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Bright forecast: Food price indexes look good for 2015

At the beginning of each year I like to look at the food price index and the forecast for food prices. More »

European Update 2-15
Kinepolis turns on lasers in Lomme, Brussels and Madrid

December 9, 10 and 17 marked the debut of laser-illuminated projection for The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies across Europe. More »

Asia Roundabout 2-15
Bollywood hit ‘DDLJ’ celebrates 1,000-week run

It was Oct. 19, 1995, when Mumbai’s iconic 1,100-seat Maratha Mandir theatre for the first time screened a brand-new Bollywood production, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, a romantic comedy produced by Yash Raj Films More »

Day and Date 2-15
Chinese tycoon buys Australasian Hoyts circuit

A Chinese property tycoon, Sun Xishuang, purchased the Australasian cinema chain Hoyts Group for a reported A$900 million at the end of 2014. More »

'The Interview' and the Internet

So much has been said about the controversial film The Interview that this editor felt it would not be to anyone’s benefit to rehash the saga of the nation’s biggest theatre chains dropping the film, Sony Pictures withdrawing the pic, the independent theatres that came forward to show the movie, and its release online and via rentals More »

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Giving back: Nonprofit promotions forge a valuable connection

We see many promotions run through our theatres, most understandably related to our movie offerings More »

FJI Columns

In Focus

Commentary on issues impacting the motion picture theatre industry, from the Editor's desk. More »

The People Factor

Keith Wiedenkeller, AMC Entertainment Senior VP of Human Resources, offers insights on hiring and training employees and maintaining a productive and cordial work environment. More »

Asia/Pacific Roundabout

FJI Far East Bureau Chief Scott Rosenberg looks at developments in Asia from his home base in Bangkok, Thailand. More »

Day & Date Down Under

David Pearce reports from New South Wales on movie industry news in Australia and New Zealand. More »

ICTA Insights

Experts from the International Cinema Technology Association share their knowledge of the latest technologies and trends affecting movie theatre operations. More »

Snack Corner

FJI Concessions Editor Anita Watts surveys the latest products and trends related to the cinema's profit center, the concession stand. More »

European Update

FJI Exhibition/Business Editor Andreas Fuchs reports on the latest exhibition news all across Europe. More »

Canadian Newsfront

Adina Lebo of the Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada provides cinema news from our northern neighbors. More »

Russia in Review

Russian correspondent Vladislav Vorotnikov relays the latest news from Russia's growing movie industry. More »

UNIC Perspectives

Representatives from the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the European association representing cinema owners across 28 territories, weigh in on issues impacting the European continent. More »



Fifth annual CinemaCon to return to Caesars Palace April 20

The fifth annual CinemaCon will return to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on April 20-23 More »

NATO issues technological requirements for High Dynamic Range projection

NATO has released technological requirements for High Dynamic Range projection systems More »

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