Month: December 2021

It’s time for some blasts from the past! On this day in history 126 years ago, the first commercial movie screening took place! 47 years ago, Helen Reddy’s “Angie Baby” was topping the charts. Think you know your pop culture history? Check out our trivia question at the end and leave your answer in the
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News Patti Smith Awarded Key to New York City “I wish I could give New York City the key to me.” By Evan Minsker December 27, 2021 Facebook Twitter Bill de Blasio presents Patti Smith with the Key to the City of New York (Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office) Facebook Twitter Patti Smith was awarded the
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“Today…we make history in New York City. We lead the nation with the strongest vaccine mandate anywhere —- private sector vaccine mandate — reaching hundreds of thousands of businesses,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday. The mandate, which takes effect today, applies to all “workers in New York City who perform in-person work or
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Arnold Schwarzenegger has a bunch of kids, and they all seem to be thriving in their own careers. Schwarzenegger’s youngest child, Joseph Baena, has followed in his father’s footsteps in more than one way. Like his dad, Baena became a bodybuilder and is now pursuing an acting career, even recreating one of Schwarzenegger’s iconic Terminator
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Given how global exhibition has been impacted by Covid with reduced capacities and on-and-off closures in certain territories, we haven’t harped on the profit and loss of theatrical movies. Until now. Of course, as the first $1 billion grossing global title of the pandemic, Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home is already bound for a $242M net profit
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News Chai Cover Wham!’s “Last Christmas”: Watch the Video The band’s rendition of the holiday classic arrived on Christmas Day By Evan Minsker December 27, 2021 Facebook Twitter Chai, still from “Last Christmas” video Facebook Twitter Chai got into the holiday spirit this year, releasing a cover of Wham!’s classic “Last Christmas” on Christmas Day.
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Los Angeles County reported 7,425 new cases of Covid and nine additional deaths on Monday. But those numbers were artificially low due to reporting delays from the holiday weekend. The region’s test positivity rate — which is considered a more accurate indication of infection spread because it is an average and also a percentage, rather
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Memoria took in $6,797 on one screen Sunday, the first day of the first week exclusive engagement for the Neon film starring Tilda Swinton. It will play the IFC Center in NYC through Sat. Jan 1. That’s the start of a cross country tour in an unusual release strategy the distributor and the film’s director
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The “new normal” continues to shift and evolve in Hollywood. Because of major shifts implemented in 2020, the way that audiences interact with movies has drastically changed – and might not ever go back to the way things were. Streaming options and theatrical exclusives now compete for the same audiences, so while there are always
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Check out the Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Official Trailer starring Benedict Cumberbatch! Let us know what you think in the comments below. ► Sign up for a Fandango FanALERT for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: https://www.fandango.com/doctor-strange-in-the-multiverse-of-madness-222999/movie-overview?cmp=MCYT_YouTube_Desc Want to be notified of all the latest movie trailers? Subscribe to the channel
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Check out the American Underdog clip starring Dennis Quaid! Let us know what you think in the comments below. ► Buy tickets for American Underdog: https://www.fandango.com/american-underdog-2021-225034/movie-overview?cmp=MCYT_YouTube_Desc Want to be notified of all the latest clips and behind the scenes footage? Subscribe to the channel and click the bell icon to stay up to date. US
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It’s time for some blasts from the past! On this day in history 30 years ago, the film “Fried Green Tomatoes” (1991) was released! 46 years ago, The Staple Singers’ “Let’s Do It Again” was topping the charts. Think you know your pop culture history? Check out our trivia question at the end and leave
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“The worst TV adaptations are slavishly devoted to the [original] text,” according to The Stranger creator Harlan Coben, who said he “hopes to continue” working with Netflix as his five-year deal draws to a close. Coben was speaking in a Q&A for his latest Netflix project, Red Production Company’s Stay Close starring Cush Jumbo, Richard Armitage and
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Pedro Almodóvar’s Parallel Mothers opened to an estimated $41,076 this weekend on three screens for a PSA of $13,692 over three days. Distributor Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker calls that cume conservative, anticipating $42-$43K for the Penelope Cruz-starrer that he said has been attracting a diverse new audience to Almodóvar, including younger moviegoers. “We’re thrilled
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The year 2021 was one of tumult in the news biz: Chris Cuomo fired, Brian Williams’ surprise exit, Chris Wallace bolting for a rival. And that is not even getting to the daily headlines about Tucker Carlson’s vaccine doubts and distortions, the “great replacement” theory or January 6th false flags. The past 12 months also
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Following nearly thirty years in the business, Matthew McConaughey has built a more than ‘alright, alright, alright’ reputation among audiences and within the industry. He’s a respected dramatic actor (and Oscar winner), former rom-com leading man, 2005’s sexiest man alive, the star of a number of viral commercials and more recently the author of his
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Refresh for latest…: Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home is having a joyous holiday as it is now officially the first movie of the pandemic era to pass the $1B mark at the global box office. The worldwide gross through Sunday is $1.05B which makes this installment Sony’s No. 2 film of all time, behind only
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