| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
With more and more foreign films now being allowed into China, and potential revenues that can be earned having risen to 25% (from as little as 13%), one might think that doing business in China is getting easier for Hollywood.
But that's simply not...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In the past few years, Westerners have exulted in the country's box office boom, which included hefty grosses for major-studio films such as "Iron Man 3," "Pacific Rim" and "The Croods." With the liberalization of access to the market and a greater...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
GDYNIA, Poland -- German pay TV outfit Sky Deutschland has acquired a package of Hollywood and indie movies through a deal inked with Tele Munchen Group.
Hollywood pics include "Iron Man 3," and action comedy "Red 2," starring Bruce Willis, John...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Lionsgate's upcoming "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is projected to gross $950 million in worldwide box office, according to a new Wall Street analyst's report.
Alan Gould of Evercore predicted that the film, starring Jennifer Lawrence, will gross...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Superstorm Sandy was a force behind Broadway’s 6.2% dip in audience attendance -- its lowest level in several years, according to end-of-season statistics reported Tuesday by the Broadway League.
Box-office grosses were virtually the same: Shows...
| May 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
"Star Trek Into Darkness" opened atop the U.S. box office, though its debut didn't quite make the jump to warp speed that Paramount Pictures executives expected.
"Into Darkness," the second J.J. Abrams-directed installment in the long-running science-...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CANNES, France -- The movie world feted an old friend Wednesday night, or at least an old sport.
Two weeks after celebrating Baz Luhrmann's big-budget adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel with a throwback party at the Plaza Hotel in New York,...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The brief announcement that Disney plans to add a Marvel-themed land to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2017 raises a host of questions:
Will Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men be getting their own rides?
When will the Marvel characters be...
| Apr 21, 2013
In last week's Fashion Diary column, I wrote about the wardrobe choices of Gwyneth Paltrow during her recent publicity tour through L.A., when she appeared at events promoting her new cookbook and personal trainer Tracy Anderson's new fitness studio....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The gown that Gwyneth Paltrow wore to the world premiere of "Iron Man 3" last week in L.A. has gotten a lot of buzz, mostly negative. The Antonio Berardi dress is boat-necked with bell sleeves, but it was the skirt that got all the attention, with sheer...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Michelle Rodriguez, co-starring with Vin Diesel in "Fast and Furious 6," appears on the cover of the May issue of Cosmopolitan for Latinas, and says inside that she can make any style sexy. "I'll wear a leather jacket with nothing underneath," she said....
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday.
Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...