AMC says it won't allow texting in theaters: 'Not today, not tomorrow and not in the foreseeable future'
April 15, 2016 - Uncategorized
Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of irate film audiences who don’t want phone screens lighting up all around them?
AMC revealed earlier this week that it was considering a pilot program that would allow texting in certain movie theaters. Audiences and media outlets responded with swift, near-universal anger. As a result, AMC has now declared that texting is not and will not be allowed in its theaters.
In an official statement, the theater said this:
The decision came days after AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron first explained that the chain might experiment with texting-friendly theaters. Read more…