CJ Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 4 January 2017

USA: Universal CityWalk AMC refurbished, Clark Cinema 10 work underway, UK: Glasgow BHS to become cinema, Omniplex Omagh green-lit, Galeri Caernarfon work to start, Bosnia-Herzegovina: CineStar opens third multiplex, Korea (South): Lotte Cinema Incheon Asiad is 112th, Trinidad: MovieTowne 4th cinema opens, India: Kinepolis six-screener in Attapur in Hyderabad. Expanding: Poznan’s Muza gets two more screens, Lillehammer gets two more screens, Re-Opening: Warsaw’s arthouse Apolonia, France’s Les Toiles, Closing: Toho Cinema Odaiba 16-screen multiplex (once Tokyo’s largest), Cottbus Weltspiegel foreclosed, CineStar Dortmund renewal uncertain, Capitol in Oberpfalz closes. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 17 October 2016

Anti-trust fine for CGV, EclairColor goes LA, SPI goes Mumbai, Lotte evacuation in dark, Mukta wants to double, new NEC projector, India to enforce MRP, Korean art-house, lots of German cinemas, restoring Birmingham’s art-deco cinema and “Save Our Butts 2″….

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 14 October 2016

Imax Manchester VR centre, Carnival goes Unlimited, Inox growth, Ymagis Perform2020, US 2016 BO up, Cinema of the Future report, Lotte customer satisfaction award, CGV network failure, Hackney Picturehouse strike, UK’s cheapest cinema, From-Live-to-Digital report, Comédie-Française goes live, Indian outdoor screenings, Dutch cinema ad spend jump, Indonesia’s Whisper Cinema, iPic opens in Brooklyn, Munich cinema saved and Berlin’s 11 best cinemas to lounge in. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 4 May 2016

Re-seating is key for Regal and AMC, cheap Spanish cinema, Secret Cinema secrets revealed, Cineplex’s Langhammer is Exhibitor of the Year, Reel’s VIP cinemas, #Cinnovate in Cannes, Cineworld 4DX x10, Jakarta cinema for blind, Indian cinema F&B feast, Lotte in Hong Kong and burn in hell movie pirates. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 16 October 2015

USA (FL) – Lots of news – well, mostly press releases, out of ShowEast this week. This selection is by no means complete, but gives you a flavour of some of the things being announced at the show, which tends…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 13 February 2014

Regal has announced its 2014 Q4 figures, which are up, up, up in all departments, on the back of an improved film slate. Reason enough for it not to want to sell itself any longer. Dividend was also announced. Total…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 7 July 2014

What is the largest cinema screen in the world? According to Guinness World Records it is now in the tallest building in South Korea. So that’s officially official. The screen of the multiplex cinema which will open at the Lotte…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 19 February 2014

Vertical Cinema – it is such a crazy and brilliant idea that we wish we had thought of it first. But some clever Austrians beat us to it. Now you can finally have a place to project all those movies…

Korean exhibitors guilty of price collusion

South Korea’s four largest exhibitors have been found guilty of a number of unfair business practices by the country’s Fair Trade Commission. CJ CGV, Lotte Cinema, Megabox and Primus Cinema, which between them account for more than half of the…

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