Movie ticket subscription services have had a tough time of it. The two largest names in the business — MoviePass and Sinemia — have been waging what looks to have been a mostly losing battle in the war to reinvigorate box office sales. The category has been plagued by mind-boggling cash burn rates and disastrous customer service.
AMC’s A-List service, on the other hand, appears to be moving along swimming. In May, it hit 785,000 subscribers, effectively tripling MoviePass’ most recent numbers, according to a report. Of course, AMC has one key thing the competition doesn’t: it’s own theaters. That means, among other things, that the company operates with far few middlemen.
According to a new report from Deadline, Regal is also set to get