tentpole

tentpole cinema

Films that are created with a very large budget and production value, and which are meant to provide substantial revenue to the production company. Big blockbusters used to be quite the rare cinematic event, but we've gotten to the point now where there's a tentpole cinema coming out nearly every weekend of the year.
See also: tentpole

tentpole film

A film with a very large budget and production value that is meant to provide substantial revenue to the production company. Big blockbusters used to be quite the rare cinematic event, but we've gotten to the point now where there's a tentpole film coming out nearly every weekend of the year.
See also: film, tentpole

tentpole movie

A film with a very large budget and production value that is meant to provide substantial revenue to the production company. Big blockbusters used to be quite the rare cinematic event, but we've gotten to the point now where there's a tentpole movie coming out nearly every weekend of the year.
See also: movie, tentpole
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[USA], Aug 28 (ANI): After his lead role in the Beatles-inspired hit film 'Yesterday', actor Himesh Patel has found his next tentpole. The actor is all set to star in ace filmmaker Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet'.
While it's still too early to declare the channel a success or failure, the ratings for some of its tentpole content aren't great.
In the future, we will explore releasing tentpole collections such as Body in special, differentiated print formats."
Disney builds a tentpole piece of content and then adds sequels, TV shows, toys, and theme parks around it.
The superhero tentpole, which cost between $300mn and $400mn, opened worldwide with $630mn, making it the highest global opening weekend of all time, even without China debuting this weekend.
"Studios have decided to make tentpole movies about action heroes and they've veered away from serious drama to the detriment of the cinema-going population.
He explores a recent trend in television programming, which he refers to as "tentpole TV," to either avoid a premature death or speed up the medium's transformation by experimenting with "alternative organizational and creative forms"--which integrates what has been referred to as transmedia, texts that take entertainment across several platforms.
We have found our next big tentpole for AXN in The Firm."
Among the ideas already contained within the proposed law are the coalition's tentpole eco-scheme, the Green Deal.
Meanwhile, Warner itself is shifting its fourth quarter licensing focus to Batman, while other studios jockey to see if retailers may be more receptive to expanding the space devoted to properties they'd previously signed on to carry, or to adding others among their tentpole holiday titles.
John Oxx has a fine record in this stamina test and has deeply at the top end of the Handicap and Tentpole down the bottom.
THE John Oxx-trained Tentpole, winner at the Curragh last Saturday, has been installed favourite for Sunday's Irish Cesarewitch.
Tentpole booked her Irish Cesarewitch ticket when dashed to the front by Niall McCullagh turning for home in the October Handicap.
The sci-fi tentpole will screen 10 days before its official May 25 release, reports deadline.com.
Under the multiyear agreement, Amazon Prime Video becomes the exclusive long-term streaming home in Latin America for Lionsgate's portfolio of tentpole films and branded properties; beginning with: John Wick: Chapter 2, Saban's Power Rangers, The Shack, and Jigsaw.