Avengers Proves Ultimate Blockbuster

Avengers Proves Ultimate Blockbuster

Avengers: Endgame is heading towards becoming the biggest grossing movie of all time. Over the weekend it took in $282 Million internationally outside of the United States and now has a cumulative gross of $2.18 Billion. It is only the fifth movie in history to pass...
IMC Numbers Rising

IMC Numbers Rising

IMC Cinemas will be basking in the glow of a massive couple of weeks with Avengers Endgame on the way to becoming the most successful movie of all time. With trailers already emerging for the final in the original series of Star Wars 2019 looks like being a good year....
Finnegan Takes on Screen Ireland Leadership

Finnegan Takes on Screen Ireland Leadership

Screen Ireland has revealed the identity of the person taking over the role of CEO from James Hickey. Désirée Finnegan brings big studio experience to the from her current position as Senior Vice President Theatrical marketing and Publicity for Europe, the Middle East...
Commercial Free Player?

Commercial Free Player?

The Irish Film Institute launched the Loopline Collection on the IFI Player this week. It is a loving look back on another era in Dublin, with property developers zeroing in on local communities and more. Footage of an early U2 Concert as part of a Looking On Festival...
A Year of Pictures in Numbers

A Year of Pictures in Numbers

The annual report of the Motion Picture Association of America has revealed that annual revenue at cinemas on a global basis was up one percent at $41.1 billion but that the gap to home entertainment was growing ever wider. The overall global value of entertainment at...
Captain Marvel Holds Up Paddy’s Weekend

Captain Marvel Holds Up Paddy’s Weekend

There are so many competing attractions that the Cinema box office over St Patrick’s weekend is never likely to be among the biggest of the year. There was a continuing boost though from Captain Marvel which backed up its opening weekend, the third biggest ever...