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SEC asks Hollywood studios about deals with China

Apr 25, 2012
There's a report that federal authorities in the U.S. have asked some American movie studios about whether they've had to grease the wheels with cash as they try to break into the Chinese market.
Posted In: China, hollywood, movies

Is IMAX making a comeback?

Apr 23, 2012
After a few years of 3D mania, this summer might be shaping up to mean the return of IMAX.
Posted In: movies, hollywood, IMAX

'The Hunger Games' tops box office for fourth straight week

Apr 16, 2012
For the fourth week in a row, 'The Hunger Games' was number one at the box office over the weekend. Not since Avatar has a movie held onto the top spot for so long.
Posted In: movies, Hunger Games

'Marley' documentary to stream on Facebook while in theaters

Apr 12, 2012
Streaming Media's Dan Rayburn discusses the benefit of streaming a film on social networking sites at the same time as it's playing in theaters.
Posted In: streaming, movies, online

The unexpected winner of 'The Hunger Games'

Mar 26, 2012
Lionsgate had a very good weekend It's film, 'The Hunger Games,' took in $150 million dollars domestically over the weekend.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies, Utah

Massachusetts movie theater offers free admission

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.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies

The 'Hunger Games' hard sell

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.
Posted In: marketing, movies, Hunger Games

What's missing from 'The Hunger Games' ads

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.
Posted In: movies, advertising, Hunger Games

The problem with today's blockbusters

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?
Posted In: hollywood, movies, disney

'The Lorax' preaches to a new generation

Mar 1, 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.
Posted In: Environment, Entertainment, Dr. Seuss, movies

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