Consumer Confidence Surveys Find Audiences Want to Return to Cinemas

There are few things that we know for certain these days in the entertainment sphere (besides that everyone we know has watched “Tiger King”). Information divides opinion and headlines now draw polarising conclusions from observers and armchair commentators. Mainstream media…

What Cinemas Do To Stay in Touch With Patrons While Dark

If you were to run a poll amongst cinema-goers worldwide asking them why they go to the movies, the result would overwhelmingly be a combination of escapism from the real world and the social experience. As a sector that can…

UK & IE Cinema Property Update – Wednesday 28 February 2018

Cineworld: Dolphin Sqare and Dover open, Merseyside July/Aug, York in 2019, Hounslow in 2020; Curzon: Goldsmith College single-screen open but no interest in Wilmslow Rex; Empire: Imax confirmed for Seaway and seats delayed opening of Sutton; Everyman: brings cinema to…

Cinema News Digest – Monday 26 January 2018

Miles & Co. exit Regal; “Black Panther” augers well for 2018; 10 Saudi cinemas to open in March; Samsung Cinema LED screen coming to LA; Russian cinema fined for “Death of Stalin”; Aussies protest tax money for cinema; more films…

Cinema News Digest – Thursday 15 February 2018

Dear Junkies, Today is the start of the Berlin Film Festival (aka Berlinale to locals) and CJ will be taking part in various panels, forums, presentations, meetings, receptions and, who knows, we might even be able to fit in a…

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 – Monday 11 September 2017

Irma closes Florida cinemas; Showcase UK makes loss; two analysts weigh in on cinema upgrades; Spain’s 20% cinema VAT won’t be reduced yet; CNC is filthy rich; Bollywood films get shorter; scary clown in cinema auditorium; Val Morgan grows cine…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 18 April 2017

Vue to buy Printworks, Odeon-Imax plans, fatal Showcase stabbing, Netflix France cinema pressure, India price cap, Cinepolis India UPI, 21% Germans ‘never’ go to cinema, 700 films banned in German cinemas, INCAA sacking protest, Picturehouse strike, Showcase shooting, another cinema…

CJ Cinema Property Update – Thursday 9 March 2017

Africa: Solar powered Burkina Faso cinema USA: cinema drive-thru ‘accessory’ UK: Kentish town work halts S. Korea: Megabox cinema ‘illegal’, new Yeongju cinema India: new Inox & PVR three-screeners. Refurbs: Cineworld Hemel Hempsted Super Screen,  Showcase Bluewater expands, Hackney cinema…

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