Netflix CEO Reed Hastings discussed Glass Onion, Dave Chappelle, and more during an appearance at the New York Times DealBook conference. On the Glass Onion box office, Hastings said the following (via Deadline): “It’s a promotional tactic for the streaming service. We are not trying to build a theatrical business.” The CEO also admitted to Netflix leaving money on the table. Talk to anyone and they’ll tell that this film would have made north of…"Reed Hastings Discusses Glass Onion, Dave Chapelle, and More"
Apple TV+ unveiled their first look at their new comedy series, Shrinking, starring Jason Segel and iconic actor Harrison Ford. The series marks one of Ford’s first major television roles. He’ll also be seen in an upcoming Yellowstone prequel spinoff series on Paramount+. We’re living in another golden age of television with what streaming has to offer. As audiences are not returning to theaters in pre-pandemic numbers, the movie stars are visiting their homes by…"Shrinking: Apple TV+ Unveils First Look at Jason Segel-Harrison Ford Series"
Violent Night is the instant holiday classic that you didn’t even know you needed–this is a comedy that will have an amazing replay value. He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice. He’s gonna find out if you’re naughty or nice. Santa Clause is gonna beat the shit out of you. He knows when you’ve been sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. I could go on and on but here’s the deal–Santa’s gonna beat you…"Violent Night Is An Instant Holiday Classic"
Paramount+ announced the movies, TV series, and sporting events that will be coming to the streaming platform in December 2022. ORIGINALS, EXCLUSIVES & PREMIERES 12/1: Bose 12/6: The Check Up with Dr. David Agus premiere 12/6: Liam Gallagher: Knebworth 22 premiere 12/13: Sampled premiere 12/15: The Game Season 2 premiere 12/16: Snow Day premiere 12/18: 1923 premiere 12/22: Top Gun: Maverick premiere 12/30: New episodes of Big Nate LIBRARY TITLES December 3 Robbie the Reindeer:…"Paramount+: Coming in December 2022"
Marvel veteran Samuel L. Jackson has responded to the recent comments made by filmmaker Quentin Tarantino about Marvel films. What makes Samuel L. Jackson the right person to respond to Tarantino is his longtime association with both Marvel and the filmmaker. The honorary Oscar winner first appeared as Nick Fury during a post-credits scene in 2008’s Iron Man and has reprised the role in numerous films ever since. Jackson has appeared in numerous films directed…"Samuel L. Jackson Responds to Quentin Tarantino Over Marvel Comments"
Elf, the holiday comedy classic starring Will Ferrell, was recently released on 4K Ultra HD by Warner Bros. Entertainment. Will Ferrell’s over-the-top performance in Elf is one of the reasons why the comedy has managed to stand the test of time. After Papa Elf (Bob Newhart) lets us in on the backstory, the Jon Favreau-directed film gets the ball rolling. We learn that Buddy (Will Ferrell) is the first human being to set foot in…"Elf: Holiday Comedy Classic Available on 4K Ultra HD"
The Concert for George marks its 20th anniversary with a one-night-only global theatrical screening with remastered Dolby Atmos audio. I watched the film ahead of Thanksgiving weekend. You know, if there’s gonna be a tradition of new Beatles content in November, I’m here for it. Granted, this isn’t exactly The Beatles but a tribute to the Quiet One himself, George Harrison. After the death of George Harrison in November 2001, it was only a matter…"Concert For George Marks 20th Anniversary With Global Screening"
Taking place five years before Rogue One and the Battle of Yavin, the first season of Andor changes Star Wars as we know it. Through the years, the Star Wars canon has opened up in ways that audiences could not have imagined. George Lucas certainly could not have dreamed it up even if he tried. We know that Lucas is a great world builder but it’s taken many people to expand on what Star Wars…"Andor Changes Star Wars As We Know It"
TÁR–starring Cate Blanchett in an Oscar-worthy role–is a film that has a lot to say about holding people accountable for their actions. The basic gist of the film is that Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) is the groundbreaking conductor of a major German orchestra. When we first meet her, she’s sitting down in conversation with Adam Gopnik during The New Yorker Festival for way longer than other filmmakers would allow. The EGOT winner is essentially living…"TÁR: A Film About Holding People Accountable"
The updates are in for the Thanksgiving weekend box office and it’s not good news for either Strange World or Devotion. One takeaway from this weekend is that we’re still not back to the pre-pandemic numbers. This weekend’s box office is down 12% compared to last year. It’s not even close to what the numbers were in 2018. Will numbers return to normal next year or is this going to be the new normal? When…"Thanksgiving Box Office Update: Not Good for Strange World, Devotion"