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Netflix Confirms 'The Interview' Will Be Available At The Weekend

By Ed Biggs | 21st January 2015

It’s been quite a turnaround for The Interview in the last month. A little over four weeks ago, the Sony picture had been seemingly consigned to the dustbin following the studio’s cancellation of its release...

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U.s. Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea Over Sony Hack

By Ed Biggs | 3rd January 2015

President Barack Obama has authorised an additional set of sanctions against North Korea in response to the breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment.According to NBC News and a statement released by the White House on Friday,...

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'The Interview' Takes Over $1 Million On Christmas Day

By Ed Biggs | 27th December 2014

Despite the controversial circumstances surroundings its (non) release, The Interview has grossed over $1 million in its first day of release. The last-minute decision might have represented something of a gamble, but Sony Corporation seem...

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Amy Adams' Refusal To Discuss Sony Hacks Results In 'Today' Show Cancellation

By Elinor Cosgrave | 24th December 2014

It may be one of the most talked about scandals of the year but actress Amy Adams is keeping quiet about the Sony hacks and her decision has cost her latest film Big Eyes national...

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'The Interview' Stars Seth Rogen & James Franco Celebrate As Sony Announces Limited Christmas Day Release

By Elinor Cosgrave | 23rd December 2014

The Interview will be shown in limited cinemas in the US from Christmas Day. Sony Pictures Entertainment has granted the film's release despite threats from hackers directed at cinema goers. Mounting political pressure, including a...

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The Interview To Hit Select Cinemas On Christmas Day

23rd December 2014

Sony bosses are rushing copies of The Interview to select U.S. cinema bosses after deciding to release the controversial film on Christmas Day (25Dec14) after all.A week after bowing to pressure form cyberterrorists opposed to...

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George Clooney Created Pro Sony Petition But "Nobody Stood Up"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 20th December 2014

George Clooney's attempt at creating a petition in which members of the film industry could show their support for Sony and determination not to give in to violent threats in the face of freedom of...

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Sony Cancels The Release Of 'The Interview' Amid Hacking Threats

By Ed Biggs | 17th December 2014

Just a little over a week before its scheduled release date and following apparent threats from hackers, Sony has announced that it has cancelled the release of The Interview.A comedy starring Seth Rogen and James...

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'Powers' To Be Playstation 4'S First Original Tv Series

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th March 2014

Sony promised PS4 customers that original TV content would arrive at some point, and we finally know what they’re launching with: ‘Powers’. Sony Pictures TV, a particular branch of Sony Corp., who were involved in...

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Sony Entertainment Announce Huge Cuts Of $100 Million To Begin Immediately

By Joe Wilde | 19th November 2013

Sony Entertainment are currently riffling through their accounts as they look to cut up to $100 million from their budget in the coming months. The entertainment giants are particularly looking to make their filmmaking department...

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Tv Via The Internet? It Will Have To Wait

30th September 2013

Plans announced by Intel and Sony to deliver broadcast and cable networks to subscribers over the Internet have been scaled back and delayed, the New York Times reported today, suggesting that they may never come...

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Pirates Seem To Love Box-office Duds

30th September 2013

Seeming to lend some credence to the theory that many people will pirate movies that they wouldn't pay good money to see, Sony's expensive flop After Earth, starring Will and Jaden Smith was the most...

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Box Office Forecast: Sunny With Meatballs

27th September 2013

The box office has already experienced a strong September, but the final weekend could become its strongest ever, with several analysts predicting a record opening for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and solid...

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Rentrak To Report On Digital Movie Viewing

25th September 2013

Studios are able to view box office data at a glance every week. They also can take a look at how well their DVDs and Blu-ray Discs are selling. Now, thanks to a new service...

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Prisoners Opens Big, But Box Office Is Down

24th September 2013

The Warner Bros. drama Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal got the 2013-2014 season off to a solid start over the weekend with $20.8 million (somewhat lower than Sunday's studio estimate of $21.4 million),...

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Final Box Office Results: Weekend Of 9/20-22

24th September 2013

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Prisoners, Warner Bros., $20,817,053, (New); 2. Insidious: Chapter 2, FilmDistrict,...

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Prisoners Breaks Out At Box Office

23rd September 2013

Aided by an abundance of enthusiastic reviews, the Warner Bros. thriller Prisoners opened above expectations this weekend with an estimated $21.4 million. The R-rated film in which Jake Gyllenhaal plays a police officer attempting to...

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Sony Chief Hints Shakeup May Be Near At Film Unit

20th September 2013

Changes may be afoot at Sony Pictures -- changes that will be pressed by company management in Tokyo, Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai has told the Wall Street Journal. In an interview with the newspaper, Hirai...

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Final Box Office Figures: Weekend Of Sept. 13-15

17th September 2013

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Insidious: Chapter 2, FilmDistrict, $40,272,103, (New); 2. The Family, Relativity...

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Final Box-office Figures Weekend Of Sept. 6-8

10th September 2013

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Riddick, Universal, $19,030,375, (New); 2. Lee Daniels' The Butler, Weinstein...

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Sony Reveals Titles Of Coming 4d Movies

5th September 2013

People who have purchased new 4K ultra-high-definition television sets will now have a supply of movies to show on them. Sony on Wednesday unveiled a new service called Video Unlimited which currently offers about 70...

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Naughty Boy Hopes You'll Enjoy Your Stay At The Hotel Cabana, Promises Grandeur

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th September 2013

Having broken into music in an unorthodox way – Naughty Boy won £44k on Channel 4’s Deal or No Deal and used the money to set up his own recording space – Naughty Boy has...

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Box Office Sets Labor Day Record

4th September 2013

Ordinarily, the Labor Day weekend is written off by the major studios as a loser, when many films play to empty or near-empty screening rooms -- a time to roll out horror, mediocre or niche...

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New Tv Sets Will Track Viewers' USAge

4th September 2013

Manufacturers of new state-of-the-art TV sets with the built-in capability to connect to the Internet will likely use software from San Francisco-based Cognitive Networks Inc. that will track what viewers are watching and relay that...

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Surprises Galore At Holiday Box Office

3rd September 2013

Instructions Not Included, a Spanish-language comedy, came out of nowhere over the Labor Day weekend to surprise box office pundits by earning an estimated $10 million in just 347 theaters, landing at No. 5 over...

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One Direction's Film Likely To Go Direct To No. 1

30th August 2013

It's a rare occurrence when a documentary winds up as the No. 1 film at the box office, but that's what is likely to occur this Labor Day weekend with the debut of Morgan Spurlock's...

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Fox's Epic Debuts In First Place On Home Video Charts

29th August 2013

20th Century Fox's animated Epic sold more DVDs and Blu-ray Discs than any other home video release last week, according to the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert chart. The studio's home entertainment unit said that 40...

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Final Box Office Figures Aug. 23-25

27th August 2013

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Lee Daniels' The Butler, Weinstein Co., $16,503,812, 2 Wks. ($51,760,625);...

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The Butler Did It -- Again

26th August 2013

Three new films couldn't crack $10 million at the box office over the weekend, allowing Lee Daniels' The Butler to hold on as the No. 1 film for the second weekend in a row with...

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Box Office Forecast: Cloudy Weekend

23rd August 2013

We are approaching those lazy, hazy days of summer when movie studios roll out the films that could not have competed against the blockbusters that were released at the beginning of the season. has...

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