Domestic Box Office: Best Case Scenario Off 40%

Domestic Box Office: Best Case Scenario Off 40%

$DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $LGF If theaters are closed for 3 months, domestic grosses may struggle to hit $7-B, a 20-year-plus low. By 3 April, the greatest calendar migration in the 100-year-plus history of the movie business was complete as virtually all major summer tentpoles relocated amid the coronavirus pandemic in a mega-game of dominoes that […]

Box Office: Nationwide Shutdown of All Cinemas is Unprecedented

Box Office: Nationwide Shutdown of All Cinemas is Unprecedented

$AMC $CNK $CPXGF $CMCSA The nationwide shutdown of virtually all cinemas is unprecedented and could last at least 10 – 12 wks, potentially disrupting the prime Summer release calendar. The 3 largest theater chains in the United States have announced that all of their movie theaters will close indefinitely as cinemas go dark across the […]

Universal Live-Action Filming Goes on Virus Hiatus + the Rest of the Hollywood Shut Downs

Universal Live-Action Filming Goes on Virus Hiatus + the Rest of the Hollywood Shut Downs

$CMCSA $SNE $NFLX $DIS Hollywood Box Office May Take $20-B Hit From Coronavirus Impact ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ and ‘Flint Stong‘ filming will be affected by the hiatus. Universal Pictures’ live-action feature productions will slow down and go on hiatus starting this weekend due to the new coronavirus outbreak.  “The studio continues to monitor the situation […]

Top 5 Films Based on Extremism

Top 5 Films Based on Extremism

Violent extremist ideologies are becoming more widespread, globally. It is clear that stemming this tide demands more than harsh policing and a ‘tough on crime’ attitude. This is a deeper problem. Indeed, recently, UK Metropolitan police assistant commissioner Neil Basu argued that fighting extremism requires more than just policing and security measures. He suggested that […]

Ford V Ferrari is the Most Important Film for Fox’s Future With Disney

Ford V Ferrari is the Most Important Film for Fox’s Future With Disney

$RACE, $DIS Ever since the merger of Disney and Fox closed earlier this year, the fate of the Fox has been a Big Q. While its new corporate parent has done everything to assure folks that it will not fall over, recent developments have thrown the fate of those decisions into question. The next 2 […]

ScreenX Is a Global Hit

ScreenX Is a Global Hit

CJ 4DPLEX (www.cj4dx.com), the world’s leading cinema technology company, announced today, ScreenX, the next-generation panoramic technology format, grossed $22 million in the worldwide box office in five months, surpassing its own box office record from the same time last year, experiencing a 85 percent surge in box office gross. This marks the fastest record-breaking milestone in the […]

Most Viewed Netflix Shows So Far In 2019

Most Viewed Netflix Shows So Far In 2019

#1 Our Planet Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures  #2 The Perfect Date Starring Noah Centineo and his adventure as he creates an app to become a male escort. #3 The Highwaymen The Highwaymen follows the untold true story of the legendary lawmen who brought down Bonnie and […]

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Take $153-M in US, $455-M World Wide

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Take $153-M in US, $455-M World Wide

$DIS, $IMAX Superheros rule the big screen these days, and biggest worldwide opening of all time for a female-fronted film is Captain Marvel, and the 2nd-largest for a comic book adaptation. Captain Marvel in it box office debut hauled in $455-M in worldwide ticket sales, including $153-M in NA In North America, Marvel and Disney’s […]

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M $USMCA, $SNE, $TWX, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX ‘Venom’ Top’d the chart in its second outing with $35.7-M, while ‘A Star Is Born’ pulls in another $28-M. Universal’s, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) critically acclaimed astronaut drama First Man sputtered in its box-office open, grossing […]

ENX The Cryptocurrency Set to Take Over Hollywood

ENX The Cryptocurrency Set to Take Over Hollywood

ENX The Cryptocurrency Set to Take Over Hollywood ENX will use blockchain technology to create low-cost tokenized ticketing systems with compelling features. ENX is a movie, video and music streaming service and digital payments ecosystem—designed to solve the entertainment industry’s most fundamental problems. Movie theaters, television, and cable were all disrupted by the advent of […]

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017 $DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX Revenue in North America for Y 2017 dipped 2.3%, but growth at the international box office resulted in a 3% uptick worldwide box. The performance of the Y 2017 worldwide box office was a roller-coaster ride. Attendance fell in North America to a likely […]

Mega-Producer, The Weinstein Company, Shunned by Peers

Mega-Producer, The Weinstein Company, Shunned by Peers

Mega-Producer, The Weinstein Company, Shunned by Peers $CLNS, $DIS, $GS, $AGO, $AMCX  The Weinstein Company (TWC) has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said late Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein the resignation of the majority […]

Shareholders, Banks, Partners of The Weinstein Company Loyalty Questioned

Shareholders, Banks, Partners of The Weinstein Company Loyalty Questioned

Shareholders, Banks, Partners of The Weinstein Company Loyalty Questioned Things look painful and grim for the Brothers Weinstein. Friday, it was reported that The Weinstein Co aka TWC, the film production company part-owned by Harvey Weinstein, is exploring a sale or shutdown and is unlikely to continue as an independent entity, but the company’s co-Chairman […]

Trading Hollywood: Disney Owns the Weekend

Trading Hollywood: Disney Owns the Weekend

Trading Hollywood: Disney Owns the Weekend Highlight Disney comes in first on box office results worldwide comScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Disney/Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ has another great global weekend of $115.2 million, including $63 million from its first place showing in North America for an incredible worldwide overall total […]

AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) Closes Carmike Cinemas Acquisition

AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) Closes Carmike Cinemas Acquisition

AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) Closes Carmike Cinemas Acquisition $AMC AMC Theaters as unit of Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda, now operates 900 venues with more than 10,000 screens globally. Wednesday, AMC Theatres said Wednesday hat it has completed its acquisition of Carmike Cinemas for approximately $1.1-B, including the assumption of Carmike debt, making it the largest movie […]

Imax Home Premier (NYSE:IMAX), the $10-K Secure Set-Top Box

Imax Home Premier (NYSE:IMAX), the $10-K Secure Set-Top Box

Imax Home Premier (NYSE:IMAX), the $10-K Secure Set-Top Box $IMAX Imax Private Theatre is being marketed to the growing number of high-net-worth individuals in China and the Middle East.  Viewers get the highest-quality cinematic experience available, and they will also be able to watch new releases just as they open in theaters, this is a radical development for Hollywood. Imax […]

LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings

LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings

LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings $CMCSA, $DWA, $DIS, $FOX, $TWX, $VIA, $CBS, $SNE Strong advertising trends and signs of improved pay TV subscriber momentum will be Key trends when big Hollywood report their latest Quarterly earnings over the next 1 weeks, according to Wall Street analysts. And that could mean that film […]

China Bans Key Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Service, Growth Dampened

China Bans Key Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Service, Growth Dampened

China Bans Key Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Service, Growth Dampened China’s blocking of Apple mobile entertainment services in presents fresh challenges for the giant tech company as it prepares to report its 1st-ever fall in iPhone sales. specifically Apple movies and book store were shut down by the government. The news on Thursday that Apple’s online book and […]