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Stocks ended near their best levels Tuesday, recovering from their worst one-day drop in 2013, following Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech and buoyed by a batch of upbeat economic reports.
Feb 26- Movie studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a quarterly loss, hurt by a weak box-office performance for "Rise of the Guardians", an animated adventure fantasy featuring the voices of Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman and Jude Law.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 24- Time Warner Inc's Warner Bros. basked in the golden glow of coveted Best Picture Oscar for its Iran hostage drama "Argo" on Sunday, giving the Ben Affleck film a likely boost for its ticket and home entertainment sales.
The 6,000-member Academy may be older and more male than the average movie fan on Twitter, but when the numbers are crunched, all the various data points can provide a good indicator of how the envelope-opening will play out Sunday.
Days after launching "House of Cards," Netflix is applying the same approach to children's content. It's teaming with DreamWorks Animation to create the online site's first original series for kids.
Netflix and DreamWorks Animation are teaming up to create the first original series for kids on Netflix, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Taking after the Gnomes on the animated series who ardently practice American capitalism, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have wooed investors and raised money to form their own production studio, which they plan to announce on Monday. The NYT reports.
Los Angeles, Jan 10- News Corp's 20th Century Fox led the Oscars race among Hollywood studios by scoring 31 nominations, including best picture nods for both "Lincoln" and "Life of Pi," setting the stage for the box office bounces that selected films often get.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports the Dow is up 80 points today, and that banks were the market's leaders.
Los Angeles, Jan 10- News Corp's 20th Century Fox received 31 Oscar nods on Thursday, taking the lead among studios in nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards next month, and positioning it for the box office bounce that films' selections often bring.
Things are getting serious at the Magic Kingdom: Disney started an internal cost-cutting review and is mulling layoffs.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 7- Walt Disney Co, which reported record earnings in November, started an internal cost cutting review several weeks ago that may include layoffs at its studio and other units, three people with knowledge of the effort told Reuters.
Securing the rights to first-run Disney movies starting in 2016 is a big deal for Netflix — it sent Netflix shares soaring. It's the first time the streaming video service has acquired the rights to a major studio films in the 'premium TV' window, beating HBO, Showtime and Starz.
Netflix shares skyrocketed on Tuesday after the streaming video service announced it scored an exclusive deal with Disney.
"Twilight" sucked more money out of theaters over the weekend with $17.4 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales.
Nov 1- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's third-quarter results beat analysts' estimates, riding t he international box office success of `` Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted''. The company said Madagascar 3, which released in June, raked in nearly $720 million worldwide, of which 70 percent was from international markets.
Nov 1- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's third-quarter results beat analysts' estimates, riding t he international box office success of `` Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted''. DreamWorks' last movie for 2012, ``Rise of the Guardians'', featuring the voices of Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman and Jude Law among others, will release on Nov. 21 in the United States.
Nov 1- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc posted a higher quarterly profit, helped by the success of its latest movie `` Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted'' in international markets. Net income rose to $24.4 million, or 29 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $19.7 million, or 23 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 16 percent to $186.3 million.
LOS ANGELES-- The founders of the studio behind "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" are donating $90 million to a Hollywood charity that offers support to seniors and health services for members of the entertainment industry.
"Young audiences are exercising an influence on what gets made way out of proportion to their numbers in the population," writes the author who examines what's happening to the movies.