It takes money to make money, but it takes something more for an old-media company to be taken seriously in the new-media orbit these days.
Shari Redstone has apparently ended her feud with mogul/dad Sumner over his investment in struggling vidgame publisher Midway by taking over the company.
As more television companies and broadcasters come to the Consumer Electronics Show, which kicks off Jan. 7, and the less they go to NATPE, skedded for Jan. 28-31 at the same locale, you could be…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Boldly going where Apple has gone -- and failed -- before, Netflix plans to deliver its extensive library of film titles to set-top boxes made by LG.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced the following winners for its science and technology awards:
Digital may be the future, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences highest science and technology honors for 2008 are strictly celluloid.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' visual effects branch genuflected to "Evan Almighty" but swatted "Spider-Man 3" as it announced the seven semifinalists for the vfx Oscar.
Looking to attract younger auds, German paybox Premiere has taken over youth-oriented web Giga Digital with plans to develop the TV and Internet gaming and lifestyle channel.
As the kudos season kicks into high gear, studios are staking out prime DVD berths for their hopefuls.
DVD-by-mail service Netflix Inc. will begin delivering movies and other programming directly to televisions later this year through a set-top box that will pipe entertainment over a high-speed…