Vue Makes Plans to Open 30 Cinemas in Saudi Arabia

It’s official. The Saudi Arabian cinema land rush has officially begun. A mere two months after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially allowed for the opening and operation of new commercial cinemas for the first time since the 1970s, the…

Cinema of the Month: Emperor Cinemas – Hong Kong SAR, China

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…

AMC Backs Off Premium-VOD Talks With Studios

With some of technology’s biggest players in Las Vegas last week for CES, Citigroup thought it would be a good idea to wrangle some of them into an investor conference taking place at the Bellagio Hotel. Among those in attendance…

UK Cinema Property Update – Thursday 11 January 2018

Picturehouse loses Ladywell Playtower project to Curzon; Cineworld’s Weston-super-Mare ready to open (nearby Odeon drops prices); Everyman in old ABC in Tunbridge Wells, Cirencester and Lincoln’s Corn Hill hat-trick; The Light‘s funky  Redrock cinema opens; Odeon Derby property sold; Picturehouse…

Korean Cinema Operators Look Abroad for Growth

South Koreas largest cinema operators are looking abroad for growth as the number of overseas cinema admissions overtakes that of Korea this year for the largest operator CJ CGV. Both CGV and Lotte have already a significant presence in several…

Cineworld In Negotiations to Acquire Regal – BREAKING NEWS

Regal Entertainment Group has confirmed that it is in negotiations to be acquired by European cinema major Cineworld in an all-cash deal. The proposed merger would value Regal at USD $23 per share, while the company’s share closed on NYSE…

India’s PVR Acquires Strategic Stake in iPic

Indian multiplex major PVR has acquired a two percent stake in upmarket US movie chain iPic for USD $4 million. This is the first time PVR has bought into a cinema chain outside of India. The move is aimed to…

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