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…

A Cinema Superpower: China, One Year On

It’s a little over a year since the World changed forever. The Covid 19 pandemic, originating in China, would force the closure of all of their cinemas creating a domino effect that would see the cinema industry come to a…

Worldwide Box Office Slowly Sputters To Life As Cinemas Reopen

Global data kindly provided by Comscore.  With almost 50% of cinemas around the world back in business, the big screen is stretching and coming out of its deep sleep. “Tenet” tickets have gone on sale, spreading like wildfire across social…

“So, What Happens Now?” How UK Cinemas Keep Going

It’s been a long old year, this week. It’s a sobering thought that our industry, like many others, temporarily doesn’t exist. In a little more than a week we at Celluloid Junkie have gone from tracking and reporting on the…

Coronavirus Cinema Update – Friday 13 March 2020

This post will be updated throughout the day (13 March 2020) as news emerges and things change at a fast pace. Thank you also to all those who have sent in news and kept us informed. Please send updates you…

COVID-19 Cinema Update – 26 February 2020

This is a roundup of cinema news related to the global Corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak. It is important to remember that while the virus is more contagious than previous SARS outbreaks, it has a relatively low mortality rate of 2%…

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