Tenet’s $20.2 million box office opening

1+ Christopher Nolan’s Tenet has long been observed as the true test for whether audiences would be driven to return to theaters in 2020. If Tenet performs successfully, we could be looking at other film releases, like Wonder Woman 1984, Black Widow, and Dune, keeping their current 2020 release dates. If not, don’t expect to … Continue reading “Tenet’s $20.2 million box office opening”

‘Tenet’ surges to $5 million at global IMAX theatres

1+ IMAX today announced that Warner Bros. Pictures and Christopher Nolan’s Tenet surged to a better-than-expected start in IMAX, with an estimated $5 million in international box office from only 248 theaters worldwide. IMAX theatres generated a per screen average of approximately $20K — about 7.5 times the estimated overall per screen average — even with an average 50% seating capacity … Continue reading “‘Tenet’ surges to $5 million at global IMAX theatres”

Warner Bros releases action-packed ‘Tenet’ trailer

1+ Warner Bros. Pictures has released an insanely epic new trailer for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming sci-fi action flick Tenet. The third and final look gives us more information about the plot than. we have heard in previous outings. John David Washington is the new protagonist in Christopher Nolan’s original sci-fi action spectacle Tenet. Armed with only … Continue reading “Warner Bros releases action-packed ‘Tenet’ trailer”

Warner Bros releases trailer for Nolan’s ‘Tenet’

2+ Has Christopher Nolan (Dark Knight, Inception) gone and made a time travel movie? From the looks of the first teaser for Tenet, his new thriller starring John David Washington (BlackKklansman) and Robert Pattison (the upcoming The Batman) it certainly seems that way. Warner Bros released the trailer today and while it doesn’t exactly give … Continue reading “Warner Bros releases trailer for Nolan’s ‘Tenet’”

Nomadland wins 4 BAFTAS, including Picture, Director

1+ The 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs)presented over two ceremonies in one weekend, celebrated the very best in film of the past year. Sunday’s ceremony, hosted by Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary, was held at London’s Royal Albert Hall with nominees attending virtually. The show included three featured musical performances: by Liam Payne, … Continue reading “Nomadland wins 4 BAFTAS, including Picture, Director”

O Positive signs Miranda Haymon for commercials

1+ O Positive welcomes Miranda Haymon (she/they), a Princess Grace Award-winning writer, director and curator, and Roundabout Theatre Company resident director, to the company for commercial representation. The news was announced today by O Positive director/partner David Shane.  An ascendant theatre talent, Haymon’s recent credits include Really Really Gorgeous at The Tank, In the Penal … Continue reading “O Positive signs Miranda Haymon for commercials”

‘Mank’ leads Oscar noms with 10

1+ Actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas announced the 93rd Oscars nominations today (March 15), live from London, via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, an international satellite feed and broadcast media. Chopra Jonas and Jonas announced the nominees in 23 categories at 5:19 a.m. PT. For a … Continue reading “‘Mank’ leads Oscar noms with 10”

Art Directors Guild announces nominations

1+ The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 25th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony, set for Saturday, April 10, 2021, Pre Show – 3:00PM PST, Awards Show – 4:00 PM … Continue reading “Art Directors Guild announces nominations”

BAFTA publishes longlists for 2021 film awards

2+ The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has published the longlists for its 2021 Film Awards, which members are now forced to whittle down to the final nominations.  The following films are longlisted for the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards, listed alphabetically by title, with the exception of the performance categories, … Continue reading “BAFTA publishes longlists for 2021 film awards”

Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show

1+ The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Six-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson announced the nominees. For the first time in the history of the Golden Globes, the nominations were announced virtually, following the current safety … Continue reading “Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show”

AFM Day One: The Future of Film with Mark Gill

1+ Day One of the virtual American Film Market is in the books and the market kicked off with A Conversation with Mark Gill, President & CEO, Solstice Studios. Moderated by Anthony D’Alessandro, Managing Editor, Deadline, two explored the future state of the industry; predictions of how independent film, the marketplace, and audience consumption will change, especially due to … Continue reading “AFM Day One: The Future of Film with Mark Gill”

First official ‘Dune’ trailer arrives

0 The time has come – the trailer for DUNE has finally arrived. Written by author Frank Herbert in 1965, Dune is one of the most magnificent science-fiction stories of the 20th century. The title refers to a popular nickname for the planet Arrakis, an inhospitable desert world that also happens to be the universe’s … Continue reading “First official ‘Dune’ trailer arrives”

‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ delayed to December 25

1+ Oh, Hera. Warner Bros. has now confirmed that Wonder Woman 1984 will open on December 25th. “Patty is an exceptional filmmaker and with ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ she has delivered an incredibly dynamic film that moviegoers of all ages around the world will absolutely love,” said Toby Emmerich, Warmer Bros. Motion Picture Group chairman in a statement … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ delayed to December 25”

‘Wonder Woman: 1984″ may be delayed again

2+ Bad news for DC comic fans, Deadline has reported that Warner Bros. will likely once again push its release date for Wonder Woman 1984, as most theaters in major cities like New York and Los Angeles remain closed through the COVID-19 pandemic. The film is currently slated to premiere October 2nd, but audiences should … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman: 1984″ may be delayed again”

Academy lists new standards for Oscars eligibility

1+ The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced new representation and inclusion standards for Oscars® eligibility in the Best Picture category, as part of its Academy Aperture 2025 initiative. The standards are designed to encourage equitable representation on and off screen in order to better reflect the diversity of the movie-going audience. Academy governors DeVon … Continue reading “Academy lists new standards for Oscars eligibility”

AMC Theatres to offer 15- cent tickets upon reopening

1+ In 1920, the Dubinsky Brothers began operations with a single movie screen in Kansas City, Missouri. That single screen would serve as the foundation for what is known today as AMC Entertainment , the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States, in Europe & the Middle East, and in the world. One hundred years … Continue reading “AMC Theatres to offer 15- cent tickets upon reopening”

U.S. Regal Cinemas to reopen August 21

1+ In response to the recent changes in the upcoming theatrical release schedule, Cineworld, parent company of Regal, today announced that its theatres will begin to reopen U.S. locations on Friday, August 21. Theaters originally shut down nationwide in March due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, opening in the U.S. on Thursday, September 3, … Continue reading “U.S. Regal Cinemas to reopen August 21”

AMC Theatres plan reopening for August

1+ Even with potential summer blockbusters as Warner Bros’ Tenet and Disney’s Mulan delayed indefinitely, AMC Theatres has announced the chain is currently planning to reopen its U.S. movie theaters in mid to late August. AMC closed its 450 U.S. theaters in March due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. AMC operates among the most … Continue reading “AMC Theatres plan reopening for August”

“Kia-ck ass” summer ‘The Features Film’ opens

2+ It’s been quite the year for movies or the lack of them. With Warner Bros’ Tenet being pushed back to an unnamed date and with chatter of theaters not reopening until mid-2021, audiences are in dire need of a good ol’ fashioned action blockbuster. Thank god for the creative team David&Goliath and Kia Motors … Continue reading ““Kia-ck ass” summer ‘The Features Film’ opens”

How ‘Malcolm & Marie’ was secretly filmed during COVID

1+ Who knew what  Sam Levinson was up to during quarantine, which incidentally is still a good idea with COVID-19 spiking in California. The creator of HBO’s Euphoria shot a secret film with actors Zendaya and John David Washington, Deadline reports. The film is titled Malcolm & Marie and was shot between June 17 and July 2 at the Caterpillar House … Continue reading “How ‘Malcolm & Marie’ was secretly filmed during COVID”