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Cineworld on the Brink?

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Just as we went to press, the BBC reported that CineWorld had seen its shares plunge 60% after a report in the WSJ said that the firm was preparing for bankruptcy. …

Tags:Cinema| Cinema going| Financial Data| Reorganisation & Restructuring

Theaters, Tentpoles Aren’t Necessarily Sure Things

by Andy Marken

Okay, so we’re halfway through the year and movie house ticket sales have continued to rise, but no analyst we’ve heard from thinks the US box office numbers will surpass – or even get …

Tags:Cinema| Cinema going| Streaming Video| SVOD| USA

Links Week Starting 30th May 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. (I’m still catching up after Display Week!) …

Tags:Application Processors| China| Cinema going| Dell| Desktop Monitors| | Keyboards| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED Monitors| OLED TVs| Samsung| Touch Pads| Virtual Reality

Report: EU & UK cinema attendance up 28% in 2021

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Preliminary data from the European Audiovisual Observatory estimates that the cinema attendance in the European Union and the UK increased to 383.2 million tickets sold in 2021. This is 83.8 million …

Tags:Cinema| Cinema going| Market Data

Links Week Ending 19th November 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the second part of this week. The Economist Looks at the Metaverse ($) …

Tags:Cinema going| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Gesture Recognition| Investment| LED| Nvidia| Pricing| Roku| Smart TV| Streaming Games| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| TCL| The Metaverse

Unilumin Claims World’s Largest LED Display Factory

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Unilumin said it has now put phase 2 of its Huizhou, Guangdong, China, LED display plant which now covers over 300,000 m² – or around 45 football (soccer) pitches. The firm …

Tags:China| Cinema going| LED Cinema| Manufacturing| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP

IMax to triple Japanese screens

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In an interview with Bloomberg, the CEO of IMax said that it expects a strong rebound after the pandemic in Japan and plans to almost triple (from 39 now to 100) …

Tags:Barco| Cinema going| IMAX| Japan| PLF (Premium Large Format) Cinema

Korean Cinemas Hired for Game Play

by Bob Raikes

What They Say I reported when I visited the CineEurope show in 2018 that the market for private cinema rentals was a significant segment of the Chinese market – enough to justify an optimised …

Tags:Cinema| Cinema going| Game Playing

Slow Return – People Renewing the Big Screen Experience

by Andy Marken

Give us a hint, please? What are all the market analysts and experts measuring when they track Warner’s Tenet in theaters and Disney’s Mulan streamed in the US and in select overseas theaters? Or …

Tags:Cinema going| Netflix| Streaming Video