New Box Office Records For AVENGERS: ENDGAME Set In First Week (NEWS)

  To paraphrase Doctor Strange, we’re in the second weekend now. After Avengers: Endgame obliterated opening weekend box office records both domestically and globally (read the long list here), it continued its Thanos-like carnage of marks heretofore set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in 2015. Having raked in $357 million domestically in its first three [...]

ENDGAME Obliterates Box Office With Billion Dollar-Plus Debut (NEWS)

  For Avengers: Endgame, dusting box office records was a snap. Audiences assembled around the world as Avengers: Endgame -- the final chapter in the first decade-plus of the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- set a new opening weekend record gross of $1.2 billion dollars. That's double the record set a year ago by Avengers: Infinity War. [...]

Criterion Channel Set To Fill The FilmStruck Void (NEWS) FilmStruck is dead. Long live The Criterion Channel. In the wake of last fall's shocking demise of FilmStruck (the now-defunct streaming service collaboration between Turner Classic Movies and The Criterion Collection, which was shut down in a total blindside to subscribers when the new conglomerate Warner Media was formed), The Criterion Collection wasted no [...]

Spielberg VS Netflix: What He’s Fighting For – And Isn’t (ANALYSIS)

Steven Spielberg hasn’t even addressed the Academy yet, but Film Twitter isn't waiting to render its own verdict. Things have gotten so heated, it's even garnered its own trending hashtag: #SpielbergVSNetflix. Ever since it was reported that the iconic director of enduring blockbusters and Oscar-winning classics was going to speak to the Academy board about [...]