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How close are we to a real-life 'Elysium'?

Aug 9, 2013
In anticipation of this weekend's big sci-fi epic, a look at how close we are to building a real-life space colony.
Posted In: space, movies

U.S. box office bombs, international movie gold

Aug 2, 2013
There is no exact science to figuring a movie's cache of "bomb" versus "bling" in the eyes of theatergoers.
Posted In: movies

What's behind the future of hit movies? An algorithm

Jul 19, 2013
Movie studios are starting to use big data to help figure out how to make a hit movie
Posted In: movies, big data

Why Hollywood loves sequels, adaptations and reboots

Jul 19, 2013
Blame television, blame the international audience, blame money, and blame yourselves.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies, hollywood

Sharknado 2? More like Snakes on a Plane

Jul 12, 2013
Syfy's 'Sharknado' made a splash on Twitter Thursday night, even actress Mia Farrow joined in. But when looking at the numbers the day after, the social media attention wasn't reflected in TV viewership.
Posted In: television, Twitter, movies

'World War Z': When movie tickets cost $50

Jul 5, 2013
What’s behind the movie ticket price creep?
Posted In: hollywood, movies, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas

Why movie crews are headed to Ohio

Jul 4, 2013
Ohio's film tax credits have drawn movie crews back to Cleveland, but there's debate as to whether the tax breaks truly deliver.
Posted In: movies, film, hollywood, tax credit

Netflix gets into the blockbuster babysitter business

Jun 18, 2013
Netflix is teaming up with DreamWorks Animation to create original content. But their partnership isn't for grown-ups, it's for kids.
Posted In: netflix, dreamworks, kids, television, movies

Man of Steel: It's a bird, it's a plane...no, it's Jesus?

Jun 17, 2013
You could say 'Man of Steel' had a super weekend. That’s thanks in part to some niche marketing. Warner Bros. Studios targeted Christian moviegoers.
Posted In: movies, marketing, religion, hollywood

The only way to protect yourself from 'The Purge'? Money

Jun 7, 2013
A futuristic horror film called "The Purge" opens at the box office this weekend and to survive the horror, you have to have... enough money.
Posted In: movies, film, Crime

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