Cinema News Digest – Wednesday 5 September 2018

Dear Junkies, “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful,” Warren Buffett once told investors. So what does the Sage of Omaha’s advice tell us about this summer’s domestic (i.e US) box office? Substitute ‘greedy’ for ‘jubilant’ and the answer is…

Cinema of the Month: Helios Forum – Gdansk, Poland

Celluloid Junkie is proud to have partnered with Vista Cinema for the Cinema of the Month series. Vista is the world’s leading cinema management software solutions company. We won’t just be featuring cinemas whose operators use Vista, but we will surely mention when…

EMEA Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 16 August 2017

Kenya’s first 4DX; Germany Manhattan Erlangen, Dortmund Cinestar Brackel, Luxor Filmpalast Heidelberg; France Neufchâteau three-screen; Poland Helios Vivo! and Warsaw Cinema City. Closing: France Ecran 7; Germany Cineplex Dormagen Switzerland Kino City Bern. London’s stunning Picturehouse Central is the CJ + Vista’s Cinema of the…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 15 August 2017

Paris indie cinema pre-pay card, Helios profits, CGV weak local BO, Inox to grow to +500 screens, UK/US cinema films released annually, tech of S.African cinemas, N.Ireland Cinema Day, new CEO for Nordisk, Indian censor fired, Ozark Henry in Auro…

CJ Cinema (ROW) Property Update – Thursday 20 July 2017

Australia: Palace Melbourne Japan: Aeon Chofu, United Cinemas Okinawa Israel: Yes Planet  Zikhron Yaakov Poland: Helio Katowice USA: Bow Tie Troy, Montclair Imax, Boulder art-house, GQT Lafayette India: Mukta A2 x2, SPI Bengaluru, Inox Noida, PVR Kota France: 4 Delta…

Which Cinema Chain Will AMC Buy Next?

With three one billion-dollar acquisitions in Europe in the timeframe of just ten months, AMC is by no means done with achieving Wanda’s goal of controlling 20% of global screen count. AMC’s Adam Aron has openly said that the world’s…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 24 January 2017

Australia: New Hoyts in Stockland. Poland: Warsaw’s Blue City gets Helios, Kepnie gets OH Kino. USA: Studio Movie Grill in Texas. UK: The Light in Hanley, Merlin 4-screen in Bodmin, Montrose’s pool plan. Qatar: Vox in Doha Festival City. India: Rajhans in Panchkula. Malaysia: MBO flagship in KL’s Starling. Law: Vue loses York 13th screen case. Reopening/Refurb: Dublin’s Stella coming back, Majestic Cinema in Ashton-under-Lyne campaign, East London’s Rex, Christchurch’s Arts Centre. Outdoor cinema: China luxury car drive-in. Closing: Brighton’s Cinemark Movies 10, Mumbai’s Eros….

CJ Cinema New Digest – Friday 20 January 2017

China Film buying Ymagis stake, Warburg Pincus buys PVR stake, Mamut want to buy Cinema Park, Webedia buys Peach, Polish 11-year olds exposed to sexologist in cinema. cheap UK cinema tickets guide, interviews with Cinemaxx’s Carsten Horn, Secret Cinema Fabien Riggell, Showtime Analytics’ Ritchie Power, Coca-Cola-National Amusements agreement, Christie Vive Audio 500th with Cinemex, AAM at Sundance (Dolby too), “Hidden Figures” screening for disadvantaged families….

CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 17 January 2017

China: Beijing luxury cinema, 83rd CFGS PLF screen opens, Indonesia: Cinemaxx Junior, USA: Alamo Cinco Ranch, Switzerland: Stücki mall transformed to cinema, Germany: Esso to become Capitol, Ireland: Solas building resumes, UK: Odeon Bournemouth preview, Dover work starts, South Port community cinema. Re-opening/Refurbs: Erlangen’s Manhattan goes VIP, Helios Gorzowa work completed, Islington residents don’t want a VIP Carlton re-opened, Blackpool’s Regent gets more couple seats, Hot Springs VIP cinema, Pocono makeover, Storfors & Blackeberga re-open cinemas. Closing: Tokyo’s New Hachioji Cinema, Ibiza’s Cine Serra demolished….

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 24 October 2016

Indian Diwali release still in doubt, National Anthem in cinemas, UK cinema Brexit woes, Jamaican cinema spending, Vue’s Little Screen, 2nd Imax in Denmark, fire safety in India, Helios opens in Gdansk and The Rock will silence your phone in Alamo Drafthouse PSA….

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