LAS VEGAS— Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Nevada health officials said Friday that they're considering strict brothel-style regulations for a booming adult film industry following the announcement last month that two male performers tested positive...» Read More
Sundance Film Festival is testing technology from Blue Jeans Network designed to bring interactive conferences to your living room.
The international side is really turning out to be the story with Netflix, explains Tuna Amobi, S&P Capital IQ. Edmund Lee, Re/code, discusses his caution on the stock.
Discussing Netflix's big earnings beat and scope of original content, with Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides insight to Netflix's fourth quarter earnings conference call.
Neil Doshi, CRT Capital Group, shares his reaction to Netflix's domestic and international earnings for fourth quarter.
The "Fast Money" traders share their reaction to Netflix's fourth quarter earnings. Netflix reported an adjusted profit of 72 cents per share on revenue of $1.48 billion.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the scale of "American Sniper's" success in the theaters. Paul Dergarabedian, Rentrak, expects a massive year at the box office.
Re/code's Edmund Lee, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America, discuss Amazon's plan to produce and acquire original movies for release in theaters and later on its "Prime" service.
Anthony DiClemente, Nomura Securities analyst, discusses what he'll be looking for when Netflix reports earnings after the bell and the growing competition in the streaming space.
Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc is making a high-stakes foray into the challenging realm of independent movies, the latest step in its attempt to move beyond simply distributing digital entertainment content to creating it. Amazon said on Monday it was aiming to produce close to 12 movies a year for theatrical release which would then be available on its Prime video...
Amazon Studios announced plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming.
NEW YORK— Clint Eastwood's R-rated Iraq War drama "American Sniper" opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend. The previous biggest hit was Wes Anderson's " Grand Budapest Hotel," which made $59.1 million in its entire run. "It's become a cultural phenomenon," said Dan Fellman, head...
NEW YORK— Amazon is getting into the movie business. Roy Price, vice president of Amazon Studios, said the company's goal is to produce 12 movies a year, with production beginning later this year. Amazon's entry into movies also comes on the heels of Sony Pictures' unprecedented digital distribution of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview," the first major studio...
Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led N. American box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales.
NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. Dan Fellman, head of domestic distribution at the Time Warner Inc. unit Warner Bros., which distributed "American Sniper," said it had become "an instant cultural...
NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend with a record-setting $90.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. The film, which smashed the record for a January weekend, was directed by Clint Eastwood and stars Bradley Cooper. "American Sniper" was released by Warner Brothers, a...
"Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," captured nine Academy Award nominations each, including best picture.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 15- Show business satire "Birdman" and colorful caper " The Grand Budapest Hotel," on Thursday captured nine Academy Award nominations each, including best picture, for a year recognized for its original feats in filmmaking. American Sniper, "an Iraq war film by director Clint Eastwood, also earned six nominations, notably best picture and a...
Media mogul Barry Diller tells CNBC that Sony deserves sympathy for the hacking attack and for President Barack Obama criticism.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 15- Show business satire "Birdman" and colorful caper " The Grand Budapest Hotel" led the Academy Award nominees on Thursday with nine nods apiece, including best picture, in the quest for Hollywood's top film prize. British World War Two biopic "The Imitation Game" garnered eight nominations, including best actor for Benedict Cumberbatch,...
Twitter is taking its pitch to developers—and attempting to reinvent itself—on the road, with Twitter Flock.
Bettors will be trying to cash in on hundreds of weird bets tied to the Super Bowl. Did someone mention a ground hog?
Jack Ma, Alibaba's founder, said one of the reasons his company is so successful is he hires a lot of women. Plus, Ma on Hollywood ambitions.
BOSTON— Peggy Charren, the founder of Action for Children's Television who waged a decades-long fight to improve the quality of children's programming has died. Charren, who had vascular dementia, died Thursday in Massachusetts, Sugarman-Sinai Memorial Chapel in Providence, Rhode Island, said in an obituary posted on its website. But the grassroots...
Jan 21- U.S. television network NBC will post all Super Bowl commercials that air on TV to a Tumblr page moments after they air on TV, providing another way for brands to reach viewers with ads that cost up to $4.5 million for 30 seconds. The page on social media site Tumblr is a way for those viewers to see all of the TV ads, NBC said in a statement on Wednesday.
BTIG media and tech analyst Rich Greenfield told CNBC that Netflix has full control over its pricing power.