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‘The High Note’ Starts Strong on VOD as Netflix’s ‘Lovebirds’ Drops Fast

Almost four months after indoor theaters shut down, a small fraction are reopening around the country. Drive-ins continue to lead grosses: IFC Films’ “The Wretched” is a standout success. That’s because IFC reports those drive-in numbers. Universal does not: they had the real #1 grosser for the eighth straight weekMeanwhile, at-home movie-watching habits are evolving […]

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Should ‘Trolls World Tour’ Earnings Victory Really Affect Long-term Release Strategies?

You’ve probably heard that AMC Theaters and Regal owner Cineworld aren’t too happy with Universal right now. In fact, they’re so angry over NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell’s recent comments that both companies have announced that they are refusing to screen the studio’s films. If that decision holds, that’d mean no upcoming tentpoles like Fast and […]

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‘Bad Boys for Life’ to Release Early on Digital

With the nation’s movie theaters dark due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sony Pictures has given its hit action comedy “Bad Boys for Life” an early video on demand release on March 31.The movie — starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence — will debut April 21 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD.Prior to the crisis, […]

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Check Out the New Movies Available for Digital Purchase Ahead of Schedule

Movie theaters might be shutting down throughout the nation, but that doesn’t mean that viewers don’t have plenty of opportunities to check out recent theatrical releases from the comfort of their homes.More and more studios are bumping the digital release dates of their new films. Disney’s “Frozen II” is already streaming on Disney+, while the […]

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Stream of the Day: ‘Colossal,’ Now on Hulu, Is a Monster Movie That Understands Our Confusing Times

With readers turning to their home viewing options more than ever during the coronavirus outbreak, this daily feature provides one new movie each day worth checking out on a major streaming platform.Monster movies have endured in part because they provide a template for tapping into the anxieties of the moment. “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” […]

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Blumhouse Suspends Production on B.J. Novak’s ‘Vengeance’ Over Coronavirus

Blumhouse has suspended production on its thriller “Vengeance,” B.J. Novak’s directorial debut, due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.“Vengeance” had been shooting in Albuquerque, N.M., during the past two weeks. Crew members were informed of the decision on Saturday.Novak is directing from his own script, and details of project and its logline have been kept […]

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“Handwashing is Not Exactly Cinematic”: Carlo Mirabella-Davis on Swallow

While release dates are often determined months in advance for a slew of reasons solely related to a film’s individual success, it’s striking to see how some can be placed in indirect conversation with one another. I recently revisited Carlo Mirabella-Davis’s debut feature Swallow just a few days after taking in Leigh Whannell’s feminist blockbuster […]

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