Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 12 December 2017

Celluloid Junkie is at CineAsia in Hong Kong this week. Hope to see many of you there. Samsung to target lobbies; a look at VIP cinema trends; Korean access ruling; Germany considers unlimited cards; Ster-Kinekor robbery (again); India’s single screens…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 17 March 2017

Vista conference, OurScreen+Odeon, Credit Suisse ‘Underperforms’ AMC, record Mexican BO, Indian $3 ticket cap, Korea voucher expiry worry, Carmike turns to AMC, Ian Shepherd to leave Odeon, Movio Sarah promoted, André Rieu takes event cinema in-house, EclairColor CinemaCon demo, first 4DX…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 3 January 2017

Polish films big in UK, Pathé seating backlash, Mexican cinema up, PVR goes UPI, mandatory Punjabi films, Carnival in Odisha, Pakistani entertainment tax, Korea highlights popcorn sugar, Pepsi fined in India, Kinepolis’ Malayam black list, “Rogue One” sleep in and Brit builds 34-seat ABC cinema in back-yard….

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 20 July 2016

Palace Cinemas fined, US ticket prices up/down, Vue results and IPO, Mexico’s TPP 10% worry, Indian cinema red tape, PVR is Kabali partner, Odeon apology, Golden Village recliner naps, Barco Escape Star Trek trailer, Secret Cinema Dirty Dancing reviewed, Alamo in East Dallas, Mukta and Omniplex expand, sleeping pensioners locked in….

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 15 July 2016

Ang Lee IBC Keynote, Carmike – AMC vote delayed again, CNC innovation award, Mexico cinema 6th cheapest, Ethiopia and Qatar multiplex growth, ICO Women Leader scheme renewed, Prince Charles Cinema profile, Ajay Bijli PVR interview, India cinema sound, Vista on POS-less cinema era, bad Odeon POS-less experience, Guzzi sceptical to 4D, Bayreuth “Parsifal” event cinema, Robert Bagdy fetted, Andy England interviewed, Myanmar 100 cinemas, Bangkok’s first art-house cinema, LA Bastille closed, Pokemon Go PSA and drinks at Alamo Drafthouse…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 27 March 2015

The ‘SuperTicket’ concept is already common in North America and in Europe, but this is the first time that it will have been tried in the UK. On April 3rd, thriller Kidnapping Freddy Heineken, starring everyone’s favourite on-screen serial killer Anthony…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 20 February 2015

Cineworld has been fined a total of £9,500 and ordered to pay £2,573 costs after two of its staff were given potentially fatal electric shocks by a faulty popcorn machine. Defending Cineworld Kathryn Turner said the exhibitor “has an exemplary record…

Cinépolis Acquisition of Chile’s Cine Hoyts Signals Global Ambition

Mexican-based exhibitor major Cinépolis has acquired Chile’s largest cinema chain Cine Hoyts. The acquisition, reported in this article in El Financiero, means that Cinépolis is now present in 11-12 countries around the world. It also signals an intention to take on Wanda/AMC for…

Daily Cinema Digest – post-Christmas/New Year roundup

Happy New Year to all our CJ reader and may 2015 be a good year for cinema everywhere. Other then the circus surrounding the release of “The Interview”, here are some of the other cinema-related news you may have missed…

Mexico’s Cinepolis Heads North Of The Border

Not sure how I missed this. None of the gazillion Google alerts I’ve set up to track all things exhibition and distribution informed me that National Public Radio broadcast a story on Cinépolis back on August 12th. Nor did I…

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