Why Cohen Media Group Is The Right Buyer For Landmark Theatres

In the end it wasn’t Netflix. Nor was it Amazon Studios. Instead, it is the independent film distributor and production company Cohen Media Group that will be acquiring Landmark Theatres from Wagner/Cuban Companies. Put another way, two billionaires, Todd Wagner…

Karo Partners IKEA’s Russian Property Arm Mega For Expansion

Russian cinema operator Karo has partnered IKEA’s Russian shopping mall division Mega to roll out new multiplexes across the country. The initial development will see the opening of ten ‘new generation cinemas’, an unspecified number of which will be in…

Crystal Palace Opening Is Everyman’s Triumphant 25th

Yesterday saw the opening of and launch party for the Everyman Crystal Palace in south London, the 25th location in the fast growing boutique cinema chain’s network. It was a particularly poignant moment for both Everyman and the locals attending…

Cinema of the Month: Luna Cinema – London, UK

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 surely mention when…

Vue Catches Falling CineStar in €200m+ Deal

The announcement earlier this morning that Vue International is acquiring Germany’s CineStar chain from Australia’s Event Hospitality & Entertainment (Event or EVT) caught the European cinema industry by surprise. It shouldn’t have. Not because all parties had not done a…

How Bernadette McCabe Became A Part of the MoviePass Family

In the ebb and flow of buzz-worthy or even controversial subjects that become a part of our industry’s news cycle there have been few in recent years that have attracted more heated debate than release windows and subscription moviegoing. It’s…

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