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Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Chairman Joe Drake continued to emphasize the studio’s commitment to theatrical today, telling analysts on today’s 4Q earnings call that “we believe that people are anxious to get out of the house and do things” following the nationwide sheltering-in from COVID-19. Drake also emphasized about the future of moviegoing, “We’re bullish
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Director and cinematographer Benjamin Ree injected his deep interest with art theft in his latest feature The Painter and the Thief, which drops in virtual cinemas as well as VOD platforms starting Friday. The documentary debuted at Sundance earlier this year and went on to win the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Creative
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Here’s another notable theatrical release to hit PVOD due to COVID-19: Focus Features’ Jon Stewart-directed political comedy Irresistible. Originally scheduled for a May 29 theatrical release, the Steve Carell-Rose Byrne-Chris Cooper movie now will play in homes starting Friday, June 26. Irresistible will be available for the 48-hour rental price of $19.99 on such platforms as Amazon,
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Some good news for exhibition which will hopefully prime business before this summer’s big event films open, i.e. Mulan and Wonder Woman 1984, and that’s Fathom Events along with Screen Media will be premiering Millennium Media and Rod Lurie’s feature The Outpost in theaters on July 2 on roughly 500 screens. The pic is based on Jake Tapper’s best-selling non-fiction
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Last Updated: May 21, 2020 DC Films has four movies releasing throughout 2022, which makes it their busiest lineup yet. In 2016, Warner Bros. launched the DC Extended Universe with Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and then quickly followed that with Suicide Squad. From then on, they planned on releasing two movies a year,
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EXCLUSIVE: New York’s Irish Repertory Theatre has announced an upcoming online run of four plays, becoming what could be Off Broadway’s first summer season created specifically for virtual viewing. Included in the line-up is the world premiere of Darren Murphy’s short play The Gifts You Gave to the Dark, with characters affected by the COVID-19
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Tenedora de Cines, owner of exhibition giant Cinepolis, has acquired 2.8 million shares, or 2.4%, of U.S exhibitor Cinemark, according to an SEC filing Wednesday. Another 17 individuals who are executives and part of the company’s founding family have acquired various smaller positions that total 6.1%. An SEC filing is required in cases where passive
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Fuzzbucket What It’s About: A kid starting junior high gets adopted by an imaginary friend. Except, the friend isn’t actually imaginary, but rather invisible. Of course, nobody believes young Michael that his friend, named Fuzzbucket, is actually real, which leads to one misunderstanding after another. All the adults – mom, dad, school principal, etc. –
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The absolute swarm of players rushing to play GTA Online since the Epic Games Store gave Grand Theft Auto V away for free evidently overloaded the game’s servers, taking them offline. That’s quite a feat considering how battle-tested the multiplayer blockbuster infrastructure is seven wildly successful years down the line, and it should give paying players a vague idea of
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Italy’s cinemas will get back to business from June 15, the government announced Saturday as it outlined an overall easing of lockdown protocols in what was the initial epicenter of the European continent’s coronavirus outbreak. As with other markets that are beginning to lift restrictions on moviegoing, there will be social distancing measures in place
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