Every silver lining has a cloud. And as Christmas nears, there's some darkening in the heretofore clear holiday box office skies.
The entertainment industry lost one of its entrepreneurial visionaries yesterday when Steven J. Ross, chairman and co-chief executive of Time Warner Inc., succumbed to prostate cancer. He was 65.
The first signs of holiday box office bah-humbug blew in like an ill wind this past weekend with chilly debuts for three films, Fox's "Toys," Paramount's "Leap of Faith" and Warner Bros.' "Forever…
Christmas comes but once a year, unfortunately. Fortunately, it comes every year.
Even the traditional pre-Christmas holiday doldrums couldn't obscure the signals of a powerhouse Thanksgiving/Christmas season. With the exception of Buena Vista's "The Distinguished Gentleman," all…
"A Few Good Men" commandeered a few million good men and women to hit the beach running with an estimated $ 16 million debut on 1,925 screens--making it the biggest December opening except for last…
Consumer confidence is back -- at least at the box office. Patrons had more on their minds this past weekend than Christmas shopping, lending hefty support to at least four nationwide releases.
Eddie's back, but a kid, a cartoon character and a bodyguard stole some of his thunder.
The motion picture industry's gamble of scheduling fewer holiday releases this year in hopes of bigger grosses and enhanced profits seems to be paying off.
Hosannas are ringing through the film industry today. And the jingle of coins is providing the percussion. It was clearly the biggest Thanksgiving weekend ever, led by the whopping $ 40 million…
Looking for a lively, and long-winded, debate? Throw several writers--from TV and movies--into a room and ask them one simple question: How much power do writers have in Hollywood? Make sure there…