Delta making lounge access harder after complaints of crowding, lines

[ad_1] The Sky Lounge during a tour of Delta Air Lines Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in the Queens borough of New York, US, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Delta Air Lines said it will trim about 100 flights a day in the US and Latin America from July 1 through Aug. 7 to … Read more

Netflix plan kept ‘Glass Onion’ from making millions more at box office

[ad_1] Netflix probably left hundreds of millions of dollars on the table by not keeping Rian Johnson’s “Glass Onion” in theaters. The sequel to Johnson’s critically acclaimed “Knives Out” opened in nearly 700 theaters, the largest release of any Netflix original film to date, last Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. “Glass Onion” leaves … Read more

Domestic and international tourist crowds traveling in Japan

[ad_1] I thought I managed to beat the tourist crowds on my recent trip to Japan. On my first night in Osaka, I managed to get a picture with the famed Glico sign without anyone else in the background. Days later, CNBC’s Abigail Ng saw multiple groups of people flocking to this spot to pose … Read more

Disney CEO Bob Iger talks ‘Don’t Say Gay,’ LGBTQ inclusion at town hall

[ad_1] Following criticism of its past handling of LGBTQ issues, Disney CEO Bob Iger on Monday told employees that inclusion and acceptance are among the “core values” of the company’s storytelling. The remarks come after Disney had faced criticism under previous CEO Bob Chapek for its handling of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill, which banned … Read more

Disney is the biggest winner and loser at the Thanksgiving box office

[ad_1] This year’s Thanksgiving box office was both feast and famine for Walt Disney. While “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” added $64 million to its domestic tally during the five-day time frame, Disney’s latest animated feature “Strange World” failed to lure in moviegoers, generating just $18.6 million between Wednesday and Sunday and a dismal $11.9 million … Read more

Irene Cara, Oscar-winning singer of ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ title tracks, dies at 63

[ad_1] Irene Cara attends an event, circa 1990s. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Michael Ochs Archives | Michael Ochs Archives | Getty Images Irene Cara, the Oscar-winning musician best known for singing the title tracks to the movies “Fame” and “Flashdance” has died, her publicist said Saturday.   She was 63.  “It is with … Read more

Black Friday online sales to hit new record, expected to top $9 billion

[ad_1] A Black Friday sale sign in the clothing department of the Macy’s flagship store on Black Friday in New York, US, on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images This will likely end up the biggest Black Friday ever online. Overall online sales for the day after Thanksgiving are expected … Read more

Frontier Airlines gets rid of telephone customer service

[ad_1] Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 takes off from Los Angeles international Airport on August 27, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP | Bauer-Griffin | GC Images | Getty Images Say goodbye to the airline call center −at least at Frontier Airlines. The budget carrier last weekend completed its transition to online, mobile and text support, … Read more

Amazon to spend $1 billion on theatrical releases, boosting cinema stocks

[ad_1] Cinemas stocks got a boost Wednesday after a report said Amazon plans to spend $1 billion a year on theatrical film releases. The tech company plans to make between 12 and 15 movies for movie theaters each year, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. A smaller number of films will be produced … Read more

The Way of Water’ gets coveted China release

[ad_1] Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, “Avatar: The Way of Water” tells the story of the Sully family Disney Disney’s “Avatar: The Way of Water” has landed a coveted release in China, a promising sign for a film that needs big box office sales to offset its massive … Read more