‘1917’ Hits No.1 at the Box Office and Takes Aim at the Oscars | Paths of Technical Glory

1917: The war epic collected about $37 million over the weekend, a stellar result for a period film with no marquee stars. “Just Mercy” and “Like a Boss” each took in $10 million. LOS ANGELES — Since the Academy Awards began more than nine decades ago, films have had to thread two needles to win the best picture statuette: art and commerce. Netflix’s business model is changing that dynamic: “The Irishman” officially has ticket sales of zero, since the streaming service does not release movies in a traditional way. But…

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How to watch UFC 248: The undefeated Israel Adesanya hopes to continue his streak against third-ranked Yoel Romero

As one of only two remaining undefeated champions, alongside the Russian phenom Khabib Nurmagomedov, Israel Adesanya has the opportunity to cement himself as one of the best fighters in the sport during UFC 248. Adesanya will be facing off against Yoel Romero, the former world champion and Olympic silver medal-winning wrestler who is currently the third-ranked fighter in the UFC’s middleweight division. Romero, who is coming off two unsuccessful title challenges against Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa, is currently the third-ranked fighter in the middleweight division. Adesanya’s record sits at…

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