Celluloid Junkie’s 2020 Cinema Predictions

Having slightly dreaded revisiting our cinema predictions from a year ago, we were pleasantly surprised to discover just how much we managed to get right. And this wasn’t just right in the way that even a clock that’s stopped shows…

Popcorn: Cinema’s Surprisingly Cheap Snack?

Popcorn: almost as synonymous with cinema as watching the actual film itself, not least because of the sensory ambience created by the freshly popped smell. But popcorn as a cinema snack has a reputation for being pricey and at GBP…

Vue Catches Falling CineStar in €200m+ Deal

The announcement earlier this morning that Vue International is acquiring Germany’s CineStar chain from Australia’s Event Hospitality & Entertainment (Event or EVT) caught the European cinema industry by surprise. It shouldn’t have. Not because all parties had not done a…

CJ + Smart Pricer: 5 Ways to Optimize Your Cinema Ticket Pricing

After numerous cinema industry consulting projects, Smart Pricer has created extensive benchmark analysis on worldwide cinema ticket pricing. Celluloid Junkie has partnered with Smart Pricer to share and highlight some of the insights they have gained.  We will begin with…

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 – 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…

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