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Courting moviegoers: Regal's marketing relies on loyalty and differentiation

Courting moviegoers: Regal's marketing relies on loyalty and differentiation

“Regal is focused on our guests and wants to make their experience more and more enjoyable.” Ken Thewes, chief marketing officer of Regal Entertainment Group,…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on April 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Circuit profile: CineMundo and Cines Hoyts, Chile

CineMundo magnifico: ShowEast honors Chile’s José Daire Barrios

“Cinema is an experience that is more alive now than ever before.” Important and inspiring words from José Patricio Daire Barrios, the president of Cine Hoyts and CineMundo circuits in Chile More »

CineHoyts La Reina…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on November 10, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Trends: Cinépolis brings 'casual' luxury to U.S. cinemas

Latin flavor: Cinépolis seizes market opportunities to bring 'casual' luxury to U.S. cinemas

Continuing our exclusive reporting on wining and dining at the cinema, this month’s dish on “Dinner at the Movies” is inspired by ShowEast’s tropical flair and its many guests expected from Latin America. …

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on November 8, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 35/2012: "Obama's America" klettert in den Charts; how doc became targeted success

Published in Germany: 31 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Despite three new films, top 12 record 12% lower grosses than the worst this year on February 3; amongst newcomers, “Premium Rush” delivers best position, followed by “Hit & Run”; “The Apparition” doesn’t scare up much on…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on September 23, 2012 at 7:27pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 32/2012: Rekordergebnisse für Majors, Eintrittspreise auf Höchstniveau; second quarter average ticket price hits all-time high

Published in Germany: 10 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “The Dark Knight Rises” to threepeat as “Total Recall” disappoints and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” debuts in line with expectations; “Ted” becomes fourth film to join $200 mil. club of R-rated comedies;…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 19, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Filmecho 31/2012: Grünes Licht für AMC/Wanda; acquisition receives all necessary approval in both countries

Published in Germany: 3 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Despite Olympic opening and aftermath of Aurora shooting, “The Dark Knight” succeeds again as newcomers “The Watch” and “Step Up Revolution” range below expectations; Led by “Ruby Sparks” and “Killer Joe,” six…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 18, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 24/2012: Joel Silver wechselt zu Universal

Published in Germany: 17 June 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Madagascar: Europe’s Most Wanted” books fourth best opening of the year as “Prometheus” helps pushing the top 12 to a solid 32% plus over last year; summer season 2% ahead of 2011 as well; “Hunger Games” surpasses $400…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 15, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Industry Players: Flebbe finds success in Germany with upscale film lounges

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Kino deluxe: Flebbe finds success in Germany with upscale film lounges

Over the course of the his 38 years in theatrical exhibition in Germany, spanning from progressive Programmkino cinemas to the country’s first purpose-built multiplex that defined a generation of others, Hans-Joachim Flebbe has launched more than 200 movie theatres,…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 14, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments

Filmecho 23/2012: $350 Mil. Relativity Media, "Piranha 3DD" VOD, Piano & Pali Academy Museum

Published in Germany: 8 June 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Girl power replaces superhero dominance, “Snow White and the Huntsman” books fourth best opening of the year and almost as much as “Mirror Mirror” in entire run; “MIB 3D” holding up well as “The Avengers” are beamed to International Space Station and surpass “The Dark Night” as number three domestic champ; “Moonrise Kingdom” expansion does well, but “The Intouchables” not so [BoxOff];…

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FilmEcho 22/2012: Roter Kinoteppich für China; 50 Red Carpet Cinemas to launch over the next five years

Published in Germany: 1 June 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Men In Black” beat “The Avengers” as “Chernobyl Diaries” open sixth; Top 12 are 31% behind last year’s Memorial Day take; “Marigold” continuous successful expansion; “Moonrise Kingdom” beats location average of “Dreamgirls” with…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 1, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 21/2012: Chinas Wanda Group kauft/purchases AMC Entertainment; Academy macht/does Open Air in Hollywood

Published in Germany: 25 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: "the Avengers" still tops, breaking further records and keeping competition at bay [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: [p6]; Dalian Wanda Group purchases AMC Entertainment for $2.6 billion [Kino2]

“Bully” in the White House; Academy opens open air screening and event venue in Hollywood; SAG/AFTRA merger opponents withdraw law suit; Paramount Pictures and Puzo estate reach temporary agreement on…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 29, 2012 at 5:53pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 20/2012: Klasse Kasse für nordamerikanische Kinoketten; big box office for North American exhibitors

Published in Germany: 18 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Dark Shadows” no match for “The Avengers” as “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” goes from 27 to 128 bookings; “Girl in Progess” hits its target audience and the last expansion for “The Artist” resuts in a per-screen average of $251.…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 29, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 19/2012: SEC nimmt Hollywood/China Deal unter die Lupe; SEC investigates

Published in Germany: 11 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “The Avengers” set new records and “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” checks into exclusives as next big hit [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: SEC inquires into Hollywood deal with China; Dick Clark Productions wins Golden Globes case; Universa;l…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 11, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 18/2012: The Oscars: Live from the Dolby Theatre

Published in Germany: 5 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Four new titles of various genres cannot unseat “Think Like a Man”; “Bernie” scores highest per-screen average of any specialized release so far this year as “Sound of My Voice” underperforms [BoxOff];

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments

Industry Players:Delfin Fernandez and Hoyts receive international accolades at CinemaCon 2012

Delfin Fernandez

Down under & looking forward: Delfin Fernandez and Hoyts receive international accolades

“Cinema has shifted from being about ‘exhibition’ to being about ‘experience.’” Delfin Fernandez, chief executive officer of Sydney, Australia-based Hoyts Entertainment and CinemaCon’s International Achievement Award recipient, is describing how the theatrical exhibition market…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:42am — No Comments

Industry Players: Jim & Ted's excellent adventure: NATO puts Pedas Bros. on the Marquee

Pedas Bros.
Jim & Ted's excellent adventure: NATO puts Pedas Bros. on the Marquee

“First I was stunned, and wasn’t even sure whether I was going to accept this,” admits Theodore “Ted” Pedas, noted industry veteran and president of Circle Management Company, about having been selected to receive the NATO Marquee Award at CinemaCon 2012.…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments

FilmEcho 17/2012: Rich Ross raus bei Disney; Rich Ross leaves Disney

Published in Germany: 27 April 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Think Like a Man” and “The Lucky One” take on “the Hunger Games”, “Shimpanzee” swings to best for Disneynature; “Marley” doc debuts ine xclusives and on VOD [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: Rich Ross leaves…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments

FilmEcho 16/2012: Reliance macht bei DreamWorks weiter; Reliance continues with DreamWorks

Published in Germany: 20 April 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: Tom Hanks to play Walt Disney in “Saving Mr. Banks”, the chronicle of his pursuit of “Mary Poppins” author, played by Emma Thompson [p6]; strong…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments

State of the industry: NATO's John Fithian reflects on the 2012 turnaround

John Fithian
An up market: NATO's John Fithian reflects on the 2012 turnaround

“It is a very busy time for the equipment companies in particular,” John Fithian, president and chief executive of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), says about the business of CinemaCon 2012. More…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Euro Update May 2012: All eyes on Amsterdam's EYE (and more)

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All eyes on Amsterdam's EYE

On April 5, the EYE Film Institute Netherlands celebrated the opening of its spectacular new quarters within Amsterdam. More »…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on April 16, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

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