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Silver Lake has been plowing money into bets like Airbnb, Twitter, and Waymo. Here's a look inside why it's being called the Warren Buffett of tech.

Silver Lake Partners is a private-equity firm known for doing leveraged buyouts of tech giants like Dell Technologies and Skype. But this year, the firm has done at least seven deals in which it's taken a minority stake. Altogether it has invested in deals worth a combined $7.3 billion. The big question across Wall Street is whether the deals represent a change in strategy for the investment firm, or just a reflection of the environment in which it's operating.  Silver Lake is run by Egon Durb...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Hollywood, Stanford, India, Amc, US, Trends, Warren Buffett, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Dell, University Of Chicago, Jack Dorsey, Skype, Broadcom


Silver Lake has been plowing money into bets like Airbnb, Twitter, and Waymo. Here's a look inside what's driving its rapid-fire dealmaking.

Silver Lake Partners is a private-equity firm known for doing leveraged buyouts of tech giants like Dell Technologies and Skype. But this year, the firm has done at least seven deals in which it's taken a minority stake. Altogether it has invested in deals worth a combined $7.3 billion. The big question across Wall Street is whether the deals represent a change in strategy for the investment firm, or just a reflection of the environment in which it's operating.  Silver Lake is run by Egon Durb...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Hollywood, Stanford, India, Amc, US, Trends, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Dell, University Of Chicago, Jack Dorsey, Skype, Broadcom, Expedia


'The tech version of Warren Buffett': Inside Silver Lake's pandemic-era dealmaking machine, where big buyouts have given way to minority stakes

Silver Lake Partners is a private-equity firm known for doing leveraged buyouts of tech giants like Dell Technologies and Skype. But this year, the firm has done at least seven deals in which it's taken a minority stake. Altogether it has invested in deals worth a combined $7.3 billion. The big question across Wall Street is whether the deals represent a change in strategy for the investment firm, or just a reflection of the environment in which it's operating.  Silver Lake is run by Egon Durb...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Hollywood, Stanford, India, Amc, US, Trends, Warren Buffett, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Dell, University Of Chicago, Jack Dorsey, Skype, Broadcom


Netflix Closes Deal to Buy Hollywood’s Historic Egyptian Theater

After more than a year of negotiations, Netflix has closed a deal to buy Hollywood’s historic Egyptian Theater, thereby marking a major milestone in the streaming giant’s plans to be taken seriously in the film industry and, ultimately, world domination. More than a year ago, Netflix entered conversations with American Cinemathique to buy the historic Egyptian Theater on Hollywood Blvd. Variety reports that the streaming giant finally closed the deal to buy the theater for an undisclosed pri...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, California, Amc, Robin Hood, Los Angeles, Netflix, Academy, American Cinematheque, Scott Stuber, Business and Industry News, Rick Nicita, Egyptian Theater, Buy Hollywood, American Cinemathique, Hollywood Blvd Variety


How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain

The show, about a couple who cheated on a game show, is coming to AMC. It wasn’t just a hit in Britain; it changed attitudes toward one of that country’s strangest crimes.
Tags: News, Amc, Britain


Review: ‘Quiz’ Has a Big Question but No Final Answer

In three snappy and ambiguous episodes, the AMC mini-series revisits the cheating scandal that rocked the original “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”
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Netflix Closes Deal to Buy Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre

Netflix has finalized a deal to buy Hollywood’s historic Egyptian Theatre for an undisclosed price, closing a transaction that had been in the works for more than a year. The acquisition represents a major milestone in Netflix’s effort to become part of the Hollywood filmmaking community. Major cinema chains like AMC and Regal had been […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Amc, Netflix, American Cinematheque, Egyptian Theatre, Buy Hollywood


United States: COVID-19 Issues And Considerations For AMCs - Ropes & Gray LLP

This document is intended to serve as a checklist for AMC legal offices, as they triage the unprecedented demands that they and their organizations more broadly face as a result of the COVID-19...
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How ‘Quiz’, a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain

The show, about a couple who cheated on a game show, is coming to AMC. It wasn’t just a hit in Britain; it changed attitudes toward one of that country’s strangest crimes.
Tags: News, Amc, Britain


Regal Cinemas Has No Current Plans to Reopen; AMC May Stave Off Bankruptcy

As we approach the two and a half months of quarantine from the coronavirus pandemic, we’re waiting to see whether Christopher Nolan’s Tenet can shoulder a burden no other film has had to carry in the modern era: can this one film save movie theaters from oblivion? The action thriller is currently slated to open in July, and while AMC has promised to open its doors in time, one of its biggest theatrical competitors, Regal Cinemas, has not yet made that same commitment. When is Regal Cinema...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Amc, Exhibition, Amc Theatres, Tenet, AMC Theaters, Regal Cinemas, Business and Industry News, Regal Entertainment, Coronavirus, Securities and Exchange Commission AMC


Mandatory Streamers: Epix’s Laurel Canyon Explores the Center of a Musical Revolution

Mandatory Streamers: Epix’s Laurel Canyon Explores the Center of a Musical Revolution Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of May 25, Epix’s excellent two-part documentary Laurel Canyon takes us back in time to a rustic canyon in the heart of Los Angeles that was the center of a musical revolution. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements b...
Tags: Apple, Videos, UK, TV, Movies, Mahershala Ali, Abc, New York City, Amc, America, Los Angeles, Netflix, New Jersey, Anna Kendrick, Oscar, TV News


AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron Earns $9.67 Million in 2019

AMC Entertainment, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus, gave its CEO Adam Aron a compensation package worth $9.67 million in 2019. That period, of course, ended well before the pandemic upended daily life and forced AMC to close all of its more than 630 U.S. locations and furlough roughly all of its 600-person […]
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Ted Cruz Takes Aim at U.S. Studios and Chinese Censorship With New Bill

U.S.-China tensions have escalated into the realm of movie politics, despite the ongoing global pandemic that has already sent Hollywood reeling.  Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has doubled down on threats to make American studios decide between federal funding and the Chinese box office through what he calls the Stopping Censorship, Restoring Integrity and Protecting Talkies […]
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Get Ready For Movie Theater Exclusivity if Amazon Buys AMC Theaters

By Luis Prada  Published: May 27th, 2020 
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‘NOS4A2’ Season 2 Trailer: The Battle Between Charlie Manx and Vic Continues

NOS4A2 is returning for a brand-new season of Christmasland horrors, with the Joe Hill adaptation jumping forward in time 8 years. Once again, Vic McQueen is up against the immortal villain Charlie Manx, and this time, Vic’s old enemy is going after someone very close to her. After several teasers, a full NOS4A2 season 2 trailer has arrived ahead of next month’s premiere. NOS4A2 Season 2 Trailer NOS4A2 has taken a clever approach to Joe Hill’s sprawling novel. Hill’s book spans several ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Amc, Joe-Hill, Wayne, Hill, Charlie, Jami, Vic, Ashleigh, Manx, Ashleigh Cummings, TV Trailer, NOS4A2, Vic McQueen


Amazon Developing Lisbeth Salander Standalone Series

Amazon developing Lisbeth Salander standalone series After seeing various film and TV adaptations of the hacker-turned-private-investigator, Amazon Studios is developing a new standalone series focused on Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson’s Millennium novel franchise, according to Variety. RELATED: Chris Pratt-Led The Terminal List Gets Series Order at Amazon The series, which is currently entitled The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo off of the first book in the franchise, is said to neither...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, TV, Movies, Amc, Netflix, TV News, Starz, Stieg Larsson, Sony Pictures, Chris Pratt, Claire Foy, Amazon Studios, Larsson, Andy Harries, Lisbeth Salander


Shudder June 2020 Movie & TV Highlights Announced!

Shudder June 2020 movie & TV highlights announced! AMC’s horror-tinged streaming service Shudder has unveiled its movie and TV highlights for the month of June, including the upcoming horror anthology Scare Package featuring the directorial debuts of Noah Segan (Knives Out) and Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie), as well as a Pride Month collection! Check out the full calendar for what to watch on Shudder next month! RELATED: Shudder Acquires Horror Comedy Anthology Scare Package Shudder Jun...
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Killing Eve Season 3 Finale Promo & Photos Plus Virtual Hub Unveiled

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Killing Eve Season 3 Finale Promo & Photos Plus Virtual Hub Unveiled BBC America and AMC have released the Killing Eve Season 3 finale promo titled “Are You Leading or Am I?” The eighth episode of the season will air on May 31. You can check out the promo below as well as the new photos in the gallery!   View this post on Instagram   Devastating. The #KillingEve Season Finale is next Sunday, May 31 ...
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VIDEO: Zachary Quinto Stars in the Official Trailer for NOS4A2 Season Two

AMC today released the official trailer for season two of supernatural horror seriesNOS4A2, whichpremieres onSunday, June 21 at 1000pm ET9con AMC and BBC America. [Author: TV News Desk]
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AMC Debuts Full NOS4A2 Season 2 Trailer & New Images!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW AMC debuts full NOS4A2 season 2 trailer & new images! Just under a month ahead of the highly-anticipated second season of the Joe Hill novel adaptation, AMC has debuted the first full trailer for the next chapter of NOS4A2, as well as unveiling a set of new episodic images! The trailer and images can be viewed in the player and gallery below! RELATED: AMC’s NOS4A2 Season 2 Teaser, Key Art, and New Photos Released! NOS4A2’s second season picks up eight years after the eve...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Joe Hill, Wayne, Charlie, Vic, Ashleigh Cummings, AMC Studios, Jami O Brien, Charlie Manx, Tornante Television, Vic McQueen Ashleigh Cummings, Vic This, Charlie Manx Zachary Quinto Charlie, Mattea Conforti


‘Confessional’ Trailer: The Truth Has Terrible Consequences in Shudder’s New Horror Film

Seven college students are about to confess some deep, dark secrets in Confessional, a new Shudder exclusive. In the film, students enter confessional booths like Catholics attending confession, or Real World contestants talking about their drunken exploits, and get more than they bargained for. The movie premieres on the horror streaming service next week, and we’re debuting a trailer below. Confessional Trailer  Back in my day, we used to have this show called The Real World. On that ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Germany, Amc, Movie Trailers, Amc Networks, UK Ireland, US Canada, Confessional, Shudder, Jennifer Wolfe, Marcus Scribner black, Paris Berelc Alexa Katie Vanessa Marano, Lucas Adams, Larracuente Party of Five Jake Short A N T Farm, Mia Xitlali


Variety Hosts Screening of AMC’s ‘Dispatches From Elsewhere,’ Q&A With Stars Jason Segel, Eve Lindley, André Benjamin

The Variety Streaming Room is hosting a special screening of the first episode of AMC’s “Dispatches From Elsewhere,” followed by a Q&A with creator and star Jason Segel and cast members Eve Lindley and André Benjamin. The screening and Q&A will take place on June 2 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. Variety’s Michael Schneider […]
Tags: News, Amc, Jason Segel, Michael Schneider, Andre Benjamin, Eve Lindley, Dispatches from Elsewhere, Variety Streaming Room, AMC Dispatches, Jason Segel Eve Lindley André Benjamin, ET Variety


Killing Eve Episode 3.07 Promo and Sneak Peek: Beautiful Monster

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Killing Eve episode 3.07 promo and sneak peek: Beautiful Monster AMC and BBC  America have released the first promo and sneak peek for Killing Eve‘s upcoming episode 3.07 titled “Beautiful Monster,” featuring Eve as she tries to track down the newly promoted Villanelle. The new episode is set to air on Sunday, May 24. Check out the videos below! Next Sunday? Wear it down. Just one more episode before the stunning #KillingEve Season Finale. May 24 at 9pm on @BBCAmerica an...
Tags: Amazon, Video, UK, TV, Movies, Amc, America, Bbc, Rome, Ryan Reynolds, Bbc America, Golden Globe, Shaw, Luke Jennings, Carolyn, Eve


Ukraine: The Supreme Court Concludes That In State Aid Cases The AMCU Does Not Have To Analyse The Effect Of Aid On Ukraine-EU Trade - Redcliffe Partners

On 31 March 2020, the Ukrainian Supreme Court upheld the first decision of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the "AMC") on the unlawfulness of state aid and concluded that the AMC
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Amazon Prime Video to globally premiere 7 Indian movies as theaters remain closed

Amazon has secured rights to premiere seven Indian movies that were initially scheduled for a theatrical release directly on its Prime Video on-demand streaming service in a move that has prompted two major movie theater chains to express “extreme displeasure” and “disappointment.” The e-commerce giant, which is in talks to buy AMC theater chain, said on Friday that it will release these movies, which include “Gulabo Sitabo” starring Indian legend Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana,...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Media, India, Amc, Disney, Tech, Amazon Prime, Amc Theatres, Huffington Post, Pvr, Amazon Prime Video, Vidya Balan, Amitabh Bachchan, AMC Theaters, Ayushmann Khurrana


‘Quiz’ Trailer: Matthew Macfadyen Cheats at ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ in AMC’s Miniseries

What is it about Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? that lends so much Hollywood-worthy drama? Is it the progressively higher stakes as sweating contestants ponder harder questions for more money? Is it the dramatic lighting? The lifelines? Whatever the case, the sensationally popular TV game show has found itself at the center of several feature films and TV shows, the latest of which tells the true story of the British edition’s biggest scandal. Quiz, an upcoming three-part AMC and ITV miniseries...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Drama, Amc, Quiz, Charles, Michael Sheen, Stephen Frears, True Story, Matthew MacFadyen, TV Trailer, MacFadyen, Sian Clifford, Charles Ingram, James Graham Brexit


New Quiz Trailer Previews AMC’s New Limited Series

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Quiz trailer previews AMC’s new limited series AMC has released a new Quiz trailer for the forthcoming U.S. premiere of Stephen Frears’  three-part limited series, giving us a preview at the 2001’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? cheating scandal. Starring Michael Sheen and Sian Clifford, you can check out the video in the player below! RELATED:  AMC Acquires Rights to Anne Rice’s Literary Catalogue Quiz tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Ch...
Tags: Video, UK, TV, Movies, Amc, TV News, Diana, Quiz, Charles, Michael Sheen, Sony Pictures Television, Stephen Frears, Chris Tarrant, Ingram, Left Bank, Anne Rice


‘Throttle’: Stephen King and Joe Hill Short Story Being Turned into a Movie by HBO Max

Father-son horror legends Stephen King and Joe Hill occasionally join forces to pen a tale of terror, and one of their collaborations is headed to the screen. Throttle, a short story about a gang of bikers being chased by a big rig truck, is being developed as a feature by HBO Max, with the prolific David S. Goyer producing and Leigh Dana Jackson handling the script. Deadline has the scoop on a Throttle movie, adapted from the short story by Joe Hill and Stephen King. The story, which is ver...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Horror, Amc, Stephen-King, Netflix, Adaptation, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Dion, Joe-Hill, Buick, Hill, David S Goyer, Throttle, Tom Gordon


‘Vampire Chronicles’ TV Series Finds New Life at AMC, Brings the ‘Mayfair Witches’ Along for the Ride

A potential TV series based on Anne Rice‘s The Vampire Chronicles has been searching for fresh blood for a few years now, and it looks like it’s found it at AMC. The network just scored the rights to both The Vampire Chronicles and Rice’s The Lives of the Mayfair Witches, and plans to develop TV shows and even films around both. A Vampire Chronicles TV series was previously set up at Hulu before someone drove a stake through the heart of that deal. Variety is reporting that AMC scored the fi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Amc, Adaptation, Warner Bros, Hulu, Rice, Variety, Christopher Rice, Sarah Barnett, Anne Rice, Bryan Fuller, Rolin Jones, Neil Jordan, AMC Studios


Joe Hill & Stephen King’s Throttle Getting Feature Adaptation At HBO Max

Joe Hill & Stephen King’s Throttle getting feature adaptation at HBO Max WarnerMedia has enjoyed large success adapting the extensive literary library of Stephen King and now its upcoming streaming service HBO Max has acquired the rights to King and son Joe Hill’s novella Throttle for a feature adaptation, according to Deadline. RELATED: Mike Flanagan Developing Adaptation of Stephen King’s Revival Originally published in 2009, the story centers on a father and son who lead a biker gang th...
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