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  1. stonks!
    Inside Hollywood’s Rush to Make the First GameStop MovieA Who’s Who of screenwriters, producers, and streaming-service execs are speeding to make the next Big Short. But is there room for them all?
  2. anonymous in hollywood
    The Biggest Shot in HollywoodEvery A-lister wants a COVID vaccine, but are they willing to get canceled for it?
  3. sundance 2021
    Virtual Buzz Led to the Biggest Movie Sale in Sundance HistoryAvatar-filled parties, Tweets and Slacks made up for the whispers usually heard in-person at the coveted Utah film festival.
  4. q&a
    MLK/FBI Delves Into the ‘Darkest Part’ of FBI HistorySam Pollard’s documentary chronicles the bureau’s yearslong campaign of governmental harassment, wiretapping, and attempted defamation.
  5. why not?
    How Locked Down Convinced Harrods to Let a Film Crew Into Its VaultsDoug Liman’s COVID heist movie began with a dare: write a screenplay, land financing, and rush into production, all while in quarantine.
  6. the streaming wars
    Did Wonder Woman 1984 Lasso New Subscribers for HBO Max?Warner Bros. celebrated WW84 having “broken records and exceeded our expectations” but did not release any subscriber data. Here’s what we know.
  7. 2020
    The Year Hollywood Stopped Playing by Its Own RulesIt took a pandemic to force the movie-making business to change its ways. But what does a post-2020 industry really look like?
  8. box office
    Wonder Woman 1984 Earns Highest Box-Office Opening of the Pandemic EraDespite middling reviews, Patty Jenkins’s superhero sequel hauled in $16.7 million at North American movie theaters.
  9. documentaries
    With Drawn Arms Resurrects the Story of Tommie Smith for TodayInformally screened for players in both the NBA and the WNBA bubble, it chronicles the Olympian’s singular path from athleticism to activism
  10. multiverse
    Everything We Learned About The Future of the MCUDisney would like to remind you that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is still very much connected.
  11. the cunard line
    Steven Soderbergh Insists His Improvised Movie Was Not That ImprovisedThe Let Them All Talk director did not “wing it” aboard the Queen Mary 2. But he did get a deal on the boat.
  12. the industry
    ‘You Just Screwed the Film Business’: Panic Over the Warner Bros. News Sets InThe company’s decision to premiere its 2021 titles on HBO Max has major segments of the movie industry up in arms.
  13. rip blockbusters
    Wonder Woman 1984 Gives a Glimpse of Hollywood’s HereafterWarner Bros. is taking a step into the future — perhaps the only future studios have. But the HBO Max pivot is a gamble.
  14. the lost files
    Our ‘Lost’ Weekend With Van HalenA couple college dudes won an MTV contest to tour with Van Halen. Then all hell broke loose.
  15. backstories
    The Unlikely Movie Life of ‘The Outpost,’ the Pandemic’s Sleeper HitOriginally set for release in 600 theaters, the film rolled out into the homes of military families and became an on-demand winner instead.
  16. welcome to the blumhouse
    Jason Blum Won’t Let a Pandemic Stop His Low-Budget-Horror MachineHis new Amazon film series, Welcome to the Blumhouse, is plowing ahead for a second season in 2021.
  17. is nice!
    Who Plays Sacha Baron Cohen’s Daughter in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm?Bulgarian actress Maria Bakalova — or is it Irina Nowak? — steals scenes even while sowing confusion in her Hollywood debut.
  18. box office
    What Exactly Does Disney’s ‘Reorganization’ Mean for the Movie Industry?Hollywood’s most dominant box-office force is shifting emphasis away from the blockbuster biz to try to eat Netflix’s lunch.
  19. mutant movies
    The New Mutants Heads to Home Video, Deleted Scenes and AllIn the midst of a pandemic, the X-Men spinoff is unlikely to break even at the box office, so it’s turning to collectible DVD sales instead.
  20. box office
    The Problem With Calling Tenet a FlopIn the midst of a pandemic, nobody wants to use the F word. Yet Christopher Nolan’s movie is coming to be viewed as a theatrical misfire nonetheless.
  21. tiff 2020
    Netflix Spent a Lot of Money at the Toronto International Film FestivalHalle Berry’s new movie, a Shia LaBeouf–Vanessa Kirby drama, and the Zendaya-starring Malcolm & Marie are all headed to the streaming platform.
  22. box office
    Tenet Could Be Chasing Profits at the Movie Theater for Months to ComeThe movie did resoundingly okay at the American box office opening weekend, and if Nolan’s past films are any indication, this is just the beginning.
  23. the industry
    Which Movie Studios Won and Lost the Summer of No Blockbusters?The Big Five studios — Disney, Warner Bros., Universal, Paramount, and Sony — each faced the novel coronavirus with no small amount of disarray.
  24. down to business
    Get Ready to Watch Disney’s Mulan From the Comfort of Your CouchThe live-action remake will be available to stream on Disney+ this September — for a fee.
  25. box office
    Lots of People Actually Braved the Coronavirus to See Tenet in TheatersThe Christopher Nolan caper racked up $53 million in over 40 countries across its opening five days in release. It hasn’t even opened in the U.S. yet.
  26. in memoriam
    Why Chadwick Boseman Was Always the ‘Unanimous’ Choice for Black PantherLike so many of us, casting director Sarah Halley Finn had no idea he was battling cancer. Here is her tribute to the Marvel star.
  27. mutant movies
    What Happened to The New Mutants?The behind-the-scenes story of an X-Men horror movie five years in the making involves The Breakfast Club, penis graffiti, and a lot of rewrites.
  28. the movie
    Unhinged Is Still Hell-bent on Becoming the First Post-Lockdown Movie in AmericaThe Russell Crowe thriller wants to “ride the notoriety” of arriving in theaters at a time when moviegoers aren’t guaranteed to show up.
  29. former feuds
    What AMC and Universal’s Historic Streaming Deal Really Means for MoviegoersThe theatrical window is closing.
  30. what happens now?
    Is 2020 the End of the Domestic Box Office As We Know It?Due to the ineffectiveness of COVID-19 measures in the U.S., Americans must wait to see Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. Is this the new normal?
  31. comin con @ home
    The New Mutants Is Really Committing to This August Release DateAt the film’s Comic-Con@Home panel, the stars and director were rather optimistic.
  32. rip summer blockbusters
    You’re Not Seeing Tenet Anytime SoonWarner Bros. officially yanked Christopher Nolan’s movie from its August 12 release date, indefinitely delaying its theatrical rollout.
  33. rip blockbusters
    A Summer Without Movie Theaters Is InevitableTenet’s continuing absence from the big screen could have a chilling effect on the theatrical moviegoing business.
  34. chat room
    Eurovision’s Director Never Wanted to Make Fun of AnyoneDavid Dobkin talks finding the heart in Will Ferrell’s passion project, comedy’s cultural uprising, and what is funny in 2020.
  35. box office
    What to Expect When Movie Theaters Reopen This SummerThe box office is coming back, with or without Tenet. But the industry’s measure of success is going to look a lot different.
  36. our sci-fi future
    What Will Life on a Movie Set Look Like in 2020?Temperature-testing stations, hospital-sterile rooms, nightly antiviral fogging. Welcome to “biodoming” in the era of the coronavirus.
  37. crying fowl!
    What Happened to Artemis Fowl?How the YA sci-fi adaptation went from being the next Harry Potter franchise to a Disney+ dud.
  38. q&a
    Netflix’s Action-Movie Arms RaceExtraction director Sam Hargrave discusses the streamer’s ambitions with the genre, and how his ambiguous ending set up an inevitable Extraction 2.
  39. like a dying horse
    Tom Hardy’s Perplexing Capone Accent, ExplainedIt is parts Jimmy Durante, Bugs Bunny, and Call of Duty fatigue.
  40. a long talk
    For Josh Trank, Making a Movie About Syphilitic Al Capone Was Therapy“I felt like writing about somebody whose life is actually coming to the end was a way to remind myself every day that my life isn’t over.”
  41. coronavirus
    On a Saturday Night, the Drive-in Movie Theater Is the Only Place to BeAt the Mission Tiki Drive-in, theatergoers are desperate to escape quarantine: “It could be any damn movie! We’re here because we’re here together.”
  42. anonymous in hollywood
    I Run a Paparazzi Agency and These Days the Celebs Are Harder to Spot“One of our shooters sent in a set of photos they claimed was Ashley Tisdale. It kind of looked like her. But she has a mask on and a knit cap.”
  43. coronavirus
    The Race to Make the First Coronavirus Documentary Has BegunAlex Gibney is producing one. David France is directing another. At least 20 documentarians agree: “It is the most important story of my lifetime.”
  44. coronavirus
    Hollywood Is Writing Off 2020. What Does That Mean for the Future of Movies?“Anyone who says that everything is not totally f- - - -d is lying,” says one anonymous Hollywood agent.
  45. coronavirus
    Awards Season Could Look Very Different This YearThe Golden Globes and Primetime Emmys are suddenly changing eligibility rules out of concern for you know. So what does that mean for the Oscars?
  46. coronavirus
    Stream an Indie and Support Your Local Movie Theater TooIn a groundbreaking agreement between indie-movie distributor Kino Lorber and art-house cinemas, we might be able to have our cake and eat it.
  47. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Won’t Kill Movie Theaters, Say Movie Theater OwnersThe National Association of Theatre Owners has spoken: “People will return to movie theaters because that is who people are.”
  48. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Is Pushing Movies Out of Theaters and Online Faster Than Ever BeforePandemic fears are forcing Hollywood to embrace the once unthinkable “day and date” release.
  49. coronavirus
    Movie Theater Chains Cut Audience Capacity by Half Out of Coronavirus FearsIt’s an assertive, industry-leading response to new CDC guidelines regarding social distancing.
  50. coronavirus
    How Mulan’s Delayed Release Will Alter the Movie Industry“With Disney postponing Mulan, you get every studio basically scrubbing their release calendar for the next few months.”
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