Disney's expensive fantasy adventure essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest $41.7 million in its first four days in theaters according to Rentrak estimates on Monday. Disney put their full weight behind the Brad Bird- directed film with an ambitious George Clooney- led promotional campaign. Rentrak's Senior Media...» Read More
Summer is sequel season and action movies go hand in hand with sequels. Half of sequels are in the genre, while only a quarter of all movies are.
On National Streaming Day, Anthony Wood, Roku founder and CEO, discusses the growing amounts of content for online streaming services.
TOKYO— Japanese movie studio Toho Co. said Wednesday it is suing Voltage Pictures and a director in a lawsuit complaining that promotions of an upcoming film infringe on its copyright to Godzilla. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in a federal court in Los Angeles over use of images from the 2014 "Godzilla" movie and to try to gain financing and distribution for the...
Strong weekend at the box office lead by Universal's Pitch Perfect 2, Warner Brother's Mad Max: Fury Road, and Marvels's The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
"Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes at the box office, snagging first place on the charts with $70.3 million debut.
Netflix is reportedly in talks with Chinese firms as it looks to move into the market there.
As the summer season hits, sequels promise to be big business for Hollywood studios, according to box office data.
The Avengers sequel topped the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row with an estimated $77.2 million according to data.
LOS ANGELES, May 10- "Avengers: Age of Ultron" iced out "Hot Pursuit" at the weekend box office, picking up $77.2 million and topping charts for a second consecutive time. With major markets such as China and Japan still left to open and domestic audiences continuing to embrace the film, "Avengers: Age of Ultron" should have no trouble becoming the second 2015 release to...
Rick Munarriz, senior analyst in Media & Tech at The Motley Fool, discusses the clash between ESPN and Verizon over how the Disney-owned sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.
Charles Sizemore, CIO of Sizemore Capital Management, says Disney is one of the few U.S. firms with a strong growth story, but higher costs from ESPN may incur short-term uncertainty.
May 5- JetBlue Airways Corp and Amazon.com Inc have agreed to stream television, movies and music from the Internet retailer in-flight, broadening travelers' entertainment options, the companies said Tuesday. The service will be available on a majority of JetBlue's aircraft this year via the airline's free Wifi, so passengers can use their laptops and mobile...
Actor Domhnall Gleeson of "Ex Machina" discusses his role in Star Wars Episode VII.
May 4th is Star Wars day. It’s a time when devoted fans around the world celebrate at parties such as the "Cantina at the end of the universe” hosted by super fans Gemini & Scorpio in Brooklyn, NY.
Both large and small businesses now participate in the fan-created Star Wars Day each May 4.
Today is one of the most fun, "unofficial" holidays there is... Star Wars Day!
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" sequel failed to top the all-time record of the first film's $207.4 million debut in 2012.
Avengers: Age of Ultron flew to the top of the weekend movie box office.
The Avengers franchise is one of the few series that still get audiences to pay top dollar at the box office, Gitesh Pandya tells CNBC.
Gitesh Pandya, Box Office Guru.com editor, discusses summer box office estimates, and how "Avengers Age of Ultron" and other big name movies will stack up.
2015 marks the 60th anniversary of the infamous Eurovision Song Contest, in which Australia will be making a debut guest appearance.
Ed Gatchalian, composer and musical director of "Singapura, The Musical", says the tale of Singapore's troubled times between 1955-1965 will interest London's West End and New York's Broadway.
Summer is for sequels, and action movies go hand in hand with those. Half of sequels are action, only a quarter of all movies are.
The anti-tax group Club for Growth announced the broadcast and cable TV ads Thursday morning as part of a $1 million ad campaign in eight congressional districts urging lawmakers not to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. Late Thursday afternoon, the Club for Growth said it was pulling the ads that were set to air Friday. Neither lawmaker mentioned the Club...
Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses Apple's potential TV service, tough love for Twitter from investor Chris Sacca, and Elizabeth Warren at the Code Conference next week.
Playboy on Thursday launched its completely safe-for-work mobile app Playboy NOW, part of a strategy to make more mainstream content.