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‘Modern Love Amsterdam’ Set for Winter Debut on Prime Video – Global Bulletin

STREAMING The Dutch adaptation of Amazon original series “Modern Love” will premiere on Prime Video this winter. The series features stories about love and relationships, with each episode…

International Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Opens With So-So $6 Million, Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ Crosses $100 Million Globally

Jordan Peele’s science-fiction thriller “Nope” landed at the international box office, generating a so-so $6.4 million from 19 territories. The film had the biggest start in the United…

‘Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’ Review: It Isn’t Over 9,000, But It Is Solid Fan Service

There’s a good chance you know more about “Dragon Ball” than you think you do. Whether through memes or references to terms like “Super Saiyan,” “Kamehameha” and “It’s…

Locarno Industry Attendance Soars and 9 Other Takes: Deals, Buzz Titles, ‘Medusa Deluxe,’ Jason Blum, New Mantras

In its first full-on post-pandemic edition, Locarno roared back into action as an industry hub over Aug. 3-9, smashing attendance records with delegates at industry arm Locarno Pro…

Korean Series ‘If You Wish Upon Me’ Given Global Launch by A+E Networks

A+E Networks is giving a multinational launch Wednesday to “If You Wish Upon Me,” a Korean drama series that was produced by its A+E Studios unit. The show…

Box Office: ‘Bullet Train’ Arrives With So-So $30.1 Million Debut, ‘Easter Sunday’ Stumbles

“Bullet Train,” a John Wick-ian romp with Brad Pitt in the aisle seat, arrived in theaters with a $30.1 million opening weekend. That’s enough to top the domestic…

Box Office: Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ Hits the Rails With Projected $30 Million Opening

“I think I can, I think I can… be the top movie at the box office,” says Sony’s original action movie that could. The Brad Pitt vehicle “Bullet…

Amazon Prime Video Adapts ‘LOL’ Format in Nigeria, Orders ‘Gangs of Lagos’ and Opens Local Currency Services

Amazon Prime Video has ordered the Nigerian originals “Gangs of Lagos” and “LOL: Last One Laughing Naija,” and opened up local currency services for the platform in the…

‘Luck’ Review: The First Offering From John Lasseter’s New Studio Is a Mixed Bag

Full disclosure: I don’t believe in luck, but I do believe that “Luck” — the first feature-length toon from David Ellison-backed Skydance Animation — represents a force for…

‘Bullet Train’ Review: Brad Pitt Leads This Gleefully Overloaded, High-Speed Battle Royale

The bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes about two hours and 15 minutes — just the right amount of time to pull off a cartoonishly over-the-top action…

Sebastian Lelio, Hong Sang-soo, Ulrich Seidl Bound for San Sebastian Main Competition

Sebastian Lelio’s “Wonder,” starring “Black Widow’s” Florence Pugh, “Winter Boy” with Juliette Binoche and directors Hong Sang-soo and Ulrich Seidl will compete in main competition at September’s San…

Amazon Launches Local Versions of Prime Video in Southeast Asia

Amazon is to launch localized versions of its Prime Video streaming platform in three countries in Southeast Asia. It will accompany the business initiative with fresh investments in…