Thailands Cineplex Signs Samsung Cinema LED Deal

Thailand’s Major Cineplex has become the first international customer to place an order for Samsung Cinema LED (trademarked as Samsung Premier) direct video (DV) screen. The screen will be installed in Bangkok’s Siam Paragon Cineplex in February 2018. Samsung also confirmed…

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 Cinema News Digest – Friday 27 January 2017

Japan 2016 BO up 8%, record Kiwi BO year, Major Cineplex to add 80 screens, Atom Tickets partners Bow Tie Cinemas, Mars renews Sony 4K wows, Bollywood back in Pakistani cinemas, PVR wants to buy 100 screens, Christie RGB laser with Major Cineplex and Taiwan Showtime Cinemas, Severtsons SAT-4K screen, VIP Cinema Seating can make 2,000 luxury seats day, George Scheckel joins Power Technology, RIP Michael Stirling, power outage at Glasgow Cineworld and ScarJo Yummy Pop popcorn – we want it in 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….

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 5 August 2016

Imax & Wanda expand, Everyman profile, Bad (breast-feeding) Mothers in Regal, Rio’s Cinema Know how, Carmike shareholder pro-AMC deal, Anschutz sells Regal state, Art House Theatre Day films, Major Cineplex fined for fire safety, German cinema food smuggling legality, Regal and 4DX expand, Marcio Fraccaroli feted at ShowEast, Odeon’s Imagination Apprentice, new Yorck cinema in Berlin, PVR in Palava, muslims clerics block Nigerian film centre and high altitude outdoor cinema in Korea….

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 4 December 2015

Sweden – A Swedish cinema chain has stopped accepting cash payments in all of its venues after disturbances involving gangs of youth. Björnbiografer AB no longer accept cash for its cinemas in Falun, Gagnef, Ludvika, Rättvik, Sandviken, Tierp and Vansbro. In one incident…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 28 August 2015

UK – Odeon & UCI group has released its first half-year result. It looks like rather than just cruising on the blockbuster wave of the first six months there are signs of a genuine turnaround – just as the group…

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