When Disney bought Marvel in 2009, it did so without two popular franchises. Spider-Man is licensed to Sony, while 21st Century Fox owns X-Men.» Read More
ShoWest--the annual conference for movie distributors (divisions of media companies) and exhibitors (movie theater chains)--is underway in Las Vegas. This is where the movie studios show off their big products they hope will be blockbusters to get the theater owners excited to fill their seats.
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Movie-goers went hunting for their inner caveman as they sat in the dark for the prehistoric adventure "10,000 B.C.," which led the weekend box office with $35.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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This is the post of the live blog I did today on the Apple iPhone event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. Please enjoy reading it the first time or again if you were with me earlier today. It reads from my last posting at the top to the very first at the bottom of the page.
After years of grand jury testimony, the trial of Anthony Pellicano, erstwhile private eye-to-the-stars, starts this week. Jury selection is underway in downtown Los Angeles.
Will Ferrell stumbled at the North American box office Sunday with his latest sports comedy, "Semi-Pro." The basketball spoof narrowly took the No. 1 spot with disappointing ticket sales of $15.3 million, its struggling distributor New Line Cinema said
The Mad Money host brings his Wall Street wisdom to the hit talk show.
The Toll Brothers CEO said Wednesday the constant talk of a recession may in fact put us into a recession. If that’s happening, which stocks are most likely to weather the tough times?
Amid a wave of mixed economic signals, CNBC asked the pros where they would invest.
There's plenty of negative economic news out there, but that doesn't discourage David Spika. The vice president and investment strategist at WHG Funds favors judicious buying by well-informed investors.
In Tuesday’s Web Extra, how to play IHOP ahead of earnings Wednesday.
A new hour-long show called "Quarterlife," debuting tonight on NBC, will be the first-ever show produced and shot for the Internet to air on network TV.
Shares of The Brink's Co. jumped on a plan to spin off its home security division. Find out how the traders are playing it, plus Disney and Heinz in Monday’s Web Extra.
The preliminary ratings numbers are out and Nielsen Media Research is saying that ratings for the Academy Awards telecast last night were some 14 percent lower than the least-watched ceremony ever, which was 2003, when 33 million people watched. And these preliminary ratings are also 21 percent lower than last year.
Microsoft said it will stop making HD DVD players for its Xbox 360 video game system after Toshiba ceded the high-definition video format battle to Sony Corp.'s Blu-ray.
The new assassination thriller "Vantage Point" shot to the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office in North America while Oscar nominees "Juno" and "There Will Be Blood" enjoyed solid sales ahead of Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony.
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You'd think the Academy Awards were controlled by studio moguls or movie stars. But the guys really holding the cards -- literally -- are a couple of accountants. Forget about George Clooney and Will Smith -- without Price Waterhouse Coopers, the show couldn't happen.
The Academy Awards is big business for everyone involved from the people making the films to the advertisers hawking their products within the popular broadcast.