• 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"...

  • 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...

  • Sept 30- U.S. theater chain Regal Entertainment Group said it would not show the sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" in any of its IMAX theaters, objecting to a move by IMAX and Netflix to side step a normal theater release.

  • '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

    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

    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

    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.

  • IMAX CEO: IPO of China arm still a long way off Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:26 PM ET
    A general view of atmosphere during the raising of the world's largest IMAX screen at TCL Chinese Theatre on August 23, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

    IMAX does not plan to list its China unit for another five years, its CEO told CNBC on Thursday, but when the time comes it will take place in Asia.

  • IMAX: Chinese willing to pay higher prices  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.

  • IMAX: Sale of stake in Chinese unit is 'strategic'  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:41 PM ET

    Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, says the firm's decision to sell a 20 percent stake in its Chinese business could elevate growth and add on value for shareholders.

  • "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," the sequel to Marvel's 2011 film, smashed its way to $96.2 million in weekend ticket sales

  • Stocks drifted higher to close at session highs Thursday, with the S&P nearing its all-time high, as investors seemed to shrug off a mixed bag of economic and earnings reports.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower Wall Street open on Thursday, ahead of a busy day for both quarterly earnings and economic data.

  • Market looking worn as traders ignore data Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 5:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

    Even if Thursday's economic data comes up punk, markets may just write it off to bad weather.

  • Midday movers: Disney, Imax, Groupon & more Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Why 3-D, IMAX films are just the beginning Saturday, 30 Nov 2013 | 10:52 AM ET
    "Catching Fire"

    The film industry is pushing deeper into technology, amid growing competition for consumer dollars. Why 3-D and IMAX are just the beginning.