Movie-goers wear 3-D glasses in a cinema in Beijing. The industry looks set for a tough year ahead. Photo: Bloomberg

Slump in China’s box office is helping big cinema chains squeeze the air out of independent theatres, analysts say

  • First-quarter box office income plunged by 8 per cent and looks set to slow further
  • A spike in the number of new screens being installed intensifies competition between cinema chains
Topic |   Cinema

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Movie-goers wear 3-D glasses in a cinema in Beijing. The industry looks set for a tough year ahead. Photo: Bloomberg
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