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Producers Guild Nominations Boost ‘Chicago 7’ and ‘Nomadland’

Over the last two years, every film nominated for best picture at the Oscars was first nominated by the influential Producers Guild of America. Few awards-season precursors can offer so ironclad a guarantee. Expect, then, that this year’s PGA Award nominees, which were announced Monday, will separate most of the would-be contenders from the films […]

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A Dirty Winner at a Lonely Berlin Film Festival

BERLIN — No one wants to read more on the things we miss about going to the movies. Too much has been written about that already — and I can practically hear the pipsqueak sighing of mini-Mr. Stradivarius, stressed out by the demand for his tiny violins. But with the Berlin International Film Festival divided […]

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Imax Loses $21 Million in Q4 Despite Recovery of Asian Markets

In its fourth quarter earnings report, the company surpassed analysts’ revenue expectations Imax reported its fourth-quarter 2020 financials on Thursday, reporting a loss of $21.2 million although the company beat analysts’ revenue expectations due to strong performance in Asian markets. The company reported a loss of 21 cents per share. Wall Street had forecast a […]

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Matthew McConaughey Almost Had a Very Different Job in Hollywood

Matthew McConaughey has a lot of credentials in Hollywood. He’s a blockbuster movie star, an Oscar-winner as well as a producer himself. McConaughey decided to go into the movie business midway through college, transferming from a law program to film school. Still, his career in the movie business almost took a different path. McConaughey revealed […]

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'Chaos Walking' Review: Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley Lead Doug Liman's Shockingly Grim Leftover of the YA Dystopian Craze

Maybe there’s a reason that the YA dystopian genre had been long left behind by Hollywood. Films like The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Maze Runner had their heyday in the early 2010s, but the premise of beautiful teens and twenty-somethings having to reckon with their share of authoritarian governments/world-ending threats/love triangles had run its course. […]

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WandaVision's Elizabeth Olsen Says Her Mom Has Been Calling Her by the Wrong Marvel Name for Years

https://www.youtube.com/embed/vlLHnZSz7ZA Elizabeth Olsen's mother finally learned the real name of her daughter's famous superhero character! On Wednesday, the WandaVision star appeared on an episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and revealed that her mother, Jarnette Olsen, has been calling her by the wrong Marvel Cinematic Universe hero name for years. "My mom just […]

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‘Boogie’ Review: There’s No Laughing in Basketball

Basketball is no laughing matter in the coming-of-age drama “Boogie.” Boogie Chin (Taylor Takahashi) is a basketball prodigy playing on his New York City high school’s mediocre team. His dream is to play in the N.B.A., but uncertainty over his college prospects makes Boogie’s future a constant subject of negotiation at home. Boogie’s mother wants […]

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Children’s Film Festival Pushes Boundaries, Mixing Somber and Sweet

The New York International Children’s Film Festival faced unusual challenges in developing a cinematic celebration during a pandemic. Now the festival, which will present its first all-streaming version from Friday through March 14, is offering its audience some unusual challenges, too. In addition to unblinking views of young people grappling with fractured families, bullying and […]

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THE AVOD ECOSYSTEM: As cord-cutting shifts the revenue model of media companies, the ad-supported streaming space is poised to take off — here are the key players brands need to know, and how to work with them

Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Media, Advertising, and Marketing industry. You can learn more about becoming a client here. The following is a preview of one Media, Advertising, and Marketing report, the AVOD Ecosystem. You can purchase this report here. The video streaming marketplace has expanded to include […]