Those comrades of comedy, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, are reveling in the noise of a presidential campaign that has provided them with juicy comedic material and lofty ratings. Even Leno and…
Six decades ago a maverick entrepreneur named Allen B. DuMont set out to establish a risky venture called a television network. His initial schedule was cobbled together with niche programming -- a…
The venerable book business is experiencing a moment of turmoil, as evidenced by two events last week.
Staring at the TV screen the other day, I found myself wondering whether the American public would ever tire of the desperate efforts of public figures to appear "likeable" and "relatable." Those are…
It's always daunting to predict box office hits, but here's an exercise that's even scarier: forecasting "transies."
The onset of the presidential nominating conventions reminds us that Hollywood's political face is as hard to read as ever.
Summer's end spells relief for some folks -- parents who are glad to see their kids back in school or film critics who won't have to review any more superhero movies.
Tracking the tentpoles is an obsession for box office analysts, but the launches of two non-tentpoles, "Hope Springs" and "The Campaign," also now rivets their attention.
There are many stellar events these days celebrating the empowerment of women, but I keep running into powerful women at these occasions who seem perplexed by the fragility of the male ego.
With the startling (and tragic) opening week of "The Dark Knight Rises" behind us, it's timely to ask: How is Hollywood's Faustian bargain working out?
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%