| Mar 17, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Small town theaters and major chains are once again clashing over who gets first dibs on new movie releases.
Tom Stephenson, chief executive of Dallas-based Look Cinemas, has complained to the major studios that the nation's second-largest movie chain,...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 9:58 PM
China’s Huayi Bros. studio said late Monday it had reached a deal with an “unnamed American partner” to jointly invest in, shoot and release “no fewer” than 18 films before the end of 2017.
Huayi would share in the...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:35 PM
It’s a busy afternoon at home for Sydney Sierota, just weeks away from her 18th birthday, sitting by the light of a living room window as a hair and makeup artist prepares her for another night onstage. Waiting on a nearby hanger is a sparkling...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Singer-songwriter John Hiatt was onstage several years ago at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica when he paused to introduce a new song to the audience.
"The trick with a new song," said Hiatt, a songwriting veteran whose work has been recorded by Bob...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:20 PM
James Franco is going back in time for the upcoming Hulu original series "11/22/63," based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.
Franco will play high school English teacher Jake Epping, who discovers a way to travel back in time to the 1960s...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" shattered several box office records and surpassed tracking expectations over the busy four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.
The war drama pulled in a whopping $105.3 million through Monday, making its total $108....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:20 AM
Despite three new releases, "American Sniper" will likely hold down the top spot at the box office.
The war drama shattered several box office records and surpassed tracking expectations over the busy four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. In its...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:21 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" is looking like a hot box-office item ahead of Valentine's Day.
The adaptation of the popular E.L. James romance novel scored a sizzling $8.6 million from late-night showings on Thursday in 2,830 locations that started at 8 p.m....
| 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...