Daily Archives: December 22, 2019

Harrison Ford and a DIGITAL dog? “The Call of the Wild”

One of three trailers that ran before “Cats,” that looked worse than “Cats.” A January release…or escape

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BOX OFFICE: “Skywalker” opens at $176, a LOT lower than the last two films

As expected, another “Star Wars” is “the #1 film in the galaxy”–$176M domestic, $198M international, $374M globally. “Force Awakens” opened at ($247M), 30% higher. “The Last Jedi” did ($220M), over 20% better. Consider premium pricing for tickets this time round … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “Two Popes,” one long argument

Let others quibble about the fact that the meetings, debates and jokes exchanged in “The Two Popes” never actually happened. It’s a movie based on a play, a sort of papal “wish fulfillment fantasy” of the “If it didn’t happen like … Continue reading

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The Great Wordads Ad-rate Collapse, a WordPress Conspiracy of Silence?

Sorry to park this housekeeping business in midst of all your regularly scheduled movie programming. But searching the web, I can find no discussions of this massive, unexplained fall-off on the major blog host WordPress’s advertising CPM rates. Mysteriously, WordPress … Continue reading

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