Column by Steve Bennett
September 19, 2018

This week, Steve Bennett explains why there haven't been any columns for a couple of months.

Column by Scott Thorne
September 17, 2018
New games and trends that caught Scott Thorne's eye at the Alliance Open House.
Week of September 18, 2018
September 16, 2018
The release of one of this summer’s biggest hits, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, doesn’t leave much oxygen in the room for other movies on disc, but there are some interesting TV releases including the latest seasons of Supergirl, X-Files, and American Horror Story, plus a couple of anime offerings that typify the popular "isekai" fantasy subgenre.
A Blow to an Aging Franchise
September 16, 2018
Far from reviving the franchise, Shane Black’s The Predator has put the future of any further “alien hunter” movies in doubt with a lackluster $24 million debut, which nevertheless was more than enough to top the box office.
Column by Scott Thorne
September 10, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne shares his top-of-mind games and programs from the Alliance Open House.
Week of September 11, 2018
September 9, 2018
This week’s home entertainment offerings include one of this summer’s hits, Ocean’s 8, a distaff addition to the popular heist movie franchise, a remake of the 1972 blaxploitation classic Superfly, the penultimate season of TV's top sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, and a trio of interesting anime releases.
'The Nun' Posts 2nd Best September Bow Ever
September 9, 2018
As expected, The Nun, the fifth film in The Conjuring series, easily took the box office crown with a $53.5 million debut, the best in franchise history.
Column by Scott Thorne
September 4, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne looks ahead to the key events at the Alliance Open House.
Week of September 4, 2018
September 2, 2018
This week's home entertainment releases include four films that will appeal to serious moviegoers including the highbrow horror film, Hereditary, the romantic survival saga Adrift, plus the final season of Pendleton Ward's brilliant animated series Adventure Time, the most recent season of Mike Judge's Silicon Valley, and a timely biography of TV personality Fred Rogers.
Summer Box Office Up 14%
September 2, 2018
John M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians continued its remarkable run, earning $23 million over the first 3-days of the Labor Day Weekend, a drop of just 10% from its second weekend showing.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
August 29, 2018
Rob Salkowitz talks to Donato about acquisition talks, con security, positioning in a saturated market, and the Creator Conference.
Column by Scott Thorne
August 27, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne shares tips for retailers looking to use video on social media to promote their stores.