| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Renowned for its towering steel coasters, Six Flags will add two interactive dark rides in 2015 by a ride-maker that has long worked in the shadows of industry leaders Disney and Universal.
Designed by Florida-based Sally Corp. in collaboration with a...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 9:56 AM
Move over, Hollywood movie studios.
Amazon.com is joining the fray with a hybrid approach to produce and distribute movies in a way that could challenge the film industry's long-standing business model.
The Seattle-based company said Monday that it...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 11:17 AM
Film studio Lionsgate is in advanced talks with China's Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary Co. for what could be the latest Hollywood deal by a Chinese company.
An agreement has not been finalized, but the discussions involve film financing, movie...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
For a four-year stretch at the turn of the 21st century, December was the most wonderful time of year to be a best picture Oscar contender.
From 2002 to 2005, the film academy gave its best picture prize to movies debuting in December. Starting with...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"LET it snow, let it snow, let it snow!" So wrote Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne in July of 1945. It's a great song, especially when it's NOT snowing!
A WHILE back, before awards season began in earnest, I wrote that 2015 might finally be Julianne Moore's...
| Feb 6, 2015
The idea for “Jupiter Ascending,” the newest film from the Wachowski siblings, took root 15 years ago while they were […]...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:20 AM
A surge in digital entertainment jobs from new online shows on Amazon, YouTube and other new-media outlets has helped drive employment in Hollywood to the highest level in a decade.
Some 8,000 new jobs were added to the motion picture and sound...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 10:55 AM
SpongeBob SquarePants has jumped out of the sea and to the top of the Friday box office.
“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” knocked three-week champion “American Sniper” off its throne, pulling in $15.1 million Friday...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Amy Pascal's exit from Sony Pictures comes as the studio faces one of its biggest creative crossroads.
The film studio has been trailing its Hollywood rivals when it comes to big, reliable franchises — the kind of blockbusters that drive the box...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:20 PM
She has been a fixture of Hollywood for nearly three decades.
Since joining Columbia Pictures in 1988, Amy Pascal has presided over a string of hits including "Groundhog Day," "Men in Black" and "The Amazing Spider-Man." She has also forged close...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 12:02 PM
With the Oscars less than a month away, here's a look at how the best picture nominations are doing at the domestic box office.
The war drama is setting box office records, pulling in an estimated $200.1 million in the U.S. and...