Jul 31, 2012 Peter Jackson wrote and directed the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. And he had been preparing the world for his two movies based on their prequel -- "The Hobbit." And suddenly, a third movie has emerged. Jackson says you just can't do it in two.
Jul 18, 2012 The new Batman film is an action flick spiced with an undercurrent of economic inequality. Bruce Wayne, after all, is a one-percenter.
Jul 12, 2012 Movie studios aren't all screening new films, though. Some find the convention is a place to make deals without having a high profile.
Jul 9, 2012 The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.
May 23, 2012 The popularity of 3-D movies is growing. So is a battle over who should pay for them -- the studios or the theaters?
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 16, 2012 These days, a well-established brand can be as valuable as a screenplay. At least that's what the makers of the movie "Battleship" are hoping when the film version of the popular board game opens this weekend.
May 4, 2012 "The Avengers" is expected to be a big hit this weekend. It’s already garnered more than $250 million overseas. Why didn’t it debut at home?
Apr 19, 2012 It's one way to market a movie, but it doesn't seem like it's building for success. The forthcoming Miley Cyrus movie called "LOL," according to the L.A. Times, will have no marketing budget to speak of and will be released first in just seven cities.
Mar 26, 2012 But consumers forgoing discs for online distribution could be bad for the industry.