Yes, Sony Pictures had a really bad year in 2014, but the studio is moving past its horrible hacking scandal and wants movie theater owners to as well.
That was the message that came across loud and clear during the company's presentation to exhibitors here Wednesday, as Tom Rothman made his first big industry appearance since replacing Sony Pictures movie boss Amy Pascal in February.
"We have been through as challenging a time as any modern company has faced," Rothman acknowledged. "But we survived. ... We have more than survived. We have thrived. Sony Pictures is unbroken, unbowed and pushing on to new heights."
He made sure to thank Pascal,...