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Brain scanning accurately predicts how well a movie will do in theaters

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Filmmakers have long used focus groups and test audiences to determine how to best tweak their vision for maximum crowd appeal. It makes good business sense, and can increase the likelihood that you enjoy a film in the long run. Now, the science of getting moviegoers out of their homes and into theaters just got kicked into overdrive thanks to a new study that shows how neuroscience and brain scanning can actually forecast whether a movie will be a hit or a bust.

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Mike Wehner

March 20th

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15 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

New Movie Trailers Mar. 17

The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here, it’s the weekend, which means it’s time for movies again. We’ve got no less than 15 fresh trailers to check out, including plenty of clips for many animation films launching in the coming months.

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Chris Smith

March 18th

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After conquering TV, Netflix is setting its sights on the movie industry

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Over the past 4 years, Netflix has successfully transformed itself into the biggest purveyor of original TV content on the planet. With an unrivaled and arguably obsessive focus on churning out compelling programming across a multitude of genres, the streaming giant is planning to release upwards of 1,000 hours of original programming in 2017 alone. As a point of reference, Netflix in 2016 released 600 hours of original content.

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Yoni Heisler

March 15th

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7 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

New Movie Trailers Feb. 24

This year’s Academy Awards edition is almost here, which means movie fans will probably be busy counting how many Oscars La La Land ends up getting. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have fresh trailers for you. In fact, there are plenty of great clips worth checking out, including an extensive preview of Alien: Covenant.

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Chris Smith

February 25th

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10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

New Movie Trailers Feb. 17

Good news, folks, it’s already that time of the week when we try to forget about all the serious things that happen around us during the week while we enjoy new movie trailers for upcoming attractions. And this week was pretty busy in terms of disturbing news, so let’s unwind with a bunch of new clips, including the latest Ghost in the Shell video.

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Chris Smith

February 18th

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10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

New Movie Trailers Feb. 10

We just saw a bunch of new trailers that aired during a game that a certain Falcons team thought they had in the bag, so how can there be even more new movie trailers this week? Well, not all movies get prime Super Bowl placement, so get ready for even more clips for some of the attractions hitting a cinema near you this year. Major spoiler alert: We finally have footage for Avengers: Infinity War, as the first teaser/featurette was just released.

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Chris Smith

February 11th

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10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

New Movie Trailers Feb. 10

We just saw a bunch of new trailers that aired during a game that a certain Falcons team thought they had in the bag, so how can there be even more new movie trailers this week? Well, not all movies get prime Super Bowl placement, so get ready for even more clips for some of the attractions hitting a cinema near you this year. Major spoiler alert: We finally have footage for Avengers: Infinity War, as the first teaser/featurette was just released.

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Chris Smith

February 11th

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This honest ‘John Wick’ ad is the only trailer you need to see

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We’ve witnessed some massive trolling during the Super Bowl, and I’m not even talking about what happened in the game. A brand new trailer for John Wick: Chapter 2 was released on Sunday, mocking the one movie it’ll fight at the box office this week, Fifty Shades Darker. But it’s now time to take a look at some trolling at the expense of the original John Wick movie.

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Chris Smith

February 9th

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8 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

New Movie Trailers Jan. 27

We’ve got a great collection of new trailers for you including Colossal, a movie about a strange monster, and the international trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, one of the highly anticipated flicks of 2017. And that’s not all, check out this week’s eight new trailers below.

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Chris Smith

January 28th

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‘Split’ twist ending: Everything you need to know about the final scene

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Following a decade of critical failures at the box office, director M. Night Shyamalan finally found his back into the good graces of moviegoers with The Visit, a horror film from 2015 that many saw as a return to form. After the success of The Visit, fans of the director were understandably optimistic about his next film, Split, which would focus on a kidnapper who suffers from dissociative identity disorder.

But no matter how excited they were, they never could have guessed the film's shocking twist.

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Jacob Siegal

January 23rd

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