German Cinemas Threaten “Star Wars” Boycott

Small and independent cinemas in Germany are threatening to boycott Disney/Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” over unfavourable screening terms. Amongst many points of contention Disney is said to be enforcing a minimum ticket price that is seen as too high for…

Ted Sarandos Tells Cannes Netflix Is Not Anti-Cinema

When the Marché du Film announced that Ted Sarandos would be making an appearance during the NEXT program at this year’s Cannes Film Market, the session instantly became one of its most anticipated events. The chief content officer at Netflix…

Amazon Enters Movie Business With Two Wise First Steps

In a twist of the old adage “give them an inch and they’ll take a mile”, just a week after winning a Golden Globe for television series, musical or comedy for their show “Transparent”, web giant Amazon has announced its…

Sony Hackers Crossed A Line By Threatening Movie Theatres

Though most of the entertainment industry and business world has been riveted to every breaking development of the Sony Pictures hack, we have purposely refrained from writing anything about it. That was until the perpetrators of the cybercrime threatened movie…

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