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U.S. Movie Admissions Plunge 4.6% in 2019 Amid Box Office Decline

U.S. movie admissions slid 4.6% last year to 1.24 billion, the second lowest admissions number during the current century, the National Association of Theatre Owners (Nato) has reported.North American box office for the year declined 4.1% to $11.4 billion, Nato said Friday. That figure was in line with the estimate released at the end of […]

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Backlash Grows as Oscars Snub Women Directors Yet Again

Hollywood’s outcry is growing over Oscar nominations in the best director category, which again ignored women filmmakers on Monday. Instead of recognizing Greta Gerwig for “Little Women,” Lulu Wang for “The Farewell,” or Marielle Heller for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences opted to honor five male […]

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‘Shang-Chi’ Director Says He Took The Marvel Gig “To Give My Son A Superhero To Look Up To”

For almost a decade, Marvel Studios seemed to lag behind in terms of inclusivity and diversity, both in front of and behind the camera. It wasn’t until recent films like 2018’s “Black Panther” and 2019’s “Captain Marvel,” that it was clear the studio had intentions on righting that perceived wrong. And with the upcoming Phase […]

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The Morning Watch: Brie Larson’s Elf on the Shelf, Pittsburgh Penguins Do ‘The Santa Clause’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this Christmas edition, Captain Marvel star Brie Larson becomes an […]

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First ‘No Time to Die’ Trailer Reveals Daniel Craig’s Final Bond Film

The first No Time to Die trailer has been released online, revealing the highly anticipated Bond 25 in all its glory. Cary Joji Fukunaga co-writes and directs the new film after taking over for director Danny Boyle, who was previously attached to direct but who departed over creative differences. Boyle works from a script by […]

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Hollywood blockbuster boom fuels record UK cinema advertising

The Avengers, Frozen 2, Star Wars and Toy Story 4 prompt all-time high in advertising at the moviesA Hollywood blockbuster bonanza including the final instalments of the Avengers and Star Wars sagas, and Frozen 2 are fuelling an all-time record year for UK cinema advertising.Seven films have taken more than $1bn at the global box […]

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Superhero Bits: Michael Rosenbaum Passed on ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’, New Batman Game Teased & More

Are you ready for a female-centric spin-off of Arrow? Have you gotten your Joker tickets yet? What embarrassing Spider-Man photo from Homecoming reappeared in Far From Home? What did Steve Jobs tell Bob Iger about Iron Man 2 after seeing it in theaters? How did Zach Galifianakis mock Brie Larson‘s role as Captain Marvel? Which […]

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Superhero Bits: Batman Rumors Made Robert Pattinson Mad, People’s Choice Awards Love Marvel & More

What People’s Choice Awards nominations did Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel and Spider-Man: Far From Home get? What heated topic with the Falcon and the Winter Soldier series address? Why was Robert Pattinson mad when rumors about him playing Batman surfaced? What did Professor Hulk accidentally create with the time machine in Avengers: Endgame? All that […]

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People’s Choice Awards: ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ Bts Among Nominees

The 2019 People’s Choice Awards nominations have been revealed, with Avengers: Endgame, Game of Thrones and Bts among the nominees in top categories.Joining Endgame in the movie of 2019 category are Toy Story 4, Captain Marvel, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Lion King, John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum, Us and Spider-Man: […]

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‘Hobbs & Shaw’ China Box Office Overtakes North America Gross in Second Weekend

“Hobbs & Shaw” dropped a gear or two in its second weekend on release in Chinese theaters. The “Fast & Furious” franchise spinoff nevertheless remained in pole position ahead of a largely unchanged chasing pack at the Chinese box office.According to data from distribution and exhibition consultancy Artisan Gateway, “Hobbs” scored $26.3 million on its […]

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