Perhaps people were tired of watching political news, or maybe they just needed an escape. Whatever, Hollywood movies sold lots of tickets over the weekend, easily beating the same period last year.
Meanwhile Hollywood executives and creative types are still trying to get their heads around what the Trump Administration may mean for their business. One worry - China. Film studios here depend on Chinese audiences for foreign revenue, and Chinese companies have made large investments in US entertainment firms.
Just a couple of the things we talk about with Vanity Fair Hollywood correspondent Rebecca Keegan.
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