Entertainment Movies


  • How to sell comic books when you're NOT Marvel, DC Sunday, 24 Jan 2016 | 11:00 AM ET

    Dynamite, IDW and BOOM! Studios have carved a new niche in comics with a mix of original content and well-known licensed characters.

  • Fines were a dream for banks: Adam McKay Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 2:20 AM ET
    Fines were a dream for banks: Adam McKay

    Adam McKay, director of new film The Big Short, talks about Wall Street, the financial system and greed and says banks did not learn any lessons from the financial crisis.

  • Disney postpones 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Disney postpones 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

    The next installment of Disney's 'Star Wars' franchise will now be released seven months later.

  • Disney pushes next 'Star Wars' to Dec. 2017 Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 5:38 AM ET
    Disney pushes next 'Star Wars' to Dec. 2017

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports Disney is pushing back the next installment of its blockbuster sci-fi franchise by seven months.

  • Star Wars VIII movie...delayed! Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 2:38 AM ET
    An image from "Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens"

    The next instalment of the Star Wars saga has been delayed meaning it could be out with some serious competition, Avatar 2.

  • Netflix profits will accelerate 2017: Pro Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 3:30 PM ET
    Netflix profits will accelerate 2017: Pro

    What's the outlook for Netflix, with Tuna Amobi, Standard & Poor's, and Neil Doshi, Mizuho.

  • Disney postpones next 'Star Wars' by 7 months Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 2:44 PM ET
    A still image from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

    Disney's 'Star Wars: Episode VIII,' originally scheduled for release on May 26, 2017, will now debut on Dec 15, 2017.

  • Netflix waffles as US user saturation point looms Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 2:10 PM ET
    Netflix logo is reflected in the eye of a woman

    Shares of Netflix gave up some serious gains Wednesday as the Street digested the downside to growing adoption abroad.

  • How an Oscar snub may help a movie Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 1:58 PM ET
    Actor John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce nominees for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role at the announcement of the 88th Academy Awards nominations during a live news conference Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at the Academys Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

    Hashtags like #OscarsSoWhite have brought attention to a lack of minority nominees. Can it boost the box office?

  • Netflix accelerates internationally Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 10:18 AM ET
    Netflix accelerates internationally

    Discussing the play on Netflix, after huge international growth, but slowing domestically, with Mike Olson, Piper Jaffray.

  • Bear says Netflix will never be profitable in THESE countries

    With a sell rating on the stock, Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, sees competition heating up for Netflix, saying he does not think Netflix will be profitable internationally. But Rob Sanderson, MKM Partners, has a buy on the stock.

  • Netflix up nearly 125% past 2 years Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 12:22 PM ET
    Netflix up nearly 125% past 2 years

    Netflix will report quarterly earnings after the closing bell today. Rich Greenfield, BTIG media analyst, discusses growth prospects for the company.

  • Adding up Netflix's numbers Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 5:33 AM ET
    Adding up Netflix's numbers

    The top-performing stock in the S&P 500 last year is reporting earnings after the bell, and some analyst are cautious on the company's subscriber growth, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Here's your 2016 Netflix series schedule Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 8:28 AM ET
    Kevin Spacey in House of Cards

    Netflix, continuing to ramp up its original-series production, announced a slew of release dates for new and returning series.

  • What to watch in Netflix's earnings Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 4:52 PM ET
    What to watch in Netflix's earnings

    Two areas of focus in Netflix's earnings next week, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin; and Christine Short, Estimize SVP, provides perspective.

  • Does a critical mauling matter for a movie? Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 8:49 AM ET
    Women pose for photos in front of a poster advertising the film 'Fifty Shades of Grey' on its opening day in Los Angeles on February 12, 2015.

    "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "Pixels" were nominated for the Golden Raspberry Awards, nicknamed the Razzies, as the worst movies of 2015.

  • 'Best picture' nominees grossed a total of $1.3B Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 3:33 PM ET
    A screen showing the Oscar nominees for Best Picture as announced by actor John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs during the Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California on January 14, 2016.

    Thanks to hits "The Martian" and "Mad Max," which both grossed over $150 million in the U.S., this year's crop is more successful than last year's.

  • 2016 Oscar nominations are out! Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 8:57 AM ET
    2016 Oscar nominations are out!

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on which movies and stars are getting the nod from the Academy.

  • China's movie and streaming market Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 3:30 AM ET
    China's movie and streaming market

    Efe Cakarel, CEO of movie streaming start-up MUBI, discusses his company's attempt to crack the Chinese market and says China could overtake the U.S. as the biggest market for movies.

  • Does an Oscar matter in the age of digital media? Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 3:14 PM ET
    Oscars Academy Awards

    As digital and social media open up new avenues for more effective marketing, do the Oscars matter as much?