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‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ and Other New Movies on Amazon Prime

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Streaming has become more popular than ever, and while Covid restrictions have kept moviegoers mostly out of theaters for […]

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‘F9’ Returns to PVOD Charts with a Director’s Cut as Studios Refocus on Their Streamers

Last week, three studios made major announcements that suggest Premium VOD income isn’t enough to prioritize it over other platforms; this week, the VOD charts suggests a drop in the momentum toward home viewing options. This may be temporary, with “Candyman” (Universal/$19.99) scheduled for release September 16, but Disney will present the rest of its […]

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How the Art of ‘Candyman’ Helped Paint the Film’s Big Picture

Production designer Cara Brower had several themes to keep in mind when building the art-centric world of Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman.”In the film, now playing in theaters, Yahya Abdul Mateen II plays artist Anthony McCoy, while his girlfriend Brianna Cartwright, played by “WandaVision” actor Teyonah Parris, is a gallery director steeped in Chicago’s art scene. Not […]

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Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions Will Make TV Shows For Universal Now

Jordan Peele’s production company, Monkeypaw Productions, has seen many of its films distributed through Universal Pictures, including Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” and Peele’s own “Get Out” and “Us.” Until now, however, it has worked with other partners on the TV side of things, like HBO, Amazon Prime Video, and CBS All Access (now Paramount+).All that has changed […]

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Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: Candyman, New Girl, The Grandmaster, And More

On the August 31, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior news editor Jacob Hall to talk about what they’ve been up to at the virtual water cooler.Opening Banter:At The Water Cooler:What we’ve been Doing:Jacob bought a new TV.What we’ve been Reading:Jacob read The Snakehead by Patrick Radden […]

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Yes the ‘Candyman’ Can, Exceeding Projections to Make the Gross Taste Good

The end of August is known for its box-office doldrums, exhibition continues to face a dark time — and Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” scored an estimated $22,370,00 in its initial domestic weekend, beating the lowball projection of $15 million by nearly 50 percent.That success testifies to the enduring appeal of the 1992 horror film, but it’s […]

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‘Candyman’ Towers Over Box Office With Impressive $22 Million Debut

“Candyman” was summoned to the top of domestic box office charts, collecting an impressive $22.37 million from 3,569 theaters in its first three days of release.The R-rated slasher film, written by Jordan Peele and directed by “Captain Marvel 2” filmmaker Nia DaCosta, surpassed industry expectations despite fears the delta variant would keep people from going […]

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UK-Ireland box office preview: can the ‘Candyman’ continue recent horror success?

Further new openers include ‘Our Ladies’, ‘The Nest’.Universal’s franchise title Candyman leads this weekend’s new openers at the UK-Ireland box office, looking to join the list of horror films to have made strong debuts since cinemas reopened.Candyman is directed by Nia DaCosta and written by DaCosta, Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld. It is a direct […]

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