Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money question haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

Warner Bros Discovery’s DC universe, streaming strategy get a reset

Leslie Grace attends Warner Bros. Premiere of “The Suicide Squad” at The Landmark Westwood on August 02, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Axelle/bauer-griffin | Filmmagic | Getty Images Warner Bros. Discovery is eyeing a “reset” of its DC cinematic universe and setting up a team with a 10-year plan for the franchise, taking a page … Read more

What is an ‘Angel Shot’? The Meaning Behind This Drink Order

Lately, videos are popping up on TikTok that are covering a trending term—”angel shots.” And while asking for any kind of shot when you’re sitting at a bar doesn’t seem odd at all, this isn’t the typical shot order. Instead of ordering an angel shot because you want a drink, it’s a request for the … Read more

Is Ibiza expensive? Prices for rooms, food and taxis are rising

A seaside restaurant charges 30 euros ($30) for a burger. A large sunbed at an upscale beach club can cost 500 euros in August. And a table at a “VIP” nightclub can run into the thousands. Though Spain is generally considered a reasonably priced travel destination, the Spanish island of Ibiza has long been known … Read more

Roseburg Library patrons name their favorite books | life

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Paul Tremblay on Shyamalan, ‘Knock at the Cabin,’ ‘Pallbearers Club’

Paul Tremblay Source: Paul Tremblay Want to hear a scary story? It was 2015. Paul Tremblay, a New England math wiz with a couple crime novels to his name, was experiencing his big breakthrough in horror fiction. His book, “A Head Full of Ghosts,” an internet-era spin on the demonic possession genre, arrived in June … Read more

Loretta Beyer’s mission lives on through her blogs, books | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Darby Hinkley “Ebony & Ivory: A Tale of Two Cultures” is available at Olivet Book & Gift in downtown Alpena, with the majority of every sale going toward teaching farmers in Zimbabwe sustainable practices. The book is a compilation of blog posts by the late Loretta Beyer, a loving Christian who was … Read more

Moviegoers are leaving their couches for theaters, bringing summer box office sales close to pre-pandemic levels

It’s becoming clearer that audiences are no longer satisfied just sitting on the couch to watch movies. Not only are they returning to movie theaters in droves, theater operators say they’re opting for pricier tickets and spending more on concessions. Over the weekend, Disney’s newest Marvel Cinematic Universe film, “Thor: Love and Thunder,” opened to … Read more

How are movie ratings assigned? Film industry relies on obscure panel

A poster of the Motion Picture Association film ratings hangs next to a poster displaying a message about new cleaning procedures in the lobby of Cinemark’s Century 16 at the South Point Hotel & Casino on in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images How many F-bombs can a movie have before it’s rated … Read more

Why ‘Minions’ beat ‘Lightyear’ at the box office

Two blockbuster animated franchises went head-to-head at the box office this past weekend. One of them benefited from buzz – and it wasn’t “Lightyear.” In just three days, Universal and Illumination’s “Minions: The Rise of Gru” tallied more than $107 million in domestic ticket sales and topped $200 million globally. Its rival, Disney and Pixar’s … Read more