Movie Contracts in the Age of Streaming

A lack of transparency about movie metrics on streaming services has persisted since the founding of Netflix. Questions about how viewership translates into revenue and whether or not certain productions draw in new subscribers remain unanswered

King Kong’s Embodiment of the Male Power Fantasy

King Kong’s embodiment of the male power fantasy allows viewers to live vicariously through him as he releases his aggression on the world. He is able to express the anger and belligerence that humans often feel without the expectation of being human.

Mortal Kombat Gets the “R” It Deserves

This is not the first, or even the second, Mortal Kombat film. Over two decades ago, two separate live action Mortal Kombat films were released. The second was a major critical and commercial flop (leading to a twenty-four year pause before they tried again), but the first was an unexpected success. 1995’s Mortal Kombat is still widely embraced by fans and has solidified itself as an essential nineties-cheese cult classic. However, despite how fun the original Mortal Kombat was and still is, it lacked the defining aspect that, to many fans, defines Mortal Kombat: gore.

Theaters and Streaming Past the Pandemic

Besides, after a year of constantly streaming during quarantine, how many people will actually want to keep watching new films at home when the option of going back to theaters becomes safer and more widely available?

Better Call Nobody

While films like “John Wick” and “Taken” featured stars who had done action for a while, Bob Odenkirk is best known for his comedic roles. As part of a college press round table, he shared insights into his transition to the action genre.

Picture Perfect: Cinemapolis to Reopen for Private Movie Screenings

Cinemapolis, Ithaca’s beloved independent movie theater, is coming out with a reimagined cinema experience. Starting on March 12, movie lovers will be able to book one of five private rooms with up to 15 guests. Guests can preorder snacks and drinks from the concession stand to enhance their experience.