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Nora Ephron's legacy and the state of romantic comedy

Jun 27, 2012
We look at the state of the romantic comedy genre after one of its reigning queens, Nora Ephron, has passed away.
Posted In: movies, Nora Ephron

Movie studios diversify summer line-ups

Jun 7, 2012
It’s summer movie season which means it’s the time for big-budget, action-adventures. But summer can also spell success for movies that ignore the desires of teenage boys.
Posted In: movies, summer, Blockbuster, marketing

Abraham Lincoln: Celebrity pitchman

Jun 7, 2012
Honestly, could there be a better pitchman than Abe Lincoln? The upcoming release of the film "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is just the latest idea to cash in on the 16th president.
Posted In: movies, abraham lincoln, marketing

Summer blockbusters: Separating winners from losers

May 21, 2012
This past weekend, "Battleship" failed to meet expectations while" The Avengers" managed to keep raking in the cash.
Posted In: movies, hollywood, The Avengers

Chinese developer buys AMC movie theater chain

May 20, 2012
The Dalian Wanda group, a major Chinese real estate developer, has purchased America's second-largest movie theater chain for $2.6 billion.
Posted In: China, hollywood, AMC Entertainment, movies

AMC in talks to sell to Chinese firm

May 8, 2012
AMC Entertainment may sell all or parts of itself to China's Wanda Group. Who would win in that deal and would it change the access Chinese movies have to the American market?
Posted In: AMC Entertainment, China, movies

Disney avenges at the box office with superhero blockbuster

May 7, 2012
"The Avengers" brought in $200 million at the box office this weekend, shattering records. But can the latest Disney smash hit erase its "John Carter" box office flop?
Posted In: movies, box office

Latest movie blockbusters make millions overseas

Apr 30, 2012
"Battleship" has already made $170 million, but isn't set to open here in the U.S. for another two and a half weeks. "The Avengers," too, was released first overseas.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies

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

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