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New Disney Movie Bombs at the Box Office

The holiday movie season is officially here with the Thanksgiving weekend seeing people head to theaters, but while Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is continuing to dominate at the box office, Disney’s latest movie, Strange World, can’t say the same. The new movie from Disney Animation, which was projected for a 5-day opening of $30 …

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Thanksgiving used to be a movie feast. this year? slim pickings

new York CNN Business — Thanksgiving weekend has historically offered a cornucopia of films, letting moviegoers get out of the house and kick back after eating copious amounts of turkey, mashed potatoes and pie. But this year the movie menu is pretty sparse. The North American box office has few new films this weekend that …

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James Cameron’s new ‘Avatar’ movie gets rare China release

The long-awaited sequel to director James Cameron’s blockbuster “Avatar” will be released in mainland Chinese cinemas on Dec. 16, 20th Century Studios said on Wednesday. “Avatar: The Way of Water” will be released in China on the same day as its global release, the studio said on its official Weibo account. It becomes one of …

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Finding a star for ‘Wednesday’ who embodies ‘Family’ values ​​with her own kooky twist

CNN — There was a lot riding on the casting choice for the titular character of the new Netfilx series “Wednesday.” In addition to someone who could pull off creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky, the role of raven-haired, pigtail-braided Wednesday Addams needed to go to a young actress who could rise to the occasion of …

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Amazon to spend $1 billion on theatrical releases, boosting cinema stocks

Cinemas stocks got a boost Wednesday after a report said Amazon plans to spend $1 billion a year on theatrical film releases. The tech company plans to make between 12 and 15 movies for movie theaters each year, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. A smaller number of films will be produced in …

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‘Shang-Chi’ star Simu Liu pushes back on Quentin Tarantino’s anti-Marvel comments

CNN — Quentin Tarantino has made it clear that Marvel movies are not his cup of tea, but actor Simu Liu has kindly reminded the director that the films and the studio behind them have provided underrepresented communities a chance to be seen on the big screen unlike ever before. “If the only gatekeepers to …

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Cannibal love tale is gory — & gorgeous

And here we thought the “Call Me By Your Name” peach was controversial. In director Luca Guadagnino’s latest romance film, once again starring Timothée Chalamet, what’s on the menu isn’t juicy summer fruit — but bloody human flesh. Yes, “Bones and All” is a surprisingly effective and affecting cannibal love story. You chuckle — or …

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James Cameron almost didn’t choose Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet to star in Titanic

CNN — James Cameron is sharing some surprising details from the making of his blockbuster hit “Titanic,” which celebrates 25 years of being released next month. In a new video interview with GQ, the iconic director revealed that he almost didn’t end up casting Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet – his two romantic leads whose …

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