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Amazon, Sony Near $100 Million Deal for ‘Hotel Transylvania 4’ to Skip Theaters, Debut on Prime Video

Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Animation are nearing a $100 million deal for “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania” to skip theaters and head straight to Amazon Prime Video, according to Variety.The franchise has grossed $1.3 billion in theaters worldwide since the first film’s debut in 2012. “Transformania” is the last in the series and will be directed […]

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Clea DuVall Stands by Abby and Harper’s Controversial Ending in ‘Happiest Season’

Clea DuVall’s queer holiday romantic comedy “Happiest Season” debuted over the Thanksgiving weekend to divisive reactions. While some viewers adored writer/director DuVall’s LGBTQ take on the Christmas movie, others were left unsatisfied by where the characters Abby (Kristen Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis) wound up at the end of the movie. Spoilers ahead for the […]

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‘Happiest Season’: How Clea DuVall Made the Queer Holiday Rom-Com the World Needs Now

[Editor’s note: The following article contains slight spoilers for “Happiest Season.” This article was originally published on Monday, November 23, 2020.]Complications, misadventures, and wild assumptions have long been the bread and butter of the romantic comedy. What’s romance without a sexy secret? What’s comedy without a big blunder? So while the plot that drives Clea […]

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eOne seals UK and Ireland output and library deal with pay-tv broadcaster Sky

Titles from eOne’s library will be available to Sky Cinema customers.eOne has secured a pay-tv output deal with Sky covering the UK and Ireland for select new releases and almost 200 library titles.Catalogue titles in the deal include the Twilight and Divergent franchises, Young Victoria, Dallas Buyers Club and Looper.The new releases will include the […]

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Alison Brie Talks ‘Happiest Season,’ ‘Promising Young Woman’ & Making Art That Matters [The Fourth Wall]

As we entered 2020, there was arguably no actor poised to have as monumental of a year as Alison Brie. With an already diverse body of work ranging from period dramas to comedies, animation, video games, indie darlings, and more, this year especially feels like a snapshot of everything she’s strived for her entire career […]

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‘Happiest Season’ Review: Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis Star in Vanilla Lesbian Rom-Com

The hallmarks of a Christmas movie are by now painfully familiar: Ornate decorations, gift shopping in a generic department store, the pristine but tasteful mini-mansion, the outsider partner eager to impress the family, a large ensemble cast outlined with half-drawn quirks — mostly, if not entirely, white. Entering boldly into this bunch is “Happiest Season,” […]

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