Mid-day Update

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.

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?

How the Grammys and the Oscars are different

Feb 23, 2012
It has been reported that actor Sacha Baron Cohen hopes to attend this year's Oscar ceremony dressed in character. Event organizers are so keen on the idea.
Mid-day Update

Turning board games into Hollywood blockbusters

Feb 1, 2012
With news that Adam Sandler might be ready to work on a Candy Land movie, we look at whether bringing board games to the big screen can really work.

Hollywood unions on the verge of a merger

Jan 17, 2012
The proposed merger would combine the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, or AFTRA.

SAG, AFTRA unions could soon join forces

Jan 17, 2012
A deal has been considered for years, but now it looks as though the two major industry unions may combine into one powerful force.

Theater owners' 'Mission: Impossible'

Dec 20, 2011
Boosting the box office after "Avatar"'s banner year.

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The Punchline

'The Dude's' cardigan up for auction

May 11, 2011
Since its 1998 debut, The Big Lebowski has been a cult classic -- from an entire movie of quotable lines ("Obviously you are not a golfer"), to t...
Marketplace Scratch Pad

"Slumdog" could bring fortune

Feb 23, 2009
It'll be fascinating to see where this Best Picture Oscar takes Mumbai -- India's largest city and financial capital. At the very least, the...

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