| May 8, 2012
| 4:33 PM
British tycoon Sir Richard Branson has made a career out of bucking conventions — opening a recording studio in a country estate, building an affordable, premium airline service with soft violet mood lighting and seat-back entertainment screens, and...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," due June 8, has been given the R rating; Fox will release it as an R. Will it hurt the film's chances at the summer box office?...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Beverly Hills International Film Festival begins Wednesday at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater with the U.S. premiere of “The Black Tulip,” a drama from Afghanistan. Other Beverly Hills International Film Festival selections will screen at the...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:36 AM
I’ve heard lots of talk in the past few years that movie stars don’t really matter anymore. But nothing made the point in such dramatic fashion as the reaction I got from 11 teenagers after they watched the trailer for “Total Recall,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Ask most producers ahead of opening weekend how well their movie will do and they’ll start bragging about the blockbuster numbers from their studio tracking surveys....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:41 PM
It's no secret that Massachusetts native Ben Affleck loves Boston. After all, "Good Will Hunting" — the film that put him and Matt Damon on the Hollywood map — was set there, as were his first two directorial efforts, "Gone Baby Gone" and "The...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 9:04 AM
"Paranormal Activity 4" may have claimed No. 1 at the box office this weekend, but its opening may be frightening Paramount Pictures about the future of its horror franchise.
The fourth entry in the low-budget series -- which began playing at 9 p.m....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Moviegoers had four new films to choose from at the box office this weekend, but "Argo" — the well-reviewed film that has been out for 17 days — still seemed like a better option to most.
Ben Affleck's political thriller claimed the top...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
“Finding Nemo’s” 3-D re-release should go swimmingly at the box office this weekend, as the animated film is expected to debut at No. 1.
The reformatted version of the kids' flick will likely open with around $30 million in ticket...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Despite the arrival of four new films in theaters this weekend, moviegoers weren't interested in heading to the box office.
For the fourth consecutive weekend, ticket sales were down compared with the same period in 2011, as none of the fresh arrivals at...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:40 PM
"Hotel Transylvania" will suck the life out of its rivals at the box office this weekend, as the animated monster flick is set to dominate ticket sales.
The 3-D film should easily claim the No. 1 position with a solid debut of around $35 million,...