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Sales plummeted 80%, the lowest haul in decades

Sales plummeted 80%, the lowest haul in decades

A Cinemark employee serves popcorn to a customer at a concession stand at Cinemark’s Century 16 at the South Point Hotel & Casino on August 14, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images News | Getty Images With just a few days before the end of the …

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Wonder Woman 1984 opening weekend leads to fast-tracked third film

Wonder Woman 1984 opening weekend leads to fast-tracked third film

Gal Gadot stars as Wonder Woman in “Wonder Woman 1984.” Warner Bros. “Wonder Woman 1984” soared into theaters on Christmas day and secured the highest box office opening of any film released domestically since the coronavirus pandemic crippled the entertainment industry in mid-March. On Sunday, Warner Bros. revealed that the …

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What the superhero film can make

What the superhero film can make

Gal Gadot stars as Wonder Woman in “Wonder Woman 1984.” Warner Bros. Can a nostalgia-packed superhero flick convince people to leave their couches and head to the cinemas? “Wonder Woman 1984” seeks to answer that question. Movie theater owners are hopeful that the “Wonder Woman” sequel, which arrives Christmas Day, …

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What critics are saying about Pixar’s newest film

What critics are saying about Pixar's newest film

Jamie Foxx voices Joe Gardner in Disney Pixar’s “Soul.” Disney Pixar has done it again. Disney’s Academy Award-winning studio is set to release its latest triumph on the company’s streaming service on Christmas Day. “Soul,” the 23rd feature from Pixar, focuses on Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx), a music teacher with …

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‘The Mandalorian’ is ushering in new era of Star Wars on Disney+

'The Mandalorian' is ushering in new era of Star Wars on Disney+

The Child, popularly known as “Baby Yoda,” is a character in the new Disney+ series, “The Mandalorian” Episodic Photos, Disney *This post contains spoilers for “The Mandalorian” season two.*  When the final credits rolled on “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” fans who had eagerly awaited the final chapter in the Skywalker …

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ reviews: What critics are saying

'Wonder Woman 1984' reviews: What critics are saying

Gal Gadot stars as Wonder Woman in “Wonder Woman 1984.” Warner Bros. “‘Wonder Woman 1984’ isn’t great and it isn’t terrible,” writes Stephanie Zacharek of Time Magazine. That seems to be the general consensus from critics as the sequel film arrives in international cinemas this weekend. The highly anticipated follow-up …

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AMC could benefit from bankruptcy, analysts say

AMC secures $100 million investment but bankruptcy concerns still loom

For the largest cinema chain in the world, bankruptcy could be the best option to survive the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has battered theaters since March, crunching their bottom lines, but no one has been hit harder than AMC. The cinema chain headed into the pandemic with nearly $5 billion in …

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Disney Investor Day 2020 announcements

Disney Investor Day 2020 announcements

Bob Chapek, CEO of the Walt Disney Company and former head of Walt Disney Parks and Experiences, speaks during a media preview of the D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim, California, Aug. 22, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg via Getty Images Disney’s streaming service Disney+ continues to gain subscribers. On …

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This will be the worst Thanksgiving box office in decades

This will be the worst Thanksgiving box office in decades

Clark Duke, Kailey Crawford and Cloris Leachman voice Thunk, Sandy and Gran in “The Croods: A New Age” Universal The week of Thanksgiving is typically a robust time at the box office, but this year the coronavirus pandemic has crippled the film industry, leaving little doubt that the November holiday …

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‘The Croods: A New Age’ reviews: What critics are saying

'The Croods: A New Age' reviews: What critics are saying

Clark Duke, Kailey Crawford and Cloris Leachman voice Thunk, Sandy and Gran in “The Croods: A New Age” Universal Remember “The Croods?” It wouldn’t be surprising if your answer was “no.” The Dreamworks Animation film seemed to blip on the radar in 2013 and disappear despite racking up $600 million …

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Will audiences return to the movies? They already have.

Will audiences return to the movies? They already have.

Hollywood has always captured the fascination of the American public. But, as Covid-19 takes aim at global businesses, it’s been for the wrong reasons. Even in spite of the encouraging news on vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna that have people finally believing that there may be an end in sight …

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Warner Bros. weighs ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ options

Warner Bros. weighs 'Wonder Woman 1984' options

Gal Gadot stars as Wonder Woman in “Wonder Woman 1984.” Warner Bros. With six weeks to go before “Wonder Woman 1984” is set to debut in theaters, Warner Bros. executives are still debating the film’s release strategy. According to multiple media reports, studio execs are torn between a strategy that …

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Coronavirus hurt theme parks, costing Disney $2.4 billion

Coronavirus hurt theme parks, costing Disney $2.4 billion

Views of the Disneyland theme park, still closed due to COVID-19 on July 11, 2020 in Anaheim, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin | GC Images | Getty Images While the majority of Disney’s theme parks were open during the company’s fiscal fourth quarter, the continued closure of Disneyland in the U.S. resulted in …

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Disneyland still closed in California, dragging on Disney earnings

Disneyland still closed in California, dragging on Disney earnings

Brittany Losey takes a picture with her daughter Madison Losey, 7, outside the entrance to Disneyland at the Disneyland Resort is closed in Anaheim, CA, on Thursday, October 22, 2020. MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images | MediaNews Group | Getty Images Before the pandemic Michael Afram’s transportation company …

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Sylvester Stallone to auction some of his most prized watches

Sylvester Stallone to auction some of his most prized watches

  Sylvester Stallone attends the premiere of HBO Documentary Film “Very Ralph” at The Paley Center for Media on November 11, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Rich Fury | Getty Images Sylvester Stallone is auctioning off some of his most prized watches, including two that became famous in his movies. …

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