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Aglow In The Dark? AMC Open To Texting In Theaters

Pedestrians pass an AMC movie theater in Times Square June 21, 2005 in New York City. AMC Entertainment Inc. announced plans to acquire Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp. to form a combined company called AMC Entertainment Inc. which will have interests in about 450 movie theaters.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Pedestrians pass an AMC movie theater in Times Square June 21, 2005 in New York City. AMC Entertainment Inc. announced plans to acquire Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp. to form a combined company called AMC Entertainment Inc. which will have interests in about 450 movie theaters. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The head of AMC Entertainment said this week that he’s open to allowing texting inside movie theaters. Adam Aron told Variety at the CinemaCon trade show this week in Las Vegas that the industry needs to keep young people going to the movies. But will moviegoers revolt?

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with business journalist Ali Velshi about the prospects for texting in the theater.

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