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When it comes to Hollywood diversity, it goes without saying there’s a long way to go. Still, each year, according to an ongoing study by UCLA, Hollywood makes strides to offer more inclusivity in programming. Diversity benefits minorities, but there’s more to the picture. Diversity benefits non-minorities, too. This article looks at the effects of …

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December 2020

Tubi: Free Movies and TV Shows

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What is Tubi? Free movies and TV shows with the promise of a massive content library have people sitting up, paying attention, and subscribing. Streaming services continue to grow in popularity as cord-cutters find new ways to watch their favorite Hollywood movies, television, and entertainment. Does the already crowded streaming service platform need yet another …

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Diversity has come front and center during 2020, whether it’s a discussion of politics, business, or even Hollywood. Hollywood diversity has come under fire as both lacking and frustrating. Marvel Producer Trinh Tran is helping make strides in that area, as her role in film production has grown and ascended through her career with Marvel …

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In developing news, it would appear that Quibi may be heading for a sale as reported by the Daily Mail that struggling on-the-go streaming service Quibi explores options. Quibi has been mentioned here before, not long ago, in the article Quibi Mobile-Only Innovative Vertical Content. Unfortunately, even with the content contributions of Hollywood heavyweights, the …

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https://vimeo.com/453535048 What are the best high school movies of all time, or nowadays, series? That depends on who people ask. Each generation is drawn to the movies they grew up with. One thing that’s hard to deny is the influence of High School Films on each generation. Whether it’s a fun romp like Ferris Buehler’s …

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https://vimeo.com/450981058 Las Vegas wedding chapels get a good amount of movie screen time. If you watch a lot of movies, then you’ll notice that Las Vegas is a staple in plenty of films. It’s a popular choice when filming because it offers the thrill of action, a recognizable location, and plenty of eye candy. Take …

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https://youtu.be/5onWqeE3YNc Will people pay for a subscription to Quibi short-form content? How short is the question? Quibi caps their films at ten minutes, but are people biting? It’s worth mentioning that it’s only available on mobile and tablet units. No TV streaming. No web streaming. Jeffrey Katzenberg bet big on Quibi, investing a mammoth amount …

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More and more people are opting to create a DIY home theater room. Entertainment consumption is changing. Not only are multiple streaming services now available to choose from, but the vast amount of choice is also staggering. Throw in the surprising mix of COVID-19, and people are seeking out new ways to fill their movie …

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The expanse of streaming networks that offer music, television, and movies has changed the entertainment industry. What once used to be a simple decision about what to watch or listen to can become overwhelming.  In psychology, there’s something called Hick’s Law. It says, the more choices somebody has, the longer it takes them to make …

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Does acting through traumatic scenes or dramatic roles have a lasting impact? According to a dissertation by Gregory Brown, Blurred Lines Between Role and Reality: A Phenomenological Study of Acting, it found that “The ability to create fantasy influenced by past traumatic events in the actor’s life might create a dissociative personality conflict, which might …

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