Sony/Revolution's comics-spawned actioner "Hellboy" caught fire at the box office this weekend, bowing with a chart-topping $23.5 million. MGM's "Walking Tall" remake debuted at No. 2 with an…
Inconveniently for the Mouse, which has been embracing kinder, gentler corporate-governance rules amid a takeover campaign by Comcast, Disney board chairman George Mitchell occasionally displays less…
The Happiest Place on Earth is again displaying at least a modicum of good humor, judging from the public pronouncements of senior management at the House of Mouse on Thursday.
Boeing has sold its digital-cinema unit to digital-media company Access Integrated Technologies in a deal expected to boost the number of screens available for the digital distribbing of summer…
Carmike Cinemas returned to the black in 2003, helped by the reinstatement of a deferred tax benefit, but revenue dipped 3% on lower ticket and concession sales.
MGM is about two weeks away from executing its plan to reward its shareholders with a big stock dividend, now planning a payout of $8-$9 per share as part of a $2.4 billion refinancing.
Warners Bros.' "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" opened with an estimated $30.7 million, 43% less than the original family laffer's summer bow but better than pre-release projections.
Film production and marketing costs soared last year as Hollywood studios continued to focus on mega-wide openings of tentpole pics. Detailed at ShoWest 2004 by retiring Motion Picture Assn. of…
ShoWest 2004 rumbled to a rousing close as studios, employing star power not seen at the confab since the '90s, staged celeb-filled bashes promoting summer slates to star-struck exhibs.
Even proponents of onscreen movie advertising say there are definite do's and don'ts for those interested in tapping into the burgeoning exhibition revenue stream.
Spidey will get an early start on his Independence Day mission. Sony will unspool "Spider-Man 2" on June 30, two days earlier than originally planned, in a move aiming to maximize box office bang…