To get people to theaters, movie trailers have been giving away key plot points

Jul 3, 2019
But when a studio gives away a plot point in a trailer, it's not an accident.
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Netflix, Disney, WarnerMedia threaten to leave Georgia

May 30, 2019
Hollywood is concerned about the state's restrictive abortion bill.
The Netflix offices in Los Angeles.
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Society might finally be ready for the film "Booksmart"

May 23, 2019
Screenwriter Katie Silberman says there aren’t enough buddy comedies out there that center around female friends.
Katie Silberman, screenwriter and producer of "Booksmart," at Marketplace studios in Los Angeles, CA.
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How the founder of Latina magazine is diversifying Hollywood

May 16, 2019
But Christy Haubegger tackled the magazine industry first.
Christy Haubegger in 2018.
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What happened to the rom-com?

May 2, 2019
Wesley Morris, writer and New York Times critic, reflects on its seeming demise.
 
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What would Hollywood be without superhero movies?

Apr 25, 2019
They account for about a quarter of box office revenue.
From left, President of Marvel Studios/producer Kevin Feige with "Avengers: Endgame" stars Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 23 in Los Angeles.
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By The Numbers

Bond, James Bond: Agent 007 by the numbers

Apr 25, 2019
How much does it cost to be a secret agent, anyway?
In this undated photo from Eon Productions, actor Daniel Craig poses as James Bond.
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The return of the living dead: the highest-grossing horror reboots

Apr 16, 2019
"Chucky" is the latest horror remake to hit the big screen.
Chucky from Orion Picture's "Child's Play."
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As writers fire their agents, can small agencies benefit?

Apr 15, 2019
When it comes to pursuing newly unrepresented talent, small agencies don't have much to lose.
WGA West President David Goodman speaks during the 2019 Writers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 17 in Beverly Hills, California.
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For "The Chi's" showrunner, it's all about the neighborhood

Apr 12, 2019
Ayanna Floyd Davis says she sees behind the headlines about Chicago's South Side.
An advance screening of Showtime's 'The Chi' on Chicago's South Side at SMG Chatham in 2017.
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