mm2 Buys Singapore’s Cathay Cineplex for $169 Million

Media company mm2 has agreed to buy Singapore cinema chain Cathay Cineplex for S$ 230 million (USD $169 million). The move come less than a month after it failed to buy half of rival Golden Village. Cathay operates eight cinemas…

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…

Cinema of the Month: The Projector – Singapore

Celluloid Junkie is proud to have partnered with Vista Entertainment Solutions (VES) for the Cinema of the Month series. Vista is the world’s leading cinema management software solutions company. We won’t just be featuring cinemas whose operators use Vista, but we will…

Weekly Cinema News – Friday 2 October 2015

On September 27th Secret Cinema ended its 100-day run of “Secret Cinema presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in London, which despite opening to lukewarm reviews, was a financial success taking in GBP £6.45 million (EUR €8.7 million or…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 11 September 2015

Australia’s Village Roadshow has entered the Sri Lankan market through an agreement with the local media and entertainment company EAP Group. The deal will see the companies jointly develop multiplexes across the island. EAP is said to own 15 cinemas…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 6 June 2014

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” Mark Twain once said. Is the same true for declining cinema youth attendance? Not in France, which is making sure that the next generation values and keeps the ‘7th…

Sony’s 4K finds home in Singapore’s Cathay

Slowly-slowly Sony is starting to make inroads into multiplexes with its 4K digital cinema projector. It hasn’t been helped by the recent Beowulf 3D near-hysteria, which was strictly 2K (and Imax), but we should see some more deployments before the…

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