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 – 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…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 28 November 2014

Yesterday was the one-day Cinema of the Future conference organised by the CEA in London. One of the key talks was a panel with amongst others UK advertising major DCM’s CEO Simon Rees, who argued for need for a new relationship…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 3 November 2014

Mexican/international chain Cinepolis is mentioned as one of the potential bidders for Regal, according to the LA Times. Other potential buyers mentioned include No. 3 US chain Cinemark, Shanghai Film Group Corp., Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba, or South Korea’s CJ Group. It…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 31 October 2014 (Halloween)

An apparent arson attack has destroyed the oldest cinema in Ukraine’s capital. While nobody was injured, this appears to be a despicable hate crime attack that could have had even more tragic consequences. The oldest movie theater in the Ukrainian…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 27 October 2014

Regal has escaped a major anti-trust lawsuit brought on by a small chain complaining about unfair film booking practices that favour larger cinema chains. Major implications in an age when 35mm scarcity is no longer a reason for denying smaller…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 28 August 2014

Fox’s The Maze Runner will be the first film released in Barco’s Escape triptych-screen format. The film will be released exclusively in five Cinemark locations, two in California and one each in Florida, Texas and Illinois before it is released…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 1 August 2014

Great Scott, they did it in the end! Secret Cinema’s delayed Back to the Future event went off yesterday without a problem. The company’s founder had a few words of contrition before the start of the film, as reported in…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 21 July 2014

EVS is getting out of the digital cinema business (almost). Having launched a digital cinema server business and set up integrator XDC (later renamed dcinex) almost 15 years ago, the manufacturer is returning its focus to its core broadcast equipment business. No need…

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