The Weekend Movie Takeaway: ‘Mulan’ and ‘Tenet’ Among Highlights
After six months of uncertainty surrounding cinema-going in America, the past week or so has seen a couple of key developments that say a lot about the degree to which COVID-19 has upended the business of telling stories on the big screen.
The Weekend Movie Takeaway: NBC’s Latest Move Reflects The Diminishing Role of Broadcast Television
As America heads into election season and the ramifications of COVID-19 on the film industry continue to be felt, larger trends in the business of screen narrative are making themselves known, showing 2020 to be a turning point for the industry in mo...
The Weekend Movie Takeaway: The Emmy Awards Nomination Announcements Signal Hope For Our Narrative Future
When it comes to collectively celebrating the power of mass narrative, the Oscars® and the Emmy® Awards are arguably the two highest-profile events of the year. While the 2020 Oscars managed to come and go a few weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic hit...
The Weekend Movie Takeaway: ‘Tenet’ Gets Re-Schedule Indefinitely While ‘Bill & Ted’ Go Straight To Streaming
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen one of America's favorite national pastimes—going to the movies—upended to an extent not seen since World War II.
The Weekend Movie Takeaway: US-Shot Shows Prepare For Production With New Security Measures
Although many states continue to post rising numbers and screen production for the most part is still stuck in limbo, the film and television industry is tentatively engaging with the “dance” part of The Hammer and The Dance, whereby elements of the ...
Weekend Movie Takeaway: ‘Avatar 2’, ‘The Batman’ and ‘Mission: Impossible’ Set To Resume Production in Lands Far, Far Away
It's almost impossible to know just how deep into the COVID-19 crisis we are, with certain parts of the country beginning to re-open amidst skyrocketing numbers, and other parts walking back plans for societal re-engagement after re-opening led to sp...
Weekend Movie Takeaway: Will the BLM Movement Have a Lasting Impact on Film and TV?
As 2020 continues to shake up modern life in a manner not seen in some time, the business of storytelling is reshaping itself to adjust to the upheaval.
Weekend Movie Takeaway: Films You Can View to Learn and Engage
In the weeks following George Floyd's murder at the hands of the Minneapolis police, the United States has been taking a long overdue look at the systemic racism at its core. Although screen narrative is obviously not at the center of the discussion,...
Weekend Movie Takeaway: Drive-In Box Office Numbers are In!
As we enter an ambiguously defined period of the COVID-19 crisis—where all the talk surrounding the States “opening up” doesn’t necessarily mean we’re observing “life as we knew it” again—the situation continues to impact screen narrative in a variet...