NBC’s on a First-to-Worst Freefall
The high ratings and industry swagger of last fall have vanished, and Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt's pet project Smash has led the decline.
Why Hollywood Studios Need to Learn Chinese
A pair of recent releases co-produced by Village Roadshow Pictures Asia, a subsidiary of Village Roadshow Limited focused on Chinese-language movies, show why language may matter more than ever.
New York’s IFC Center Mounting Complete Kubrick Retrospective
In anticipation of the March 29 opening of Rodney Ascher's documentary "Room 237," New York's IFC Center is mounting a complete retrospective of the the films of Stanley Kubrick.
From Shawshank to Skyfall, How Master Cinematographer Roger Deakins Got These 10 Shots
Root all you want for your Chastains, your Rivas, your Hathaways, and your Day-Lewises; for me, the Oscar nominee to pull for this weekend is venerated cinematographer Roger Deakins, nominated 10 times with nary a win to his name.
How “Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” Ruled The Internet
Four Canadian film students were assigned a project: Create a YouTube hoax video that gets 100,000 views. They got nearly 42 million instead. Here’s the definitive behind-the-meme look at how — and why — their homework snowballed into one of the most popular and rapidly spread videos ever.
TVs Connected to the Internet to Be Counted by Nielsen
Americans who have spurned cable, but who have a television set hooked up to the Internet, will now be counted as a “television household” by The Nielsen Company, potentially adding to the sample of homes that are rated by the company.
Hollywood Interns: Fox Lawsuit Likely to Break Ground
A proposed class action breaks down how Fox has allegedly exploited unpaid labor. Both sides make arguments in anticipation of a summary judgment ruling later this year.
What the Oscar Nominations Say About America
From Zero Dark Thirty and Django Unchained to Lincoln and Life Of Pi, the Oscar-nominated Hollywood films champion hope, faith and vengeance – or the moral values of the wild west.
Imax Profit Doubles on Theatre Network Growth
Canada-based movie system maker Imax Corp's fourth-quarter profit more than doubled, helped by theatre network growth and strong box office performances.
Sony Targets PS4 for Holiday 2013
The long-anticipated successor to the PlayStation 3 videogame console will come with vastly improved online video streaming capability for Netflix and other entertainment companies.