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Only a minority of movie tickets are sold online. Popcorn photo by HeatherLions via Wikimedia

Why nobody buys movie tickets online

Feb 16, 2015
It costs extra. And mostly, you don't need an advance ticket to get in.
Posted In: movie, mobile, online sales

'Fifty Shades' of merchandising

Feb 12, 2015
Adapting the kinky bestseller puts the business of film tie-ins in a 'Grey' area.
Posted In: movie, fifty shades of grey, merchandising

Five highlights of the Sundance Film Festival

Feb 2, 2015
"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" sweeps awards while digital companies test waters.
Posted In: sundance, movie, Amazon, netflix
John Wilson presiding over the Razzie Awards in an earlier era.

The Razzies: Lampooning Hollywood for 35 years

Jan 14, 2015
John Wilson has been highlighting the worst of film since "Can't Stop the Music."
Posted In: film industry, academy awards, awards ceremonies, movie
Landmark and several other theater chains scuttled plans to release "The Interview" before Sony Pictures canceled the film entirely.

Sony cancels 'The Interview'

Dec 17, 2014
After a crippling hack and terroristic threats, Sony has scrapped the comedy.
Posted In: movie, hack, North Korea
Premiere Of Summit Entertainment's 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2' - Arrivals

Movies aimed at teenage girls bring box office bank

Jun 9, 2014
Is it time to shelve the idea that males aged 18-34 drive big blockbusters?
Posted In: film industry, movie, hollywood

'Instructions Not Included': A blueprint for box office success?

Sep 3, 2013
Hollywood's relationship with the Latino market has always been hit or miss. This weekend, one movie bucked the trend.
Posted In: movie, hollywood, Hispanic

'White House Down': Pairing Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx is no accident

Jun 27, 2013
Studios rely more and more on teams of heroes and dynamic duos in action films. Is the lone action man a thing of the past?
Posted In: Entertainment, film, summer, movie

Meme manager Ben Lashes on Grumpy Cat fame

Jun 7, 2013
Chances are, Ben Lashes is the marketing brains behind your favorite viral feline.
Posted In: memes, movie, Internet, culture

In theaters and with 'The Great Gatsby,' it's high class or class war

May 9, 2013
The opening of Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" will offer moviegoers a look at over-the-top Jazz Age luxury. But for all of Gatsby's glamour, many of the plots of this year's most highly anticipated films hinge on class conflict.
Posted In: The Great Gatsby, movies, movie, class

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