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…

Kinepolis Makes A Landmark Deal In Canada

The Belgian-based Kinepolis has announced the purchase of yet another cinema chain as the company continues its expansion via strategic acquisitions. This time around Kinepolis hopped across the Atlantic Ocean to scoop up Canada’s second largest exhibitor, Landmark Cinemas. News…

Daily Cinema Roundup – Thur 23 April

– Cinema box office “is performing well despite the bad economy — not because of the bad economy,” according to a new survey published by Nielsen. Perhaps no surprise that it found that cinema was still considered a good value…

Cineplex: 2007 ‘Good’, Q4 ‘Bad’, WGA ‘Thanks’

A mixed bag of financial news for Canadian exhibitor major Cineplex, which saw a rise in 2007 numbers on most fronts, but was dragged down by a weak fourth quarter. From the coverage in Variety: Toronto-based Cineplex, which operates 131…

Canada opts for e-cinema ghetto for regions

The National Film Board of Canada has launched digital distribution of movies to remote areas of the country, but opted for a lower end e-cinema system over full fledged digital cinema. This means that only local and art house films…

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