Cineworld is set to post a sharp plunge in sales for the past year after its global cinemas were closed to customers amid pandemic restrictions. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Cineworld has confirmed it plans to reopen its 127 outlets in May following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the UK as part of the Government’s (...)

The biggest crisis can be found on the books of the debt-laden major chains, Cineworld among them. File photograph: Bloomberg

These are dark times for cinema. As Hollywood studios postpone releases repeatedly, those screens that remain open have become, in the words of Cinewo(...)

In the post-Covid world, executives anticipate mid-sized films and even blockbusters will be shown in cinemas for a much shorter timeframe before landing online. Photograph: iStock

Last Friday at around 7pm in London, the chief executives of the world’s largest cinema operators received a phone call they had dreaded for months. (...)

Shares in Cineworld, which operates the Regal chain in the US alongside Cineworld and Picturehouse in Europe, were down 40 per cent in early afternoon trading in London on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Cineworld will close all its Irish, UK and US cinemas indefinitely, threatening tens of thousands of jobs, after the long-awaited next instalment in t(...)

Cineworld is the world’s second-largest cinema chain. Photograph: iStock

In a worst-case scenario, the spread of coronavirus could cause Cineworld to be unable to pay its debts and call into question its ability to continue(...)

At a bowling alley, Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) attempts a show of warmth to his daughter Peggy (Lucy Gallina) in front of Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci) in The Irishman. © 2019 Netlfix US, LLC.

Alice Hancock in London The chief executive of Cineworld has accused Netflix of leaving Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman with “meaningless” box office (...)