Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 3 July 2018

Dear Junkies, Nobody thinks that cinema concessions are cheap, but few of us would physically attack a multiplex staff over the price of popcorn. But that is what has now happened in India, where what was previously a fight in…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 16 May 2017

CGV hit by ransomware, no ticket price cap on weekends, Reading earthquake pay-out, EU cinema attendance, Spanish cinemas down, Inox ‘not for sale’ interview, GSC also not for sale, Myanmar cinema growth, Disney & DeinKinoTicket.de, international BO importance, Screenvision sells…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Thursday 4 May 2017

USA: Marcus Southbridge, Alamo Staten Island, Reading Titan XC San Diego Japan: Sunshine Aira Korea: Megabox Songdo, Ariary Jeongseon China: Suning x2  Australia: Footscray and Perth UK: Perth and Aberdeen’s Blackdog Ireland: Galway arthouse to open this year  Germany: Bergheim cinema…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 6 March 2017

Vietnam’s Platinum cinemas terminated, Reading’s plan for growth, Disney drive-in ‘gay’ boycott, more Picturehouse strikes, The Projector’s Tan interviewed, DTDC hired Debbie Mann, Liverpool’s best concessions, Austrian cinema bomb hoax, German mobile phone fight, Cineworld ‘gremlins’ and Scotland’s remotest cinema….

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 28 February 2017

IMAX reups with Disney through 2019, Bona Film Group will install 30 IMAX screens in China, Reading Cinemas orders a drink, RealD buys MasterImage, Volfoni expands in Egypt, CJ 4DPlex expands in Austria, MediaMation grows in China, “Newsies” is a hit…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 10 February 2017

Cinepolis in popcorn stand-off over Trump, cinema shares fall, CGV sees overseas growth, over-45 audience grows in Korea, Goleby buys out Picturehouse Entertainment, Reading fight continues, Switzerland’s 5 Franc cinema week permanent, Greta comes to Switzerland and Alamo Lego Batman…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 20 December 2016

Pay-it-forward cinema; Reading offer increased to $436m; Bollywood back in Pakistani cinemas; French cinema attendance up; EuropaCorp multiplex sale completed; Majestic cinema sold; CGV goes VR; cheap Indian booking app; one-take live event cinema; “Late Shift” interactive cinema; Vue recliners reviewed; Cineworld audiences love 4DX; juvenile delinquents run riot in Kinepolis; 2016 trailer mashup. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Monday 14 November 2016

China screens overtake US, Reading suitor revealed, MM2 buys in Malaysia, Ymagis controls DSat, Indian cinema rupee woes, Empire debt-free, Warner joins German ticketing platform, Imax VR funding, Europa Cinema awards, ideal viewing position in cinema, Qube Wire launched, Arclight & Meyer sound, Cinemark, Xscape and Consolidated openings, chapel cinema, “Billy Lynn” post-mortem….

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 18 May 2016

Cine price war in New Zealand, price Dublin tickets, CNC accord, Vista-Jinyi deal, Carnival’s 1,000 screens (again), ECCO & ICTA @ CineEurope, Kabuki Cinema, Japan recliners, Newcastle roof-top cinema, JC Cinemas, Campbell 16 closes and Stephen Follows’ Guide to Cannes. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 13 November 2015

Luxembourg – The largest cinema chain in Luxembourg – make that the ONLY cinema chain in Luxembourg – is being absorbed by Kinepolis, after the acquisition of Utopolis was recently approved. There is a long interview with Utoplis former head…

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