CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 20 October 2017

Dear Junkies, How much does the Samsung Cinema LED screen cost? Samsung hasn’t told us, but according to Kris Hesson of Cinema Lasers LLC it is a cool USD $700,000. Yowza! At around twice the cost of a RGB laser…

US Cinema Property Update – October 2017

AMC in Philadelphia; Cinemark grows in Sacramento; Marcus threatens Silverspot lawsuit; Cinépolis expands to Midwest; Re-opening: Alamo in Kalamazoo is soon AMC; Malco to open two Imax screens; B&B‘s Cinema 8 gets bar and more; Malibus‘ only cinema is closing. Philadelphia…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 13 October 2017

Dear Junkies, Cinemas are increasingly catering to the deaf and blind, but what about patrons who are both? A US court has just ruled that cinemas have an obligation to such customers as well. This all stems from an incident…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 10 October 2017

Dear Junkies, We are still catching up on the backlog of news from September, so there is both old and new items in this issue, but hopefully something of interest: Cinemex buys Cobb; Kiwis have faith in cinema; Emagine launches…

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…

CJ Analysis: MoviePass Strategy is a Big Data Gamble

Last week, when MoviePass lowered its “unlimited” moviegoing plan to just USD $9.95 per month, the ensuing news stories and their associated clickbait headlines could have written themselves. Each found it necessary to explain precisely what MoviePass is and remind…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 4 August 2017

Credit card fraud at Studio Movie Grill, AMC responds to falling share price, Vietnam object to China island cinema, Emoji self pleasuring, Dileep D Cinemaas controversy, “Dunkirk” screening fire, Korea power outage, Picturehouse welcomes pooches. USA (GA) – An alleged…

CJ Opinion: Should Warren Buffett Buy Regal Cinemas?

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful,” is one of Warren Buffet’s most famous maxims. It is this strategy combined with shrewd analysis and long-term thinking that has made the ‘Sage of Omaha’ one of…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 1 August 2017

Rotten Tomatoes squashed, AMC keeps Uptown sign, Irish cinema gives ‘F’ rating, Palace domiates Aussie festivals, film poster emotions analysed, what food you can take into UK cinemas, travellers disrupt cinema, Indian clashes over Gandhi film, Sydney’s Event Cinema flooded…

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