Bollywood pic “Madras Cafe,” which opens Friday, has run into trouble in the south Indian state of Tamilnadu from activists who oppose what they see as a skewed view of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil…
A veteran Sky News cameraman has been shot and killed whilst covering the protests in Egypt. Sixty-one-year-old Mick Dean, who had worked for Sky for 15 years, was killed in Cairo on Wednesday as the…
Brit alt-rock artist Thom Yorke of Radiohead has pulled his solo album and side-project Atoms for Peace from Spotify, and took to Twitter to blast the streaming music service's terms as exploiting…
A producers group has taken the novel step of urging SAG-AFTRA not to close its office in Portland, Ore. — one of the 10 union offices that are due to be shuttered in coming months. “As director of…
Network shows with live bands, including "The Tonight Show" and "Dancing With the Stars," were the subject of protests Tuesday by the American Federation of Musicians, which contends its performers…
France's top film institutions have joined to launch an international petition to free the six Iranian filmmakers jailed since Sept. 18 by Iran's authorities.
Several dozen disability advocates converged in front of Monday night's Westwood premiere of "Tropic Thunder" to protest the comedic use of the word retard.
Harvey Weinstein's efforts to placate fans of "Fanboys" failed to prevent a protest in Los Angeles during the opening night of Dimension's spoof "Superhero Movie."
Forget the battle of Thermopylae. Iranian film execs are staging their own battle of "Persepolis." Farabi Cinema Foundation, the country's government-affiliated film org, sent a letter of protest to…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%