CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 11 September 2017

Irma closes Florida cinemas; Showcase UK makes loss; two analysts weigh in on cinema upgrades; Spain’s 20% cinema VAT won’t be reduced yet; CNC is filthy rich; Bollywood films get shorter; scary clown in cinema auditorium; Val Morgan grows cine…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 8 August 2017

Cineworld shares high, Cinemark poor Q2, Picturehouse strike again, Bollywood bottleneck, GST+entertainment tax, Multiline goes VR with Samsung, CineStar heart attack, Adele goes to cinema with Grendel kids. UK – While share prices of US cinema companies continue to be…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 20 December 2016

Pay-it-forward cinema; Reading offer increased to $436m; Bollywood back in Pakistani cinemas; French cinema attendance up; EuropaCorp multiplex sale completed; Majestic cinema sold; CGV goes VR; cheap Indian booking app; one-take live event cinema; “Late Shift” interactive cinema; Vue recliners reviewed; Cineworld audiences love 4DX; juvenile delinquents run riot in Kinepolis; 2016 trailer mashup. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 30 October 2015

UK – The Financial times has a special ‘The Business of Film’ supplement that looks at cinema and finds – surprise, surprise – that it is still surviving and thriving in the age of streaming and lauded TV shows. Rentrak’s Paul…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Monday 26 October 2015

UK – The two leading IP protection bodies in the UK are increasing the bounty for cinema staff who catch camcorders in the act. The Film Distributors’ Association (FDA) and the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) will now pay cinema staff…

Bollywood Upset by Mumbai Multiplex Decree

Multiplex operators in Mumbai and the surrounding state will be obliged to screen local Marathi-language films in a move that has stunned and upset the Hindi-language Bollywood film industry. While Bollywood is centred in Mumbai, the main language spoken in…

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 3 September 2014

The Hollywood Reporter has a special issue looking at ‘The Future of Film‘, which to a large extent is also about the future of cinema. Lots of rich pickings, including Carolyn Giardina looking at Barco’s three-screen Escape and what lies…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 20 May 2014

UK – Is cinema becoming a luxury? By that we mean unaffordable to the average income family? This study makes for worrying reading. A night out at the cinema is becoming increasingly unaffordable because of rising ticket prices, experts are…

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