Universal Pictures’ ‘Trolls World Tour’ has generated nearly $100 million in digital rental revenue, the Wall Street Journal reported, three weeks after the studio released it on rental services rather than waiting for theaters to reopen after the pandemic. The big number should go some way to persuading Hollywood executives to experiment more with digital rentals, at a time that theaters are...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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