BREAKING NEWS: Korea Multiplex sells 20% Stake in Megabox

Korea Multiplex is selling 19.5% of its 50% stake in South Korean cinema chain Megabox to institutional investors for KWN 110 billion (USD $97.3 million). KB Asset Management and Shinhan BNP Paribas are buying 157,410 shares in South Korea’s third-largest cinema…

EXCLUSIVE: CJ Interviews Paul Donovan, former CEO of Odeon & UCI

Having turned around the fortunes of Odeon & UCI, the company’s CEO Paul Donovan stunned the cinema industry by announcing that he was stepping down shortly after the exhibitors’ sale to Wanda-owned AMC. After a period of well-deserved holiday, decompression and…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 12 April 2017

Russia: Polish design in Mori South Africa: New NuMetro  UK: Kingston boutique, Grimsby 9-screen, Aberdeen, Glasgow Everyman, Sheffield The Light, Scarborough cinema war, Peterborough uncertainty, Wellgate The Light delayed, Reel in Kirby Holland: Kinepolis Den Bosch Germany: Berlin cinema revival, Meiningen…

CJ Interviews: Yu Xin, General Manager, Dadi Cinema

In collaboration with Boxoffice Magazine CJ recently celebrated the 50 top female executives in the global cinema industry. Here is an interview with this year’s top candidate, Dadi Cinemas’s Yu Xin, the general manager of China’s second largest exhibition circuit. It was carried…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 5 April 2017

China: Meteor cinema Norway: SF Kino Oslo UK: Bishop Auckland, Empire Ipswich & The Light Nottingham  Korea: Megabox Namchuncheon France: Les Sires du Faucigny & Mennecy India: PVR & Inox – two new cinemas each Refurbs: San Diego’s Pacific and Reading, Munich’s…

CJ Cinema of the Month – Golden Age Cinema, Sydney, Australia

Celluloid Junkie is proud to have partnered with Vista Entertainment Solutions (VES) for the Cinema of the Month series. Vista is the worlds leading cinema ticketing and software solutions company. We won’t just be featuring cinemas whose operators use Vista, but we will…

How Sweden’s No. 2 Cinema Chain Went 100% Cashless

Sweden’s second largest cinema chain Svenska Bio went cashless for all of its 35 cinemas on 1 November 2016. More than four months into this world-first for a major cinema chain Celluloid Junkie talked to Suzanna Renhuldt, CMO of Svenska…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 15 March 2017

USA: Goodrich goes Florida UK: The Light Sheffield & Scarborough, Cineworld Barnsley, Weybridge hopes for Everyman, Premiere Cinemas Haverfordwest Croatia: Blitz-Cineplex’s 13th is all-laser France: La Couronne opens Japan: United Cinemas 13-screen is Tokyo’s largest and 4DX, Aeon Tokushima is DTS:X South…

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