Microsoft has released the full list of 23 games that will launch with the Xbox One this fall. As expected, the titles will include tentpoles like Microsoft Studios’ “Ryse: Son of Rome,” Activision’s…
Dire predictions swirled around this year's slate of pricey pics. Now, after a number of colossal flops, Hollywood is left to wonder if its swing-for-the-fences paradigm has struck out.
UPDATE: “The Conjuring” will easily secure the No. 1 spot at the box office with an estimated $32 million, according to Friday returns. Warner Bros. and New Line’s horror pic, made for $20 million…
Search and rescue workers announced they are pessimistic on the odds of survival for any Paramount Pictures executives, after a poorly constructed tentpole, otherwise known as "World War Z," which…
Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp and Matt Damon are largely absent from the teasers for "World War Z"; "The Lone Ranger" and "Elysium" — and that's by design.
Joss Whedon has Hollywood street smarts, so doesn't he know that grown-up movies (especially Shakespeare) aren't released in summer?
The principal source of apprehension among the studio czars, when pressed, is that they're emotionally locked into a tentpole dependency — a film genre that not only defies cost controls but also…
Hollywood is starting to spread the tentpole wealth more effectively across the calendar.
Forget basketball — the new March Madness is happening at the movies. Studios are packing four or more big-budget bets into the month that traditionally has hosted half that many. For the second year…
With the startling (and tragic) opening week of "The Dark Knight Rises" behind us, it's timely to ask: How is Hollywood's Faustian bargain working out?
It's summer tentpole season, and this summer has been a veritable groaning table for visual effects fans like me.