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MGM’s Thelma & Louise is turning 30, and the studio is holding a special drive-in screening event June 18 in partnership with Cinespia’s Drive In at The Greek in Los Angeles. The pic was originally released over Memorial Day weekend in 1991, on May 24. Geena Davis, who played Thelma, and Susan Sarandon, who played Louise, will participate in a Q&A before the screening. “Thelma & Louise is a landmark film that left an indelible mark
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Bob Fosse’s Dancin’, the hit musical revue originally directed and choreographed by the legendary Fosse that ran on Broadway from 1978 to 1982, is planning a return: Producer Joey Parnes announced today that he’ll bring a revival, directed by Wayne Cilento, to Broadway in the 2022-23 season. “Bob Fosse created the original production as a tribute to dance, but we are approaching this production as a celebration of Bob himself – both the person and
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Retail investing met marketing genius Wednesday as AMC Entertainment devoted a new area of its website to individual investors, stoking their love, doubling the stock price and — the company hopes — inflating membership of its AMC Stubs loyalty program. AMC has about 3 million individual investors now, 80% of its shareholders base. It was initially swept up in the GameStop-led meme-stock frenzy – retail traders who share funny videos and defiant exhortations on Reddit
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Refresh for updates: Paramount’s A Quiet Place Part II grossed $4.2M yesterday, which is the best Tuesday recorded at the domestic box office since the onset of Covid in mid-March of last year. A Quiet Place Part II‘s Tuesday beats that of Warner Bros./Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong which made $2.18M on April 6, and also Warner Bros.’ Tuesday for Wonder Woman 1984 which did $1.655M on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Both of those titles were available on HBO Max at the
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AMC Entertainment launched an unusual program today called Investor Connect to communicate directly with a mass of individual investors in the U.S. that now own more than 80% of its stock and have been steadily buoying it higher. “Many of our investors have demonstrated support and confidence in AMC. We intend to communicate often with these investors, and from time to time provide them with special benefits at our theatres. We start with a free
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