Back in 2005, Brad, when you were named Paramount's uberboss, I wrote a memo to you that waved some warning flags. You were politely dismissive of my warnings — that is, until just about all of the…
Big World Cinema
Paramount has started to amp its marketing for its big budget tentpole “World War Z” in the last couple weeks and its most recent element involved its star Brad Pitt making a surprise appearance at a…
Opting for a pair of big bangs on its summer slate, Paramount opened CinemaCon on Monday night with “Star Trek: Into Darkness” and zombie actioner “World War Z” (pictured above). “Five years ago, I…
There's a good reason that CinemaCon tapped Alejandro Ramirez, CEO of Mexico's Cinepolis, as its honoree for the Global Achievement in Exhibition Award — Cinepolis was the first circuit in Mexico to…
As production booms, fest pics mirror emerging continent's diversity
Nearly two decades after the end of apartheid, the South African film industry is still grappling with its legacy as it struggles to bring more black audiences into movie theaters.