Amazon India Bought the Biggest Films When Cinemas Were Closed. As They Reopen, How Will the Streamer Adapt?

Amazon Prime Video’s India service, like their streaming rivals Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar, have enjoyed the benefits of acquiring theatrical titles with cinemas closed. But as the country’s movie theaters prepare to reopen, what’s Amazon’s next play for feature … Read more…

Film News Roundup: Johnny Depp Drama ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Bought by Goldwyn

In today’s film news roundup, “Waiting for the Barbarians,” “Don’t Tell a Soul” and “Daddy Issues” get distribution and the African American Film Critics Association is launching a virtual Strong Summer 2020 programming slate. ACQUISITIONS Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired … Read more…

Juul bought ads on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon to target kids, lawsuit claims

Electronic cigarette maker Juul intentionally advertised its nicotine products on kid-friendly websites, including Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, internal documents obtained by the Massachusetts attorney general show. Attorney General Maura Healey filed a suit Wednesday against the e-cigarette maker, which has … Read more…

Sen. James Inhofe Bought Defense Stock Days After Pushing For Record Pentagon Spending—Then Dumped It When Asked About It

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Just days after signaling his support for unprecedented levels of U.S. defense spending, Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, reported purchasing tens of thousands of dollars of stock in one of the … Read more…