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7 Films from Cannes To Look Out For

In Featured, Industry Insights, James Powers by Impact Admin

– By James Powers – One fun side effect of having attended the Sundance film festival earlier this year is that I am now stumbling across various trailers for upcoming films that I already saw at the festival, long before their release to wider markets. If you’ve seen any trailers for Late Night or The Tomorrow Man or The Nightingale, …

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Hollywood Can No Longer Take VFX for Granted

In Featured, Industry Insights, James Powers by Impact Admin

– By James Powers – One of the trailers that’s been playing before Avengers: Endgame is for an upcoming sci-fi thriller that stars Will Smith – twice. Ang Lee’s Gemini Man follows an assassin who must fight for his life against a younger version of himself, and Smith plays both characters, one his fifties and the other in his twenties. …

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After ‘Endgame’: Where We Go From Here

In Featured, Industry Insights, Tyler Carlos by Amanda Valdovinos

– By Tyler Carlos – NOTE: MAJOR SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: ENDGAME and the SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME TRAILER Well, after 11 years and 22 films, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally wrapping up its “Infinity Saga,” and believe me, it went out on a major high note. Avengers: Endgame is undeniably one of the greatest cinematic experiences of the 21st …

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How Shazam! and Aquaman Saved the DCEU

In Featured, Industry Insights, Tyler Carlos by Impact Admin

– By Tyler Carlos – It sure has been a long road for the DCEU. Since Christopher Nolan’s trilogy masterpiece wrapped up in 2012, DC has been doing its best to keep up with the massive success of Marvel’s cinematic universe, but to no avail. No matter how far DC gets, Marvel always seems to get the best of them. …

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Why Apple’s Streaming Service is a Bad Idea, and Why Disney+ Will Succeed

In Featured, Industry Insights, Katherine Sanderson by Amanda Valdovinos

– By Katherine Sanderson – On March 25th, Apple had a presentation where they officially announced that they are launching their own streaming site called Apple TV + (which was already a rip-off of Disney’s upcoming streaming service name). With each having a release date set for Fall 2019, we will see two major streaming sites go head to head, striving …

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Why ‘Unplanned’ Surpassed Box Office Expectations

In Featured, Industry Insights, Maria Andress by Impact Admin

– By Maria Andress – $6.1 million opening weekend on 1,059 screens. A+ Cinema Score. 93% Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score. Still holding 4th place in the Box Office. For a Christian film that was looking at a projection of $2-3 million opening weekend, R-rated by the MPAA, marginalized by Hollywood, and given little to no ad coverage, Unplanned has been …