In The News: Department of Sociology

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 27, 2020

Danielle Richards was taking packages out of her car recently, wearing a face mask as she always does in public these days.

Salon
May 26, 2020

The pandemic has brought misery and suffering to thousands around the world, much of which has nothing to do with disease and everything to do with the social aftermath of the pandemic.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 26, 2020

Danielle Richards was taking packages out of her car recently, wearing a face mask as she always does in public these days.

ASAPLAND
May 23, 2020

With the release of the new trailer for Tenet, many of the fans of Christopher Nolan they also expected confirmation of the film’s release date, which is currently still set for next July; however, at the end of the movie, only the word “Coming to theaters” can be read, without any date.

Newswise
May 22, 2020

As uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine wears on, there remains one constant: a reliance on the internet, social media, and streaming services for work, school, entertainment, and keeping in touch with friends and family.

comicbook
May 22, 2020

Moviegoers have mixed reactions to the latest Tenet trailer ending with firm confirmation the Christopher Nolan-directed sci-fi thriller is coming to theaters as most movie chains remain shuttered amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The revealing new trailer released Thursday — offering fresh looks at the film's explosive action and twisty plot led by an international cast of stars, including John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh — did not include the film's currently scheduled opening date of July 17 following reports studio Warner Bros. is waiting until early June to decide whether to push Tenet to the August 14 date held by Wonder Woman 1984.

everyeye.it
May 22, 2020

With the release of the new Tenet trailer , many of Christopher Nolan's fans also expected a confirmation of the film's release date which is currently still set for next July; however, at the end of the movie you can only read the writing "Coming to theaters", without any date.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 18, 2020

Jeff Lipsky says he can’t wait to go to the movies again.

Tomatazos
May 16, 2020

Since movie theaters had to close their doors last March due to the coronavirus, there has been much speculation about what will happen when they reopen. While many imagine that the first thing they will do when the quarantine is over is "return to normal," experts are not sure this is possible. A sociologist recently spoke to the Review Journal about how this situation affected movie theater attendance. This could have fatal consequences Tenet of Christopher Nolan , the film could be the first to be released after a long absence of activity in this sector.

comicbook
May 15, 2020

A sociologist predicts audiences won't deem any movie "worth it" enough to return to reopened theaters just months after exhibitors were forced to shutter amid the coronavirus crisis. Michael Ian Borer, a sociology professor who also teaches a pop culture course at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, says the allure of the moviegoing experience that only theaters can offer — like the viral reactions of an audience recorded during a showing of Marvel Studios blockbuster Avengers: Endgame — won't be enough to sway audiences to venture out into theaters anytime soon, even as some domestic theaters begin to slowly reopen.

Observer
May 11, 2020

For many businesses, coronavirus has been a disaster. Amidst stay-at-home orders and a faltering economy, spending is plummeting and tens of millions of people have lost their jobs. The unprecedented circumstances, however, has led one industry to thrive. A surge in demand for digital sex work means that cam girls are finding that their services are increasingly being sought out as even the most intimate and physical parts of our lives move online.

EKRANIE
May 6, 2020

Some countries have already opened their first cinemas, such as Norway, while others plan to do so in June and July 2020. Even if they are opened and these decisions are not delayed, the question remains: Will people come back to theaters? A coronavirus pandemic is ongoing, and even with security measures and social distance, going to the cinema will not be as light and stress-free cut off from reality as it was before the pandemic.