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Secret Cinema chief talks future plans and global expansion

Cirque du Soleil-esque model is eyed for forthcoming US launch of popular UK immersive cinema event company.

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Curzon to take over London's Phoenix Cinema

North London venue to be rebranded as Curzon Phoenix East Finchley.


Lucky Red chief steps down from Italian distributors group after 'On My Skin' controversy

Andrea Occhipinti says distribution strategy of Venice title has created tension between me and the exhibitors.

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Cinemas union UNIC: festivals should only consider films intended for theatrical release

UNIC weighs in on Netflix/festivals debate, says theatrical is “vital for audiences”.

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MUBI launches UK cinema ticket offering MUBI Go (exclusive)

Streaming platform to offer users one free cinema ticket per week.

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Paramount Pictures to make inaugural presentation at UK Distributor Slate Day

Sky Cinema, Kaleidoscope and Bulldog Film Distribution also presenting for first time.

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eOne, Alibaba’s Peppa Pig movie sets China release date

The feature contains both live-action and new animated content.

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AMC heading for potential antitrust trial after Texas ruling

Now defunct Houston theatre alleged exhibition giant had clearance pacts with studios.

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Hull Council rules to defy 'A Northern Soul' BBFC 15 rating

Council grants film 12A rating for screenings in Hull.

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Danish VR specialists Makropol plan to open "XR cinema" in Copenhagen

Facility will open in 2019 if funding is secured.


MoviePass under scrutiny again as parent company reports heavy losses

Helios and Matheson Analytics faces class action lawsuit over stock plunge.

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Diversity and data can help save theatrical business, say experts

Diana Elbaum, Matthijs Wouter Knol and Franklin Leonard debated the future of cinema at Locarno’s StepIn event.


MoviePass abandons price hike, will limit films to three per month

‘We are well aware that during our journey to innovate moviegoing… we’ve encountered many challenges.’

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Canal+ to screen George Clooney's 'Catch-22' series in France

Clooney co-stars, exec produces and will direct two episodes of the 6-part limited series.


UK Cinema Associaton launches fund for subtitling innovations

Up to £75,000 is available across two funding phases.


MoviePass launches Peak Pricing, sparks Twitter backlash (update)

Dynamic pricing system introduces unspecified “small additional fee”, will allow one waiver per month.