| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some critics are calling 2013 the best movie year in a decade. And although critical darlings don't always produce profits, it will also be the highest-grossing year on record — barely.
After a shaky spring and a summer of high-profile hits and...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Playwright Rick Elice calls the memorabilia-filled study in his Upper West Side apartment "the garage."
It's a good term for the workshop of a self-described workaholic whose method is a combination of technical rigor, restless...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Marvel will publish new “Star Wars” comic books beginning in 2015, the company announced Friday. The agreement between Lucasfilm and […]...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court could settle the fate of a new technology company that television broadcasters fear would destroy their business.
On Friday, the high court said it would hear arguments that Aereo Inc., a start-up firm, violates copyright law by...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Aereo founder and Chief Executive Chet Kanojia has a message to the broadcasters trying to shut his service down: Let's be friends.
Speaking at the Citi 2014 Global Internet, Media and Telecommunications conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Kanojia...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Continuing to carve out a niche with original programming, online video service Hulu has stepped up its output of in-house productions and co-productions.
On Wednesday, the service unveiled its slate of original shows for 2014, which includes four...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:35 AM
After the coffee. Before hearing Fox explain how it fixed "American Idol."
The Skinny: I know, we're all tired from the Golden Globes. Yes, I saw Bono too, but I had more fun talking to John Leguizamo about "Carlito's Way." I'm on five hours' sleep and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode!
The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Harvey and Bob Weinstein are getting the reunion they've long sought.
The brothers' film company, Weinstein Co., has struck a production and distribution deal with Miramax, the iconic firm they founded in 1979 that has been responsible for critical...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Netflix is getting some new superheroes.
The streaming service has struck a multi-year agreement with Walt Disney Co. for several new live action series based on Marvel characters.
"This deal is unparalleled in its scope and size, and reinforces our...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Harvey and Bob Weinstein are getting the reunion they've long sought — and moviegoers could end up getting sequels to such older favorites as "Shakespeare in Love," "Swingers" and "Rounders."
The brothers' film company, Weinstein Co., has struck a...