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A Hollywood job fades to black: Film projectionist

Feb 4, 2013
As movies go digital, a film projectionist talks about how it feels to be one of the last of his kind.
Posted In: film, movie, Jobs

Less biz from Hollywood has some L.A. companies scrambling

Jan 8, 2013
With more and more movies being filmed outside of Hollywood, Los Angeles businesses that once solely depended on the movie industry have to find new ways to make money.
Posted In: hollywood, california, film, Entertainment

Action figures for 'Django Unchained'

Jan 8, 2013
Quentin Tarantino's new film has some possibly controversial merchandise.
Posted In: film, Entertainment

First predictions for 'The Hobbit' at the box office

Dec 4, 2012
When 'The Hobbit' comes out next Friday, it'll be the first major outing for a new movie technology. It's the first major studio movie to be shot at 48 frames per second.
Posted In: film, movies

Tolkien's estate battles over 'Hobbit' rights

Nov 28, 2012
The issue isn't "Hobbit" action figures and merchandise, but intangible uses like a Hobbit ringtone.
Posted In: copyright, merchandising, film, The Hobbit

Darth Mickey: Disney to buy Lucasfilm

Oct 30, 2012
Hollywood insider Sharon Waxman, of The Wrap, breaks down Disney's $4.05 billion deal to buy filmmaker George Lucas' production company, Lucasfilm.
Posted In: George Lucas, Lucasfilm, disney, Star Wars, Mergers and Acquisitions, film

Coen brothers return to Fargo

Oct 24, 2012
Some Fargo residents didn't love the Coen Brothers' famous film. So will they embrace a TV adaptation 16 years later?
Posted In: fargo, North Dakota, film, coen brothers

Why the box office went bust last weekend

Sep 10, 2012
Movies had their poorest showing since the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Posted In: film

Hollywood looks to China for 3D movies

Aug 27, 2012
"The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Amazing Spiderman" are being released in China. Hollywood expects big audiences and big profits from offering the movies as a 3D experience there.
Posted In: China, 3d, film, Avatar

'Dark Knight Rises' hits economic inequality theme

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.
Posted In: The Dark Knight Rises, Batman, film, Entertainment, Occupy Wall Street

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