UK & IE Cinema Property Update – 16 November 2017

Dublin’s Stella re-opens; Cineworld Weston-super-Mare opening delayed but Leeds opens this week; Curzon Westgate Oxford delayed; Empire in Poole’s Dolphin Centre; Everyman Oxted re-opening and hiring; The Light in Bradford delayed but Stockport on track; Majestic scraps expansion; Odeon Glasgow Quay…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 14 November 2017

Dear Junkies, MoviePass has paid AMC USD $11.88 on average for each cinema ticket sold, AMC data shows. Not a bad deal for customers paying USD $9.95 per month, but not a business model that is sustainable in the long…

Cinema News Digest – Thursday 2 November 2017

Dear Junkies, Strikes at UCI and Picturehouse makes us wonder what employees think of working at cinemas. Rather than putting that awkward question to the teen serving you popcorn before the next showing of “Thor Ragnarok”, you can find out…

UK Cinema Property Update – October 2017

Odeon ‘Luxe’ in East Kilbride; Cineworld Bracknell opens but Bretonside on hold; Empire Poole plans; Newcastle Everyman go-ahead; Nottingham big enough for The Light and Blackpool work to start; Montrose signs ownership; Pavilion conversion; new cinema plans for Kingston, Basildon,…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 6 June 2017

Samsung-CGV Smart Signage, more opposition to 28% GST, Picturehouse staff suspended, CGV boycotts “Okja”, Kino back to Baden-Baden, no “Wonder Woman” in Algeria, Golden Village at 25 (30?), LA Times on cinema, Pathe robbery, Lotte fire evacuation, Movie Foods to…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 23 May 2017

Screenvision for sale, mm2 wants to buy GV, Cineworld results, Picturehouse strike talks, Korea P2P cinema investment, India’s GST for cinema set for 28%, Kerala cinema boycott, “un-islamic” Malaysian cinemas, Met Opera big in Germany, Vue Romford stabbing, Hyderabad cinema…

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 10 August 2016

RealD’s Ultimate Screen, AMC accelerates Dolby Cinema, Cinepolis India price hike OK, Harkness India growth, walking distance Picturehouse, Russian BO up, weekly immersive live Little Cinema, Cineplex bedbugs, Germna cinema lock-in, CGV bed cinema success, Imax Pasching #1, Kate Scherping NCM CFO, new Tokyo Cinema Sunshine and cinema ‘ghost’….

CJ Cinema Digest – Tuesday 1 March 2016

Picturehouse pays off VPF; Q4 results from Imax, Regal & NCM; Norway tickets north of NOK 100; Prima goes Europe; Helios joins Ymagis’ network; Ymagis brings lasers to Morocco; Hollywood Megaplex goes big in Linz; Cinépolis in Texas; third multiplex in Tallin; French foodies cinemas and more. …

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 31 October 2014 (Halloween)

An apparent arson attack has destroyed the oldest cinema in Ukraine’s capital. While nobody was injured, this appears to be a despicable hate crime attack that could have had even more tragic consequences. The oldest movie theater in the Ukrainian…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 1 October 2014

Event cinema has a new hero and his name is Billy Elliot, having grossed more on the day it beamed than The Equalizer, the highest grossing film. Universal’s live stream from London’s Victoria Palace Theatre last night [Sept 28] danced…

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