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  • Hollywood's box-office bonanza: Why are we still going to the movies?

     
    It's not even the middle of December yet and, according the Associated Press, Hollywood has already set an all-time box-office record, with domestic theatrical revenues having passed the previous record -- 2007's $9.68 billion -- with a possible $10.5...
  • Studios looking to cash in on Oscar nominations

     
    After amassing more than $2 billion in global ticket sales, “Avatar” seems like the last film that would get a financial boost from today’s Oscar nominations. But Academy Award recognition can bring surprising benefits to even the least ne...
  • Why do Korean moviegoers get to see 'Iron Man 2' way ahead of Japan?

     
    The politics of piracy wreak havoc in every almost facet of the entertainment business, most notably with movie openings. So it makes sense that there has been a lot of speculation about why Paramount, if it was so concerned about......
  • 'Iron Man 2' falling short of 'Dark Knight' in early ticket sales [Updated]

     
    [Updated May 8 at 10:05 a.m.: Paramount is reporting that "Iron Man 2" grossed $52.4 million on Friday, which brings estimates for the three-day weekend up to about $130 million.] "The Dark Knight" is safe after all. Early ticket sales......
  • 'Iron Man 2' not just a hit, but a crowd pleaser too

     
    Given audience affection for the original and the massive marketing push for this sequel, few in Hollywood doubted that "Iron Man 2" would have a massive opening, along the lines of the $133.6 million that it took in this weekend.......
  • Movie projector: 'Eclipse' headed for $180 million by Monday, 'Airbender' will earn about $50 million

     
    Hollywood is looking for box office fireworks over the July 4 weekend. Like the last two movies based on Stephenie Meyer's fan favorite vampire books, "The Twilight Sage: Eclipse," which debuted Wednesday, is set to draw hordes of young women......
  • Can Hollywood keep hanging on to its aging business model?

     
    Everywhere you look in the entertainment world these days, you see more and more people crossing the digital divide, using a staggering array of new devices to read books, watch TV shows, listen to music and, yes, even read the......
  • The Morning Fix: Cruel summer! Will the hype live up to 'The Event'? Hollywood loves a good reboot.

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding that coming up with something new for this every day is harder than it looks! No "Hangover" means a hangover. The Wall Street Journal is the latest to weigh in with an analysis of the......
  • Paramount consolidating operations; 53 positions cut

     
    Looking to eliminate "redundancy" and save costs, Paramount Pictures is consolidating operations in four divisions, resulting in the elimination of 53 positions worldwide. One studio executive estimated that the move will save Paramount close to $10...
  • 'G.I. Joe' opens to $100 million worldwide, but will it hold?

    'G.I. Joe' opens to $100 million worldwide, but will it hold?
    "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" earned a studio-estimated $100 million around the globe on its opening weekend, marking Paramount's third successful big-budget action movie of the summer, albeit the smallest one. The film came in about $10 million under...
  • How 'Paranormal Activity' drives abnormal interest

    How 'Paranormal Activity' drives abnormal interest
    The positive buzz about this micro-budget spectral thriller started building at a Park City, Utah, film festival, word of mouth spread quickly via the Internet, early nationwide college-town screenings sparked even more interest, and a slowly expanding...