MPA’s Charles Rivkin Brings the Charm to CineEurope 2021

While more Americans made it over to CineEurope this year than did European to CinemaCon, they were still small in number. The Motion Picture Association’s Chairman and CEO Charles (Charlie) Rivkin was one of those and, even though he spends…

UNIC Opens CineEurope 2021 With Optimistic Keynote

The first in-person CineEurope since June of 2019 opened in Barcelona, Spain on Monday, 4 October with Phil Clapp, the President of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), and Laura Houlgatte, the organization’s CEO, personally welcoming attendees in keynote address…

CJ Opinion: Warner Bros. Did Not Just Kill Cinema

We’ve been here before. Ninety-three years ago to be precise. The announcement by Warner Bros. Pictures Group that it will make its major titles for 2021 available simultaneously for a month in both cinemas and on its HBO Max streaming…

Global Cinema Opening/Closure Overview (UPDATED)

Thursday 26 November 2020 Top – Study by Berlin’s Hermann-Rietschel -Institut finds spread of aerosol particles (i.e. potential Covid-19 infection risk) almost negligible in cinema auditoriums and far below that of offices, as long as people are not talking, only breathing….

Cinema of the Month: Gloria Palast – Munich, Germany

Celluloid Junkie is proud to have partnered with Vista Cinema for the Cinema of the Month series. Vista is the world’s leading cinema management software solutions company. We won’t just be featuring cinemas whose operators use Vista, but we will…

French Cinemas Are Closing (Again)

It has sadly not been uncommon for re-opened cinema to be forced to shutter their doors again in many part of the world. China was first with the brief re-opening in the spring quickly ending and cinemas in Dalian also…

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