Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 3 July 2018

Dear Junkies, Nobody thinks that cinema concessions are cheap, but few of us would physically attack a multiplex staff over the price of popcorn. But that is what has now happened in India, where what was previously a fight in…

Cinema News Digest – Friday 25 May 2018

Dear Junkies, Happy GDPR day! In 2015 Odeon UK & Ireland abolished the online ticket booking fee. Not penalising customers for booking tickets in advance, instead of paying cash on the day at the box office, was trumpeted as a…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 13 October 2017

Dear Junkies, Cinemas are increasingly catering to the deaf and blind, but what about patrons who are both? A US court has just ruled that cinemas have an obligation to such customers as well. This all stems from an incident…

Asia-Pac Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 23 August 2017

Korea first Cine Q, CGV in Bulsan; China new Cinker, oval dome IMAX; Japan Aeon in Nagano; India PVR Icon & regular multiplex in Pune; Singapore: Cathay in Parkway; Australia Event Cinema Sunshine Coast Closing: Lotte Jeju.  Korea (Republic of, South) – New…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 1 August 2017

Rotten Tomatoes squashed, AMC keeps Uptown sign, Irish cinema gives ‘F’ rating, Palace domiates Aussie festivals, film poster emotions analysed, what food you can take into UK cinemas, travellers disrupt cinema, Indian clashes over Gandhi film, Sydney’s Event Cinema flooded…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Wednesday 15 February 2017

Cinemas planned for Saudi Arabia, CGV grows & grows in Vietnam, more UK cinema ticket price cuts, Cineplex production thoughts, India 5% GST plea, dying Swiss single screens, KNCC profits fall, 50 Shades cucumber finds, Bondi cinema evacuation, Vue comfy…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 5 December 2016

Insights from This Way Up, Cinema evolution, CGV to buyMalaysia’s GSC, Fandango buys Cinepapaya, Indian mandates patriotism in cinemas, India multiplex consolidation, Event Cinema racism, S. Korea attendance drop, Ymagis+Open Sky, Smart Pricer partners Compeso, Mark Schubin on “Billy Lynn”, pro and con eating in cinema, Indian MRP water fight, NCM promotes Lupo & Tursi, DCM upfront, Cinemaxx VIP seating, #MannequinChallenge….

Shakeup for Sydney’s Cinema Scene

Sydney’s cinema scene is set to improve with the opening of a new 14-screen Palace Cinema and a make-over for the old science Imax. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 29 August 2016

“Billy Lynn” screening challenge, Alibaba cinema investment, VRrOOm VR cinemas, Aries’ Indian 10,000 4K plan, Osman Exhibitor of the Year, Indian single screens and piracy, ‘Jason Bourne” 3D complaints, Argentina cinema stabbing, German outdoor cinema washout, Tarunga multiplex and “Nine Lives” 19 midnight screenings. …

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