Expocine Was Bigger and Better In 2015

If you are a cinema operator or distributor in South America, then you were probably at the Centro de Convenções Frei Caneca in São Paulo, Brazil last month for Expocine 2015. Nearly 2,000 registered delegates turned up at the second…

Event Cinema Association Set For Third Annual Conference

Time is quickly running out for those wishing to secure tickets to this year’s ECA Conference on October 19th at Picturehouse Central in London’s posh West End. For its third annual conference the Event Cinema Association (ECA) has put together a…

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 2 October 2015

On September 27th Secret Cinema ended its 100-day run of “Secret Cinema presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in London, which despite opening to lukewarm reviews, was a financial success taking in GBP £6.45 million (EUR €8.7 million or…

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 18 September 2015

This weekend “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” opens in cinemas around the world where it hasn’t already debuted. The sequel to last year’s box office winner “The Maze Runner” is also providing Barco with another opportunity to show off and…

‘Minions’ LA Times Promotion Stirs Up (Planned?) Controversy

While “Minions” may not commence their invasion of the North American box office until tomorrow (July 10th), you’d have to be living a fairly hermetic life to be completely unaware of the latest animated release from Universal Pictures. The film’s…

A Closer Look At Wanda’s Acquisition of Hoyts

Wanda Cinema Line had already planted its flag in the United States by acquiring the country’s second largest exhibition chain, AMC Entertainment, and now the Chinese company is entering the Australian market with an identical business move, snapping up Hoyts….