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Diego Luna on Chavez film and getting American backing

Mar 28, 2014
The director talks the first bio-pic to celebrate the history and accomplishments of activist Cesar Chavez and his movement.
Posted In: film, movies, Cesar Chavez, Mexico

Movie theaters move beyond the ticket price

Mar 26, 2014
If theaters don't make money off admission, why do ticket prices seem so high?
Posted In: film, movie theaters, movies

Big shot directors are making indie films for Prada

Mar 11, 2014
Just about every major fashion house has a short indie film, and they're hiring top directors like Wes Anderson and Sofia Coppola.
Posted In: film, Prada, Gucci, sundance

A look at ABC's Oscars streaming SNAFU

Mar 3, 2014
So how did it go when ABC tried streaming the Oscars live online for the first time? Get your popcorn ready.
Posted In: 2014 Academy Awards, Oscars, film, streaming tv

Oscar Micheaux: First to put black films on the silver screen

Feb 28, 2014
Micheaux incorporated African Americans from casting to funding to production
Posted In: Oscar Micheaux, inventors, film, black history month

Dial 777-FILM no more: Moviefone shuts down

Feb 24, 2014
The once-innovative film service goes on hiatus -- without an end date
Posted In: Moviefone, film, movies

Box office points to a good year for black filmmakers

Nov 21, 2013
"It's a good year for black films" is something we hear every couple of years. Grantland's Wesley Morris says this time, it's different.
Posted In: film, tyler perry

When a movie flops, marketing takes the blame

Nov 1, 2013
When box-office returns are lower than expected, it's often the marketing department that bare the brunt of the punishment.
Posted In: movies, film, marketing

Matt Damon, 'Elysium' and White Flight

Aug 9, 2013
Don't go see "Elysium" without expecting a cinematic lesson in income inequality, racism and global poverty.
Posted In: film

'Sharknado' -- How the low-budget flick went from Twitter to the big screen

Aug 2, 2013
Once upon a time a little low-budget movie about a tornado and sharks taking over Los Angeles became a hit on Twitter, and grew up to head to a movie theater near you.
Posted In: Sharknado, film, Entertainment

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