Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 11 June 2014

Carmike Cinemas’ share price is up 166% in the last two year, but that’s not necessarily a good thing, according to research analyst Gary Bourgeault. This long article looks at Carmike’s rollup and acquisition strategy, whether it will be bought by…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 2 June 2014

“Farewell My Concubine” had its global premiere yesterday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles; the first ever Chinese 3D opera in Atmos to be shown in cinemas. Yesterday, appears on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles of…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 7 May 2014

Cinema attendance is up in the first four month in France. Let’s hope this is the start of a Europe-wide trend. April 2014, the attendance of cinemas rose +15.4% vs. the same period in 2013, to 19.13 million entries, according…

Theatre Patron Killed For Eating Popcorn Too Loudly

[/caption] Make a mental note – the next time you happen to be seeing a movie in Latvia, you might want to go with Raisinettes at the concession stand rather than popcorn. Reports surfaced earlier this week that a 42-year-old…

Garbage in cinema – charges filed at last

Someone has finally been charged for filling cinemas with pure garbage. No, it’s not the distributors filling the multiplexes with the usual post-summer derivative horror film re-makes. I this case it was a group of Australian teenagers rampaging in their…

Most trivial cinema-related story ever?

A woman in Scotland had her mobile phone stolen as she was going to a cinema in Edinburgh. And, erh, that’s it. But the BBC has seen fit to publish a new story about it on its online site. Either…

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