Cinema is Coming to Saudi Arabia – Winners and Losers

Saudi Arabia is to allow cinema after 35 years of absence. The first cinemas could open as soon as March of 2018, with several operators vying for prime position. The aim is to have 2,000 screens in over 300 cinemas…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 26 May 2017

GST 28% upsets Indian cinemas, Korean cinemas convicted, Novo innovation insights, Eye Cinema awarded, Bengaluru cinema plans not welcomes, CGV concession sales grow, popcorn predicted to grow, Empire ‘first full-seat D-Box’ auditorium, Wonder Woman woman-only screening annoys whiny men.  India…

CJ’s Top 50 Women in Global Cinema – 2017

In the second year that Celluloid Junkie celebrates the top female executives in the global cinema industry we have expanded the list from 25 to 50 amazing individuals. Even then we have not been able to include all inspiring women that…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 31 January 2017

USA: CJ CGV Buena Park opens, Micon targets Wausau, Alamo Corpus  Christie opening delayed. Qatar: 7-star Novo in Doha. UK: Macclesfield & Redhill cinema plans, Ipswich Empire, Movie House Belfast controversy. France: Eden 3. India: new PVR & Inox cinemas. Re-opening/re-furb: Malco…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Wednesday 18 January 2017

CGV Blits is now CGV Cinemas, Curzon wins BAFTA, VIP screens in UAE, 50+ screen in Qatar next six months, Mizrahi talks Ymagis at Oddo, Russian BO up in 2016, Art House Convergence underway & Ira Deutchman wins award, man falls form Cinema De Lux roof, PVR heart attack death during “Dangal”, hatchet man arrested in Glasgow, KY cinema and why bad films release in January. …

CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 10 January 2017

USA: Cinépolis goes VIP in NE, Carmike in Anderson Towne, Morehead Foundry down with hipsters, CinéBistro hiring in Baltimore; India: Cinépolis in Hyderabad; Gulf: Nov’s laser Imax in Qater, Reel and City Walk become Roxy in Dubai; France: Paris’ Etoile Cinémas is arthouse of tomorrow, quality three-screener in Castelnaudary; UK: Curzon Colchester in September; Philippines: SMLEI’s first concept cinema in Manila’s Mall of Asia. Renovation/Re-opening: Les 3 Luxembourg’s in Paris, Scotland’s Screen Machine. Closing: Cinema City out of Budapest’s MOM Park, Mainz’s Residenz closes, demolition starts at Newcastle’s Odeon. …

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 9 January 2017

Qatar-Novo 7-star partnership, UK/IE BO up 1.45%, SRS Cinema for sale, Richard’s Vue keynote, Tim says not to iPhone “Theater Mode”, Saudia Arabia’s cinema “enemies”, Regal-Imax 11-screen deal, India crackdown on F&B cinema overcharging, drunk cop drops gun in cinemas and triggers evacuation, Hagener CineStar cleanliness questioned and history of Dalston’s Rio revealed. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 21 January 2016

India – Could the Indian box office boom be undermined by single screen cinema closing faster than multiplexes are adding new screens? Like the PVR five-screen cinema at Grand Mall in Chennai’s Velachery, there are dozens of multiplexes across India ready…

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