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Are Movie Theaters Screwed?

Amanda and Sean break down AMC Theaters’ deal with Universal and its impact on the future of the theater industry

Re-opening Continues Across Densely Populated New York And New Jersey Areas Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images

The AMC theater chain cut a deal with Universal last week, ending a monthslong standoff over the future of film distribution. What does the deal mean for the moviegoing experience? Will more chains and more studios join in? Will we see more movies at home? Amanda and Sean break it all down (1:06), along with news about the star of Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film, the state of film festivals in 2020, and the new Seth Rogen HBO Max comedy, An American Pickle (32:55).

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