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Subcontinental multiplex operators’ luxury gamble may not pay off

Even as OTT platforms wage a war on traditional media consumption, multiplexes have largely remained unaffected, according to reports. In the September quarter of FY 2020, two of India’s top multiplexes, PVR Cinemas and INOX Leisure, reported footfalls of 2.93 crore and 1.90 crore, respectively — a 40% year-on-year growth in footfalls — according to a report by Emkay Research. To leverage the growing footfalls, multiplexes are adding luxury and premium offerings to garner additional revenue. Ajay Shah, partner, EY, says while the regular screen formats bring in volumes for these…

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Cineplex’s “Cinema of the Future”: movies, gaming, VR and live events

The Junxion complex will include cinema screens, amusement games, restaurants, virtual reality experiences and space for live events and entertainment. Canada’s largest exhibitor Cineplex is making its biggest bet on location based entertainment with Junxion, an all-in-one “cinema of the future” with movie theaters, virtual reality, amusement gaming, a food hall and space for live events and entertainment. “As Canada’s entertainment landscape continues to evolve, we are proudly introducing this state-of-the-art community hub where families and friends can come together to play, dine, unwind and have fun,” Cineplex president and…

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Transformed ODEON Luxe cinema in Bromborough, Wirral

WIRRAL film lovers will now be able to watch the latest blockbusters in the transformed state-of-the-art ODEON Luxe cinema. The Globe were invited to take a look around the new-look cinema at Croft Retail Park which now boasts handmade recliner seats in every screen and an immersive iSense screen which measures at 12m in width. The iSense screen boasts a fully immersive 4K projection and curved, in-screen lighting to provide the ultimate viewing experience. Christmas blockbusters such as Charlie’s Angels, Jumanji: The Next Level and Star Wars: The Rise of…

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