Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 26, 2012 Lionsgate had a very good weekend It's film, 'The Hunger Games,' took in $150 million dollars domestically over the weekend.
Mar 23, 2012 Movies like "Hunger Games" bring in hundreds of millions of dollars at the gate. But one Massachusetts theater survives without admission fees.
Mar 22, 2012 The books are best sellers, and the movie is on track to blow out the box office. But lining up marketing partners is a bigger challenge.
Mar 16, 2012 The Lionsgate studio spent $45 million on just the marketing for the forthcoming film 'The Hunger Games.' But despite all that promotion money, something's missing.
Mar 12, 2012 The new Disney movie "John Carter" took in just $30 million over the weekend -- a disappointing opening for a movie that cost a quarter of a billion dollars to make. How has the world of blockbusters changed?
Mar 12, 2012 A film adaptation of the 1971 children's book is soon to hit movie screens. But to many, its 40-year-old environmental messaging that needs a reboot.
Kate Archer Kent
Feb 24, 2012 Like most states, Louisiana wants to capture some of Hollywood's production business. An Oscar-nominated film from Shreveport may provide the ticket.
Feb 23, 2012 It has been reported that actor Sacha Baron Cohen hopes to attend this year's Oscar ceremony dressed in character. Event organizers are so keen on the idea.
Feb 23, 2012 More than a cultural touchstone, for Nebraskans, the movie "Election" foreshadowed a path many took.