CJ Cinema New Digest – Friday 20 January 2017

China Film buying Ymagis stake, Warburg Pincus buys PVR stake, Mamut want to buy Cinema Park, Webedia buys Peach, Polish 11-year olds exposed to sexologist in cinema. cheap UK cinema tickets guide, interviews with Cinemaxx’s Carsten Horn, Secret Cinema Fabien Riggell, Showtime Analytics’ Ritchie Power, Coca-Cola-National Amusements agreement, Christie Vive Audio 500th with Cinemex, AAM at Sundance (Dolby too), “Hidden Figures” screening for disadvantaged families….

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 6 June 2014

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” Mark Twain once said. Is the same true for declining cinema youth attendance? Not in France, which is making sure that the next generation values and keeps the ‘7th…

Universal Cancels “Tower Heist” Premium-VOD Test

[/caption] Well that didn’t take long. Facing stiff opposition from exhibitors Universal Pictures has decided to scrap its plan of releasing “Tower Heist” on premium-video-on-demand three weeks after its November 4th release. The move comes a week after the studio…

First Run Movies Headed Into The Home At Premium Prices

The debate over motion picture release windows heated up again last week as two studios spoke openly about their plans for allowing limited home viewing of movies shortly after their theatrical opening. In addition, news came of a pricey new…

Daily Cinema Roundup – Friday 1 May

– UK exhibitor Vue has bold expansion plans for London, announced as part of the tie up with retail property group Westfield and build a total of eight sites by 2011, with two ‘crown jewel’ sites in London. From THR.com,…

National Amusements Shutters Three Theatres

[/caption] The Boston Globe is reporting that National Amusements is closing two of its theatres in Massachusetts.  The Showcase Cinemas Lawrence 1-6 which opened in 1965 and employed 30 people, was shut down on Monday.  The Circle Cinemas in Brookline,…

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