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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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For Paris Wild Card Sandgren, Tennys Is Also the Name of His Game
The New York Times • Ben Rothenberg
Drone Focus Film Festival Flies Into Fargo (Video)
The Wrap • Brian Flood
Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig Star in the Trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky
Slate • Matthew Dessem
Logan Lucky Trailer: Ocean’s Eleven, Meet NASCAR
New York Magazine • Halle Kiefer
Box Office: 'Fate Of The Furious' Races Past $1 Billion Overseas
Forbes • Contributor, Scott Mendelson
Said & Done 2016-17 awards: Fake news, haters and feeling like Jesus
The Guardian • David Hills
When algorithms are racist
The Guardian • Ian Tucker
Indie Focus: Going the distance with more from Cannes, 'War Machine,' 'Wakefield' and 'Manifesto'
Los Angeles Times • Mark Olsen
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul review – gross gags on a road to nowhere
The Guardian • Simran Hans
Baywatch review – not waving, but drowning
The Guardian • Simran Hans
 
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For Paris Wild Card Sandgren, Tennys Is Also the Name of His Game
The New York TimesBen Rothenberg
PARIS — There has been tennis at Roland Garros since 1928, but it took almost 90 years for there to be a Tennys. The Tennessean Tennys Sandgren (try saying that five times fast) made his debut in a Grand Slam main draw...
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Drones, Emerging Technologies
Drone Focus Film Festival Flies Into Fargo (Video)
The WrapBrian Flood
Move over, Cannes: a first-year film festival in Fargo, North Dakota that is part of an annual drone conference “aims to highlight the possibilities of art from above,” according to the Associated Press. The Drone Focus Film Festival will take place from...
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Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig Star in the Trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky
SlateMatthew Dessem
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Logan Lucky Trailer: Ocean’s Eleven, Meet NASCAR
New York MagazineHalle Kiefer
You probably already have a pretty good idea whether or not Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky, a raceway heist caper starring Channing Tatum and Adam Driver, is up your alley, but it’s the finer details in the film’s new trailer that should seal...
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Disney Channel, Film Industry
Box Office: 'Fate Of The Furious' Races Past $1 Billion Overseas
ForbesContributor, Scott Mendelson
Why You Should Open A Roth IRA Today Universal 'Fate of the Furious' Fate of the Furious has now become just the sixth movie to earn over $1 billion outside of North America, joining Jurassic World ($1.019b), Star Wars: The Force Awakens...
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Said & Done 2016-17 awards: Fake news, haters and feeling like Jesus
The GuardianDavid Hills
Man of the season Gianni Infantino – ending year one of Fifa 2.0 by terminating his ethics team and attacking “fake news and alternative facts”: “Fifa bashing has become a sport in some countries. But we’re transparent. We’re a deeply honest organisation.”...
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When algorithms are racist
The GuardianIan Tucker
Joy Buolamwini is a graduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League – an organisation that aims to challenge the biases in decision-making software. She grew up in Mississippi, gained a Rhodes scholarship, and she is...
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Indie Focus: Going the distance with more from Cannes, 'War Machine,' 'Wakefield' and 'Manifesto'
Los Angeles TimesMark Olsen
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Shortly after we send out this week's newsletter, the prize winners of this year's Cannes Film Festival will be announced. Regardless...
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul review – gross gags on a road to nowhere
The GuardianSimran Hans
This latest in the family comedy franchise will appeal more to children than their parents or guardians The fourth film in the series subs in a new wimpy kid (Greg Heffley is now played by Jason Drucker), annoyed at the prospect of...
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Baywatch review – not waving, but drowning
The GuardianSimran Hans
A big-screen action comedy revival of the TV lifeguards show flashes plenty of flesh but not much else Seth Gordon’s remake of the 1990s TV series is little more than boobs and the beach (though admittedly, he throws in a couple of...
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