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  • Why Amazon won't let you buy the 'Lego' movie Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 6:38 AM ET

    Amazon, embroiled in a standoff with a book publisher, is using the same hardball techniques with new movies from Warner Home Video.

  • Analyze Yodaspeak you will Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    "Star Wars" fans are turning phrases into Yodaspeak and Grammarly has come up with rules for speaking like the small Jedi. They call it "yodifying."

  • Blame your ISP for slow streams: Netflix Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Netflix customers received alerts reading "The Verizon network is crowded right now" when their videos streamed slowly. Re/code reports.

  • Movie tickets a bargain? That's what AMC boss says Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    It may not seem like it when you pile on popcorn, candy, and soda, but the cost of going to the movies has not gone up that much in the past decade.

  • Lionsgate moves ahead with 'Hunger Games' theme park Friday, 30 May 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    "Catching Fire"

    Lionsgate is planning an exhibit based on the Hunger Games movies—a first step in building a theme park for the franchise.

  • The AMC network is debuting "Halt and Catch Fire," about the early days of the PC revolution this weekend. Co-creators and executive producers Chris Rogers and Chris Cantwell, discuss the creation of the show.

  • 'Die Hard' director battling foreclosure Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 6:45 PM ET
    John McTiernan in 2010.

    McTiernan, who directed "Die Hard" and "The Hunt for Red October," is in the midst of battling a foreclosure on his ranch.

  • Toddlers, rejoice! 'Frozen' hitting the ice Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Still from the movie "Frozen"

    Excitement over the "Disney on Ice" show is unprecedented, the show's producers told CNBC.

  • 'Frozen' to become Disney ice show     Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Nicole Feld, executive vice president of Feld Entertainment, discusses the huge success of the movie "Frozen" and plans for the Disney on Ice tour.

  • LOS ANGELES, May 26- Mutant superhero movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past" powered to $302 million in worldwide ticket sales through the U.S. Memorial Day holiday on Monday, capping a weekend in which it surpassed "Avatar" as the biggest global debut for film studio 20th Century Fox.

  • Hollywood's Super Bowl     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Memorial Day is the traditional kickoff of the summer movie season. Paul Dergarabedian, Rentrak, reveals which blockbusters will clean up at the box office this weekend.

  • Summer stock picks: F, NTCT, JCP & more     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    Mike Binger, Gradient Investments, and Art Hogan, Wunderlich Securities, share their top stock picks for the summer.

  • High movie ticket price     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Across the U.S., movie ticket prices have been rising, despite a drop in attendance levels over the last few years. CNBC's Morgan Brennan has the details.

  • Dealflicks: Priceline for movies?     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 11:47 AM ET

    Sean Wycliffe, Dealflicks co-founder and CEO, explains his platform which aims to become the Priceline for movies by partnering with theater owners to offer reduced ticket prices and lure moviegoers to the box office.

  • LOS ANGELES, May 22- With J.J. Abrams kicking off the first of three new "Star Wars" films, Disney announced on Thursday that "Godzilla" filmmaker Gareth Edwards will direct a separate spin-off installment of the franchise, scheduled for December 2016.

  • Luxury movie experience     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of Hollywood's summer movie season. Hamid Hashemi, iPic Entertainment founder and CEO, plans to offer upscale dinners and drinks to get people out their home and back to the box office.

  • We're just trying to tell some really fun stories, says David Michael Latt, The Asylum partner and producer, discussing his new aquatic horror flick, "Blood Lake - Attack of the Killer Lampreys."

  • X-Men to the rescue: Fox goes all in with new film Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    Actor Hugh Jackman attends the 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' world premiere at Jacob Javits Center on May 10, 2014 in New York City.

    The studio has thrown an estimated $250 million behind the flick, and a strong performance can buoy Fox after a string of disappointments.

  • Stan Lee: Special effects revitalized comics     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Comic book legend Stan Lee, discusses the popularity of comic books and the legendary super heroes he's created along the way. Lee also discusses his relationship with Marvel illustrator Jack Kirby.

  • Valuations gone wild?     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses valuations in Silicon Valley after news GoPro is expected to file its S-1 this week, and YouTube's potential acquisition of Twitch.

Entertainment

Television

  • Filmmaker James Gunn, actors Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana from Marvel Studios movie 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the excitement over "Guardians of the Galaxy" from Comic-Con.

  • LONDON— London- based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European satellite giant. BSkyB said Friday it will buy Sky Italia and 57 percent of Sky Deutschland for 5.35 billion pounds from media giant 21st Century Fox.

  • The FCC's Media Bureau said Sinclair will divest the TV station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and give up the licenses of Allbritton stations in Birmingham, Alabama, and Charleston, South Carolina, delivering programming there through so-called multi-casting on the signal of stations Sinclair already owns.