CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 30 May 2017

Worst Memorial BO weekend in 18 years, but cinema stocks up-ish, Screening Room patents, Bollywood looks outside metros, grown films for ‘baby’ screenings in UK, Vox Ramadan afternoon opening and Ramadan food restrictions in Dubai cinemas, pricey Imax VR still…

AMC Q1 Lifts Lid on Carmike, Odeon & NCG Integration

AMC has published its Q1 2017 figures and profits are down but revenue is up at the world’s biggest cinema chain. The 67.5% growth in turnover had a lot to do with including Carmike, Odeon and (four days of) NCG…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 10 January 2017

USA: Cinépolis goes VIP in NE, Carmike in Anderson Towne, Morehead Foundry down with hipsters, CinéBistro hiring in Baltimore; India: Cinépolis in Hyderabad; Gulf: Nov’s laser Imax in Qater, Reel and City Walk become Roxy in Dubai; France: Paris’ Etoile Cinémas is arthouse of tomorrow, quality three-screener in Castelnaudary; UK: Curzon Colchester in September; Philippines: SMLEI’s first concept cinema in Manila’s Mall of Asia. Renovation/Re-opening: Les 3 Luxembourg’s in Paris, Scotland’s Screen Machine. Closing: Cinema City out of Budapest’s MOM Park, Mainz’s Residenz closes, demolition starts at Newcastle’s Odeon. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 18 November 2016

AMC’s Carmike and Odeon-UCI buys approved, Anschutz sells, deadly Peru cinema fire, Korea safety report, Imax to show Marvel TV, Philips’ Xenon business sold, Kino.de app reviewed, Regal L.A Live: Brco all-laser, NYC Clearview to become luxury Cinemex, Cinépolis tests your cinema knowledge….

CJ Analysis: Taking Stock of AMC’s Acquisition of Carmike

On July 15th Carmike Cinemas Inc. delayed a vote on whether to accept an acquisition offer from AMC Entertainment Holdings of USD $1.1 billion. The original shareholder vote was to take place on June 30th but was rescheduled for the…

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 15 July 2016

Ang Lee IBC Keynote, Carmike – AMC vote delayed again, CNC innovation award, Mexico cinema 6th cheapest, Ethiopia and Qatar multiplex growth, ICO Women Leader scheme renewed, Prince Charles Cinema profile, Ajay Bijli PVR interview, India cinema sound, Vista on POS-less cinema era, bad Odeon POS-less experience, Guzzi sceptical to 4D, Bayreuth “Parsifal” event cinema, Robert Bagdy fetted, Andy England interviewed, Myanmar 100 cinemas, Bangkok’s first art-house cinema, LA Bastille closed, Pokemon Go PSA and drinks at Alamo Drafthouse…

CJ Analysis: AMC Acquisition of Carmike In Jeopardy

The acquisition of Carmike Cinemas Inc. by AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. was never going to be entirely easy or uncomplicated. It is safe to say, after the events of the past two weeks, culminating in a delayed shareholder vote earlier…

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