Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 24 November 2014

Imax plans to double its presence in the Gulf region over the next three years, the company’s CEO has revealed. Imax Corporation, the entertainment technology company known for its network of giant cinema screens, is planning to invest between $10…

Daily Cinema Roundup-Thursday 27 May

–With his contract recently extended until 2013 and “Monsters Vs. Aliens” one of the year’s top grossing films so far, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg has now revealed plans to release five feature films every two years, adding an additional…

Box Office Review-Sunday 10 May

The Star Trek franchise had its biggest opening yet, as Paramount’s relaunched “Star Trek” topped the North American box office this weekend with an estimated $72.5 million, giving the film a domestic total of $76.5 million (with its Thursday opening…

Battle Brews Over 3D Glasses In Europe

[/caption] Late last week I picked up on a rumor that was circulating about European exhibitors.  Apparently, they are rejecting digital 3D versions of DreamWorks Animation’s “Monsters vs. Aliens” in lieu of 2D digital and 35mm prints as a response…

Katzenberg Gets Journalistic Spanking By LA Times

Jeffrey Katzenberg may be the Moses trying to lead the industry to the Promised 3D Digital Land, but judging by this article from the LA Times (Jeffrey Katzenberg in 3-D: Hollywood is rolling its eyes), his leadership may be in…

Dreamworks’ 3D Super Bowl Stunt Gets Mixed Reviews

From the moment Dreamworks Animation first announced that it would run a 3D trailer for it’s March release “Monsters. vs. Aliens” during Super Bowl XLIII everyone working in the entertainment industry took notice, especially those in distribution and exhibition.  Now…

Paramount Goes Direct-To-Exhibitors With D-Cinema Deal

On the eve of the National Association of Theatre Owners’ meeting with equipment vendors to review digital cinema requirements on Friday, Paramount Pictures has thrown the exhibition industry a curve ball in the hopes of resuscitating the stalled rollout of…

No Avatar vs. Monsters vs. Aliens at the BO

It was a battle of the titans at the box office that was destined not to be. Paramount and DreamsWorks Animation (DWA) have moved the release date of ‘Monsters vs. Aliens‘ significantly forward to avoid a clash with James Cameron’s…

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