Conventional wisdom nowadays is that movie soundtrack albums do not sell. Labels count themselves lucky if they manage to move a few thousand copies of each. Yet, within the past few weeks, the…
Wide-eyed children and dying old men once again make up the majority of the Academy's live-action short offerings, making for a solid if disappointingly familiar crop of nominees.
With the unveiling of the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and the release of Pixar's "Brave" tomorrow, pros and the public are getting their first ears-ful of Dolby's new sound format, Atmos.
The Zappa Family Trust has regained control of the late rock musician Frank Zappa's catalog, and has signed an exclusive global license and distribution deal with Universal Music Group's catalog arm…
A dramatic highlight of Kevin Macdonald's documentary about Bob Marley, which opened nationally April 13, comes in a concert sequence from 1978, when the reggae star called the leaders of Jamaica's…
China is launching its own version of Imax technology, called Dmax.
Beatles fans are always scouring the band members' solo albums for interesting credits. On the newest release, "Ringo 2012" (Hip-O/UMe), they will find one they've never seen before: "Produced by…
France, Belgium and Luxembourg are rapidly emerging as Europe's golden triangle for artier animated pic production, and attracting projects from elsewhere as well.
Ireland's Cartoon Saloon has tied down European partners on "Song of the Sea," Tomm Moore's follow-up to "The Secret of Kells."
Country music had a big night at Sunday's 53rd Grammy Awards, as top-selling trio Lady Antebellum took five of its six nominated categories, including country album, record and song of the year.
Back catalog is often called the backbone of the record industry, and it showed plenty of spine in 2010.