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‘The Interview’ Nabs $15M Online in First Weekend

Sony’s decision to release the now-controversial film The Interview online seems to have paid off – at least financially. According to the company, the film has already generated over $15 million in sales, having been downloaded or rented over two million times in the past few days. By comparison, it’s made about $3 million in theaters (though it did have …

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Netflix Is Reportedly Getting A New Pee-wee Herman Movie

According to reports, Netflix will be getting the distribution rights to a new Pee-wee Herman movie, which is to go into production next year. We’ve been hearing about the project for a while, but the Netflix angle is new. A couple months ago, Paul Reubens, who plays Pee-wee, told Jimmy Fallon: “There is going to be one and I was …

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Sony Says It Will Release The Interview In Theaters

After all the chaos and controversy over the past couple weeks with regards to The Interview, Sony has now come out and announced it will indeed release the film in some theaters. It just won’t be getting the wide release it was originally expected to. Multiple outlets, including The Hollywood Reporter, are sharing a statement from Sony Entertainment chairman and …

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Here’s a Tribute to Some Great Directors Made Entirely with Stock Footage

I’m not sure what this says, if anything, about modern directing and/or the quality of stock imagery – but I like it. Shutterstock, giant purveyor of stock photography, video footage, and music, has decided to use some of its assets to construct some pretty cool tributes to a handful of famous directors. Yes, the video you’re about to see was …

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‘Team America: World Police’ Is Also Getting Yanked from Theaters

According to several theaters which had planned to screen the 2004 comedy Team America: World Police in lieu of the film The Interview, Paramount has put the kibosh on the whole thing. Texas regional theater group Alamo Drafthouse made headlines earlier when they announced a screening of the Trey Parker/Matt Stone film this Christmas to replace a screening of the …

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Theater to Show ‘Team America: World Police’ in Lieu of ‘The Interview’

While it’s still up in the air whether or not the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy The Interview will ever see a theatrical release, we do know that it won’t happen anytime soon. Since Sony pulled the plug on the film’s Christmas premiere due to vague threats from alleged Sony hackers, one regional theater is doing the next best thing to …

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AMC Theatres Now Offering Movie-a-Day Subscription Plan

In a move to get people out of their houses and watching movies at the theater as much as they’re watching them from their couches, AMC Theatres is partnering with MoviePass to bring a subscription model to the theatergoer. AMC will let customers pay a monthly fee to gain virtually unlimited access to screenings (it’s not quite unlimited, but at …

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Here’s What’s Coming To (And Going From) Netflix In January (You Ain’t Seen Bad Boys II?)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We’re breaking from the norm a little this week, and looking at some titles coming to and going away from Netflix in …

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Liam Neeson Wants to Endorse Your Particular Set of Skills – on LinkedIn

I don’t say this often, but this is one movie marketing promotion that you might want to consider. Liam Neeson – rather his Taken character Bryan Mills – would like to endorse your particular set of skills. On LinkedIn. In this promotion for Taken 3 (which premieres in January), 20th Century Fox will choose one lucky fan and have Mr. …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (It Includes Nick Offerman)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. As previously mentioned, the long-awaited new original series from Netflix, Marco Polo, is finally available to stream, though the reviews have been …

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Bella Thorne Cast in MTV’s ‘Scream’ Series

It looks like[/timeout] MTV has cast its blonde scream queen. Bella Thorne, who you might know from the TV series My Own Worst Enemy, the Disney Channel show Shake It Up, or HBO’s Big Love, has been cast as Casey – the part made famous by Drew Barrymore – in MTV’s reboot of the 1996 comedy-horror classic Scream. She confirmed …

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Google Play Releases Its Best Of 2014 Lists

Earlier this week, we got a look at the top apps, movies, games, songs, etc. on iTunes. Today, its rival Google Play revealed its lists. These are packaged in a nice infographic: “It was a big year for entertainment, from games that fed your sweet tooth to apps that kept you fit,” said Google. “Icy movies warmed your hearts, and …

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