Every year, TV executives ask themselves the same question: Do upfronts still matter? This year, the question arises again, but for different reasons. Ad dollars are expected to be flat, around the…
Fox has not forgotten Irwin Allen's mantra of "give me more, and make it bigger" in the special editions of the Master of Disaster's two greatest productions, "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The…
Cinephiles may lament the presence of such pics as "X Men: The Last Stand" and "The Da Vinci Code" at Cannes, even out of competition, but questions about artistic integrity are nothing new for the…
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Baz Luhrmann still has vivid memories of the midnight screening of "Strictly Ballroom" at Cannes some 14 years ago. The theater was half full; in Australia, the general consensus was that it was too…
Dozens of industry figures attended a lavish fund raiser for Hillary Clinton's Senate reelection race on Friday night at the Beverly Hills estate of supermarket magnate Ron Burkle.
A year or so ago, Bryan Singer was working feverishly on a third edition of the "X-Men" franchise when he suddenly jumped from Fox to Warner Bros. to take over "Superman." Shortly thereafter, Brett…
Universal Pictures' new chairs Marc Shmuger and David Linde aren't the first execs to share power atop a studio, but their divergent backgrounds may be a telling twist in the industry's current yin…
Jon Stewart played it right down the middle, avoiding sharp political humor, steering clear of biting industry riffs and even firing off some one liners that could have easily have been said by…
When he took the Oscar producing gig in 1989, Allan Carr promised to turn a stagnant and stale broadcast into what he called "the antithesis of tacky." He came up a bit short, presiding instead over…
When Johnny Carson walked onstage to host the Oscars for the first time in 1979, he immediately set the tone for the entire proceedings -- and the standard for all emcees to come.