CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 18 April 2017

Vue to buy Printworks, Odeon-Imax plans, fatal Showcase stabbing, Netflix France cinema pressure, India price cap, Cinepolis India UPI, 21% Germans ‘never’ go to cinema, 700 films banned in German cinemas, INCAA sacking protest, Picturehouse strike, Showcase shooting, another cinema…

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 26 October 2016

BFI cinema stats out, pricey Diwali film, South India ticket cap up, Korea’s culture days, Spain’s Cinema Feast, Japan’s 10th year of baby friendly screenings, ECA advisory committee, Hannover’s nosebleed cinema refurb, Palace Cinemas in Perth, Mockingbird Cinema in Birmingham, bijou cinema in Poland, fine dining multiplex in North Carolina and Germany’s top cinemas….

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 22 August 2016

Jim Patterson RIP, CGV increases Blitz stake, Carnival buys Bombay Talkies, Spain BO up, German BO down, UK’s cheapest cinema tickets, Beth Figge joins QSC, SF Norway’s Supersalen PLF, German CineApp, popcorn by weight in India,smuggling watermelons into cinema, popcorn fire in Sydney, sex assault in Vue, Germany ‘self defence’ gun in cinema, French outdoor cinema cancelled over security, Wildwood grows, first new cinema in Congo in 25 years and stop-motion Lego marriage proposal in cinema….

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 21 January 2016

India – Could the Indian box office boom be undermined by single screen cinema closing faster than multiplexes are adding new screens? Like the PVR five-screen cinema at Grand Mall in Chennai’s Velachery, there are dozens of multiplexes across India ready…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 15 January 2016

Europe – 2016 was a pretty good year at the European box office, with the feel good of “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” at the end of the year masking some spectacular flops (remember “Fant4stic 4”?), some troubling attendance figures…

German Cinemas Threaten “Star Wars” Boycott

Small and independent cinemas in Germany are threatening to boycott Disney/Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” over unfavourable screening terms. Amongst many points of contention Disney is said to be enforcing a minimum ticket price that is seen as too high for…

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