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Industry News

Were living through seismic shifts in the entertainment industry. And while many readers may not care about Producer X and Executive Y, tracking the latest industry shifts could very well impact the content entering your home in the near future.

‘American Sniper’ Smashing Liberal Movie Memes
5 years ago

‘American Sniper’ Smashing Liberal Movie Memes

Director Clint Eastwood’s emotional film is crashing conventional wisdom when it comes to pro-U.S. military movies.

For years Hollywood insisted that films featuring heroic U.S. soldiers might be a tough sell …
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Is ‘Boy Next Door’ Hollywood’s Quickest Remake?
5 years ago

Is ‘Boy Next Door’ Hollywood’s Quickest Remake?

If that sounds a little like last year’s thriller “Missionary” you’re right. But the similarities don’t end there.

Lopez’s “The Boy Next Door,” opening wide Friday, is strikingly similar to …
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Report: Spielberg’s ‘American Sniper’ Would Humanize Enemy
5 years ago

Report: Spielberg’s ‘American Sniper’ Would Humanize Enemy

The “Schindler’s List” auteur originally signed on to direct “American Sniper” but eventually left the project. That opened the door for director Clint Eastwood to rewrite the record books.

We’ll …
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Hollywood Shooting Itself in Foot with ‘American Sniper’ Slams
5 years ago

Hollywood Shooting Itself in Foot with ‘American Sniper’ Slams

Instead, the industry is reinforcing its image as an anti-military town that holds the American public in disdain.

We’re still counting how much cash “American Sniper” earned over the weekend, …
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Will Hollywood Learn Lesson from ‘American Sniper?’
5 years ago

Will Hollywood Learn Lesson from ‘American Sniper?’

The anti-war, anti-Iraq war movies that hit theaters over the last decade all proved deadly at the box office. They kept coming all the same with fellow flops like “Green Zone” …
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‘American Sniper’ Set to Shatter January Box Office Records
5 years ago

‘American Sniper’ Set to Shatter January Box Office Records

Last month, the true tale of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle became the highest-grossing limited release in film history (in 10 theaters or less).

Now, movie ticket site Fandango.com expects the film to …
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Can ‘The Avengers,’ Han Solo Defeat the Mobile Wave?
5 years ago

Can ‘The Avengers,’ Han Solo Defeat the Mobile Wave?

It might not be enough to stop the current box office slide when you consider the latest research from SNL Kagan.

The company released a new report today saying Americans spent …
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Denver Film Critics Name ‘American Sniper’ Year’s Best
5 years ago

Denver Film Critics Name ‘American Sniper’ Year’s Best

Eastwood’s riveting war drama moved the members of The Denver Film Critics Society all the same.

The Colo.-based group named “American Sniper” the year’s best film today, giving the movie some …
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Why Won’t Artists Embrace Digital Content?
5 years ago

Why Won’t Artists Embrace Digital Content?

Look around you. You will see people attached to their smartphones searching, always searching, for the next digital content buzz. Log onto the social media circuit and you will find …
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Family Christian Stores Enters Faith-Based Movie Space
5 years ago

Family Christian Stores Enters Faith-Based Movie Space

Family Christian Entertainment (FCE), an off-shoot of Family Christian Stores, announced today that “90 Minutes in Heaven” will start shooting Jan. 26 in Atlanta.

Based on the New York Times …
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