Industry

Guests at the 2019 Nollywood in Hollywood Festival
Serge RakhlinApril 15, 2019

Who in Hollywood would guess that Nigerian filmmakers produce 1600 motion pictures a year? But now, after Netflix started to show Nigerian films...

Netflix logo
Serge RakhlinApril 12, 2019

In 1975 with his sensational film Jaws, Steven Spielberg became a great disruptor of movie exhibition by launching the era of the summer...

Hollywood films in China
Serge RakhlinMarch 21, 2019

If there are any casualties of the US trade wars with China, it isn’t Hollywood. As they say, someone’s pain is another person’s gain -this person...

A box office, US movie theater
Serge RakhlinMarch 20, 2019

Movie theaters in North America have clearly rebounded : the2018 box office reached record heights — $11.85 billion total, from more than 1.3...

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Sabdra Bullock, Robin Wright and Julia Roberts
Serge RakhlinMarch 19, 2019

Not so long ago the appearance of a movie star in a TV series or made-for-TV movie meant the end of their movie career. Not anymore. The taboo has...

Audience watching a film
Serge RakhlinJanuary 15, 2019

Mexicans are readier to watch films or TV shows with subtitles than Americans or Germans.Мексиканцы чаще смотрят фильмы и телепрограммы с...

Vincent Cassel in Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti
Serge RakhlinAugust 12, 2018

An interesting paradox: while the production of European films grew 47% from 2007 to 2016, the attendance of European films was steadily declining...

Actresses Glenn Close and Chloe Moretz
Serge RakhlinAugust 4, 2018

Two actresses – the famous Golden Globe winner Glenn Close and the upcoming Chloe Grace Moretz– speak about women empowerment and self-realization...

Michael Douglas in a scene from "Animal World"
Serge RakhlinJuly 16, 2018

There were times when Chinese actors considered participation in Hollywood films a top achievement in their careers. Some of them like Jackie Chan...

A movie theater box office
Serge RakhlinMay 16, 2018

With a $9.95 monthly subscription you can watch as many movies as you want, just by flashing a plastic MoviePass card at the box office of a movie...