CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 23 May 2017

Screenvision for sale, mm2 wants to buy GV, Cineworld results, Picturehouse strike talks, Korea P2P cinema investment, India’s GST for cinema set for 28%, Kerala cinema boycott, “un-islamic” Malaysian cinemas, Met Opera big in Germany, Vue Romford stabbing, Hyderabad cinema…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 14 March 2017

AMC settles lawsuit, Everyman profits, Cineplex grows Rec Room, March is new BO April, VR tested at SXSW, Lorendal new head of SF Bio, MPA’s Dodd skips CinemaCon, Beauty & Beast skips Malaysia, Kaufmann skips rehearsal for screen, Moscow cinema bomb…

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…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 8 August 2014

Wondering about the above picture? That’s no less than ten (10!) different ticketing machines in the lobby of a cinema in Beijing. Online ticketing has exploded in China along with the growth of multiplexes, Imax screens and attendance. But it…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 9 June 2014

Event cinema is used to trade accusation between New York’s Metropolitan opera and London’s Royal Opera House, with the former arguing that it is simply cannibalizing existing audiences, while ROH takes a more constructive view. It is a somewhat unedifying…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 14 May 2014

An in-depth interview with Tim League, founder and CEO of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a true pioneer in the American exhibition industry. Very disarming and insightful. How did the dining experience while watching a movie come about? There was a theater in…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 14 April 2014

The Wrap takes a look at the growth of ‘4D’ offered by the likes of D-Box, CJ 4DPlex and MediaMation and whether there is a business case for it. Not if it shakes the popcorn out of the tub, it seems….

Daily Cinema Digest – Fri/Sat 14-15 March 2014

While India is  interesting as a cinema market (see yesterday’s Daily) it is China that matters as far as Hollywood is concerned, with Mainland BO set to overtake the US in as little as four years. So domestic Chinese cinema…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 10 March 2014

Event Cinema The Telegraph (UK) has a long and detailed appreciation of what goes into the Met Live event cinema productions, both from an artistic and technical perspective. The technical proficiency is breathtaking. Each transmission uses 10 to 12 high-definition…

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