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Cinemark Theaters Close All U.S. Locations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns

Cinemark is the latest entertainment venue to temporarily close all U.S. theatres

Cinemark Movie Theaters have decided to temporarily close all U.S. theaters amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. In an official email from the company, the closures will begin today, March 18, and will re-open whenever they believe it is safe to do…

IMAX had its best year yet

Hollywood is hurting with a down year at the box office. Instead of going to traditional theaters, many moviegoers are streaming from the comfort of their couches. But IMAX still had its best year yet in 2019.

'Parasite' looks poised to make history in this year's awards race

Awards chatter tends to focus on the usual big names, but some of the most excited current speculation in film circles surrounds "Parasite," a South Korean movie quietly piling up the sort of accolades that could position it to be a major, potentially history-making player in this year's race.

Linda Ronstadt's biggest gamble

In the late 1970s, Linda Ronstadt was the biggest female rock star in America. She had a string of platinum records, she packed concert halls and her wide-eyed beauty graced magazine covers across the country.

Can 'Jumanji: The Next Level' repeat box office history?

"Jumanji: The Next Level" is targeting a $45 million opening when it debuts nationwide this weekend.Sony Pictures is more conservative, predicting a $35 million debut instead. Both numbers are impressive for a film opening in early December, a typically slow…

'Richard Jewell' film under fire for depiction of journalist

The real-life journalist portrayed in the upcoming Clint Eastwood film, "Richard Jewell," is being defended by her former colleagues and the newspaper where she worked because they say she is unfairly depicted as a woman who traded sex for stories.

Why Netflix may need to cut prices and run ads

Netflix executives have repeatedly said the company will not run ads to generate more revenue. But with competition getting more intense, one Wall Street analyst thinks Netflix should offer a cheaper ad-supported service.

Real-life planets you may have first seen in a 'Star Wars' film

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was a breathtaking diversity of planets. From the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon, rebel ships and Imperial cruisers, we've seen a colorful variety of them come into view. Harsh deserts baked by twin suns, craggy caverns, lush forests, water worlds, mineral-coated surfaces, inhospitable ice, inhabited moons and even lava worlds have greeted our gaze.