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Tech Company Fights for Parental Control of Video Entertainment

  “Watch movies and TV however the BLEEP you want.” That is the motto of a modern technological David taking on corporate Goliaths. VidAngel Inc. offers filtering of certain stream-on-demand media, said CEO Neal Harmon. Consumers have the option of removing objectionable content while watching Netflix, Amazon Prime and HBO…

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Al Gore’s ‘Inconvenient Sequel’ Tanks at Box Office

Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel” drew a lukewarm response from moviegoers, ranking 15th at the box office in its first weekend of wide release and earning tepid reviews from audiences. The sequel to Mr. Gore’s influential 2006 climate-change documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” has earned about $1 million since its limited…

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‘Split’ shocks the box office with a $40 million debut

LOS ANGELES — Competing with a presidential inauguration, multicity marches and big-budget Hollywood productions, M. Night Shyamalan’s creepy psychological thriller “Split” pulled off a surprising opening weekend victory, pulling in an estimated $40.2 million. The low-budget “Split,” which cost a reported $9 million to make, blew away predictions that it…

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