Insider News: Stranger Things & Top Gun Dominate Memorial Day Weekend

• 25 days ago

Max & Shayna discuss the huge weekend that saw the launch of the latest season of "Stranger Things" and the long awaited sequel to "Top Gun."

Time Stamps:
0:00 - Top Story: Top Gun's BIG opening weekend
4:25 - A look at $100M opening weekends
6:41 - '80s Nostalgia
9:04 - 12 Helpful Tips on Beginning a Scene
12:20 - What we're watching: New season of Stranger Things
20:43 - What we're watching: Obi-Wan Kenobi series
23:11 - New Fellowship: Sky Blue Script Writing Contest
25:15 - Good News: New AMC theater opening

Links:
 - Top Gun Rules Once Again: https://variety.com/2022/film/box-office/box-office-top-gun-maverick-memorial-day-record-1235281049/
 - Is Nostalgia bringing big bucks in Hollywood? https://deadline.com/2022/05/stranger-things-4-volume-1-netflix-viewership-records-premiere-weekend-1235035965/
 - Kate Bush song flew to #1 on Itunes https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-10868947/Stranger-Things-puts-Kate-Bushs-1985-hit-Running-Hill-number-one-iTunes-chart.html
 - Opening Weekend and Box Office Mojo Top Lists: https://www.boxofficemojo.com/chart/top_opening_weekend/

12 Helpful Tips On Beginning a Scene: https://www.networkisa.org/csmagazine/view/12-helpful-tips-on-beginning-a-scene

https://hhs.secure-platform.com/bluesky Hollywood Health & Society (Norman Lear Center at the USC School of Comm) have just announced their first Blue Sky Scriptwriting Contest. They are accepting entries for TV stories that take place in a future in which we would actually aspire to live and thrive. Instead of the standard dystopian landscape, think environmental sustainability, a fair and equitable society, and a world without war.

Industry-focused good news article: https://deadline.com/2022/05/amc-entertainment-topanga-12-los-angeles-movie-theaters-1235035849/

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