Archive for February, 2010

Demand dips for online films

By Matthew Garrahan, The Financial Times Published: February 28 2010 Hollywood’s hopes for a future built on digital film downloads have been severely undermined by research showing cooling consumer demand for movies online. The film industry was banking on digital distribution eventually replacing the income it generates from sales of DVDs, which have been in […]

Peter Lennon on “Rocky Road to Dublin”

In 1967 Peter Lennon argued in his celebrated documentary, “Rocky Road to Dublin”, that Ireland needed liberating from the Irish. Thirty seven years later, Ireland is ready to hear the message. By 1967 my Irish Republican aspiration for freedom from the English had transmogrified into a realisation that what my country really needed was freedom […]

JPMorgan Said to Raise Almost $700 Million for Digital Theaters

Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised almost $700 million to equip the three biggest U.S. theater chains with digital screens and projectors that can show 3-D movies, according to a person with knowledge of the plan. Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, a collaboration between Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. and Cinemark […]

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