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The nonfiction feature, produced and directed by Matthew R. Brady of MRB Productions, explores what scientists are calling a ‘Sixth Mass Extinction.’ This docu, which includes rare footage of endangered animals, shows the work of major zoological organizations known as nature’s last arks of hope in preserving one million species on the brink of disappearing forever. Says
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SUNDAY AM FINAL w/chart: It’s going to be a brutal autumn at the box office, and this weekend is only the start; the first without a major MPAA studio wide release until Oct. 23 when 20th Century Studios/Disney’s all-star mystery Death on the Nile opens. Gosh, Disney, it would help if you moved up the release
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UPDATE,Writethru: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet handily passed $200M overseas this weekend with a $25M offshore frame to bring the international box office cume to $214M. Including domestic, the global to-date total is now $250.1M. Boosting play overseas, as we noted yesterday, was the Japan bow which came in at a strong $4.3M in the No. 1
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The majority of the specialty box office has shifted to virtual debut, streaming and digital-only since theaters have shuttered due to the pandemic, but as physical theaters begin to open their doors, titles have returned to the big screen, slowly pumping life into the long-dormant specialty space. Bleecker Street’s post-WWII thriller The Secrets We Keep opened
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EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet added a handful of markets this weekend after beginning overseas rollout in August. While the domestic performance has been hampered by the coasts being closed, offshore markets have had a bit more leeway, and in some ways been robust even with capacity restrictions. This is yet another sign that offshore differs
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As box offices start to test the waters, Roger Michell’s family drama Blackbird starring Susan Sarandon is set to open in theaters and on demand starting today. Known for My Cousin Rachel and Notting Hill, Michell directs a script by Christian Torpe, who wrote the 2014 Danish film, Silent Heart on which the family drama is based. In it,
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The upcoming season of Encores! at New York’s City Center will include an adaptation by Pose‘s Billy Porter of The Life, a musical last seen in New York on Broadway in 1997. Porter’s adaptation, which he’ll direct, is one of two upcoming Encores! productions reviving rarely staged Broadway musicals centering on Black lives; also in
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Just like in the comics, Bloodshot followed U.S. Marine Ray Garrison being killed, then resurrected through experimental nanite technology and transformed into a super soldier meant to carry out the directives of a mysterious organization. Along with Vin Diesel, the movie starred Sam Heughan, Eiza González, Toby Kebbell, Guy Pearce, Lamorne Morris, Talulah Riley and
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EXCLUSIVE: Break, which is one of Rutger Hauer’s finals movies, will be getting a multiplatform release via Conduit Presents, the distribution division of Conduit Now. Conduit Presents acquired the Michael Elkin-directed crime sports drama and has set a release for Jan. 5, 2021. Break follows a young inner city kid who is wasting his talents on petty crime.
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Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, 1998Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker, 2000The Batman vs. Dracula, 2005Batman: Gotham Knight, 2008Justice League: The New Frontier, 2008Batman: Under the Red Hood, 2010Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, 2010Batman: Year One, 2011Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1, 2012Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2, 2013Justice League: Doom,
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Being a champion of exhibition, and the first tentpole filmmaker to get movie theaters up and running with Tenet, it should come as no surprise to hear that the movie’s filmmaker Christopher Nolan and his wife, producer Emma Thomas, headed to the multiplex recently in Irvine CA, showing their full support for theaters. In fact,
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Universal is moving up The Croods: A New Age from its Dec. 23 release date to Wednesday, Nov. 25. This move indicates the studio’s confidence that Disney will move Pixar’s Soul out of the Thanksgiving stretch according to recent reports, that movie still scheduled to debut on Nov. 20 on the same weekend of MGM’s No Time to Die. 
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What’s going on right now at the box office and with theaters goes far beyond the muted $30M domestic results of Tenet. This isn’t a death knell piece for exhibition, nor is this more rhetoric to freak studios out and have them delay even more movies. Studios, you’ve created enough damage in that space. It’s
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