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  • Hollywood's New Leaders: Film Executives

    1. David Hail, 34 (pictured, left) Senior publicist, 20th Century Fox Recently promoted, Hail, who started at Sony Pictures Animation, works closely with 20th Century Fox to formulate film messaging and publicity strategies for all DWA feature films....
  • James Wan recalculates his career GPS and roars ahead

    James Wan recalculates his career GPS and roars ahead
    Although he may not be a household name, director James Wan is suddenly among the hottest filmmakers in town. His $20-million thriller "The Conjuring," released in July, grossed $260 million worldwide, and on Friday his "Insidious: Chapter 2" hits...
  • The year in horror: Low-budget horror hits box-office highs

    The people have spoken. And they say they want to be scared. Over the weekend, the low-budget supernatural spook film "Insidious: Chapter 2" topped the box office, scaring up $41.1 million. The film, which was directed by a seemingly unstoppable James...
  • Fizziology bestows social media buzz awards for summer movies

    Fizziology bestows social media buzz awards for summer movies
    Now that the summer box-office proceeds have been tallied, with the hits ("Iron Man 3") and misses ("R.I.P.D") identified, social media measurement firm Fizziology has weighed in with the season's social media standouts. Fizziology has generated its...
  • On slow Labor Day weekend, tweens will turn out for One Direction

    The boy band One Direction is headed straight to the top of the box office over Labor Day weekend, thanks to throngs of overzealous teenage girls. "One Direction: This Is Us," a 3-D concert documentary about the mega-popular British group, is set to...
  • Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season

    Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season
    "R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
  • 'The Purge' and the low-budget genre revolution

    'The Purge' and the low-budget genre revolution
    Back in 2010, shortly after Paramount Pictures’ "Paranormal Activity" became a mega-hit on a micro-budget, executives at the studio decided to launch a label dedicated to making more movies of this kind.   InSurge, as it was known, would produce...
  • Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center

    Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center
    Ethan Hawke has a taste for the macabre. More specifically: “Macbeth.” The actor will star as the king of Scotland in the Shakespeare tragedy at Lincoln Center this winter. Jack O'Brien, whom Hawke worked with on 2006/2007’s "The Coast...
  • 'The Conjuring' to scare off pricey 'R.I.P.D.' on crowded weekend

    With the low-budget horror film "The Conjuring" poised to win this weekend's box office race, Universal Pictures may soon face a frightening reality. Of the four new films hitting theaters this weekend, the studio's $130-million 3-D action-adventure "R....
  • With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop

    Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer? It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
  • Can 'The Purge' surge? CW finishes upfront sales.

    Can 'The Purge' surge? CW finishes upfront sales.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to come back as a house cat in my next life. The Skinny: I now am one of those people who no longer has a home phone. It feels a little weird even though I never used it and didn't even know the number. Will...