Cinema News Digest – Friday 23 March 2018

Samsung Cinema LED 3D opens in Switzerland; man dies following Vue recliner accident; Odeon Oslo opens and ends 100 year old monopoly; new Odeon HQ in Manchester; Nigeria needs 774 cinemas; 3D Pursuit bring movie magic to Uganda; best Springtime for…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 7 November 2017

Dear Junkies, Tomorrow Wednesday we will attempt a LIVE streaming on Celluloid Junkie’s Facebook page: ‘Like’ Celluloid Junkie on Facebook to watch me give a presentation at 10:15 AM CET on ‘Global Cinema 2017 – from AMC to Zuckerberg‘ at the…

CJ Interview: Damola Layonu – Filmhouse Cinemas, Nigeria

Nigeria is the world’s second largest market in terms of films produced and it is now also Africa’s fastest growing cinema market, with multiplexes, IMAX screens and VIP cinemas catering to the prosperous Nigerian middle class. Having first met and…

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 19 September 2016

Indian cinemas love online ticketing, UNIC-CICAE statement, GSC for sale, Imax VR details, Everyman to double, PVR NCDs for acquisition, Cinepolis India to spend & grow, Italy €2 cinema scheme a hit, Madrid €6 cinema, Argentina cinema on curriculum, EclairColor in Deauville, Numero win Roadside, SmartPricer expands UCI trial, West Africa’s first Imax, oral sex in cinema, TIFF film too ‘Raw’, Imax in Asfotd, Picturehouse in Chester, Berlin’s Delphi Lux, Regal Hamilton 8, save Curzon Mayfair, Wellington’s ‘secret’ 38-seat cinema for sale. …

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 19 January 2015

Has Microsoft discovered a way to make smartphones less annoying in cinemas? For those who can’t bear to switch them off for a couple of hours, this could be the solution. A patent granted to Microsoft this week could automatically…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 2 May 2014 (Bumper Issue!)

It is not often that we start with a ‘Digital Death Watch’-type of story, but the Graham is not just an amazingly resilient single-screen cinema in North Carolina. This is also example of terrific college journalism that incorporates video (below),…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 17 March 2014

Having mentioned India and China as the interesting and important (respectively) Asian cinema territories in the last two Dailies, the time now comes to The One to Watch: Indonesia. South-East Asia’s most populous country is severely under-screened following decades of…

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