China Cinema Digest – Friday 9 January 2015

China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) has taken note of the danger to the cinema experience if films are shown in poor conditions, such as insufficient brightness (particularly for 3D) and poor audio. It has therefor put cinemas in notice, as well as…

China Cinema Digest – Friday 21 November 2014

“Interstellar” had a good week at the Chinese box office, boosted by Imax showings and holding off competition from both domestic comedies and Madagascar penguins. Interstellar took $42.33 million in its first five days in China, dominating a week in…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 19 March 2014

A long running wage dispute between staff at south London’s Ritzy Cinema and the  owners Picturehouse Cinema (owned by Cineworld) has intensified, with the the disgruntled workers releasing a new statement. Their latest statement – signed by the ‘Ritzy crew’…

Daily Cinema Digest – Fri/Sat 14-15 March 2014

While India is  interesting as a cinema market (see yesterday’s Daily) it is China that matters as far as Hollywood is concerned, with Mainland BO set to overtake the US in as little as four years. So domestic Chinese cinema…

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