A24 does A+ work!

"Movies / They're just like tweets / They release them constantly / Most of them, we don't need to see / But when we get a good one / OOWEE / MOO-VIES"
-Howard Kremer

It's A24 appreciation week! Chad spends the 200th episode of News Time talking about the great newish studio, A24. They've released some of the best films of the past few years. How can such a young studio triumph in a world dominated by the likes of big Disney and those other ones? Find out only on News Time

Rotten Tomatoes: Definitely, maybe ruining the box office...maybe... definitely...

"Will Hayes: I forgot to tell you the happy ending.
Maya Hayes: What is it?
Will Hayes: You."
-Definitely, Maybe

Review aggregation websites are constantly used for movie suggestions. Should a movie score well, you're probably more inclined to see it. Or are you? It turns out maybe not. Or maybe so. We're not entirely sure. But if a scientific study says so... Who is right? Do aggregation sites like Rotten Tomatoes, Cinemascore and Metacritic impact the overall box office slump of the past few years? Find out only on News Time!

Go90 go Bye Bye! (and welcome Instagram TV!)

“I’M THE [STUDENT BODY] PRESIDENT!”
-Mr. Student Body President (maybe)

Verizon's go90 is on its way out and Instagram’s YouTube-esque competitor IGTV is on the way in. While both offer wildly different things, their mission statements boil down to providing video to those who want it. go90 failed in its execution at a streaming service based on millennial interests. But Verizon had all the backing (not to mention money) that was supposed to make it a hit. Where did it go wrong? Plus, Instagram is taking a tepid step into the pool that is user generated video. Is IGTV going to be the next YouTube or is it too far behind? Find out the answer to those questions among others only on News Time!