| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
LeBron James and the Miami Heat are the two-time defending NBA champs.
So why don't they have the championship belts to prove it?
Well, see, it's because they give out rings, not belts, for winning an NBA title.
That just wasn't good enough for...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Channing Tatum wants to play Marvel Comics’ card-throwing Cajun, Gambit. Tatum made his pitch during an interview with Total Film last year. “X-Men” producer Lauren Shuler Donner recently told Empire the feeling is mutual. She said she&...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
I have come to the realization that my days of being first at anything have long passed.
I no longer run races, so "first across the finish line" is out. I have no desire to sleep outside my local Best Buy, hoping to get the first video game cell phone...
| Nov 8, 2013
Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark World” movie poster.
The poster, released on Nov. 6, features Lego versions of the stars of the upcoming Marvel film in a promotion for...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Back in 1962, television writer Anthony Coburn penned the script for the first episode of the BBC science fiction series "Doctor Who" and included the first appearance of the mysterious Doctor's spacecraft-time machine that resembled a blue police call...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The passing of a Hollywood executive is often greeted with pleasant industry remembrances and kind emails. But the death of Tom Sherak at the age of 68 set off a round of intensely warm reactions not just from fellow Hollywood players but also from...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting.
Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With the launch of a new cloud-based movie service from Walt Disney Co., the marketplace of Web-based movie services just got more crowded and possibly confusing for consumers.
After eschewing UltraViolet, a technology standard backed by its main...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
When the owners of Hulu -- Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox and Comcast Corp. -- opted not to sell the online video site, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said, "Hulu has emerged as one of the most consumer friendly, technologically innovative viewing...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:42 AM
With its god of thunder "Thor" lighting up the box office this weekend, Marvel has struck again at the multiplex.
The 3-D sequel "Thor: The Dark World" debuted with a healthy $86 million, according to an estimate from Marvel distributor Walt Disney...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The numbers were thrown around soon after “Thor: The Dark World” premiered: fourth-best opening of the year, ninth-best November opening ever, etc.
On one level, the $86.1 million for the Chris Hemsworth thunderousness isn’t exactly...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Walt Disney Co. has hired a new advertising agency to oversee media planning for its movie studio.
OMD, whose clients include Pepsi and Visa, on Wednesday landed the Disney Studios account, which handles an estimated $800 million a year in advertising...