Fathom Events and US Cinemas Find the Faith(ful)

One if the fastest growing genres of event cinema (a.k.a. alternative content) is the uniquely US-focused rise of faith-based events in cinemas. Fathom Events has been a driving force behind this, with three faith-based events this past autumn. Fathom attributes its…

Cinema City Offers ‘Unlimited’ Ticket in Poland

Cinema City launched its ‘Unlimited’ ticket in Poland on 1 December. Priced at PLZ 42 (USD $10.39) for its cinemas outside Warsaw and PLZ 49 (USD $12.12) for its cinemas in Warsaw. The ticket is not valid for special events…

Korea’s CJ CGV to Become “World’s Largest Cinema Chain”

South Korea’s CJ CGV has gone public about its ambition to become the world’s largest cinema chain through “aggressive expansion” in the United States, couple with growth in emerging markets like India and Latin America. The aim is to have 10,000 screens…

German Cinemas Threaten “Star Wars” Boycott

Small and independent cinemas in Germany are threatening to boycott Disney/Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” over unfavourable screening terms. Amongst many points of contention Disney is said to be enforcing a minimum ticket price that is seen as too high for…

Concessions and Re-seating (Not Films) Give Regal Strong Q3

USA (TN) – Regal Entertainment Group, the biggest cinema operator in the US, has reported third quarter financial year 2015 figures, which were slightly above expectations thanks to strong concessions sales. Total revenue was up by 4.5% year-on-year to USD $725…