Christopher Nolan Revisits “2001” at Cannes

It’s hard to believe that over the past two decades filmmaker Christopher Nolan has made 11 feature films yet has never once been to the Cannes Film Festival with a movie. That changes this year, as Nolan has made his…

China Cinema Digest – Monday 29 January 2018

Bird Watch to help private cinemas; Emperor Cinemas to expand Mainland luxury cinemas; China BO growth prospects uncertain; Beijing cinemas BO fraud revealed; Perfect World offloads cinemas; 200 VR cinema plans; IMAX screen damage; serving wine in cinemas; SMI Group…

Cinema News Digest – Thursday 18 January 2018

Dear Junkies, Average ticket price in the US went up 3.69% to USD $8.97 in 2017. Cue usual hysterical headlines (THR: ‘Average Price of a Movie Ticket Soars to $8.97 in 2017‘ – really, “soars”?), particularly when coupled with the…

China Cinema News – Monday 8 January 2018

China’s BO returns to growth in 2017 – just about; interesting cinema year 2018 ahead with BO predicted to his CNY 60 bn ($8.5bn); growth of cinemas in smaller cities but average attendance low; authorities to push cinemas to show…

Cinema of the Month: Cinépolis JK Iguatemi – São Paulo, Brazil

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…

CJ Analysis: Taking Stock of Cinema Stocks

Shares in North American cinema operators have endured a rough ride this summer, with AMC taking a particular battering following a perfect storm of a weak third quarter (Q3), uncertainty in China (especially over financing from its largest shareholder, Wanda)…

CJ Interview: Damola Layonu – Filmhouse Cinemas, Nigeria

Nigeria is the world’s second largest market in terms of films produced and it is now also Africa’s fastest growing cinema market, with multiplexes, IMAX screens and VIP cinemas catering to the prosperous Nigerian middle class. Having first met and…

CJ Cinema Property Update (UK) – Wednesday 2 August 2017

Cineworld 12 screens in Bracknell and Monks Cross in York 2019; The Light new Dundee Wellgate plans; Grantham now five screens only; Havefordwest plans approved; Odeon Merry Hill move plan; Empire Sutton refurb plans; Reel Burnely September opening; Rio £40K grant. New York’s hip Metrograph is the CJ +…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 28 July 2017

Earnings: Regal, Imax, PVR and Inox. Cinepolis India 600 by 2022, Montreal’s Cinéma Impérial loses power, “Battleship Island” on 50 ScreenX, “Okja” 300K admissions, German cine ads up 36.5% 1H’17, Tyneside Cinema CEO steps down, Rieu record redux, Hammer House of Horror…

CJ China Cinema News – Thursday 27 July 2017

China 45K screens, Dadi goes Tier 3-5, Alibaba increase Tao Piao Piao stake, ticket platforms battle, no growth Tier 1&2, H1 mixed report, “bottleneck period”, local films under-perform, Imax 7 screens with Bestar, Shengjia International Studios interview, 24h automated private cinema,…

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