CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 22 August 2016

Jim Patterson RIP, CGV increases Blitz stake, Carnival buys Bombay Talkies, Spain BO up, German BO down, UK’s cheapest cinema tickets, Beth Figge joins QSC, SF Norway’s Supersalen PLF, German CineApp, popcorn by weight in India,smuggling watermelons into cinema, popcorn fire in Sydney, sex assault in Vue, Germany ‘self defence’ gun in cinema, French outdoor cinema cancelled over security, Wildwood grows, first new cinema in Congo in 25 years and stop-motion Lego marriage proposal in cinema….

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 17 August 2016

Alibaba goes cinema, Vox goes Saudi, CGV charged, Brazil cinemas need banks, Alamo grows, NCM bonds, Profits@Dundrum, trailer trauma, Guzzo baby surrender, UFO sues cinemas, deaf man sues Celebration Cinemas, laser survey, Sunshine bomb hoax, Reel goes luxury at Palm, Vue facelift, PathĂ© and Gaumont documentary….

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 15 August 2016

Helios to grow, pensioner Vue woes, Mumbai multiplexes overtaxed, Inox to grow, PVR scam files missing, Horsham multiplex plan ‘ill conceived’, Le Havre Sirius re-opens, cinematic marriage proposal….

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 12 August 2016

Brexit hits Cineworld, Cineplex Q2 down, Inox down, Odeon questions, Rialto yard sale, Cineworld carbon monoxide scare, NCMI Q2 down, India censor leakage, Optishell anti-piracy, Everyman opening, Nord-Sud refurb and gas-lit cinema in Leeds….

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 10 August 2016

RealD’s Ultimate Screen, AMC accelerates Dolby Cinema, Cinepolis India price hike OK, Harkness India growth, walking distance Picturehouse, Russian BO up, weekly immersive live Little Cinema, Cineplex bedbugs, Germna cinema lock-in, CGV bed cinema success, Imax Pasching #1, Kate Scherping NCM CFO, new Tokyo Cinema Sunshine and cinema ‘ghost’….

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 8 August 2016

Carnival promises 700 screens, PVR ‘over-valued’, UK Exhibition Innovation award, Mood Glove for cinema, Caribbean Cinema in Dominican Rep., Kinepolis Breda, Regal Hampshire and Everyman couches too much like home. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 5 August 2016

Imax & Wanda expand, Everyman profile, Bad (breast-feeding) Mothers in Regal, Rio’s Cinema Know how, Carmike shareholder pro-AMC deal, Anschutz sells Regal state, Art House Theatre Day films, Major Cineplex fined for fire safety, German cinema food smuggling legality, Regal and 4DX expand, Marcio Fraccaroli feted at ShowEast, Odeon’s Imagination Apprentice, new Yorck cinema in Berlin, PVR in Palava, muslims clerics block Nigerian film centre and high altitude outdoor cinema in Korea….

GST Tax Reform Boosts Indian Multiplexes

The introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India looks set to add 4%-5% to the EBITDA of multiplex operators like PVR and Inox in a major boost for the sector. …