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

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...

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

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...

Final Box Office Figures Aug. 23-25

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);...

The Butler Did It -- Again

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...

Box Office Forecast: Cloudy Weekend

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. BoxOfficeMojo.com has...

Olympus Has Fallen Rises To Top Of Video Charts

Olympus Has Fallen , the first of the White-House-invaded-by-terrorist movies -- White House Down came later -- has landed at the top of all home-home video charts. The Sony flick not only was No. 1...

Glaad Study Finds Studios Wanting In Depicting Gay Characters

In its first study about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters in movies -- The Studio Responsibility Index -- GLAAD has concluded that of 101 movies released by the major motion picture studios in 2012...

Ps4 Release Date Revealed, So When Are You Getting Yours?

As expected, Sony revealed the release date for their hotly anticipated next generation console, the Playstation 4 at Gamescom this week. And, as predict by most commentators, it falls in November 2013. North America will...

Final Box-office Results Weekend Of Aug. 16-18

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, The Weinstein Co. $24,637,312, (New); 2....

Viacom And Sony Set To Sign Historic Agreement

With many analysts predicting that the networks that now use cable TV for distribution will one day use the Internet instead, Sony, which is seeking to become an online gateway for those networks, appeared to...

Loeb Expands Media Stakes -- Buys 1.8 Million Disney Shares

Activist investor Daniel Loeb, who has been urging Sony to spin off some of its entertainment holdings and use the receipts to bolster its electronics business, may now play a role in effecting changes at...

We're The Millers Rises To No. 1

In its sixth day of release, Warner Bros.' We're the Millers overtook TriStar/Sony's Elysium as the No. 1 film at the box office. The comedy, which opened last Wednesday, also expanded its lead in total...

Final Box Office Weekend Of Aug. 9-11

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. Elysium, Sony/Tristar, $29,807,393, (New); 2. We're the Millers, Warner Bros.,...

Respectable Openings For Four New Films

Given the fact that it's August -- when the box office usually contracts like the images on a funhouse mirror -- the four films that made their debut this past weekend performed reasonably well. Box-office...

Overseas Box Office Is Blue

As many analysts had predicted, The Smurfs 2, which had a disappointing debut domestically, blue away the competition overseas. The Sony animated-and-live family film brought in $34.6 million in its second weekend to bring its...

Elysium Is No. 1 At Box Office, But Millers Is A Big Surprise

With four new releases hitting the box office this weekend, it was no doubt inevitable that none of them would sell a whole lot of tickets. Certainly the big surprise was Warner Bros.' We're the...

Mid-week Openings Surprise Box-office Pundits

Hoping to get a headstart on some powerful competition this weekend, the Warner Bros./New Line comedy We're the Millers opened with $6.8 million on Wednesday, a much-higher-than-expected start for a film that has received mostly...

Final: Top Ten Films Weekend Of August 2-4

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. 2 Guns, Universal, $27,059,130, (New); 2. The Wolverine, Fox, $21,324,890,...

Sony Won't Sell Off Any Of Its Entertainment Unit

Sony's board of directors has unanimously spurned activist investor Daniel Loeb's call for it to sell off part of its entertainment properties and use the funds to bolster its flagging electronics business. In a letter...

2 Guns Shoots To The Top With $27.4 Million

This weekend's two new films, Universal's 2 Guns and Sony's The Smurfs 2 each sold fewer tickets than expected, but the overall box office was up some 15 percent over the comparable week last year,...

Pacific Rim Edges Out The Smurfs Overseas

In a surprise, Warner Bros.' Pacific Rim turned out to be the top performer overseas, beating out the favorite, Sony's The Smurfs 2 by a tiny margin. Thanks to a record-breaking debut in China, Pacific...

2 Guns To Shoot Down Smurfs 2 At Box Office

Universal's Denzel Washington/Mark Wahlberg action flick 2 Guns is likely to give Sony's The Smurfs 2 a serious case of the blues this weekend. Box office pundits, citing the latest tracking studies, indicate that 2...

42 Remains First In The (Sales) Lineup

The Jackie Robinson biopic 42 remained at the top of the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert video sales chart for the second week in a row last week. Home Media magazine attributed the success to a...

Sony's Cost-cutting Boosts Profits

Sony posted a first-quarter profit thanks to a weaker yen and cost cutting, but continued falling sales in its electronics division and the failure of Sony Pictures' After Earth remained worrisome factors for investors. The...

Will Families Return To Theaters This Weekend?

This weekend will reveal whether families are mostly all-movied-out for the summer. Add to last week's Turbo from DreamWorks Animation and Fox and Universal's Despicable Me 2, which is going into its fifth weekend, Sony's...

Top Ten Films Weekend Of July 26-28

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. The Wolverine, Fox, $53,113,752, (New); 2. The Conjuring, Warner Bros.,...

Activist Investor Loeb Blasts Sony's Film Chiefs

Investor Daniel Loeb, whose Third Point hedge fund reportedly owns about 6 percent of Sony Corp., has called again for the company to spin off 20 percent of its entertainment division and use the funds...

Woody Allen Scores His Best Opening Weekend Ever

In limited release, Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine opened in six theaters with $612,767, selling out in virtually all of them. That's an average of $102,128 per screen -- the best of Allen's career and the...

Jackie Robinson Biopic 42 Tops Video Charts

The Jackie Robinson biopic 42 debuted at the top of the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart for both DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. The Warner Bros. film outsold the next three films of the list,...

Final Figures Top Ten Films July 19-21

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. The Conjuring, Warner Bros., $41,855,326, (New); 2. Despicable Me 2,...

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Lionel Richie On Course For Number One Album After Glastonbury Show

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorce 'best thing for family'

The Hollywood duo - who have children Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and Samuel...

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