Asian Cinemas and COVID-19: The Show Must Go On?

Sat alongside straws and napkins on a cinema concessions counter in South Korea is a bottle of hand sanitizer. The few remaining customers wear face masks, and have had their temperature taken with a gun-like device on entrance to the…

Like to Stream and Cinema Keen

If you’re reading this the chances are that you are well versed in the “is Netflix Killing Cinema” notion, as you may well have been for “is VHS killing Cinema” iteration decades previously. Whilst external commentators band around assumptions based…

How We Will View Hollywood Today In Twenty Years?

Hollywood today is mirroring Hollywood in the 1960s, so if you want to know how we will view Hollywood today just look at how we view Hollywood back then. By the 1960s, movie theater attendances had dropped super-low because people…

Celluloid Junkie’s 2020 Cinema Predictions

Having slightly dreaded revisiting our cinema predictions from a year ago, we were pleasantly surprised to discover just how much we managed to get right. And this wasn’t just right in the way that even a clock that’s stopped shows…

Cinema 2019 – Who Had a Good Year And Who Didn’t?

Before 2019 vanishes in the rearview mirror, let’s take a last look at who was king and queen of the multiplex over the past 12 months, as well as who ended up in the bin with the popcorn sweepings. Remember,…

The Problem With Playing Netflix Movies in Cinemas

In its never-ending quest to win an Oscar for Best Picture, it seems that Netflix will be releasing at least one of their original movies into cinemas each year in some form or fashion. Questions remain, however, exactly what forms…

Celluloid Junkie’s 2019 Cinema Predictions

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future,” Yogi Berra famously quipped. This did not stop the editorial team at Celluloid Junkie from bravely sticking their necks out a year ago to read the tea leaves on what 2018…

Cinema News Digest – Wednesday 5 September 2018

Dear Junkies, “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful,” Warren Buffett once told investors. So what does the Sage of Omaha’s advice tell us about this summer’s domestic (i.e US) box office? Substitute ‘greedy’ for ‘jubilant’ and the answer is…

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