Netflix’s plan kept ‘Glass Onion’ from more box office millions

Netflix probably left hundreds of millions of dollars on the table by not keeping Rian Johnson’s “Glass Onion” in theaters. The sequel to Johnson’s critically acclaimed “Knives Out” opened in nearly 700 theaters, the largest release of any Netflix original film to date, last Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. “Glass Onion” leaves theaters … Read more

Disney is the biggest winner and loser at the Thanksgiving box office

This year’s Thanksgiving box office was both feast and famine for Walt Disney. While “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” added $64 million to its domestic tally during the five-day time frame, Disney’s latest animated feature “Strange World” failed to lure in moviegoers, generating just $18.6 million between Wednesday and Sunday and a dismal $11.9 million for … Read more

White House on Taylor Swift Ticketmaster Debacle: Capitalism needs competition

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre answers questions during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, August 9, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein Reuters White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre indicated that US President Joe Biden has little sympathy for Ticketmaster’s parent company live nation, which is reportedly facing an antitrust probe over the … Read more

Taylor Swift ticket fiasco leads to calls for Ticketmaster, Live Nation to break up

Taylor Swift accepts an award onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2022 held at PSD Bank Dome on November 13, 2022 in Duesseldorf, Germany. Jeff Kravitz | Movie Magic | Getty Images There’s something about Taylor Swift and breakups. Activists and lawmakers are renewing calls to split Ticketmaster and Live nation after a fiasco … Read more

Wakanda Forever’ aims to break box office records

Angela Bassett stars as Queen Ramonda in Marvel’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” Disney Long live the king. Disney’s latest entrant in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” is on pace for a stellar theatrical debut this weekend, with box office analysts suggesting it could outpace the $185 million average forecast and top $200 … Read more

AMC Entertainment (AMC) earnings Q3 2022

AMC Entertainment on Tuesday reported another quarterly loss despite higher revenue from a year ago, as it spent more on operational costs. The world’s largest movie theater chain is contending with a massive debt load, dilution of its stock and a film release schedule short on blockbusters. While the summer box office was strong, August … Read more

Former MoviePass CEO charged in alleged fraud scheme

Sopa Images | Light Rocket | Getty Images Former executives at MoviePass and its parent company have been charged with fraud, according to a federal indictment that was unsealed Friday. Theodore Farnsworth, 60, former CEO of Helios & Matheson, and Mitchell Lowe, 70, former CEO of MoviePass, are charged with misleading investors and making false … Read more

What to expect – good and bad – for your zodiac sign in November 2022

Something wicked this way comes. Prepare for the darkest period of the entire year! November will not be easy—for anyone. We will feel frustrations and challenges pop up as the heavens above are in a cosmic storm. As the nights are getting longer, we may feel our energy beginning to drain as hurdles emerge everywhere … Read more

Boeing (BA) earnings Q3 2022

A Boeing 737 MAX 10 airliner pauses while taxiing on the flight line before its first flight at Renton Municipal Airport on June 18, 2021 in Renton, Washington. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images Boeing reported a $3.3 billion quarterly loss Wednesday as problems in its defense unit countered strides in its commercial aircraft business. The … Read more

Hans Niemann sues Magnus Carlsen, others for $100 million over chess cheating claims

US international grandmaster Hans Niemann waits his turn to move during a second-round chess game against Jeffery Xiong on the second day of the Saint Louis Chess Club Fall Chess Classic in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 6, 2022. Tim Vizer | AFP | Getty Images Chess grandmaster Hans Niemann filed a $100 million lawsuit … Read more