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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Box Office Success Reflects Power of MCU, Not the Movie Theater Experience

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“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is not only already a critical success, but has continued to exceed expectations at the box office domestically and abroad, setting opening weekend records. On its debut weekend in early November, “Wakanda Forever” grossed $180 million, destroying the previous record holder for stronger November opening in North America, “The Hunger Games: […]

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Los Angeles Film & TV Production Hits Rock Bottom During Pandemic

More data has been released regarding how the Los Angeles film market has adjusted to the pandemic, and, though, there are some signs of life and reasons for hope, the numbers are not good. Reporting out of Hollywood Reporter said that non-profit benefit and research organization for the greater LA media economy, FilmLA, recently […]

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AMC Working to Avoid Bankruptcy as COVID Slowdown Continues

Theater chain AMC, already in debt due to luxury upgrades to its theaters prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, is still desperate for cash. It’s projected that the chain will need $750 million to hit its 2021 cash requirements, meaning an influx of more than $100 million in December and an attempt […]

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AMC Launches New Private Rental Program to Drive Business

The Entertainment industry has been particularly hard hit by the pandemic, and still struggles today as large crowds continue to be dangerous environments. In search of additional sources of liquidity, AMC Theaters launches a private theater rental option for parties of 20 or less. According to an interview by Variety, the concept’s initial beta testing […]

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Film Studios Can Run Their Own Movie Theaters. Now What?

A New York federal judge has officially granted a motion by the U.S. Department of Justice to end the Paramount Consent Decrees, an existing regulation preventing film studios from owning their own cinemas in the interest of preventing a movie-industry monopoly. To discuss the potential fallout of this decision, host Daniel Litwin was joined by […]

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Cinemark CEO Doesn’t Thinks AMC’s Release Deal Will Disrupt Exhibition Ecosystem: Business Casual

Powered by RedCircle Since the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe, movie theaters have had to shut their doors. As a result, theaters are taking a second look at their relationship with production companies. For AMC and Universal, that means shortening the time a film is in theaters, and sharing the revenue once it turns to […]

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What the Film Industry Thinks About AMC’s New Release Timeline

Filmocracy Co-Founder and CEO Paul Jun and iHeartRadio’s Kyle McMahon tackle AMC and Universal’s new, 17-day timeline for films to head to video-on-demand – and how it might send waves throughout the rest of the movie industry. Though AMC and Universal reserve the right to extend films’ stay in theaters, this new, shortened timeline gives […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Lithium-Ion Breakthroughs Promise a Greener Road Ahead for EVs
February 26, 2024

In sustainable transportation, the conversation often pivots to the technology powering our journey toward a greener future. At the heart of this dialogue is the evolution of battery technology, particularly lithium-ion batteries, which have become a cornerstone for electric vehicles (EVs). Dr. Veronika Wright also known as Electrified Veronika™ offers a glimpse into the […]

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Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
February 26, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of school security, Adam Coughran, President of Safe Kids Inc., emphasizes the importance of innovative technologies and strategies to safeguard students, teachers, and staff. From visitor management systems to advanced surveillance technology, educational institutions are continuously seeking new ways to enhance security measures and respond effectively to potential threats. One […]

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What Could Happen if Film Studios Owned Their Own Theaters: Ratified
February 24, 2020

On this episode of Ratified, MarketScale’s podcast on the intersection of policy and business, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin takes a trip back in time – and to the modern-day legal battleground emerging under President Trump’s DOJ – to examine the 1948 Paramount Decision. To get you up to speed, that 1948 decision by […]

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