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‘Violent Night’ Review: David Harbour Stars in Your Basic, Everyday Heist Meets Bloody Action Santa Meets ‘Home Alone’ Christmas Thriller

The now-ancient joke about the kind of pitches that movie executives respond to (“It’s ‘Avengers 2’…meets ‘Glass Onion’!”) is really about what the audience responds to. We’re the…

Gothams Generate Oscars Momentum for Adam Sandler, Michelle Williams and Gina Prince-Bythewood

It’s easy to write off the Gotham Awards as an early bird ceremony that is decided by a jury of five industry people. It’s too small, too niche,…

Was ‘Glass Onion’ a Success? Peeling Back the Layers on Netflix’s Box Office Gambit

Ahead of Thanksgiving, cinema owners, increasingly dismayed by the lack of compelling movies to screen and painfully aware that this fall’s only blockbuster, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” wouldn’t…

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Returns to Theaters for Limited Re-Release

“Top Gun: Maverick” is flying back into theaters in time for the holidays. Paramount is re-releasing the blockbuster sequel on the big screen, including select premium large formats…

Drake gifts DJ Khaled $20K toilets for birthday: ‘This is not no regular bowl’

“This might be the best gift ever,” he raved. “That’s when you meditate and reflect on life! When you sit down and do the theory, that’s when you reflect on life, ideas be coming.”

CMG’s Ventana Sur WIP Entry ‘Kayara’ on Hot Sales Streak (EXCLUSIVE)

Ventana Sur Animation! WIP title “Kayara” is on a hot sales streak, striking deals way in advance of its completion.  Three more pre-sales deals have been confirmed by…

Dwayne Johnson ‘fought for years’ to bring Henry Cavill back as Superman

Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson has revealed that he had to fight the studio about Henry Cavill’s Superman returning to the DC universe.

James McAvoy Says His ‘X-Men’ Movies ‘Didn’t Take Advantage‘ of Xavier and Magneto’s Relationship: ’My Biggest Criticism’

James McAvoy said in a new GQ UK profile that his “X-Men” movies did not take full advantage of the relationship between Charles Xavier and Magneto. The “Atonement”…

Disney’s ‘Strange World’ to Lose $100 Million in Theatrical Run

Disney’s “Strange World” bombed at the box office over Thanksgiving, leaving the studio to mop up oceans, mountains and terrains of red ink. The animated feature debuted dramatically…

Box Office: Netflix’s ‘Glass Onion’ Slays in Limited Release With Estimated $15 Million

Netflix is staying tight-lipped about the box office performance of “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.” However, sources speculate the well-reviewed whodunit scored in its special theatrical release,…

Thanksgiving Box Office: Disney’s ‘Strange World’ Bombs With $18.6 Million as ‘Wakanda Forever’ Repeats No. 1

There’s not a lot to be thankful for at the Thanksgiving box office. Disney’s “Strange World” failed to entice family audiences, collapsing in its debut with $11.9 million…

Rai Cinema Chief Unveils Stellar 01 Distribution Lineup, Discusses Adjustment in Production Strategy in Favor of Bigger Budget Italian Films

Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans,” Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Michael Mann’s “Ferrari,” Roman Polanski’s “The Palace,” “The Son” with Anthony Hopkins, and “Golda” with Helen Mirren…