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‘Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes,’ ‘Chef Secrets’ on PBS Living Channel in October 0

‘Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes,’ ‘Chef Secrets’ on PBS Living Channel in October

PBS Living in October will stream Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes, allowing viewers to explore the life and career of jazz icon Ron Carter, and Chef Secrets: The Science of Cooking, in which the best chefs share their secrets to making a dish more delicious by incorporating science.  The subscription rate for PBS Living … Continue reading “‘Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes,’ ‘Chef Secrets’ on PBS Living Channel in October”

Doc ‘Return to Auschwitz: The Survival of Vladimir Munk’ Due on EST, VOD and DVD Oct. 4 From Virgil 0

Doc ‘Return to Auschwitz: The Survival of Vladimir Munk’ Due on EST, VOD and DVD Oct. 4 From Virgil

The documentary Return to Auschwitz: The Survival of Vladimir Munk will be released on EST, VOD and DVD Oct. 4 from Virgil Films. The film follows Czech Holocaust survivor Vladimir Munk as he returns to Auschwitz where he was held prisoner during World War II. This is his last chance to honor his family, including … Continue reading “Doc ‘Return to Auschwitz: The Survival of Vladimir Munk’ Due on EST, VOD and DVD Oct. 4 From Virgil”

Survival Epic ‘Beast’ Heads Home in October from Universal Pictures 0

Survival Epic ‘Beast’ Heads Home in October from Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced home release dates for Beast, the action thriller from director Baltasar Kormáku that grossed more than $31 million in U.S. theaters. The film, starring Idris Elba, will be available for digital purchase on Oct. 7, followed four days later (Oct. 11) by a Blu-ray Disc and DVD release. Extras … Continue reading “Survival Epic ‘Beast’ Heads Home in October from Universal Pictures”

Owner: Bankrupt Regal Cinemas’ Fiscal Recovery Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Levels 0

Owner: Bankrupt Regal Cinemas’ Fiscal Recovery Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Cineworld, the bankrupt U.K.-based owner/operator of Regal Cinemas in the U.S., Sept. 30 disclosed that its fiscal return remains challenged. The operator of more than 9,000 screens across 10 countries said that while monthly ticket sales have progressively recovered through June 30, topping 82 million, they remained below both pre-pandemic levels and the company’s original … Continue reading “Owner: Bankrupt Regal Cinemas’ Fiscal Recovery Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Levels”

Kino Lorber Sets Oct. 18 Blu-ray Disc Release Date for Documentary ‘Oka!’ 0

Kino Lorber Sets Oct. 18 Blu-ray Disc Release Date for Documentary ‘Oka!’

Kino Lorber has set an Oct. 18 Blu-ray Disc release date for Oka!, a 2010 documentary about Louis Sarno, an American ethno-musicologist who lived in Central Africa with the Bayaka Pygmies for 25 years. The film will be available digitally one week earlier, on Oct. 11, through Kino Now. The Blu-ray Disc carries a suggested … Continue reading “Kino Lorber Sets Oct. 18 Blu-ray Disc Release Date for Documentary ‘Oka!’”

Docs About Black American History Headed to PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel in October 0

Docs About Black American History Headed to PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel in October

Arriving this October on the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel are four documentaries presenting key figures and events in Black American history. Streaming starting Oct. 4 is “Making Black America: Through the Grapevine,” professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s newest series highlighting the vibrant cultural and social spaces at the heart of the African American experience. … Continue reading “Docs About Black American History Headed to PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel in October”

‘Smile,’ Paramount’s New Horror Flick, Set to Lure Weekend Moviegoers 0

‘Smile,’ Paramount’s New Horror Flick, Set to Lure Weekend Moviegoers

Paramount Pictures’ new ‘R’-rated horror film, Smile, appears to be a lock as the top-grossing weekend movie release across North American theaters through Oct. 2. The film is the only title expected to break double-digital revenue domestically as the box office continues to lumber along without a major blockbuster since Top Gun: Maverick, which remains … Continue reading “‘Smile,’ Paramount’s New Horror Flick, Set to Lure Weekend Moviegoers”

Apple TV+ to Premiere Action Thriller Series ‘Echo 3’ Nov. 23 0

Apple TV+ to Premiere Action Thriller Series ‘Echo 3’ Nov. 23

Apple TV+ will premiere “Echo 3,” a 10-episode action-thriller created by Academy Award-winner Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), with the first three episodes Nov. 23, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday through Jan. 13, 2023. The series stars Luke Evans and Michiel Huisman alongside Jessica Ann Collins and is filmed … Continue reading “Apple TV+ to Premiere Action Thriller Series ‘Echo 3’ Nov. 23”

Reelgood: ‘Star Wars: Andor’ Tops Streaming Chart Through Sept. 28 0

Reelgood: ‘Star Wars: Andor’ Tops Streaming Chart Through Sept. 28

Disney/Lucasfilm’s new episodic program, “Star Wars: Andor,” topped Reelgood’s weekly Top 10 chart (Sept. 22-28) based on the media measurement company’s first-party data from how its 5 million users in the U.S. interact with movies and TV shows on the platform in real-time. Regular chart topper Netflix secured three movies on the week’s ranking, with … Continue reading “Reelgood: ‘Star Wars: Andor’ Tops Streaming Chart Through Sept. 28”

Omdia: 60% of Global Netflix Subs to Use Ad-Supported Option by 2027 0

Omdia: 60% of Global Netflix Subs to Use Ad-Supported Option by 2027

With Netflix planning to launch an ad-supported subscription streaming tier in the fourth quarter, new data from Omdia suggests that by 2027 nearly 60% of the SVOD’s global subscribers will be on the ad-supported tier. This change will happen through a combination of new subscriber acquisition and the transition of existing subscribers to the ad-tier. … Continue reading “Omdia: 60% of Global Netflix Subs to Use Ad-Supported Option by 2027”