China Approves Disney Acquisition of Fox

Disney got one step closer to acquiring assets of 21st Century Fox after getting approval from Chinese regulators on Monday. China became one of the last major hurdles for the acquisition after United States antitrust regulators and European Union regulators had both already approved the deal, the former in June and the latter doing so … Continue reading China Approves Disney Acquisition of Fox

Box Office Report: ‘Grindelwald’ Wins the Weekend

In a strange weekend for a year that's expected to reach $10B at the box office faster than ever before, many films earned totals towards the bottom of last week's projections. Surprising nobody, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald took the top spot at the box office this week, earning an estimated $62.2M - below … Continue reading Box Office Report: ‘Grindelwald’ Wins the Weekend

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Has a JK Rowling Problem

The idea of suggesting that JK Rowling, the woman whose imagination has birthed the magical Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which has enchanted the lives of millions and grossed billions of dollars in movies alone, has somehow become a problem for the franchise may sound like heresy, but hear me out. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes … Continue reading ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Has a JK Rowling Problem

Box Office Forecast: ‘Grindelwald’ Poised to Take the Top Spot

The Winter blockbuster season is officially upon us. Last weekend, Illumination's The Grinch easily took the number one spot as it debuted to a $67M purse. A reign that will be short-lived, though, as JK Rowling's highly anticipated Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hits theaters Thursday night, expecting to gather some major coin over the 3-day weekend. While the … Continue reading Box Office Forecast: ‘Grindelwald’ Poised to Take the Top Spot

Box Office Preview: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’

Earlier this week, the latest installment to the enormously popular Harry Potter franchise received less than stellar early reviews from critics. The sequel to 2016's reintroduction to the Wizarding World is currently sitting at 57% on Rotten Tomatoes with a 6.3/10 average rating. The tepid reviews, though, don't seem to be quelling moviegoers' excitement - … Continue reading Box Office Preview: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’

Official: Amazon Chooses Queens and Arlington for ‘HQ2’

After over a year of searching, Amazon has officially chosen the two sites that will house the company's new headquarters - known as 'HQ2'. Queens, NY and Arlington, VA - Long Island City and Crystal City, specifically - were selected amongst the considerable amount of cities that had thrown their hats into the ring, including … Continue reading Official: Amazon Chooses Queens and Arlington for ‘HQ2’

Wall St: Netflix “Positioned” to Raise Prices

Netflix's most recent price increase came in the 4th Quarter of 2017 - could the company be poised to raise them again? According to Wall St. analysts, the streaming giant would be well within their right. While nothing has been explicitly stated or hinted at by the company, analysts believe that Netflix is currently in … Continue reading Wall St: Netflix “Positioned” to Raise Prices