CNBC's Bernie Lo rants on Hollywood's latest attempt to appeal to a Chinese audience.
Hollywood's 2012 blockbuster films lifted ticket sales and stemmed a seven-year free fall in sales of DVD's and other home entertainment.
US cinema admissions, which have fallen sharply over the past decade, dipped again in 2011 although sharp growth in international markets, particularly China, kept Hollywood growing, according to the Motion Picture Association of America.
China is one of the biggest practitioners of Internet piracy, but a company called "You on Demand" aims to make video-on-demand so easy and convenient that people will pay instead of stealing, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Shane McMahon, You On Demand Holdings chairman & CEO.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the 2011 box office take is expected to fall 4%, as overall moviegoers resisted higher movie prices.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Tom Cruise is hoping his latest film 'Mission Impossible, opening today in IMAX theaters,' will revive his career and Rich Gelfond, IMAX CEO is hoping the movie will bring growth to the business.
On Valentine's Day, New York Magazine ran a post describing the actress Rose McGowan's new beaux—with an attached photograph—but no name.
Does "The Social Network," the so-called "the Facebook movie" due out in October, do justice to the company's founder? Not really, suggests Jose Antonio Vargas, a contributing writer at The New Yorker.
Hollywood celebrities change partners more often than Congress changed Finreg. Keeping up with the Kardashians, and everyone else, requires years of painstaking research. Irad Eyal is on the job.
Federal regulators are voicing concerns about creation of a futures market for trading on movie box-office receipts.