Mawr Movie Theatre Co., Camera Cinemas, Celebrity Theatres, Channelside Cinemas, Cinema Centers, Cinema Four-Quad, Cinemagic Movies, Cinemall, Classic Cinemas, Clearview Cinemas, Cleveland Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Dickinson Theatres, Drexel Theatres, Eastern Shores, Emagine Entertainment, Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Famous Players, Film Forum, Fine Arts Theatre - Beverly Hills, Fox Bay Cinema Grill, Foxmoor Movies, Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas, Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, HLB Entertainment, Hollywood Cinema 9, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, IFC Center, Kew Gardens (Cobble Hill), Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Main Street Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres, Marco Movies, Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, MJR Theatres, MnM Theatres, MovieMax Theatres, Movies 10, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, Omniplex Theatre Group, O'Neil Theatres, Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Phoenix Theatres (MI), Phoenix Theatres (TN), Pickwick Theatres, Premiere Cinemas, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas), Rio Entertainment, Ritz Theatres, Riviera Cinemas, Rocky Mountain Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Santikos Theaters, Sayville Theatre, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Silver Screen Cinemas, Spotlight Theatres, Studio Movie Grill, Sunrise Cinemas, Tango Theaters, Trans-Lux Cinemas, UltraStar Cinemas, Watson Theatre, Wellfleet Cinemas, and Westates Theatres.
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