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WATCH: Flying 'People' Over NYC Actually A (Clever) Publicity Stunt

Posted 01.30.2012 | New York

You're not crazy if you think you saw some people flying over the Manhattan skyline over the past couple weeks. 20th Century Fox hired ad firm Thinkmo...

Marilyn Monroe: Still Dead. Still Selling. How Come?

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

Marilyn Monroe lives on as the last of an archetype we cling to from our innocent past but is now gone forever -- or until a future generation invents her again.

'Barefoot Bandit' Makes Out Like A, Er, Bandit With Movie Deal

AP | Posted 10.11.2011 | Crime

EVERETT, Wash. -- The young Washington state man dubbed the Barefoot Bandit after a cross-country crime spree brought him folk outlaw status has repor...

Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Rises to the Top, The Change-Up Under-Performs, Horrible Bosses Crosses $100M

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While not quite as mighty as the first series reboot ten years earlier, Rise of the Planet of the Apes had a muscular debut big enough to easily win the weekend.

Weekend Box Office: X-Men First Class Pulls a Batman Begins, Grosses $56 Million, Bridesmaids and Kung Fu Panda 2 Cross $100m, Fast Five Crosses $200m

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

X-Men was used to being near the top of the box office charts, but now has to rebuild from the ground up, emphasizing quality and character over big-budget spectacle.

Inventor Of Major TV Technology Passes Away

AP | By PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Hubert "Hub" Schlafly, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter and rescued decades' worth of soap opera actors, new...

Weekend Box Office: Rio Tops, While Scream 4 Under-Performs and The Conspirator Surprises

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.17.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If the estimate holds, Rio will become the first pic of the year to top $40 million. There will be talk that the film should have opened higher due to being 3D, but 2011 is quickly proving that 3D is no longer an enticement.

Weekend Box Office: Hop Tops Again, Soul Surfer Surprises, Your Highness Underwhelms

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.10.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There were four new releases this weekend and frankly none of them did well. Oddly enough, all four were female-driven, which means they should have been spread out. Instead they hurt each other.

The Shot Heard Round the Industry... Studios' doomed plan for pre-DVD Video On Demand.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Scott Mendelson

Fox, Warner Bros, Sony, and Universal have announced this week that they will begin offering 'first-run' theatrical features on Video On Demand through DirectTV just sixty days after their theatrical release.

Weekend Box Office: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2 Knocks Out Slightly-under-performing Sucker Punch

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.27.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Stymied by the difficult-to-explain narrative and reviews that couldn't see past the fishnets and colorful visuals, the film is another example of geek excitement not translating into mainstream interest.

I Can Die Now, I've Met Betty White: National Treasure Stars in Hallmark Hall of Fame

Michael Russnow | Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

As I was leaving the Hallmark Hall of Fame reception at 20th Century Fox' commissary, a studio guard wished me a good night to which I replied, "I can die now, I've met Betty White."

HuffPost Review: Black Swan (2010)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan is a dazzling and often intoxicating horror story. No, it's not a body count slasher picture or a supernatural spook story, but it is every bit as unnerving as the best in traditional horror.

Citizen Murdoch: What "War at the Wall Street Journal?"

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

We may be losing interest in newspapers but our fascination with the people who publish them has never been stronger. Our current dread-and-awe buccaneer is Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns the News, according to a recent bio.

'Barefoot Bandit' Inspires Two Books, Possible Movie

The Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

ONLY one day after the capture of Colton Harris-Moore in the Bahamas, Hollywood has come a-knocking and reportedly bought the rights to produce the ta...

Redbox To Delay Rental Movies From Fox, Universal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Redbox, the leading $1-per-night DVD rental kiosk operator, said Thursday it agreed to delay renting movies from 20th Century Fox ...

A Hollywood Blockbuster Arrives

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

James Cameron's new film, Avatar, which just had its premiere in London last night, is about to take the world by storm.

Get in Line, "Family Guy"

Beth Armogida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

"Family Guy" now joins a long list of shows that have had abortion-themed stories pulled off the air. Here are just some of the abortion episodes never seen...

Huff Post Review -- X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In a time when even bad comic book films like The Spirit have a certain 'are you kidding me?' nerve, Wolverine is shocking in its adherence to formula and lack of imagination.

I Was Right? Wolverine Final Print Allegedly Confirmed as Identical to Work Print

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

As some of you know, a bit I wrote on Tuesday inspired a bit of controversy.

Review: Taken/i> (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Taken 2009 93 minutes Rated PG-13 by Scott Mendelson Usually when someone opines 'oh, they don't make them like this anymore', they are paying a sor...

Rejoice! "Watchmen" Deal Reached

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The superhero film "Watchmen" will be watched by audiences after all _ and on time. Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox settled the...

Fox Wins, Warner Bros Loses In New "Watchmen" Ruling

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A Los Angeles federal judge has ruled that 20th Century Fox owns the distribution rights to "Watchmen," representing a setback for Warner Bros.' plans...

Studio Battle Over "Watchmen" Heats Up

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The legal brawl over "Watchmen" is about to get rougher. Lawyers for Warner Brothers, which has already shot a movie of this graphic novel about the ...

Will Apple Kill Netflix?

Motley Fool | Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Apple has taken on computing giants, music industry behemoths, and even Hollywood fat cats with ease in recent years. There's no reason to break a swe...

Jobs Changes Tune, To Push Movie Rentals Over Downloads

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Apple Inc. boss Steve Jobs may be used to calling the shots in almost every business venture he enters into, but in dealing with the entertainment ind...