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Many US movie theaters now open but struggling

About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly.

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dies at 77

Winston Groom, whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon, has died at age 77.

‘Tenet’ earns $20.2M as Americans return to theaters

In a litmus test for American moviegoing in the pandemic, Christopher Nolans “Tenet” brought in an estimated $20.2 million through the holiday weekend in U.S. and Canadian theaters.