Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 9 February 2015

“No props, please” is the message from the three largest US cinema chains when it comes to patrons enjoying “Fifty Shades of Grey” – but not too much, obviously. [T]hree leading US cinema chains – AMC, Regal Entertainment and Cinemark…

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 – Thursday 24 July 2014

The summer isn’t over but already it seems that last rites and post-mortem are being performed on what has been a disappointing box office season, at least in the US. Thank goodness there is China and other emerging markets to…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 23 July 2014

Poland – An interesting cross-promotion movie pass and subscription pass for satellite and cinema consumption of movies. Polish satellite platform nc+ introduces a special offer for its subscribers who are cinema lovers. It offers a card Multikino Unlimited, which allows…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 28 January 2014

UK: A girl is recovering after being bitten by a venomous spider at a Cineworld multiplex. yes, you read that correctly; not in Australia but in the UK. “A teenager needed three operations after she was bitten by a venomous…

India’s New Censor Board CEO Faces Industry Revolt

The role of a censor/certifier is not an easy one in any country. It is a tightrope walk between filmmakers and demanding audiences seeking freedom of artistic expression and right to view age-appropriate content on one hand, and concerned parents…

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