Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 20 February 2015

Cineworld has been fined a total of £9,500 and ordered to pay £2,573 costs after two of its staff were given potentially fatal electric shocks by a faulty popcorn machine. Defending Cineworld Kathryn Turner said the exhibitor “has an exemplary record…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 31 July 2014

India’s No. 2 cinema chain Inox is acquiring its smaller rival Sathyam for INR 1.82 billion (USD $30m), in a deal that harbingers further multiplex consolidation. Understandably there is a lot of coverage in Indian media, but by far the…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 1 July 2014

In what should be a non-story (or at least a Finally) we are forced to lead with the ‘news’ that UK cinemas have followed the lead of Alamo Drafthouse and requested its patrons not to wear Google Glass to film…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 8 April 2014

Imax is to sell 20% of its China business to two Chinese-based entities in return for USD $80 million and a firmer foot hold in the world’s soon-to-be largest cinema market. IMAX Chief Executive Richard Gelfond said in an interview…

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