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Friday, Jan. 15, 2021
On January 29, director John Lee Hancock’s psychological suspense thriller The Little Things, starring Academy Award winners Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto, is scheduled to premiere both in theaters around the country and on HBO Max. The Little Things will be...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021
Director Doug Liman was on a call with screenwriter Steven Knight and producer PJ van Sandwijk in July when they started wondering what it would be like to make a movie about the current moment IN the current moment.
Liman makes films about characters in extraordinary situations: An...
Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020
When the sun sets on the 2020 film box office, it'll be difficult to look at the numbers as anything but disastrous.
After five consecutive years of North American revenues exceeding $11 billion, this year they're expected to cap out at an almost 40-year low of around $2.3 billion. That'...
Monday, Dec. 28, 2020
On December 31, 2019, China reported a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown origin to the World Health Organization. A month later, WHO declared a global health emergency. By March 11, the world found itself in what is officially the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
Christopher Nolan Pushes Back Against Warner's Plan To Debut Films On HBO Max and In Theaters Simultaneously
Christopher Nolan, one of Warner Bros.' most important filmmakers, has come out strongly against the company's decision to debut its films on HBO Max and in theaters in 2021. The "Tenet" filmmaker told The Associated Press Monday that it's not a good business decision and criticized how the...
Friday, Dec. 4, 2020
Former J. Crew President Jenna Lyons knows a thing or two about building a brand, but now she's ditched corporate life to build her own.
Lyons started working as a J. Crew designer right out of school and took the brand from a floundering preppie catalog to a more upscale but accessible...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020
Warner Bros. Adopts Hybrid Distribution Model, Will Debut Its 2021 Film Slate On Both HBO Max and In Theaters
In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate — including a new "Matrix" movie, "Godzilla vs. Kong" and the Lin-Manuel Miranda adaptation "In the Heights" — will stream on HBO Max at the same...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020
"No New 'Movies' Till Influenza Ends" blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding.
A century later, during another pandemic, movies — quotes no longer necessary — are again facing a critical juncture. But it's not...
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020
"Wonder Woman 1984" isn't skipping theaters or moving to 2021, but it is altering course. The last big blockbuster holdout of 2020 is still opening in U.S. theaters on Christmas Day but it will also be made available to HBO Max subscribers free of charge for its first month, Warner Bros. said...
Friday, Nov. 13, 2020
Madison Hamburg was 18 years old when he got the call from this sister: Their mother had been stabbed and bludgeoned to death outside her home in the affluent southeastern Connecticut town of Madison.
Now 29, Hamburg has directed a nail-biting and hauntingly personal documentary series...