Venom 2 Is What Post-Pandemic Box Office Success Should Look Like

Venom: Let There Be Carnage just had the biggest opening weekend at the domestic box office in 2021 with $90 million, showing what a true box office success looks like in the post-pandemic era. While there’s been a number of moderate box office hits, there’s been even more misses and even the year’s biggest movies … Read more

Netflix Intl. Honcho Talks Streamer’s Global Post-Pandemic Strategy

David Kosse, vice president of international film at Netflix, got something of a raw deal. The London-based executive joined the streaming giant in March 2019, after a three-year stint as president of STX’s global operation, and set out to build the service’s international film offerings in Europe, Middle East and Africa “from ground zero.” But … 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