Blockbusters are back?; The Atlantic wants a stable of newsletter writers

How Blockbusters Survive Netflix The latest Bond flick, “No Time to Die,” and the Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” kindled hope for cinemas with blockbuster ticket sales. But Hollywood won’t return to pre-pandemic standards. For one thing, only action or horror movie franchises have performed, “particularly when they are offered … Read more

Nolan’s Massive Universal Deal Could Reinvent Blockbusters Post-Pandemic

Christopher Nolan’s new deal for his next movie at Universal includes a lot of big demands, but it just might provide a roadmap for the future of the theatrical experience. The post-pandemic box office is slow to reach a full recovery and streaming revenue is quick to replace it, but that doesn’t mean the theatrical experience … Read more