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Regal Cinemas build limited 4DX theaters

4DX technology has begun to appear in more theaters across the country. Developed by CJ 4DPLEX, 4DX is meant to immerse the audience in a film through appealing to multiple senses. It includes motion seats, environmental elements such as scent and other special effects. Regal Cinemas leads the implementation of this technology in U.S. theaters. […]

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Marvel introduces new superhero

Marvel Studios introduced their newest superhero in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” released on Sept. 3. The film features Shang-Chi, the first Asian-American superhero to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film intertwines action, humor and culture as Shang-Chi traces his family roots and faces issues from his past. Dr. Melissa […]

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Streaming services shift film industry

During a recent panel at CinemaCon, Patty Jenkins, director of “Wonder Woman,” “WW84” and “Monster,” voiced her displeasure about how movies that are released directly to streaming services, like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime, look like fake movies. There is something to be said in her statement, as movies that are released to streaming with […]

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Disney faces lawsuit for dual-release

Actress Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Disney on July 29 in response to Disney’s decision to release “Black Widow” on Disney+ Premier Access at the same time the movie began to show in theaters. Disney released Marvel’s “Black Widow,” starring Johansson, on July 9. Beginning on July 9, audiences could watch the film in […]

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WandaVision changes the MCU

The first season of the hit Disney+ show “WandaVision” wrapped on March 5. The show created buzz in the Marvel community and kicked off phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Matt Ramos, account owner of @SUPES, runs an Instagram with 117k followers and a TikTok with 1.8 million followers. Ramos uses his social media […]

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Film industry changes during COVID

While the ongoing pandemic has undoubtedly changed how life functions in many different areas, whether this be personal, business, or day-to-day interactions, one area that has been heavily impacted is the entertainment industry. The film production industry, in particular has had to adapt to COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing regulations, as have both scripted television […]

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The Oscars do not always show the best films

For years, one of the ways of defining cinematic achievement has been through awards and their ceremonies, most iconically, The Oscars. The first Oscars awards show was held in 1929, in the early beginnings of the film industry’s Hollywood boom. This year, the 2021 Oscars will undoubtedly look different due to the ongoing pandemic and […]