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  • Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' May Be Marvel's Most Important Movie

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" may be the most important film in Marvel Studios' history. Its $94 million domestic debut this weekend astounded box office prognosticators who were predicting an opening in the $65 million to $70 million range, and demonstrated...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Astounds With $160.4 Mil Global Debut

    "The Guardians of the Galaxy" touched down with a dazzling $94 million this weekend, proving that Marvel is the new gold standard for movie brands. That set a new record for an August domestic debut, easily trumping the $69.3 million bow of 2007's "The...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' to Blast Off With $65 Million

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" arrives in our solar system this weekend, powered by the strength of one of the most powerful brands in movies -- Marvel. These interstellar adventurers are not well known to non-comicbook readers, but studio analysts are...
  • DreamWorks Animation Stock Plummets; Analysts Urge Studio to Lower Costs

    After a disappointing second quarter earnings call Tuesday, it has become clear to analysts that DreamWorks Animation must alter the way it does business. "I have no issue with the creative, DreamWorks Animation films are great," said David Miller of...
  • Disney executive named 2014 CEO of the Year

    Disney executive named 2014 CEO of the Year
    The Walt Disney Company’s Bob Iger has been named 2014 CEO of the Year by a national business magazine. Chief Executive magazine picked Iger as the winner of its 29th annual award. Past winners include Microsoft's Bill Gates, GE's Jack Welch and...
  • 2014 Dream Ride Experience

    2014 Dream Ride Experience
    The 2014 Dream Ride Experience, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and the Hometown Foundation to benefit Special Olympics, will take place, August 22 -24 in Farmington. The event will unite motorcyclists, classic and exotic car enthusiasts, and families...
  • First Look: Pixar's 'Lava'

    First Look: Pixar's 'Lava'
    Uku, the lead character in Pixar Animation's new short film, is crusty and prone to eruptions, but with a warm core underneath -- the kind of man James Earl Jones might play. But "Lava," the short by director James Ford Murphy, isn't about a man, it's...
  • Flying down to 'Rio 2'; getting 'Under the Skin'

    Rio 2 20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99 The 2011 animated hit "Rio" isn't as flashy or high-concept as movies like "How to Train Your Dragon," "Kung Fu Panda" or the Pixar films, but it struck a chord with its story of a domesticated...
  • Disney Picks 11 Tech and Media Firms for Startup-Accelerator Program

    Disney has announced 11 technology and media startups that will participate in the Disney Accelerator incubator and investment program, designed to provide entrepreneurs access to top execs and resources -- and give the Mouse House access to up-and-coming...
  • Netflix Taps Ex-Nickelodeon Exec Brian Wright to Lead Kids' Content Deals

    Netflix has hired Brian Wright, most recently Nickelodeon's senior VP of live-action development, to head up the streaming service provider's stepped-up efforts to acquire kids and family programming. Wright reports to Cindy Holland, Netflix's VP of...
  • Why 'Apes' Won't Be Enough to Turn Around the Summer Box Office

    Where have all the blockbusters gone? That's the question on Hollywood's lips as the summer box office pants its way past midpoint. With less than two months to go, this season's crop of tentpole films look shaky, despite a gorilla-sized $73 million...
  • Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans

    Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans
    Sit through the two-minute YouTube trailer for 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie "The Maze Runner," earn 25 points. Post a link to the trailer on Twitter, earn 15 more points. Facebook? Same deal, 15 points. Five hundred points earns discounts on...