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Warner Bros. Tentpole Strategy: What Does It Mean For Indie Film? (Podcast)

Warner Bros. Tentpole Strategy: What Does It Mean For Indie Film? (Podcast)

This week’s episode of Screen Talk is presented by Hulu’s “The Path.”

This week’s news that Warner Bros. is allegedly focusing solely on tentpole movies sent a lot of mixed messages. Sure, it makes sense that Hollywood would invest in big blockbusters; on the other hand, in the wake of “Batman v Superman” disappointing audiences worldwide, we have to ask: Are these the blockbusters we want? That’s the starting point for this week’s episode of Screen Talk, in which Indiewire’s Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson debate the future of movies and the rising influence of television — they both loved “The People Vs. OJ Simpson,” but it’s not alone. Is the future of moving images exclusively in the living room? Our hosts have differing opinions.

Listen to the full episode above.

Screen Talk is available on iTunes. You can subscribe here or via RSS. Share your feedback with Thompson and Kohn on Twitter or sound off in the comments. Browse previous installments here, review the show on  and be sure to let us know if you’d like to hear the hosts address specific issues in upcoming editions of Screen Talk. Check out the rest of Indiewire’s podcasts on iTunes right here.

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