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Bad weather led to a weak turnout at the box office.
This year’s Academy Awards show, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, drew about 36.6 million viewers, down from 43 million last year.
A media company sees a future in cutting out the middleman and giving celebrities like the Kardashians and Tyler, the Creator their own personal channels via the web and mobile app.
Universal has quietly put together a 2015 slate that brings an echo of the studio’s 1980s glory days, one that analysts say could make Universal the year’s No. 1 studio, at least by ticket sales.
Several films star actors in their 70s.
The steady embrace of tiny films by Oscar voters may also be making financiers more bullish on the independent marketplace.