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The film industry plays a significant role in the cultural makeup of the United States, but its significance goes deeper than that. It is important to the economy and has even been used as a vehicle for social change. To get the latest film industry news so that you are always in the know, sign up for the Wiser daily digest today. The film industry in the United States is made up of some of the most famous people in the world along with big egos, hard-nosed business people, aspiring wannabes, and hard working Americans. It origins can be traced back to the early 1900s, and its spiritual and practical home is in Hollywood. The industry covers everything from independent cinema to multi-million dollar blockbusters. While America dominates English-speaking cinema, India is actually the largest producer of films in the world. It is an industry that is worth watching too, as are developments in technology, alterations in distribution methods, and the ever-changing tastes of consumers, particularly in relation to on-demand personal viewing. You can stay up-to-date with all of this and more with Wiser's film industry news email. It is the quickest and easiest way to get your film news.

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Can Netflix Take Over Hollywood?
New Republic • Alex Shephard
Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: David Attenborough opens new show
New Scientist • Graham Lawton
Amazon Reboots the Studio Where ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘E.T.’ Were Made
The New York Times • Brooks Barnes
'Stranger Things' will be turning Universal Studios upside down this Halloween
Mashable • Dymond Green
'Full Metal Jacket' star R. Lee Ermey dead at 74
yahoo.com • Afp
'Full Metal Jacket' sergeant R. Lee Ermey dies at 74
Chicago Tribune • Lindsey Bahr
Blind date: ‘There’s more to him than meets the eye’
The Guardian • Guardian Staff
Andi Thoma Powers the Music of an Otherworldly Mouse on Mars
Daily Beast • Marianne Schaefer Trench
Young: Family paid no ransom
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper • Neo
8 hours in captivity
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper • Neo
 
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Can Netflix Take Over Hollywood?
New RepublicAlex Shephard
Next month, the Cannes Film Festival will kick off without any films from America’s largest film studio. That wouldn’t be Paramount or Disney or Fox—that would be Netflix. It’s a particularly 21st century kind of culture clash. The tiff between the festival...
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Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: David Attenborough opens new show
New ScientistGraham Lawton
Anthony Chappel Ross By Graham Lawton Yorkshire’s Jurassic World, Yorkshire Museum, York, UK “THEY say that the Jurassic Coast is in the south – we like to say it is in Yorkshire,” says Andy Woods, senior curator of the Yorkshire Museum in...
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Amazon Reboots the Studio Where ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘E.T.’ Were Made
The New York TimesBrooks Barnes
CULVER CITY, Calif. — It was as if they were stepping into 1940, the heart of Hollywood’s golden age. The stucco bungalow where Orson Welles puffed on his pipe between “Citizen Kane” scenes shimmered in the sun. White roses bloomed along a...
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Film Industry, Paramount Pictures
'Stranger Things' will be turning Universal Studios upside down this Halloween
MashableDymond Green
Universal Studios has announced a Stranger Things-themed maze for this year's Halloween Horror Nights events. The maze comes to Universal Studios' Hollywood and Orlando locations on Sep. 14 and the Singapore park on Sep. 24. Read more... More aboutWatercooler, Travel, Netflix, Halloween,...
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Education, Energy & Utilities
'Full Metal Jacket' star R. Lee Ermey dead at 74
yahoo.comAfp
More Washington (United States) (AFP) - US actor and retired Marine R. Lee Ermey, best known for his role as foul-mouthed Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died, his manager said Sunday. He was 74. Manager Bill Rogin...
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'Full Metal Jacket' sergeant R. Lee Ermey dies at 74
Chicago TribuneLindsey Bahr
R. Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died. Ermey's longtime manager Bill Rogin says he died Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications. He...
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Blind date: ‘There’s more to him than meets the eye’
The GuardianGuardian Staff
Alice on Angus What were you hoping for? A fun and entertaining evening with a stranger… and that’s what I got! First impressions? Nervous, well-presented, with a kind face. What did you talk about? A brief life history of Angus and Alice...
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Andi Thoma Powers the Music of an Otherworldly Mouse on Mars
Daily BeastMarianne Schaefer Trench
Tjaden/laif/Redux When Andi Thoma and Jan St. Werner founded the Berlin-based music project Mouse on Mars in 1993, I thought the name was oddly fitting. I had known Andi for many years and would have described him as self-deprecating (a little mouse),...
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Young: Family paid no ransom
The Trinidad Guardian NewspaperNeo
Gail AlexanderPublished: Saturday, April 14, 2018 Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young said yesterday no ransom was paid for the release of his step-daughter Krystiana Sankar following her abduction on Thursday night. Sankar was abducted from a friend’s...
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Film Industry, LGBT Rights
8 hours in captivity
The Trinidad Guardian NewspaperNeo
Rhondor DowlatPublished: Saturday, April 14, 2018Young’s stepdaughter released in Diego Controversy surrounds the kidnapping and release of the step-daughter of Krystiana Sankar, the step-daughter of Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General Stuart Young. This after Young denied he or any...
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