Cinema News Digest – Friday 25 May 2018

Dear Junkies, Happy GDPR day! In 2015 Odeon UK & Ireland abolished the online ticket booking fee. Not penalising customers for booking tickets in advance, instead of paying cash on the day at the box office, was trumpeted as a…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 6 February 2018

Dear Junkies, Cineworld’s shareholders have approved the USD $3.6 billion merger with Regal, something that was never really in doubt given that the largest voting share (29%) is controlled by the Greidinger family that proposed the merger. In the end…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 21 July 2017

AMC denies rumours, Megabox smartens ‘crew’, Deny drops ‘convenience’ charge, PayTM allows cancellation, Inox looks to premium, PVR boosts F&B spend, WB-Cineas spat in Spain, Galway art-house failure liquidated, Joe Masher Historical President, PVR PCI DSS, mother & son punched,…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 21 April 2017

PVR fires Kapoor, Paytm crosses $62m, ‘Limitless’ Odeon Printworks worries, AMC’s European shopping bill, ICTA awards, Netflix day-and-date policy no-change, WTW and Scott Cinemas merge, HArkness’ Mitchell heads BKSTS’ CTC, NBA and TED in cinemas, Cineplex attack, scanner theft, Furious fight,…

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. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 17 June 2016

China mobile ticketing beats US, US cinema decline, pricey NYC cinema, Ymagis buys Synchronproduktion, France’s le Fete du Cinema, Inox and Paytm, Fox HDR challenge to cinemas, Sony twin projectors, Polish bed cinema, Austrlian cinema toilet filming, Everyman King’s Cross, Conjuring 2 possessions and death. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 14 March 2016

Screening Room cinema in the home, Cineworld results, UAE grows, India price cap stand off, PVR and Inox go with Paytm, Cineworld manager convicted, Carmine’s Wynnsong joins Project Shield, best popcorn reviewed, 4DX in NYC, Cineworld in Hounslow, Lotte in Hong Kong, Eroll Flynn grows, and Walk of Life – with everything. …

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