CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 19 September 2017

AMC CEO buys AMC shares; Regal & AMC both set to rise; MoviePass (not) a ‘unicorn’; ‘Burkha’ is Indian PVoD hit for Amazon; Genesis expands to Cameroon; CGV ‘cultural playground’; ‘Matilda’ threats to Russian cinemas; “It” fight in St Petersburg…

Kinepolis Makes A Landmark Deal In Canada

The Belgian-based Kinepolis has announced the purchase of yet another cinema chain as the company continues its expansion via strategic acquisitions. This time around Kinepolis hopped across the Atlantic Ocean to scoop up Canada’s second largest exhibitor, Landmark Cinemas. News…

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Wing Opens at CSUN

On Friday 15 September, California State University Northridge (CSUN) named a building in their Media, Arts and Communication Complex: Manzanita Hall – Hollywood Foreign Press Association Wing. This was done in honor of the HFPA which has donated funds to…

Ten Years of Celluloid Junkie

It was ten years ago today that we published the first post on the newly launched CelluloidJunkie.com. Almost 1,500 posts later, with countless interviews, profiles, trade shows, not to mention a lot of popcorn and Coke under our belts, we…

CJ Analysis: Taking Stock of Cinema Stocks

Shares in North American cinema operators have endured a rough ride this summer, with AMC taking a particular battering following a perfect storm of a weak third quarter (Q3), uncertainty in China (especially over financing from its largest shareholder, Wanda)…

Cinema of the Month: The Projector – Singapore

Celluloid Junkie is proud to have partnered with Vista Entertainment Solutions (VES) 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…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 11 September 2017

Irma closes Florida cinemas; Showcase UK makes loss; two analysts weigh in on cinema upgrades; Spain’s 20% cinema VAT won’t be reduced yet; CNC is filthy rich; Bollywood films get shorter; scary clown in cinema auditorium; Val Morgan grows cine…

UK Cinema Property Update – 7 September 2017

Oldham‘s stunning Odeon; Cineworld Warrington, Dover and Ipswich; Odeon Glasgow Quay; Omniplex Ulster; Reel Chorley; Savoy in Doncaster stalled; Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh two-screener; Everyman Newcastle; Merlin Bodmin plans approved; TBC barge objections in Grimsby and Hemel Hempsted 9-screen, Crewe 8-screen. Re-furb/re-opening: Regal goes…

US Cinema Property Update – 6 September 2017

The latest news on cinema properties in the US and Canada – Loeks’ Studio C in Grand Rapids; Bow Tie Albany; Cinemark in Abiline, TX; Maya in Las Vegas; Cinépolis in Glade Park, Dallas, TX. Crowne Pointe delay. Marcus BistroPlex Re-opening: Peninsula Movie Bistro,…

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