George Clooney as Frank Walker in the film "Tomorrowland." The film has been called a box-office disappointment.

Why making movies isn't like making hamburgers

May 29, 2015
The rules of product development only go so far when it comes to films.
Posted In: film industry, movies, box office

Vista Theatre is a one-screen wonder

May 25, 2015
There's no room for bloopers at the 92-year-old venue, owner says.
Posted In: movies, film, theatre
Anna Kendrick, the star of 'Pitch Perfect 2', arrives at movie's world premiere held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Friday, May 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

'Pitch Perfect 2' leaves 'Mad Max' in the dust

May 18, 2015
The majority-female audience is responsible for the paradigm shift, analyst says.
Posted In: Pitch Perfect, movies, box office
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Kay Cannon on writing the hit 'Pitch Perfect'

May 14, 2015
The writer of Pitch Perfect explains what nearly made her barf.
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CinemaCon: Where Hollywood entices theater owners

Apr 24, 2015
The star-studded, news-breaking film industry convention is for insiders only.
Posted In: film, movies, film industry, the hollywood reporter
Facebook is looking to get more involved in suicide prevention.

How to make a movie for $300

Apr 15, 2015
...and why faking Facebook in a movie is harder than it sounds.
Posted In: Facebook, film, movies

How film actors' pay gets calculated

Apr 10, 2015
What actors make for a movie is a complex equation.
Posted In: film industry, hollywood, movies

'Furious 7' charges up box office, diverse audiences

Apr 8, 2015
The latest in the Fast and Furious series snagged a $143 million opening weekend.
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Paul Walker appears alongside fellow actors Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez and Ludacris in a still for the 2015 film, Furious 7.

CGI brings Paul Walker back to life in "Furious 7"

Apr 2, 2015
It's the latest in Hollywood's attempts to make a believable digital actor.
Posted In: CGI, hollywood, film, movies

Fun Fact Friday: Uber might be ruining our economy

Mar 13, 2015
Plus some of the other great stuff we learned listening to Marketplace this week
Posted In: movies, Social Security, apple watch, Uber, processed food