Netflix faces crunch year as Disney, Apple and more vie for streaming crown

Streaming service could lose up to 16 million subscribers to rivals, says analystNetflix is this year facing its sternest challenge since it embarked on the path to global streaming dominance, with a prediction it could lose 16 million subscribers to c…

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Disney’s stable of heroes dominates the big-screen galaxy

Investors criticised the studio’s deals with Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, but the strategy has paid back 10 times overDisney will confirm its utter dominance of the global box office this week as the final Star Wars film looks set to pass $1bn (£767m) …

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Star Wars forecast to make 2019 all-time record year for UK box office

With December admissions likely to hit 17m, experts predict ‘unrepeatable’ year of successThe UK cinema industry is banking on the final instalment in the Star Wars saga to set new highs for ticket sales and revenues in 2019, despite the onward march o…

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Selling James Bond: why No Time to Die is a product placement dream

The trailer is not only a shopfront for the film but also for some of the world’s priciest brandsThe official trailer for the new Bond film, No Time to Die, was released only on Wednesday but has already been viewed tens of millions of times, which is …

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