UNIC Opens CineEurope 2021 With Optimistic Keynote

The first in-person CineEurope since June of 2019 opened in Barcelona, Spain on Monday, 4 October with Phil Clapp, the President of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), and Laura Houlgatte, the organization’s CEO, personally welcoming attendees in keynote address…

Consumer Confidence Surveys Find Audiences Want to Return to Cinemas

There are few things that we know for certain these days in the entertainment sphere (besides that everyone we know has watched “Tiger King”). Information divides opinion and headlines now draw polarising conclusions from observers and armchair commentators. Mainstream media…

Like to Stream and Cinema Keen

If you’re reading this the chances are that you are well versed in the “is Netflix Killing Cinema” notion, as you may well have been for “is VHS killing Cinema” iteration decades previously. Whilst external commentators band around assumptions based…

Cinema News Digest – Wednesday 25 July 2018

AMC partners Facebook; LED screen sound break-through; UK summer BO down 19% as 1H admissions up but BO down; MoviePass’ parent promises turnaround; CGV partners smallest cinema; Inox profits up by share price down; Miraj eye 200 screens; Teperberg and Galano…

CineEurope 2018 Keynote Delivered by UNIC President Phil Clapp

This is the keynote address delivered by Phil Clapp, the President of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), at the opening of the CineEurope 2018 convention on Monday 11 June in Barcelona’s CCIB. Included are excerpts from the audio-visual presentation…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 13 October 2017

Dear Junkies, Cinemas are increasingly catering to the deaf and blind, but what about patrons who are both? A US court has just ruled that cinemas have an obligation to such customers as well. This all stems from an incident…

Ten Years of Celluloid Junkie

It was ten years ago today that we published the first post on the newly launched CelluloidJunkie.com. Almost 1,500 posts later, with countless interviews, profiles, trade shows, not to mention a lot of popcorn and Coke under our belts, we…

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