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Movie Theaters See A Light At The End Of The Pandemic Tunnel

More and more people are buying movie tickets. And cinemas hope a packed summer slate and increased capacity numbers will boost sales even further.

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0:41Shock G, left, poses at the "All Eyez On Me" film premiere in Los Angeles on June 14, 2017
Nzazi Malonga / AP

Rapper Shock G Dies At 57

0:40The finals of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2017
Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

Scripps Spelling Bee Adding Lightning Round

2:18Mary Pickford, Cecil B. DeMille, Gloria Swanson, Bob Hope and Charles Brackett at the 1953 Academy Awards presentation
AP

The Oscars' Pandemic Format Is A Throwback To Its Early TV Roots

2:16Stylized illustration of Oscar award.
Krislam Chin / Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Streaming Brings Less 'Huh?' and More 'Seen It' To Oscars This Year

0:34LeVar Burton
Greg Allen / Invision / AP

Actor LeVar Burton Will Guest-Host "Jeopardy!"

2:57Movie posters for "One Night In Miami," "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" and "The Father"
Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Sony Pictures Classic

Oscar Looks To The Stage To Mine Hollywood Screen Gems

3:22Yeri Han and Steven Yeun in Lee Isaac Chung's "Minari"
A24 / "Minari"

Some Critics Say Upcoming Oscar Diversity Standards Set Too Low

2:59Collage of posters for Black-led films
newsy

The Oscars' Fixation On Black Trauma Is An Issue Of Diversity

2:07Teenager sails a boat.
Ocean of Obstacles

KNXV: Blind Teenagers Recount Their Sailing Journey In The Caribbean

0:44A display of newspaper front pages following the announcement of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh on Friday April 9
Kirsty O'Connor / PA / AP

Britain Ends Mourning Period Over Prince Philip's Death

2:30Drive-in theater
Scripps

Illinois Drive-In Theater Prepares To Welcome Customers This Summer

0:40Britain's Prince Philip
Yui Mok / AP

Prince Philip To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

2:45Homeless teen and deaf-blind man wait for bus in "Feeling Through"
"Feeling Through"

'Feeling Through' Short Film Makes History For Deaf-Blind Community

0:43Lin-Manuel Miranda in Times Square after he toured the grand opening of a Broadway COVID-19 vaccination site
Richard Drew / AP

Times Square Site To Jump-Start Broadway Industry

0:43Britain's Prince Harry (right) talks to his grandfather, Prince Philip (left)
Lefteris Pitarakis / AP

Prince Harry Pays Tribute To Grandfather Prince Philip

0:28Director Chloe Zhao, left, appears with actress Frances McDormand on the set of "Nomadland."
Searchlight Pictures / AP

'Nomadland' Wins 4 BAFTAs

1:24Rapper DMX performs during 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards.
AP

Rapper DMX Dies At 50 Years Old

2:35Prince Philip
AP

Crowd At Buckingham Palace Reacts To Death Of Prince Philip

0:20Superman comic
Metropolis Collectibles

Superman Comic Sells For $3.2 Million

0:16Musician Prince
Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

New Prince Album To Be Released 5 Years After Musician's Death

0:39Tiger Woods SUV following a rollover accident in Los Angeles, California.
Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP

Authorities: Excessive Speed Caused Tiger Woods Car Crash

2:46Transgender rights activist Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the 4th Women's March in Los Angeles.
AP

Caitlyn Jenner Mulls Run For California Governor

0:19Harvey Weisntein
Seth Wenig / AP

Harvey Weinstein Asks For New Trial, Alleging Judge Made Errors

0:24
Warner Bros. Entertainment / AP

'Godzilla vs. Kong' Is Biggest Debut Since Last March

2:36Collage of promotional posters for live-streamed concerts.
Mandolin

The Future Of Live Music Is Still Very Digital

2:17Picture outside of Pickwick theater in Park Ridge, Illinois
Scripps

Illinois Theater Owner Is Optimistic About Rebounding After Closures

0:32Lil Nas X collaborates with MSCHF fo customized 'Satan Shoes'
MSCHF

Nike Sues MSCHF Over Lil Nas X 'Satan Shoes'

0:29"The Adventures of Ook and Gluk" by Dav Pilkey
Amazon

'Captain Underpants' Spinoff Book Pulled For Racism

1:38Andre the Giant, portrayed by actor Matthew Willig, shows action figure to wrestler friends.
Mark Taylor / NBC

NBC Sitcom 'Young Rock' Pays Tribute To Andre The Giant

2:29Hendrix Badsky posing for a photo with chalk art
Cesily Badsky

Driveway Chalk Art Brings Neighbors Together