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The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee said Tuesday that he intends to make one last attempt to give the Federal Communications...
By Ira Teinowitz
August was a hot month for horror movies in 2009 and 2010, but the month was downright scary for the genre this year
DreamWorks period drama drops just 20% in 2nd weekend; "Conan the Barbarian" and "Fright Night" remakes flounder; "Spy Kids 4" hits its unspectacular tracking
DreamWorks' Southern Society drama enjoys strong start to its second weekend, as remake of Schwarzenegger barbarianism classic bombs; "Spy Kids 4" opens solid, but not "Fright Night" and "One Day"
Huge Harry Potter performance pushes studio past key benchmark before September; studio seeking to break its $4.8B global record in 2011
Studio enters partnership with several top Chinese investment arms and entertainment companies to co-produce films and distribute in China; it remains unclear as to how much cash Relativity will net
Fox's "Planet of the Apes" sequel wins another weekend with $27.5M; "Final Destination 5" ($18.4M), "30 Minutes or Less" ($13M) and the "Glee: 3D Concert Movie" ($5.7M) all miss the mark
Latest "Planet of the Apes" sequel is No. 1 Friday with $8.1M, while New Line's fate-themed horror film falls well below tracking at $7.3M; DreamWorks' "The Help" has nearly $18M after three days
Emma Stone Civil Rights-Era novel adaptation enjoys big first day in theaters
The MPAA has set a rather loose guideline for studio tentpoles -- leave out the sex and coarse language, but cram in pretty much all the murder and mayhem you want
Studio sets August 2013 date for its second troll-themed kiddie film
With $1.334 billion at the global box office through Sunday, the final Harry Potter film is 3rd all time at the global box office, trailing only "Avatar" and "Titanic"
"Whether Sarah chooses to run or not," filmmaker Nick Broomfield notes, "what's astonishing is how close she's already gotten to the White House."
Fox's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" finishes about $20M over tracking; Universal's "The Change-Up" misses mark at $13.5M
Latest installment of primates-gone-wild series is on pace to over-perform projections by about $20M; audiences whiff on "The Change-Up"
The third of Michael Bay's fighting-robots saga has grossed more than $663 million at the foreign box office
Ruling effectively shuts down unlicensed video-on-demand service
Final Monday tallies reveal that Jon Favreau's "Cowboys & Aliens" grossed $36.4M vs. "Smurfs'" $35.6M
Didn't we learn from "Alvin and the Chipmunks"? Cuddly CG characters plus a live-action comedy star is a winning formula, no matter what the critics say
Eighth and final Harry Potter movie becomes series' first to pass $1 billion at the global box office
Sony's movie about little blue trolls comes from decades ago to tie Universal's action film about cowboys and little green men at $36.2M
Franchise's eighth installment appears poised to be the first in the series to gross $1B worldwide and $700M internationally
He'll report to CBS Films COO Wolfgang Hammer and be responsible for the studio's acquisition operations
Deal, which includes such titles as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Gosford Park," brings Amazon's streaming library to more than 9,000 films
Will the ambitious attempt to adapt a board game into a 3D action movie sink Universal and Hasbro's aircraft carriers? Not if this action-packed trailer has something to say about it
"Deathly Hallows, Part 2" dropped 72%, more than any film ever to open to $42 million or more at the domestic box office
Movie increases play dates from 10 to 14, but box office revenue declines 63%
"Celebrity Apprentice" season finale up from last week but down from last year's finale