Universal’s sci-fi thriller “R.I.P.D.” appears to be dead on arrival. The $130 million-plus movie, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges, may only draw $11 million this weekend at the box office…
Wayne Kramer's latest is a sub-Tarantino triptych of comic-violent tall tales consisting mostly of bad things happening to dumb people.
BEIJING -- China's top judge, Wang Shengjun, told the country's annual legislature, the National People's Congress, that last year 66,000 intellectual property rights cases went to litigation, up 38%…
It wasn't much cause for celebration by the recipient, but the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Monday approved a proposal from the Cantor Exchange for a license to trade box office futures.
It looks as if box office futures trading will be stopped before it gets a chance to start.
A week after expressing its opposition against the launch of two new movie futures exchanges, the Motion Picture Assn. American has assembled a coalition of entertainment industry representatives to…
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