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Pamela McClintock

Senior Film Writer

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AMC Theatres Nears Deal to Operate Prime L.A. Pacific Cinema Locations

AMC Theatres is nearing a deal to operate two high-profile Los Angeles-area movie theaters located in prime outdoor shopping malls, The Grove in West Hollywood and The Americana at Brand in Glendale

‘In the Heights’ Box Office Discord: Will the Musical Bounce Back?

When a musical strikes the right chord, a Hollywood studio and filmmakers can mine gold. When it doesn’t, discord abounds. Look no further than director Jon M. Chu’s In the Heights, which…

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ Sets April 2022 Theatrical Release Date

David Letich’s Bullet Train has booked a theatrical release date of April 8, 2022, Sony announced Monday. Further rounding out its release calendar, the studio also revealed that Jack Black…

Box Office Milestone: ‘Quiet Place II’ Crosses $100M Domestically in Pandemic-Era First

A Quiet Place Part II continues to make plenty of noise at the North American box office. The Paramount pic — in which John Krasinski returns to the directors’ chair — on Friday became the…

Box Office Upset: ‘In the Heights’ Loses to ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ With Tepid $11.4M Bow

Warner Bros.’ In the Heights sang off key in its box office opening with $11.4 million, well below expectations and putting the musical at No. 2 behind holdover A Quiet Place Part II in a…

Box Office: Is “Cinematic Catnip” Luring Younger Audiences Back to Theaters?

Even the tiniest change in demographics or a soft showing in certain regions can send the most sanguine Hollywood studio executives scrambling for answers and solutions. There was no preparing

Box Office: ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ Beats ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ With $24M

Game on — the box office is once again competitive. New Line and Warner Bros.’ The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It continued the moviegoing recovery over the weekend with a…

‘Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ Clobbers Friday Box Office With $9.8M

The U.S. box office is continuing its summer recovery. The latest pic to overperform is The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. The New Line and Warner Bros.’ horror film conjured up $9.8…

How Will Amazon “Reimagine” MGM’s Film Studio?

Shortly after Amazon’s May 26 announcement that it was buying MGM in a deal valued at $8.45 billion, Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke and her boss Mike Hopkins held a town hall with employees…

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Scores Pandemic-Era Best $57M Opening

The North American box office is making major noise as Memorial Day weekend unfolds. John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II grossed $19.3 million on Friday and $14.9 million on Saturday from…

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Heads for Mega $57M Opening

The North American box office is loud once again. John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II is making history over Memorial Day weekend, grossing $19.3 million on Friday alone from 3,752 theaters…

Major Movie Theater Chains Dropping Mask Requirements If Fully Vaccinated

The mega-movie chains in the U.S. are easing their COVID-19 protocols and will allow fully vaccinated patrons to enter a theater without wearing face coverings. However, masks will still be