CJ China Cinema News – Monday 22 May 2017

Wanda gets Bona cinemas, yet isn’t China’s largest circuit; Dadi launches event cinema; Dangal surprise Bollywood blockbuster; BesTV signs private cinema agreement; Times United Cinema IPO; no summer blackout for Hollywood; The Great Wall earnings; Shanghai DFC Baoshan Studios loyalty push; King…

CJ China Cinema News – Thursday 6 April 2017

China BO slumps further, Alibaba losses, Wanda re-brand and profits, 362 cinema punished for fraud, Hollywood’s small China earnings, private cinemas to the rescue, cinema fragmentation and consolidation, Hengdian IPO, children cinema height and Jiang Tian’s acting isn’t appreciated. No respite…

CJ China Cinema News – Thursday 16 February 2017

“La La Land” can’t save Spring Festival BO, January BO up but fraud returns, Nomura analyst bullish (again), pessimism about Tier 2&3 cities, Wanda’s Shimao deal shrinks as January smiles, Jinyi and Imax to launch VR halls, summer season out…

China Cinema News – Thursday 19 January 2017

Chinese screens sit empty, Tier 3 & 4 cities screens grow but not BO, Bona-Huayi-Enlight production pipeline worries, China cinema plateau predicted, Baidu to improve cinema advertising, Manpower raises cinema acquisition fund, is smog hurting BO, cinema consolidation ahead, Wanda 2016 profits up, China Film Critics Association formed, Shanghai Art Film Union grows and a 1905.com private cinema impresses….

Huayi Bros Targets Wanda With Dadi Investment

The rivalry between the Dalien Wanda and Huayi Brothers is intensifying, with Huayi investing CNY ¥78.85 million (USD $11.5 million) for 95 million shares in Dadi Cinemas, China’s second largest cinema chain. The deal gives Huayi Bros a 4.56% stake…

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 28 October 2016

China BO slowdown, Curzon CEO sees decline, PVR & INOX Q2 down, AMC Q3 up, Cineworld VIP in Glasgow, Celebration re-seating, sleep-in cinema, Coke renews with GSC, VieShow CineAsia award, sensory ‘Alamo For All’, AMC Stubbs election night and “highbrow” pop-up porn cinema in London….

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 2 September 2016

Wanda’s PVR interest and HY results, China cinema law, CGV brand win, Spain 21% cinema VAT anger, German small cinema growth, no Odeon Bath 3am shows, Amazon open air car cinema Poland, Prospero on UK’s outdoor cinema love, Cinex Plaza and Majestic NZ go digital, Celebration! closed caption, Dan Fuhlendorrf sues UCS, German cinema robbery, LFF temporary Thames screen, The Light Bolton sees light of day, art deco cinema saved in Belfast but lost in London, and dog cinema in Norway. …

CJ Cinema Digest – Friday 5 August 2016

Imax & Wanda expand, Everyman profile, Bad (breast-feeding) Mothers in Regal, Rio’s Cinema Know how, Carmike shareholder pro-AMC deal, Anschutz sells Regal state, Art House Theatre Day films, Major Cineplex fined for fire safety, German cinema food smuggling legality, Regal and 4DX expand, Marcio Fraccaroli feted at ShowEast, Odeon’s Imagination Apprentice, new Yorck cinema in Berlin, PVR in Palava, muslims clerics block Nigerian film centre and high altitude outdoor cinema in Korea….

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