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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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'Detroit': Film Review
Hollywood Reporter • Todd Mccarthy
John Heard obituary
The Guardian • Ryan Gilbey
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Los Angeles Times • Kevin Crust
Even With Star Director Nolan, 'Dunkirk' Was A High-Risk Gamble For Warner Bros
Forbes • Contributor, Rob Cain
'Nobody has one button': Steve Jobs opera sings Apple founder's praises – and flaws
The Guardian • Chloe Veltman
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Inc. • Chris Matyszczyk
The week in TV: Game of Thrones; I Know Who You Are; Ozark: Is Love Racist? The Dating Game
The Guardian • Euan Ferguson
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Partying at Comic-Con with Seth Rogen, James Van Der Beek and ‘Stranger Things’ (Photos)
The WrapMikey Glazer
1 of 17 2 of 17 3 of 17 4 of 17 5 of 17 It's been 18 years since Tara Reid and Thomas Ian Nicholas dated on-screen in "American Pie." Good genes? Bad docs? Bad genes? Good docs? You make the...
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Economic Policy, Film Industry
'Dunkirk' Triumphs at Box Office
The Wall Street JournalBen Fritz
Executives at Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros. breathed perhaps the biggest sigh heard in Hollywood this summer as a costly World War II epic opened successfully. “Dunkirk,” writer-director Christopher Nolan’s retelling of a dramatic escape by British troops from advancing Nazi forces...
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Film Industry, Media & Advertising
'Detroit': Film Review
Hollywood ReporterTodd Mccarthy
Kathryn Bigelow's latest effort is a docudrama about the 1967 Detroit riots, focusing on a specific incident of police violence against a group of black men at a hotel. A particularly nasty historical instance of police brutality against African-Americans is wrenched back...
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John Heard obituary
The GuardianRyan Gilbey
John Heard, who has died aged 71, was an engaging, intelligent character actor in American film, television and theatre from the mid-1970s onwards. In Big (1988), his slyly funny turn as a resentful executive provided a welcome antidote to the sweetness of...
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L.A. film openings, July 28
Los Angeles TimesKevin Crust
stars in “Atomic Blonde” and “The Last Face,” while T.J. Miller, James Corden and Maya Rudolph are among the voices in “The Emoji Movie.” Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit,” Al Gore returning to save the planet with the documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to...
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Film Industry, Warner Bros. Entertainment
Even With Star Director Nolan, 'Dunkirk' Was A High-Risk Gamble For Warner Bros
ForbesContributor, Rob Cain
Christopher Nolan has been an incredibly valuable partner for Warner Bros over the past dozen-plus years. As a multi-talented writer-director-producer he has created eight films with the studio, and he has provided his artistic and story-telling capabilities toward launching its current crown...
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Apple Inc, Film Industry
'Nobody has one button': Steve Jobs opera sings Apple founder's praises – and flaws
The GuardianChloe Veltman
When San Francisco bay area-based composer and electronic music DJ Mason Bates recently visited the childhood home of Silicon Valley entrepreneur Steve Jobs, he was in awe. “It all started in that garage,” Bates said in a hushed, reverent voice, as we...
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These Are The Most Unreliable Cars You Can Buy, A Study Of More Than 50,000 Cars Says (It Isn't The Ones You Might Think)
Inc.Chris Matyszczyk
This image is hidden. Clickto adjust visibility. AddImage Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. I've been test-driving cars lately. At certain times, I get the craving for the new-car...
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The week in TV: Game of Thrones; I Know Who You Are; Ozark: Is Love Racist? The Dating Game
The GuardianEuan Ferguson
Game of Thrones (Sky/NowTV) I Know Who You Are (BBC4) | iPlayer Ozark (Netflix) Is Love Racist? The Dating Game (C4) | All4 As taglines go it doesn’t quite have the cachet of “On every street in every city, there’s a nobody...
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City of Ghosts review – gruelling but essential
The GuardianWendy Ide
The 18 certificate awarded to Matthew Heineman’s documentary about the citizen journalists behind the website Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently gives some indication of the horrors that these brave men and women witness on a daily basis. Political activism was not even...
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