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Netflix Boss Ted Sarandos Still Insists Ratings Have ‘No Relevance for Us’

Despite two companies recently introducing ratings of shows such as Orange Is the New Black, Netflix is less than impressed. more »

James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd on How to Save Moviegoing

James Cameron and producer Gale Anne Hurd spoke to Variety about what that future could be, the pitfalls of virtual reality and the importance of exhibitors to protect the experience and infrastructure they already have in place. more »

Take A Look Inside Taschen’s Massive Disney Animation Book

The 624-page beast, with over 1,500 images, will be out in time for the holiday season. more »

Jack Davis, Legendary Mad magazine, EC Comics and Movie Poster Artist, Dead at 91

His wacky doodlings couldn’t be contained on the page: Davis contributed a number of memorable movie posters to cinemas, including It’s a Mad, Mad World and Woody Allen’s Bananas. more »

Facebook Frees Its VR Camera to Push 360 Video Everywhere

One day, people will capture 360-degree, three-dimensional video of whatever they’re seeing, wherever they are, and they’ll stream it across the Internet—live. more »

Batman: The Killing Joke Grossed Over $3 Million On Monday

As if Hollywood needed another reminder that the American adult animation market is underserved, Fathom’s special release of the R-rated Warner Bros. film Batman: The Killing Joke scored an amazing $3.175 million in its first day of limited release on Monday. more »

Project Greenlight Not Renewed by HBO, Will Be Shopped Elsewhere

“There are places where I think we could do really well,” producer Matt Damon says. more »

Hollywood’s Historic Egyptian Theatre Undergoes Retrofit For “Rare” 35mm Nitrate Film Projection

Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre will soon have the capability to screen “rare and fragile” 35mm nitrate film prints thanks to a film preservation project undertaken by The Film Foundation, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and Turner Classic Movies, in conjunction with the American Cinematheque. more »

ABC’s Game Shows Overtake CBS (and Everyone Else) Again

ABC’s game shows combined for another Sunday primetime victory. more »

Stranger Things Tests Limits of Netflix’s Nostalgia Strategy

Nostalgia programming is a tricky thing. more »