Netflix Reopening The Bay Theater In Caruso’s Palisades Village

Netflix and Caruso are re-opening the legendary Bay Theater in Palisades Village, which was closed during the pandemic. The previous lease holder was Cinépolis, which revived the venue back in 2018. The theater adds another footprint in an awards voter neighborhood for streamer Netflix; which also operates the Paris in NYC and teamed with the American Cinematheque in Hollywood to reopen the historic Egyptian Theater next year. “The Bay is one of those rare places that’s modern but also feels like a throwback experience of your local main street cinema,” said Scott Stuber, head of…

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ShowEast canceled due to ongoing Covid pandemic

Set for November 8-11 in Miami, the decision was made recently to cancel the exhibition conference ShowEast “Because of the pandemic and Covid, may of the studios aren’t prepared to travel. Many of the studios still have travel restrictions. If we’re going to do a show, we have to be successful and have the right people there, and unfortunately Covid has not only effected the industry, but the FilmExpo Group. This is the fifth show we had to cancel due to Covid,” Says Bob Sunshine, former President of the FilmExpo Group…

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Warner Bros’ ‘Tom & Jerry’ opening is second-best debut during pandemic

Warner Bros is reporting this morning that Tim Story’s Tom & Jerry didn’t do $13.7M for the weekend, rather $14.1M. That’s a very good indication that an upbeat vibe is developing among moviegoer confidence as this pandemic slowly starts to draw its curtains. Rival studio estimates as of yesterday AM had Tom & Jerry at $13.55M for the weekend. Essentially, the Chris DeFaria animation hybrid production posted a better Sunday than expected with $4.035M. Further broken down, Tom & Jerry did $4M on Friday, and $6.1M on Saturday, +53% from Friday at 2,475…

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