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Competing Against Netflix In Streaming Video Becoming Increasingly Expensive

Photo by Phil Barker/Future Publishing via Getty Images. Future Publishing via Getty Images Launching an online streaming video service to compete with Netflix NFLX was once thought of by investors as having a huge potential upside. However, the tide has turned as the market has become so competitive that making money can take years and […]

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Laura Dern (sort of) made a cameo on ‘White Lotus’ Season 2 | CNN

CNN  —  Laura Dern has returned to working with one of her previous collaborators – but you may have missed it. The “Jurassic Park” star has a small part in the second season premiere of HBO Max’s ensemble dramedy anthology “The White Lotus,” in a voice role as Dominic Di Grasso’s (Michael Imperioli) estranged wife. […]

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‘The Vow Part Two’ turns to Nxivm on trial in docu-sequel | CNN

CNN  —  The bizarre and salacious nature of “The Vow,” with its intensely detailed look at the Nxivm cult, made the docuseries an understandable sensation, so much so that HBO came back for more. While “The Vow Part Two” gives viewers a front-row seat of the federal trial against founder Keith Raniere, it’s a more […]

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Box Office: ‘DC Super Pets’ Plunges 65% As ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Passes ‘Titanic’

DC League of Super-Pets Warner Bros. In holdover news for Friday, DC League of Super-Pets took a sharp dive, earning $3.29 million (-65%) on its second Friday. That sets the stage for a $10.8 million (-53%) Fri-Sun frame, which is not a great hold for a big animated film that didn’t open well. For example, […]

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Warners Says It Has a 10-Year Plan For DC Movies

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav recently unveiled the 10-year plan for DC. It’s no secret that a lot of DC Comics properties have been underutilized, and even the films that have been released are notoriously hit-or-miss. The DCEU hasn’t really known what to do ever since Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy finished up. As a result, they’re […]

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Box Office: ‘DC Super-Pets’ Nabs Soft $23 Million, ‘Vengeance’ Is Served Cold

‘DC League of Super-Pets’ Warner Bros. The lone ”big” wide release this weekend was DC League of Super-Pets, which topped the domestic box office with a $23 million opening weekend. That’s a 2.47x weekend multiplier from a $2.2 million Thursday preview gross, implying that the film played less like an “everyone waited until Saturday and […]

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Analyzing Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ:WBD) & Simulated Environment Concepts (OTCMKTS:SMEV)

Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ:WBD – Get Rating) and Simulated Environment Concepts (OTCMKTS:SMEV – Get Rating) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Volatility & Risk Warner Bros. Discovery has […]

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Emmys 2022: Old, new and international (‘Squid Game!’) combine in a dizzying awards derby | CNN

CNN  —  Some things old, some things new, something international and groundbreaking, and a whole lot of real-life-inspired drama. This year’s Emmy nominations juggled a seemingly impossible task, trying to identify standout new series, like “Only Murders in the Building” and “Abbott Elementary,” while acknowledging older ones, including past winners and a number of shows […]

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Kit Harington is reportedly on board for a Jon Snow ‘Game of Thrones’ spin-off | CNN

CNN  —  “Game of Thrones” fans may not have seen the last of Jon Snow. According to the Hollywood Reporter, a sequel to HBO’s hit fantasy drama is in early development, with British actor Kit Harington set to reprise his role as the world’s favorite bastard from the North turned heir to the Iron Throne. […]

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Warner Bros. Discovery’s Plans for DC Movies Still Up in the Air

The media landscape underwent a major change earlier this year, with the landmark merger between Warner Bros. and Discovery. The joining of the two media companies has raised a number of questions about the future of Warner Bros.’ properties, including the various movies, television shows, and comics from DC Entertainment. A new report from The […]