Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 9 January 2018

2017 US BO off by one animated hit; UK box office record; CEO PVR Bijli settles ‘out-of-court’; CGR now France’s largest circuit; US ‘bomb cyclone’ could freeze BO; Nollywood cracks UK Top 10; bringing food into cinemas in India; Newcastle’s…

Cinema News Digest – Monday 20 November 2017

Paramount VR ‘cinema’; Bloomberg’s Q3 summary; CGR buys Cap’Cinema; Cinefamily to close after scandals; first cinema to boycott ‘Star Wars VIII‘; PVR expands VKAAO; re-birth of community cinemas in UK; single screens cling on in UAE; Bernadette McCabe joins MoviePass;…

CGR Expands ICE LightVibes and Announces Hollywood Slate

CGR is set to expand its ICE premium large format (PLF) and has announced three Hollywood titles. At the just-concluded FNCF French cinema convention in Deauville CGR demonstrated its ICE premium cinema concept featuring Philips’ LightVibes in a small booth….

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 25 July 2017

mm2 won’t buy GV, US Q2 ticket prices, China island cinema, China invests in Vietnam’s Beta, CGR’s LightVibes reviewed, Everyman 1H ‘successful’, UAE arthouse, Tamil Nadu under-multiplexes, Movies@ profits, trailer releases, MK2 evacuation, The Light fire, Cayman Regal popcorn smoke,…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 20 November 2015

Belgium – A riot broke out at the Kinepolis cinema in Brussels screening the gang-themed film “Black” last week. Under-aged patrons entered the sold-out screening and refused to leave. The movie has attracted controversy, not so much for its Romeo-and-Juliet…

The Dutch Go Digital With Arts Alliance

These days, with the global financial meltdown in full swing, any announcement about a rollout of digital cinema installations is big news.  Just ask Arts Alliance Media.  The U.K. based integrator had a press release picked up by several trade…

French Cinema Converted To Digital Cause

Arts Alliance Media (AAM) has converted an exhibitor in the staunchest of anti-digital countries, France, to buy into its virtual print fee (VPF) model for deploying digital cinema. Circuit George Raymond (CGR Cinemas) will convert all of its 400 screens…

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