tentpole cinema

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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.
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