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Universal, AMC Theatres Reach Deal to Reduce Theatrical Window to 17 Days

Universal and AMC theatres have reached a brokered peace in their theatrical vs. PVOD cold war. In a pact that is likely to change the film industry, Universal and AMC have agreed to allow the studio’s movies to make their way to premium video-on-demand (PVOD) platforms after only 17 days of play at theatres, explains a new report from The Verge. The deal — which presently only covers AMC’s US locations — shatters the traditional theatrical window, a longstanding policy that has required studios to play their films on the big screen for nearly three months before making films available in the home. The unprecedented move on the part of a mega-exhibitor has far-reaching implications for the film business — particularly amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and related theater c...
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Super Nintendo World gets unofficial video sneak preview amid COVID-19 delays

Universal Studio’s upcoming Super Nintendo World Japan theme park has received an unofficial video preview. The video in question was recorded by Twitter user @29QuP2 at the Mario-themed park in Osaka, Japan. The brief clip shows off several recognizable characters and items from Nintendo’s famous video game franchise, including spinning shells, coins, a piranha plant, Yoshi and more.6/29パークフロントホテルから見たSUPER NINTENDO WORLD3/31にも見ましたがかなり出来上がっているオブジェクトもいろいろ動いていたし点検も行っている様子オープン延期にはなったけどエリアに入れる日まで気長に待ってます#USJ#USJファン #SUPERNINTENDOWORLD pic.twitter.com/GMPGxa48sr — 29Qu (@29QuP2) July 1, 2020While Universal’s Osaka location reopened to locals on June 8th in a limited capacity, the more extensive Nintendo theme park announced back in ...