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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...
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...
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"...
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...
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.
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.
U.S. video streaming site Netflix is to release its first movie — a sequel to the classic "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million.
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.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
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.
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.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
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.