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Weekend box office - Justice League far short of expectations w only $96M. Per LA Times, "about $300 million to make, plus marketing spending." That is a... Show more

Indicative of the changing exhibition market, MoviePass cuts prices, offers $6.95 a month plan for unlimited movies

Comcast is the latest suitor for Fox TV and movie assets. Last year Fox was seeking to acquire Time Warner, which AT&T may yet snag. Watching how... Show more

Received a Nokia email today with a “Last chance to purchase an OZO” subject line. The kickoff event for the camera was November 30, 2015.

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 6 days ago

Comics reflect reality - AI has impacted us on a day to day basis through our many devices more than many believe. In due time AI will teach us a... Show more

Accelerating toward tipping point - many video subscription services available, but the majority of buyers want the top 4 as HBO continues its move... Show more

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Comics reflect reality - forewarned is forearmed. Lots of ways to know which movies to avoid, Rotten Tomatoes, Social Media, box office reports &... Show more

Weekend box office - still down 5% YTD, but some potential big movies yet to come

1 Thor $56.5M
2 Daddy’s Home 2 $30.0M
3 Murder on the Orient...
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Marty Shindler shared a photo. 1 week ago

Comics reflect reality - jobs & work are defined in many ways, this is just one of them.

.@Disney reported Q4 earnings yesterday, revenue & net down, more Star Wars, @ABC down 15%. @NetFlix competitor in ‘19 to be priced very... Show more

Building on Friday’s good Jobs Report & 17 year low unemployment rate, the major financial indices closed at record highs for the 2nd day in a row... Show more

Long time head of marketing at Paramount, Megan Colligan is leaving. Par has struggled for a long time, so a change is in order.

Box office rebound - Thor scores $121M domestic & grossed $306M int’l in 2 wks. Bad Mom’s Xmas #2 w $21.6 for 5 days, Jigsaw #3 w $6.7M, Boo 2 w... Show more

Tracking the numbers - the Dow hit yet another all time high at today’s close, due in part to a new Fed Chairman being nominated & the potential for... Show more

We will not know till next qrtr, YouTubeTV’s presence in the World Series will result in a significant increase in new cord cutters.

If you are not familiar with terms for box office, distribution and exhibition, this will give you a good overview.

Box office was off by 13% in...
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Received my first Star Wars screening invitation from PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC). Why? It is a part of my Star Wars story. bit.ly/SWsaOct

Tracking the numbers - all 3 major indices closed up today, Nasdaq @ record high. Dow up 7 months in a row.

Tracking the numbers - Consumer confidence hits a 17 year high at 125.9, highest since December 2000.

It’s month end. In the coming days there will be many stats released of importance to you and to the people with whom we work. Stay tuned.