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What needs to happen for movies to work in virtual reality?

May 1, 2019
The Tribeca Film Festival is giving filmmakers and fans a chance to try VR experiences.
A viewer uses a virtual reality headset at the Tribeca Film Festival.
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"Creed II" director, Steven Caple Jr., steps into a new ring

His first feature film was a low-budget indie, his second is part of a major franchise.
Florian Munteanu, Steven Caple Jr. and Michael B. Jordan onstage during "Creed II" Clark Atlanta University Student Forum at Clark Atlanta University on Nov. 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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What "Demolition Man" got right about the future

Sep 3, 2018
Autonomous vehicles, tablets, video conferencing — the 1993 flick made some good calls.
Taco Bell celebrated the return of nacho fries and the "Demolition Man" 25th anniversary with a futuristic dining experience at Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood on July 19, 2018 in San Diego, California.
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Errol Morris' new docuseries "Wormwood" was sold to Netflix as the "everything bagel"

Dec 14, 2017
It's a documentary. It's a period drama. It's a re-enactment. "It's my best something," the director says.
Director Errol Morris behind the camera on the set of "Wormwood."
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Let's talk about the real monster in 'Get Out'

Mar 15, 2017
The horror film about racism is drawing a wide audience, earning more than $110 million.
From left, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Allison Williams, Betty Gabriel and Daniel Kaluuyain in "Get Out."

With 'Rogue One' and more, how far can Disney stretch the 'Star Wars' franchise?

Dec 16, 2016
Disney paid $4 billion for the “Star Wars” franchise — and “Indiana Jones” — when it bought Lucasfilm.  It seems the movie studio is quite intent on getting its money’s worth.  The new movie “Rogue One” opens in theaters today — the first of two, possibly more, stand-alone “Star Wars” films that Disney has in […]
A view of a "Rogue One" panel at the London convention center ExCel.
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'Thank you' as an anti-piracy strategy

Jul 22, 2016
The film industry has many strategies to stop piracy, including saying thanks.

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