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Weekend domestic box office:

1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - $150M
2. Incredibles 2 - $80M
3. Ocean's 8 - $11M
4. Tag - $8M
5. Deadpool 2 - $5M...
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It’s the 30th anniversary of Roger Rabbit. @ILMVFX created a t-shirt with Roger on the original logo with the cool magician pulling Roger out of the... Show more

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Lots of data points from today’s @comScore State of OTT webinar. This is one that I thought particularly interesting in that OTT TV is used far more on... Show more

Attending @comscore State of OTT webinar. Susan Engelson and Autumn Molay presenting. It is a rapidly changing environment, so getting an additional... Show more

Streaming media announcement - Apple Teams With Sesame Workshop to Develop Kids' Programming.

Expecting the frequency of announcements from Apple to increase...
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Studio bidding war - @Disney has upped its bid for @Fox by 36% to $71.3B & offering a choice of cash or stock. What will @Comcast do in response?... Show more

The last original member of the DJIA, GE, is being replaced on the storied index by Walgreens Boots Alliance effective June 26. It was inevitable... Show more

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Comics reflect reality - Once again, Understand before you sign is an important concept.

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 5 days ago

Comics reflect reality - While this may be a factor for digital natives as depicted, auto correct works for and against many of us.

Tracking the numbers - MoviePass, in its pricing, has a goal to get people to see movies they might not otherwise see. Deadline reports that 40% of... Show more

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Comics reflect reality - And cord cutting is now a very commonly used phrase. It is a matter of definition.

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Comics reflect reality - Robbery in the digital age.

Tracking the numbers - Incredibles 2 w $180M has the best animated opening ever! 31% of attendees were non-parent adult, a key demo for animation... Show more

Tracking the numbers - it’s looking as though Incredibles 2 will hit $170 - $180 M for the weekend, all based on the huge $71.5M on Friday.

When there is blurb in the Friday LA Times Calendar that “review for X is delayed” it is ALWAYS a sign of trouble. Such was the case with John... Show more

A quick and very worthwhile read from David Bloom​.

The Hollywood of tomorrow is going to be far different than that of today, in all sorts of ways...
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Post finalizing the TW acquisition, John Stankey, lead AT&T executive said, “the company will be aggressive when it comes to acquiring content and... Show more

Streaming media announcement of the day - Oprah signs w Apple to produce original content.

Apple is beginning to flex its muscles and dig into its...
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Tracking the numbers - @CNBC reports the U of Michigan index of consumer sentiment is at 99.3 for June, a 3 month high.

This is a good sign for Q2...
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Incentives are a fundamental part of what fuels production of content. Milken issued a new report on the topic today and according to the LA Times,... Show more