By The Numbers: Predicting Cinema’s Post-COVID Recovery

At the end of last year the Celluloid Junkie editorial team began discussing its annual predictions piece for 2021. However, most expert forecasts for 2020 crumbled like volcanic lava sliding into the ocean. We stared into the 2021 crystal ball…

COVID Cinema Heroes: Bribie Cinema, Bongaree, Queensland, Australia

With the closure of many cinemas and travel restrictions, it has been challenging to maintain the CJ Cinema of the Month in partnership with Vista. Instead we will be featuring submissions from readers about their favourite cinema, particularly small and independent ones, that…

Australia’s Small Cinemas Hope to Emulate… Sweden?

Australia’s small and independent cinemas are bandying together to improve their situation and they are looking half-way across the world for inspiration – to Sweden. The Australian Content for Australian Communities (ACAC) initiative by the Small Cinema Owners (SCO) is…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 11 March 2015

An interesting partnership between Christie and D3D Cinema to cater to the somewhat forgotten dome cinema market. The architectural requirements means that this won’t be a major league Imax/PLF format rival, but could fill an untapped niche. Christie and D3D…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 7 January 2015

The two last episodes of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” plus a new trailer for the upcoming season will screen in Imax. The show previously screened pre-release episodes theatrically, but that was ‘only’ George R.R. Martin’s own Cocteau Cinema in Arizona….

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 18 December 2014

“The Interview” may have been pulled from cinemas, but that won’t stop this freedom-loving Texan cinema chain from showing a Hollywood film making fun of North Korea’s leaders. The Alamo Drafthouse in Texas was one independent cinema willing to brave…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 20 January 2014

UK: It might not have the most obvious climate, but a pop-up drive-in cinema concept is taking hold in Scotland. “Film goers will be able to drive into the scenery under innovative plans for drive-in screenings at some of Scotland’s…

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