UK Cinema Property Update – 7 September 2017

Oldham‘s stunning Odeon; Cineworld Warrington, Dover and Ipswich; Odeon Glasgow Quay; Omniplex Ulster; Reel Chorley; Savoy in Doncaster stalled; Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh two-screener; Everyman Newcastle; Merlin Bodmin plans approved; TBC barge objections in Grimsby and Hemel Hempsted 9-screen, Crewe 8-screen. Re-furb/re-opening: Regal goes…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 22 August 2017

No PVoD agreement, Regal Re-seating, Lotte corruption accusations, PVR takes “Inhumas” wide, Vista buys Senda stake, Odeon audio complaints, Paraguay cinema boom, South Africa ticket hike, “Annabelle” frightens, Lego ScreenX, Dirty Dancing outdoor fail, India anthem arrests and vintage posters…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Tuesday 13 December 2016

USA: Coral Gables (FL) new Landmark, Flushing (NYC) gets cinema. CANADA: Landmark plans in East Regina. S. KOREA: MegaBox in Dongdaegu, all-laser CGV in Kwangyang. ISRAEL: Cinema City Netanya. FRANCE: Sable’s cinema in Thum, Mont-de-Marsan’s Le Grand Club, GERMANY: Luxor Filmpalast Heidelberg, Pocking 4-screen, Muckli in Aurich, Kamp-Lintfort multiplex plans, UK: Odeon Bournemouth flagship, INDIA: PVR in Vedoara, ROMANIA: Cinema City in Kamp-Lintfort. REFURBISHMENTS: Ufa-Filmpalast Cologne, Showcase Cinema de Lux Peterborough (UK), Mumbai’s Liberty, Ace Cinemas Midlands, Walsrod Capitol, Cinema Diana. OUTDOOR CINEMA: French pool cinema, German winter cinemas. CLOSURES: Reel Cinema Plymouth, Terrace Theatre. …

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 18 September 2015

This weekend “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” opens in cinemas around the world where it hasn’t already debuted. The sequel to last year’s box office winner “The Maze Runner” is also providing Barco with another opportunity to show off and…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Monday 25 August 2015

Israel – Protests by ultra-Orthodox jews against the opening of the new Yes Planet multiplex in Jerusalem descended into riots. Hundreds of protesters threw stones at police and clashed with troops. The multiplex is said to have been packed on…

CineEurope 2015 – Day 1

The first day of CineEurope saw a focus on mobile and social media challenges as well as the opening keynotes….

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 22 May 2015

UK – An event cinema record has been set in the UK with the live transmission of the Mike Leigh’s staging of of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” at the English National Opera (ENO). “Pirates, in Mike Leigh’s production, took…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 16 March 2015

India – E-cinema operator UFO Moviez’s management accused of “cheating and forgery.” Oh dear, of dear. The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the city police is likely to question UFO Moviez promoters Narendra Hete and Sanjay Gaikwad by this week…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 9 March 2015

UK – With a drink called ‘Fifty Shots of Grey Goose’ on the menu, is it any surprise that Manchester’s Odeon takes the crown in most booze sold for the S&M blockbuster? Amazingly there were “barely any incidences of anti-social…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 4 February 2015

India – Having confirmed its new acquisition, Cinepolis won’t just re-brand the Fun cinema circuit but revamp its entire portfolio, we are told. And it also plans a significant – but realistic – organic expansion. Cinepolis India Pvt. Ltd, the…

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