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“Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” are opening on the same date. Why that’s not a bad thing.

Apr 13, 2023
Theaters are offering more choices to consumers, with release schedules looking similar to what they were pre-pandemic.
"Barbie," set to premiere in July, will go up against "Oppenheimer." While some are rooting for one over the other, there are viewers planning to make the two a double feature.
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How do movie theaters decide showtimes?

Aug 19, 2022
Deciding when a film plays is a giant moving puzzle that theaters have to put together every week.
Looking ahead for a weekend showing? Check the Tuesday listings.
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