Cinema News Digest – Thursday 4 January 2018

Dear Junkies, As we start the new year, we can look back on an eventful 2017 that had everything from AMC’s nosediving share-price and Saudi Arabia lifting the ban on cinemas to the Mouse-devours-Fox stunner that ended the year. If…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 17 March 2017

Vista conference, OurScreen+Odeon, Credit Suisse ‘Underperforms’ AMC, record Mexican BO, Indian $3 ticket cap, Korea voucher expiry worry, Carmike turns to AMC, Ian Shepherd to leave Odeon, Movio Sarah promoted, André Rieu takes event cinema in-house, EclairColor CinemaCon demo, first 4DX…

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 4 March 2016

NYT goes repertory cinema, Ourscreen gets Vue, Israeli screen growth, “Deadpool” age-controversy in Germany, Europe’s first VR cinema, 4DX warning in Japan, “Pattaya” and “Wolves” de-programmed in in France, “28 Days Later” for Secret Cinema, defibrillators, ‘sleeping bag cinema’ in Japan, hope for Hackney cinema re-opening, new Indian PVR and Inox multiplexes and the World’s Smallest Cinema. …

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 6 March 2015

USA – Last year the same Cornell lab blamed action films, now sad films, for people eating more snacks. Free hankies with every tub of super sized popcorn and extra large soda. Sad movies are bad news for diets. A newly…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 1 August 2014

Great Scott, they did it in the end! Secret Cinema’s delayed Back to the Future event went off yesterday without a problem. The company’s founder had a few words of contrition before the start of the film, as reported in…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 2 July 2014

Here is some interesting and much needed research into the study of nutrition and eating habits of cinema goers. Dr. Rachel Crockett, Senior Research Fellow at London’s University of Greenwich Faculty of Education & Health, led the research that resulted…

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…

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