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Flea-Market Treasure Hunt: Turning Old Film Reels Into Art Objects

Instead of letting old film reels languish and gather dust in warehouses, Jesse Brunt and his wife Michelle Sloey decided to give new life to these films and make art out of them, which in turn gets the film displayed again for the world to see. The duo, who collaborate under the company name JM […]

Amazon Prime Video’s New Releases Coming in January 2023

Josh Duhamel and Jennifer Lopez’s Shotgun Wedding, season two of the Al Pacino and Logan Lerman-starring series Hunters and The Legend of Vox Machina‘s second season are just some of the Prime Video originals coming to the streamer in January. New blockbusters like Jurassic World Dominion and The Black Phone, along with classics like the […]

‘Wizard of Oz’ Hourglass Prop Sells for $495,000 at Auction

Attention, my pretties, it appears that the Wicked Witch of the West’s iconic hourglass has found a new home. The signature Wizard of Oz prop recently sold for $495,000. Heritage Auctions, an organization known for auctioning off collectibles, described it as the “most famous and recognizable timepiece in film history.” The piece played a central […]

Family Frights: 23 Kid-Friendly Scary Films for Halloween

For some people, Halloween is all about aesthetics and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. For others, the holiday’s purpose comes down to the spooky aspects of Oct. 31. For those who have kids, sometimes leaning into the horror of Halloween is a little tougher, at least while they’re young. But that doesn’t have to be the case. […]

Critic’s Appreciation: Angela Lansbury, a Class Act From a Vanishing Breed

The beloved star of stage and screen made a graceful exit in her sleep at 96, the only kind of exit this lifelong trouper could make.

Telefilm Canada’s Outgoing CEO Talks Diversity Drive Amid a Racial Reckoning: “It’s About Reducing the Barriers”

As Christa Dickenson gets set to step down as executive director and CEO of Telefilm Canada after four years as head of the country’s biggest film financier, she looks back on a four year tenure rocked by a pandemic and protests. “For me, it meant 2020 was a catalyst for true cultural change at Telefilm,” […]

Odd Love: 11 Unconventional Movie Romances for Valentine’s Day

Such classic films as 'Edward Scissorhands' and 'Wall-E' have highlighted romances perfect for Valentine's Day, given their unusual pairings.

Bob Iger: COVID Dealt Movie Theaters a “Severe Injury That Maybe Doesn’t Heal”

Former Disney CEO Bob Iger, in his first interview since stepping away as executive chairman of the company, discussed the fate of movie theaters, competing with Netflix and yes, the metaverse, in a conversation with The New York Times’ Kara Swisher. “Because I am not working for Disney I am liberated, I can say anything […]

Universal Chair: Expect Box Office to Be “Down By 20 Percent” of Pre-COVID Grosses For Awhile

Universal chair Donna Langley says that the film industry is continuing to dodge and weave what the COVID-19 pandemic throws at it, but that the “new normal,” whatever it ends up being, would have happened even without a virus shutting down movie theaters across the globe. “I think the industry is in this moment of […]

AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron to Add Chairman Title

AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron will become chairman of the theatrical giant’s board of directors, taking on the new responsibilities in the wake of the resignation of Wanda executives Lin Zhang and Mao Jun (John) Zeng. With Aron serving as both chairman and CEO, AMC has named Philip Lader the company’s lead independent director. Aron […]

Roku Inks Streaming Rights Deal With Saban Films

Streaming video platform Roku is expanding its content push into feature films. The company says that it has signed an exclusive pay-one window deal with Saban Films, covering much of the studio’s 2021 slate. The deal is the first exclusive feature window deal that Roku has signed, with the Saban films set to be available […]

‘Shang-Chi’ Star Simu Liu on “Betrayal” of ‘Kim’s Convenience’ Cancellation

“At the end of production on Season 5, our two co-creators confirmed they were moving on to other projects. … We have come to the difficult conclusion that we cannot deliver another season.” So started a March 8 Instagram post signed by “the producers” of Kim’s Convenience, a Canadian comedy about a Korean Canadian family […]