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Spielberg's Lincoln Debuts At No. 1 On Video Sales Chart

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, which was the early favorite to win this year's Oscar for best picture but ultimately lost out to Argo, made a strong debut at the video stores last week, easily taking over...

G.i. Joe Retaliation: Victorious At Box Office

G.I. Joe: Retaliation stormed the box office over the weekend and came away with $40.5 million in booty -- $51.01 million if Thursday's screenings are also considered. It marked the second-highest Easter debut ever, behind...

Walmart Sales Now A Factor On Video Sales Chart

For the first time, sales of DVD and Blu-ray Disc releases at Walmart are being included in the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, Home Media magazine reported on Wednesday. While actual sales figures are...

Warner's Manufactured-on-demand Films Going Online

The Warner Archive Collection is a library of films and classic TV shows from Warner Bros.' catalog that are not popular enough to be mass produced but can be manufactured on demand (MOD) for individual...

Blizzard Fails To Halt Thief

ox office gurus who had enthusiastically predicted that Universal's Identity Thief would become the top film over the weekend with $20 million were surprised by final results showing that it actually earned $34.6 million --...

Leatherface Cuts Hobbit Down To Size

Despite all the recent hand-wringing over violence in films, the R-rated horror film Texas Chainsaw 3D slashed its way to the top of the box office over the weekend -- the first of 2013 --...

Weekend Box Office Nov.  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. Skyfall, Sony/Columbia, $88,364,714, 1 Wk. ($90,564,714 -- from Thursday); 2....

Weekend Box Office Nov. 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. Skyfall, Sony/Columbia, $88,364,714, 1 Wk. ($90,564,714 -- from Thursday); 2....

Skyfall Forecast To Crush Weekend Box Office

ox office pundits have become so many Chicken Littles, predicting that Skyfall will crush everything else in sight this weekend. The 007 flick, which opens in many theaters at midnight tonight (a preview on IMAX...

Moviegoers Go Back To The Movies

Moviegoers along the East Coast, after battling Hurricane Sandy a week earlier, returned to theaters in droves over the weekend, pushing the box office up 53 percent above the previous week. It was up 20...

Skyfall Sets Second-week Record In U.k.

If he were not a fictional character, Her Majesty's secret servant would probably be up for a knighthood after upending British box office records for two weeks in a row. On Monday Sony and MGM...

Sony Ceo: Sony Is Not For Sale

Sony chief Kaz Hirai has attempted to spike persistent speculation that his company is looking for a buyer for its movie and TV unit, Sony Pictures Entertainment. In a statement, Hirai said on Tuesday, There...

Sony Ceo: Sony Is Not For Sale

Sony chief Kaz Hirai has attempted to spike persistent speculation that his company is looking for a buyer for its movie and TV unit, Sony Pictures Entertainment. In a statement, Hirai said on Tuesday, There...

Skyfall Hits $100 Million Overseas

Sony/MGM's Skyfall may turn out to be the biggest 007 film ever, if early overseas results are any indication. Playing in only 25 countries, the film has already grossed more than $100 million in just...

Skyfall Hits $100 Million Overseas

Sony/MGM's Skyfall may turn out to be the biggest 007 film ever, if early overseas results are any indication. Playing in only 25 countries, the film has already grossed more than $100 million in just...

In Its Third Week, Argo Rises To The Top

Propelled by terrific word of mouth, Facebook, and Twitter, Ben Affleck's Argo rose to the top of the box office in its third weekend, falling just 24.9 percent from a week ago to an estimated...

In Its Third Week, Argo Rises To The Top

Propelled by terrific word of mouth, Facebook, and Twitter, Ben Affleck's Argo rose to the top of the box office in its third weekend, falling just 24.9 percent from a week ago to an estimated...

Netflix Earnings Plunge -- As Does Its Stock

Netflix, which continues to show ambivalence in support of its original DVD-by-mail operation, reported an 88-percent drop in third-quarter net income Tuesday, triggering another sell-off of shares by investors. At mid-morning Netflix shares were down...

Pundits Need More Esp As Pa4 Debuts Below Forecasts

Paranormal Activity 4 didn't even come close to selling as many tickets over the weekend as box office pundits had predicted. Most of them had forecast on Friday that the movie would earn $50-55 million....

Pundits Need More Esp As Pa4 Debuts Below Forecasts

Paranormal Activity 4 didn't even come close to selling as many tickets over the weekend as box office pundits had predicted. Most of them had forecast on Friday that the movie would earn $50-55 million....

Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

Box Office Finals: The Top Ten

The top ten films for the weekend, according to studio estimates compiled by Box Office Mojo: 1. Resident Evil: Retribution, Sony, $21,052,227, (New); 2. Finding Nemo, Disney, $16,687,773, (New); 3. The Possession, Lionsgate, $5,766,378, 3...

Lily Allen Gets Flowers Surprise

Lily Allen's husband surprised her with flowers this morning (11.09.12).The singer - currently pregnant with her second child - was impressed by her partner Sam Cooper when he sent her a beautiful, fresh bunch for...

Sajak And Trebek Sets Sights On Barker's Record

They have a few more years yet to go before they can challenge Bob Barker's record for the longest run as a television game-show host -- 35 years -- but Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek...

Daniel Craig To Make At Least Two More Bond Films

Daniel Craig has been confirmed to play James Bond in two more films.The 44-year-old actor - who has already starred in five movies of the hit film franchise - is on board to reprise his...

Tatanic , Facebook, And Times Square Unite

Talk about putting the audience into the picture! Sony on Wednesday launched a new promotion in connection with the September 10th release of the Blu-ray 2D and 3D versions of Titanic that will allow fans...

Sony To Bring Big-screen Cinema To The Home

Sony, which has blamed the saturated market for high-definition TV sets for its losses at its TV manufacturing division, may be moving into a less crowded field giant-screen ultra-high-definition TV, capable of giving viewers at...

Eddie Murphy Plans Beverly Hills Cop Tv Show

Eddie Murphy is in talks to make a 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV show. One of the comedian and actor's best loved roles was as wise cracking detective Axel Foley in the three action/comedy films of...

Eddie Murphy Plans Beverly Hills Cop Tv Show

Eddie Murphy is in talks to make a 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV show. One of the comedian and actor's best loved roles was as wise cracking detective Axel Foley in the three action/comedy films of...

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