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. There’s been much speculation about distributors being wary about taking films critical of Donald Trump for fear he will sue – most recently Ali Abassi’s biopic The Apprentice, which premiered at Cannes to great reviews. The former president hates the movie and backer Dan Snyder has disavowed it. But if you love the guy,
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One thing that Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey and The Ring’s Naomi Watts have in common is their experience with steamy scenes. In one of Netflix’s best shows, Bailey’s character, Anthony, is known for his power of seduction. One of Watts’ best roles was in the sexy thriller film Mulholland Drive, where her character has seductive scenes
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EXCLUSIVE: Rob Westerling is returning to Harkins as its VP of Content & Programming in Scottsdale, AZ. The news comes in the wake of the exhibition exec less than a month ago being named Regal Cinemas SVP of U.S. Content, a similar position previously held by Regal Theatres VP and Head of Film Andrew Turner, who exited
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Since his days as part of the Twilight franchise, Robert Pattinson has frequently made some fascinating and fantastic career choices – often taking on off-beat projects and collaborating with brilliant filmmakers like David Cronenberg, Josh and Bennie Safdie, Robert Eggers, James Gray, Christopher Nolan, Matt Reeves, and Bong Joon-Ho. At this point, his involvement in
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Broadway is heading into its final pre-Tony weeks doing robust business, with box office for last week up 7% over the previous week, nine shows selling out (including the two most-nominated productions) and ticket-buyers for two nominated musicals shelling out more than an average $200 per seat. In all, the 35 shows grossed a total
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Never did I assume, coming out of Michael Bay’s Bad Boys back in 1995, that we’d still be talking about the franchise nearly 30 years later… or that the discussion would encompass so many fascinating and human subjects. What started as a typical buddy cop movie has grown with the characters and the actors, and
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After emerging from bankruptcy in the U.S. last summer, Regal parent Cineworld is exploring options for its UK business that could include a potential sale or restructuring, Sky News reported over the weekend. According to the report, the world’s second largest cinema operator has enlisted AlixPartners, which helped its lenders navigate bankruptcy, as consultant and
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Cardio is good. Sony Pictures Classics’ 4k rerelease of Run Lola Run had a healthy weekend, opening to an estimated $154k on 275 screens. This is the 25th anniversary of the U.S. debut of Tom Tykwer’s German experimental thriller that sees flame-haired Lola (Franka Potente) on the move in Berlin, pounding the pavement to come up
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It’s a big weekend for critically acclaimed indies in limited release as well as a handful of moderate openings, including Richard Gere’s latest film Longing. The provenance of that is unusual as the film from Lionsgate/Grindstone is a Canada-set remake of a 2017 Israeli drama. The original was quite well received, but the film opening
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FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Exhibitors and distribution execs, even non-Sony ones, are breathing a sigh of relief as it looks like the Will Smith-Martin Lawrence fourthquel Bad Boys: Ride or Die is heading to $50M this weekend at 3,885 theaters. This is after a $20M-$21M Friday, which includes Thursday night previews of $5.9M. Last night’s evening shows
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Earlier this year, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire arrived on the 2024 movies schedule, arriving three years after the release of Godzilla vs. Kong and just two months after the end of the TV series Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, which can be streamed with an Apple TV+ subscription. The latest MonsterVerse movie has done
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