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  • CinemaCon

CinemaCon: ‘Wicked,’ ‘Gladiator II,’ Celebs and Golden Globes

Following a year that ranged from cultural and financial phenomenon Barbenheimer, to film releases delayed and/or under-performing due in part to the Hollywood strikes, the film industry gathered in Las Vegas last week to watch and hear what’s coming soon to the big screen. It was a wide-ranging group of films, with a high-powered gathering that included Halle Berry, Christopher Nolan, Kevin Costner and a slew of others, including a prominent shout-out to this year's Golden Globes.
  • Awards

Christopher Nolan, Zendaya, “Joy Ride” Cast Among CinemaCon Awardees

“Those of us who’ve been called upon, sort of outrageously, to defend it [cinema] over the last few years are often accused, I’m often accused, of magical thinking, of nostalgia, of daydreaming as opposed to a sound business plan and it’s taken the last few years for us all to realize that when you’re talking about movies, magical thinking, nostalgia, daydreaming – that is the sound business plan. It’s the only sound business plan.
  • Festivals

CinemaCon 2023: Scorsese, Rihanna Shine at Final Day Presentations

Following dozens of thrilling trailers, announcements and Hollywood star power gracing the Caesar’s Palace Colosseum stage, CinemaCon 2023 made it to the home stretch with the final two studio presentations on the last day of the annual industry event teasing future movie releases. Paramount started things off, proudly boasting that after they premiered Top Gun: Maverick at the convention last year, it turned out to be a phenomenal box office smash, raking in nearly $1.