• When the high-speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see every tire skid and fistfight in Imax's brand-new laser format. Imax's first laser projector just started operating in Toronto's Scotiabank Theatre in December. The Chinese Theatre, one of the largest Imax theaters in the world, is...

  • Time to cash out this ‘American Sniper’ stock Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 3:42 PM ET

    This stock has been riding the success of 'American Sniper.' Is it time to sell?

  • Jan 20- Netflix Inc added 4.3 million net subscribers to its TV and movie streaming service worldwide in the fourth quarter, helped by expansion into new markets, sending its shares soaring in after market trading. Netflix said it would offer the "controversial comedy" movie "The Interview" to U.S. and Canadian subscribers beginning Jan. 24. Netflix, which plans to...

  • IMAX bulls look for 4-year high   Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:41 PM ET
    IMAX bulls look for 4-year high

    FMHR trader Jon Najarian spots unusual activity in IMAX. Dr. J is currently owns the stock and calls.

  • 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...

  • Eastwood's 'Sniper' targets US box office record Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 3:25 PM ET

    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...

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 30- "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1," the third film in the dystopian action series starring Jennifer Lawrence, collected $56.9 million to hold off advances by animated films "Penguins of Madagascar" and "Big Hero 6" and claim victory at the U.S. holiday weekend box office. "Penguins of Madagascar," the fourth in the series of "Madagascar"...

  • 'Hunger Games' curbing appetite for movie stocks? Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Jennifer Lawrence in "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"

    Lionsgate is experiencing the fickle game of expectations on Wall Street after its latest "Hunger Games" movie fell short. But one media analyst tells CNBC not to worry too much.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 9- "Big Hero 6," Walt Disney Co's animated superhero film featuring a flying robot, clocked $56.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales to lead the weekend box office, topping director Christopher Nolan's space adventure, "Interstellar." If the final figures hold up, it would be only the fourth time in history that two new films had hit the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 14- Netflix Inc is on a mission to start closing the yawning gap between the theatrical debut of movies and their availability for online streaming, forcing Hollywood to rethink where to release new films. With a sequel to martial-arts drama "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and four Adam Sandler movies, Netflix will have brand-new content for...

  • IMAX CEO: Netflix partnership an 'experiment'   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    IMAX CEO: Netflix partnership an 'experiment'

    Netflix has teamed up with the Weinstein Company to release a sequel of "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon." Rich Gelfond, IMAX CEO, discusses the simultaneous release with IMAX theaters.

  • Netflix to shake up movies with 'Crouching Tiger 2' Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 3:18 AM ET

    U.S. video streaming site Netflix is to release its first movie — a sequel to the classic "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million.

  • IMAX CEO: The price of convenience   Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    IMAX CEO: The price of convenience

    Rich Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, discusses the company's efforts to transition movie goers from "convenience" and back into the theater. Jay Jordan of The Jordan Company, provides perspective.

  • Politics fade as earnings take over Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:30 PM ET
    Espirito Santo International is the parent company of several institutions, including Banco Espirito Santo.

    Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.

  • IMAX's 3D future 'transforming': CEO   Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:52 AM ET
    IMAX's 3D future 'transforming': CEO

    China is going to be the big game changer, says IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond, discussing the release of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the first feature film to use the new IMAX 3D digital camera.

  • Squawking Rick Perry in the hotseat on gay remarks Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans.

    In our Talking Squawk blog, Joe appears on "The Daily Show" in a clip of his Rick Perry interview; Becky loses her breath on TV; and Andrew talks cocktails.

  • Your first trade for Tuesday Monday, 12 May 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Here's what will drive stocks this week Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.