Cinema Going Was Up in Europe in 2016

While the film screened there don’t contribute significantly to the European box office, the just concluded Berlin Film Festival is the occasion for publishing provisional statistics on the past year’s cinema attendance across¬†Europe. No less than three trade bodies issued…

Which Cinema Chain Will AMC Buy Next?

With three one billion-dollar acquisitions in Europe in the timeframe of just ten months, AMC is by no means done with achieving Wanda’s goal of controlling 20% of global screen count. AMC’s Adam Aron has openly said that the world’s…

2016 = Four Box Office Quarters = USD $11.372 billion

Guest columnist Patrick Corcoran, Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of cinema trade body NATO, reviews the North American box office year 2016 and finds that for the first time it was a year of four equal quarters, amongst other…

Are Movies Getting Longer?

Are movies getting longer? Stephen Follows crunches the numbers and analyses which genres, what directors and whether films are really do stretch on forever. …

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