CJ Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 17 May 2017

USA: Chunky’s swivel-chair cinema India: SPI in Warangal Canada: Cineplex VIP in Vancouver UK: Cineworld Ely, Reel Chorley Germany: Berlin could get Film House, Weber wants luxury for Erlangen Re-furb/Re-opening: United Cinemas Tokyo Odaiba, Inox R-Mall 7-star, Vox Chamonix replaced,…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 31 July 2015

India – After its deal with Austria’s Cineplexx, Dolby has tied up with PVR to launch Atmos in 50 of the chain’s auditoriums over the next two years at a cost of INR 40 crore (USD $6.26 million). This will…

Regal To Convert Quarter of All Screens To Luxury Seating

The world’s largest exhibitor Regal has announced plans to convert 25% of all its screens to luxury seating. The move mirrors similar efforts by other large chains such as AMC and Marcus Theatres, and is an attempt to extract more…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 26 January 2015

USA – Given how large cruise ships have become it was inevitable that sooner or later one of them would get an Imax cinema. Carnival is partnering with entertainment innovator IMAX® to bring the world’s most immersive cinematic experience to…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 15 January 2015

UK – Cineworld clearly has to work on more LGBT awareness (not to mention common sense) for its staff, after a lesbian couple were evicted for (wait for it) using the Ladies toilet. A £20 voucher and two free tickets…

Regal Cinemas Causes A Disturbance In The Force

A few days ago you may have felt a great disturbance in the force, as if millions of PR managers suddenly cried out in terror, and a theatre chain was suddenly silenced. Translation: Regal Cinemas learned the hard (and often…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 27 August 2014

The Netherlands – 4K will be a major topic at the upcoming IBC (show – not ice bucket challenge), with awards just announced for the 4K transmissions by the Vienna State Opera and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Be sure not…

Quarterly Earnings: Regal, Imax and Dolby

Quarterly figures have been arriving thick and fast this week. We look at three key cinema companies: Regal Entertainment, Imax Corporation and Dolby Laboratories. The world’s largest cinema operator announced its quarterly figures and they were not what the analysts…

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