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Here’s another bucket of cold water for the budding romance between Netflix and exhibitors. Founder and co-CEO Reed Hastings fully, almost happily, agreed that his company left lots of money on the table with the limited release and booming ticket sales of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery over Thanksgiving weekend. He has no problem
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Over the 5-day Thanksgiving stretch, Netflix’s one-week sneak preview of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery buried all new and old major studio adult counterprogramming with an estimated $13.3M over 5-days for what is projected to be a $15M first week by Tuesday. Far and away, this is the best theatrical launch ever for a
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It’s a little late for Halloween, but Netflix’s new spin on the Addams Family franchise, Wednesday, is still a welcome sight. Armed with the backing of Tim Burton and a killer trailer, Wednesday — premiering, when else, next Wednesday, Nov. 23 on the streamer — looks like a worthy extension of the classic creepy family. But based
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EXCLUSIVE: In an unprecedented move, Netflix and major exhibition circuits in the U.S. and UK recently agreed a 30-day theatrical window for Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. This comes after years of discussions on finding “a way forward to show their high-quality productions on our screens,” says Tim Richards, founder and CEO
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Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos tossed cold water on hopes that the streamer’s recent deal with major cinema chains for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery could be the start of something bigger. “We are in the business of entertaining our members with Netflix movies on Netflix, so that’s where we focus
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Exhibition trade group the National Association of Theatre Owners announced Monday that its 24-year CEO and President John Fithian was retiring. While that’s not as long as the late Motion Picture Association boss Jack Valenti’s 38-year run at that trade org, who left behind his own legendary streak with the creation of the ratings system, Fithian
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Rian Johnson’s murder-mystery sequel Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery will receive a theatrical UK release after Netflix struck deals with Vue International and Cineworld. The film will screen at select Vue and Cineworld cinemas across the UK between November 23-29 before hitting the streamer on December 23. Discussions are ongoing for the film to
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Here in its near entirety are the streaming and some theatrical dates for Netflix’s fall and holiday movie lineup. Many of these streaming dates have already been out there, i.e. the TIFF world premiere Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery hitting the service on Dec. 23 (yet still not theatrically dated). However, there’s 13 movies getting
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Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness and season six star Angel Flores. (Getty/Roy Rochlin/Instagram) Queer Eye‘s Jonathan Van Ness has melted the heart of fans after revealing he’s become close friends with beloved contestant Angel Flores following her appearance on season six of the Netflix show. The transgender powerlifter had been struggling to find herself and
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Sony Pictures Entertainment follows its release of Parallel Mothers last week with Jockey in three theaters in NY/LA (Film Forum, AMC Lincoln Square, Laemmle Royal) in a specialty market crowded by holdovers and wide releases, and amid a Covid-19 surge that’s particularly tough on arthouses. The frame isn’t ideal for new specialty fare in any case but
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We lost a lot of good shows this year. We also lost a lot of shows that were starting to become must-see TV. Now, we’re left with only the cliffhangers and the wasted potential. Scroll down to find out our picks for the TV cancellations we can’t get over.  Good Girls Good Girls deserved to
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Nicole Byer roasted JK Rowling. (Netflix/Getty) Nicole Byer takes aim at JK Rowling in her new Netflix stand-up special. In Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo), the Emmy-nominated actor and comedian criticises Rowling and jokes that she may have taken the plot for Harry Potter from the KKK (Ku Klux Klan). “I think JK-KKK Rowling was sitting in that coffee
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Through its first ten days on Netflix, the Dwayne Johnson-Gal Gadot-Ryan Reynolds $200M action heist movie Red Notice is already the streamer’s second most watched movie of all time with 277.9M hours clocked. The Rawson Marshall Thurber directed title is honing in on being the streamer’s most-watched-movie-of-all-time, that currently being the Sandra Bullock thriller Bird
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In the wake of redefining the measurement of binge-watching on streaming, Netflix’s new top 10 film chart for the week of Nov. 8-14 lists Rawson Marshall Thurber’s $200M action feature Red Notice as the No. 1 film for the period with 148.7M hours watched since Nov. 12; easily the most watched movie ever on Netflix for
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