Tag: movie theaters

Disney+ Offering Extra Perks as Disney+ Day Approaches

Tomorrow is this year’s Disney+ Day, which in the past has meant little unless you like brief making-of documentaries or mediocre TV movies. However, this year, Disney is beefing up the benefits of a subscription with perks like AMC theater screenings, theme park rewards, and discounted cruise...

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Goodfellas, the Alamo Drafthouse, and the Moviegoing Experience

People have been calling time of death on movie theaters for years, and several big events in the last decade have exacerbated those predictions. The rise of streaming was the big one, with Netflix and its progeny offering your choice of films and shows for a monthly fee that is, at least here in Ne...

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Disney’s Alleged Extortion Revealed By Industry Analyst

Disney has allegedly been extorting cinema chains to maximize viewership and profitability of their new releases, according to a Variety article. In the article, box office analyst Jeff Bock says Disney doesn’t negotiate. Instead, they dictate to theaters terms for how often one of their movie...

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Batgirl May Hit Theaters After All

The reports of the movie theater’s demise appear to have been greatly exaggerated. When the theaters were closed during the ridiculous (and seemingly interminable) lockdowns, Warner Bros. decided to release its movies directly to HBO Max throughout 2021 alongside their theatrical releases. As the ...

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Shang-Chi Actor Simu Liu Plays The Race Card Against Disney

Marvel’s latest diverse lead actor, Simu Liu, has lashed out at Disney CEO Bob Chapek for calling Shang-Chi an “experiment.” Liu posted on Twitter, “We are not an experiment. We are the underdog; the underestimated. We are the ceiling-breakers. We are the celebration of cultu...

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Fathom Events Screening Three Horror Classics This October

People will want to spend this Halloween season at the movies. Fathom Events is celebrating a few spooky cinematic milestones by screening a trio of horror classics during October. First up is Sam Raimi’s mega-low-budget ghost-zombie-demon chiller The Evil Dead on October 7 for its 40th anniversar...

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