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  • 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?

  • The 'Star Wars' theory of retirement Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 1:55 PM ET
    A fan dressed as a Star Wars character poses in front of a movie theater to celebrate the opening of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Tokyo on December 18, 2015.

    Here's the big problem with retirement today, says Bailey Childers, the executive director of the National Public Pension Coalition.

  • #WheresRey? She's coming to a store near you Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 1:30 PM ET
    Rey Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    After coming under fire for the shortage of products featuring Rey from "Star Wars," Hasbro revealed that the character's absence was deliberate.

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 04: Board Chairman and President of Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd, Wang Jianlin, speaks at the Wanda and AMC press conference at AMC 15 Theatres on September 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

    Dalian Wanda Group has bought U.S. film studio Legendary Entertainment for about $3.5 billion, turning its chairman into a Hollywood movie mogul.

  • BEIJING, Jan 12- China's property-to-entertainment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group plans to pair newly acquired Hollywood movie studio Legendary Entertainment with its in-house film production unit and seek a stock market listing for the packaged operations, Wanda's chairman said at a press conference on Tuesday. Wang Jianlin did not specify a...

  • Disney's Star Wars push in China Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 10:53 AM ET
    Disney's Star Wars push in China

    IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond discusses Disney's "Star Wars" marketing in China and box office sales in the movie's opening weekend there.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 10- The force was strong with Leonardo DiCaprio, but not quite strong enough to dethrone "Star Wars" from its perch atop box office charts. That brings the space opera's stateside haul to $812 million, making it the first film to ever cross $800 million domestically. The hugely complicated shoot was a production nightmare, with the film's budget...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 10- The force was strong with Leonardo DiCaprio, but not quite strong enough to dethrone "Star Wars" from its perch atop box office charts. That brings the space opera sequel's stateside haul to $812 million, making it the first film to ever cross $800 million domestically. The hugely complicated shoot was a production nightmare, with the film's...

  • IMAX CEO optimistic on China Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 11:54 AM ET
    IMAX CEO optimistic on China

    Star Wars will open in China this weekend. IMAX Corporation CEO Richard Gelfond, is optimistic about continued demand for IMAX ticket sales in China.

  • Who won film in 2015? Franchises of course Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 3:04 AM ET
    The Avengers

    2015 was a roaring success for film, with leading movie studios using one magical ingredient to secure impressive box office figures: The franchise.

  • New 'Star Wars' film claims US box office record Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    New 'Star Wars' film claims US box office record

    Blockbuster movie 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is now the highest grossing film of all time in North America.

  • New 'Star Wars' film shatters US box office record Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 1:00 AM ET
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has become the highest grossing film of all time in the United States and Canada, Walt Disney said.

  • Jan 6- Blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has become the highest grossing film of all time in the United States and Canada, Walt Disney Co said, and crossed the $800 million mark at overseas box offices on Tuesday. To beat the global record haul of $2.8 billion for "Avatar," "The Force Awakens" must play well in China, where it opens on Saturday, box office...

  • Jan 6- Blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will pass "Avatar" on Wednesday to become the top-selling film of all time in the United States and Canada, Walt Disney Co said. To beat the global record haul of $2.8 billion for "Avatar," "The Force Awakens" must play well in China, where it opens on Saturday, box office analysts have said. It reunites original cast...

  • Dalian Wanda in talks to buy Hollywood studio Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    Dalian Wanda in talks to buy Hollywood studio

    The Chinese property and media group is in talks to acquire Legendary Entertainment.

Entertainment

Television

  • Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool

    Super Bowl 50 saw a host of studios air new footage from 2016’s most-anticipated films.

  • Can 'The Force' awaken Disney's profits?

    Disney is a great buy right now because it is really undervalued, says Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital, sharing his outlook on the company's earnings and weighing in on the impact of cord-cutting on the future of media.

  • Disney's 3 big concerns...

    Shares of Disney slide after losing millions of ESPN subscribers, and now analysts are watching whether "Star Wars" and Shanghai Park can boost the stock, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.