Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 13 March 2018

Dear Junkies, Disney/Marvel’s “Black Panther” is a billion dollar global phenomenon, having just taken USD $66.5 million China. The only part of the world where audiences aren’t flocking to cinemas by the millions to see this take on all-black cast…

Cinema News Digest – Thursday 18 January 2018

Dear Junkies, Average ticket price in the US went up 3.69% to USD $8.97 in 2017. Cue usual hysterical headlines (THR: ‘Average Price of a Movie Ticket Soars to $8.97 in 2017‘ – really, “soars”?), particularly when coupled with the…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 11 August 2017

NATO-FDA ‘sedentary’ fight, PVR sells bowling, Kinopolis renews with RealD, Vue selects Kaseya VSA, Galaxy not for sale, IMC profits rise, UFO’s 3,000 Nova screen plans, girl faints from hunger in cinema, Kochi popcorn crackdown, Linda Stenersen to lead SF Kino…

CJ Cinema Digest – Wednesday 17 August 2016

Alibaba goes cinema, Vox goes Saudi, CGV charged, Brazil cinemas need banks, Alamo grows, NCM bonds, Profits@Dundrum, trailer trauma, Guzzo baby surrender, UFO sues cinemas, deaf man sues Celebration Cinemas, laser survey, Sunshine bomb hoax, Reel goes luxury at Palm, Vue facelift, Pathé and Gaumont documentary….

Universal’s Pragmatic “Fast & Furious 7” E-Cinema Release

Universal this weekend become the first Hollywood studio to release a major blockbuster in cinemas on digital equipment that falls short of the specifications set out by DCI. Rather than abandoning the hard-fought DCI guidelines, this arguably demonstrates Universal’s pragmatism…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 16 March 2015

India – E-cinema operator UFO Moviez’s management accused of “cheating and forgery.” Oh dear, of dear. The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the city police is likely to question UFO Moviez promoters Narendra Hete and Sanjay Gaikwad by this week…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 13 March 2015

Japan cinema major Toho is going all out with Christie Vive Audio and Dolby Atmos solutions in several of its flagship cinemas, with particular focus on the Toho Cinemas Extra Large Screen (TCX) premium large format (PLF). Christie®, a world leader…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 11 March 2015

An interesting partnership between Christie and D3D Cinema to cater to the somewhat forgotten dome cinema market. The architectural requirements means that this won’t be a major league Imax/PLF format rival, but could fill an untapped niche. Christie and D3D…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 10 March 2014

Event Cinema The Telegraph (UK) has a long and detailed appreciation of what goes into the Met Live event cinema productions, both from an artistic and technical perspective. The technical proficiency is breathtaking. Each transmission uses 10 to 12 high-definition…

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