Cinema News Digest – Friday 23 March 2018

Samsung Cinema LED 3D opens in Switzerland; man dies following Vue recliner accident; Odeon Oslo opens and ends 100 year old monopoly; new Odeon HQ in Manchester; Nigeria needs 774 cinemas; 3D Pursuit bring movie magic to Uganda; best Springtime for…

China Cinema News – Thursday 8 February 2018

Alibaba acquires stake in Wanda; Taopiaopiao major role in distribution; Wanda gets first Samsung Cinema LED screen; CF-Barco TMS in over 400 cinemas; Red Star Macalline Group buys stake in Tonight cinemas; changing film tastes are bad new for Hollywood; cinemas…

Celluloid Junkie’s 2018 Cinema Predictions

2017 was an eventful year for the film and cinema business and 2018 promises to be even more so. So the Celluloid Junkie editorial team has gazed into the crystal ball to see what’s ahead. Here is a list of…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 12 December 2017

Celluloid Junkie is at CineAsia in Hong Kong this week. Hope to see many of you there. Samsung to target lobbies; a look at VIP cinema trends; Korean access ruling; Germany considers unlimited cards; Ster-Kinekor robbery (again); India’s single screens…

Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 28 November 2017

Samsung LED Cinema in Switzerland; young people cinema attendance surprise; DECIPRO’s Jean-Marc Couffignal dead; IMAX VR in Odeon Trafford Centre; Cineworld revenue up; Vue heart attack help; sex in cinema couple arrested; Curly Wurly or dog poo; cinema attack;  Twavox…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 20 October 2017

Dear Junkies, How much does the Samsung Cinema LED screen cost? Samsung hasn’t told us, but according to Kris Hesson of Cinema Lasers LLC it is a cool USD $700,000. Yowza! At around twice the cost of a RGB laser…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 17 October 2017

Dear Junkies, VR is a poor fit for cinema. So why is everyone from AMC and IMAX to Paris art-house exhibitor MK2 leaping into the virtual reality business? Hype and fear of being seen to be overtaken by new technology/content…

Thailands Cineplex Signs Samsung Cinema LED Deal

Thailand’s Major Cineplex has become the first international customer to place an order for Samsung Cinema LED (trademarked as Samsung Premier) direct video (DV) screen. The screen will be installed in Bangkok’s Siam Paragon Cineplex in February 2018. Samsung also confirmed…

EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Cinema LED Brand Name Revealed

The brand name for Samsung’s Cinema LED direct view screen will be Samsung Premier. The trademark application was discovered and shared with Celluloid Junkie by consumer electronics website LetsGoDigital, which found that the Korean electronics major filed a trademark application (serial…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 8 August 2017

Cineworld shares high, Cinemark poor Q2, Picturehouse strike again, Bollywood bottleneck, GST+entertainment tax, Multiline goes VR with Samsung, CineStar heart attack, Adele goes to cinema with Grendel kids. UK – While share prices of US cinema companies continue to be…

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