Theaters are ready to reopen, but is America ready to go back to the movies? – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Last week, AMC marked its earnings report with a somber note. The movie theater giant warned of losses reaching up to $2.4 billion, courtesy of COVID-19-related closures, adding that “substantial doubt exists about our ability to continue as a going concern for a reasonable period of time.” AMC isn’t alone. The pandemic has had…

Netflix adds Black Lives Matter category

[ad_1] Image: mashable composite / netflix / fx All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Proma Khosla2020-06-10 15:21:41 UTC In response to ongoing movements for social justice reform in the United States, Netflix has added…

This Chrome extension lets you skip the scary parts of Disney movies

[ad_1] All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Proma Khosla2020-05-07 20:06:59 UTC Even when they’re explicitly for kids, Disney movies can be scary. A new Chrome extension from creator Thomas Park lets users skip the…

Streaming films are eligible for next year’s Academy Awards — but there’s a catch

[ad_1] With the pandemic decimating the 2020 theatrical release calendar, the Oscars have made an unprecedented decision: For the first time in the nine-decade history of the Academy Awards, streaming films that did not get a theatrical release will be allowed to compete. The Hollywood Reporter writes that the decision was reached Tuesday during a…

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ interactive special trailer: WATCH

[ad_1] All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Proma Khosla2020-04-27 15:50:37 UTC Kimmy Schmidt is back, but this time her story is in our hands. In the full trailer for Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy…

HBO Max debuts on May 27th with 10,000 hours of content, including a handful of originals – TechCrunch

[ad_1] AT&T’s WarnerMedia announced last fall its plan was to launch the new streaming service HBO Max in May 2020 for $14.99 per month. Today, we have a solid launch date: May 27th. AT&T has also now revealed its initial programming slate for the new direct-to-consumer service, which includes over 10,000 hours of premium content…