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Streaming media announcement of the day - Netflix will be increasing monthly fees by 13% to 18% depending on the plan.

Will it result in churn?...
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Congratulations to all of the nominees for the Visual Effects Society Awards.

There is a lot of great work represented in the nominations. All...
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Streaming media announcement of the day - NBCUniversal announces a shake up in senior management as it prepares to launch a direct to consumer... Show more

Tracking the numbers - weekend box office

1 The Upside $19.5M
2. Aquaman $17M - now at $1B+ globally, a remarkable achievement
3 A Dog’s Way Home...
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Attending the VFX Bakeoff at the Academy today. The final 10 movies show their reels in order to be one of the 5 nominees. After today, only PWC... Show more

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Comics reflect reality - or the opposite - by the time this lad is old enough for a driver’s license, he may not want to or may not need to due to... Show more

With CES starting next week, read our latest newsletter on Strategizing CES 2019. ishindler.com/strategizing-ces-2019

Tracking the numbers - weekend box office - 3 day $

1 Aquaman - $51.5M
2 Mary Poppins Returns $28m - up 28% from last weekend
3 Bumblebee - $21M
4...
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Comics reflect reality - Tracking the numbers is imperative for all businesses. If you are not tracking yours, you could find yourself looking at... Show more

Tracking the numbers - While there is not always correlation between Rotten Tomatoes and the box office, Holmes & Watson “scored” a 0% on Rotten... Show more

Weekend box office - 3 day totals

Aquaman $67.4
Mary Poppins Returns $22.2M
Bumblebee $21
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse $16.5
The Mule $8.2M

Tracking the numbers - North America box office will reach a new record this year as the current total is $11.383B, slightly below the total for all... Show more

There is an Excellent article in the new WIRED Magazine on icon STAN LEE. Must read --well done, Adam Rogers!

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Comics reflect reality - Tracking the numbers, simple or complex reporting, if you aren't tracking the numbers, you could be in the same predicament

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Comics reflect reality - Follow up and follow through are great traits to have.

Employees, vendors, etc. should always deliver on time and on budget...
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Tracking the numbers - weekend box office.

It looks like it will be a major write off for Mortal Engines, with only $7.5M. It cost $100M to produce, not...
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The LA Times reported today that China is allowing more U.S. films into the country to the end of this year, in an effort to build up the 2018 box... Show more

CBS has sold the iconic Television City building in LA. The building is as cool on the inside with its indoor stages, production departments and... Show more

Tracking the numbers - weekend box office

YTD just below 10% higher Y/Y even as YTD hit $11B. Several big releases in the next 2 weeks.

1. Ralph...
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Future of film - one of the burgeoning trends in cinema and one which has been discussed at our future focused panels, is 4D motion based with... Show more