MGM Relaunches Orion Classics as Multiplatform Distribution Label

12:00 PM PDT 5/21/2018 by Pamela McClintock The move comes less than a year after the studio revived Orion Pictures. Looking to get into the day-and-date theatrical-VOD business, MGM is relaunching Orion Classics as a multiplatform distribution label, the studio announced Monday. The move comes less than a year after MGM revived Orion Pictures. In its prior incarnation decades ago, […]

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How to Not Watch the Royal Wedding

Congratulations! The digital world has invited you to virtually attend Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage this weekend. Frankly, you don’t give a damn. But the internet won’t let you off the hook so easily. Your news feeds will be littered with the #RoyalFamily and #WhenHarryMetMeg musings unless you do some work to cinch off the firehose before the event […]

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China Box Office: 'Infinity War' Marches Past $300M, 'A Quiet Place' Opens to $18M

6:25 PM PDT 5/20/2018 by Patrick Brzeski The Marvel tentpole is now the fourth-biggest Hollywood release ever in China. Marvel Disney’s Avengers: Infinity War again dominated all challengers at the Chinese box office. The mega-tentpole added $53.7 million in its second weekend, holding off some respectable competition from local romantic comedy How Long Will I Love U, which debuted to […]

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Other notable mountain lion run-ins in Pacific Northwest history – KIRO Seattle

KIRO Seattle Other notable mountain lion run-ins in Pacific Northwest historyKIRO SeattleCrews responded around 11:20 a.m. Saturday to a mountain lion attack in foothills near North Bend. Two mountain bikers were attacked. One mountain biker was killed – marking the first time since 1924 that a fatal mountain lion attack was recorded in …1 dead, 1 injured after mountain lion attack […]

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Weekend Box Office: 'Deadpool 2' Rocketing Toward $130M-Plus Debut

7:28 AM PDT 5/18/2018 by Pamela McClintock Elsewhere, ‘Book Club’ is exceeding expectations, thanks to strong interest among older moviegoers. Avengers: Infinity War finally has some competition. Ryan Reynolds and 20th Century Fox’s summer event pic Deadpool 2 rocketed to a huge $18.6 million in Thursday-night previews from 3,785 theaters, a record for an R-rated pic. That puts the film […]

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