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World's Top 25 Film Schools

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

These 25 colleges are known across the world for producing some of the finest artists in show business. Many notable alumni from these schools are cre...

'Ice Age' Stumbles At Box Office

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment

If it feels as though nothing is happening in the movie world except a relentless torrent of superhero news, you're not alone. (In fact, let's get one...

'Ted' Shatters Box Office Record

Posted 08.31.2012 | Entertainment

It was all about the raunch this weekend at the box office. "Ted" opened as the No. 1 movie with $54.1 million, outdoing "Magic Mike" and its stripper...

'Ted' Tops 'Magic Mike' At Box Office

Posted 06.30.2012 | Entertainment

Never underestimate the appeal of a foulmouthed teddy bear. "Ted," the directorial debut of "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, grossed $20.2 mil...

What Ben Stiller's New Yorker Profile Teaches You About Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Stiller gets a 15-page profile in the latest edition of The New Yorker, a fascinating piece that not only illustrates how difficult it is for an A...

What Movie Have You Watched 50 Times?

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2012 | Teen

If you've seen "Mean Girls" 50 times (or way more), you're not alone! Twitter was blowing up today with the trending topic #MoviesIveSeen50x and dozen...

'Madagascar 3' Beats Out 'Prometheus'

Posted 08.10.2012 | Entertainment

It was a race to the finish, but "Prometheus" fell to the powerful animated zoo animals of "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" at the box office this...

Movie Theaters Are Back! Were They Ever Gone?

Jon Patricof | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Patricof

At the end of 2011, many media analysts were predicting the demise of movie theaters, but the reality is this: the movie theater exhibition business really doesn't look to be in that much trouble.

Why Some Critics Are Very Unhappy With 'The Avengers'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment

"The Avengers" has exceeded all expectations and shattered box office records, but not everyone is pleased with the film. Some Bollywood actors and ot...

'The Avengers' STAGGERING Box Office Total

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment

Move over "Star Wars," "Twilight," "Dark Knight," "Hunger Games," "Transformers," and "Shrek." "Marvel's The Avengers" has barreled its way to the sec...

Weekend Box Office (04/29/12): Think Like a Man Tops Again and The Avengers Rakes In $178 Million Overseas

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.29.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In the weekend before the official start of the summer season, four new releases all debuted to numbers ranging from not awful to genuinely awful. The top film this weekend was once again Think Like a Man -- the ensemble romantic comedy has now earned $60 million

'The Avengers' Win The World (Seriously)

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment

"Marvel's The Avengers" may not open in the U.S. until May 4, but the summer superhero flick is already breaking international records. Joss Whedo...

Bad News For Judd Apatow

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment

A new romantic comedy about delayed gratification hit a roadblock of its own this weekend, as "The Five-Year Engagement," produced by Judd Apatow, fiz...

Trouble in 'Hunger Games' Paradise?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

For a studio that is celebrating its $363 million-and-counting hit "The Hunger Games," Lionsgate seems to be in an awkward spot. "Hunger Games" scr...

Ron Dicker

'Hunger Games' Producer Reveals Secrets To Making A Blockbuster On The Cheap

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business

Making a hit movie on a budget is as hard as Hollywood makes it look. "We're in a business where the solution is almost always to write a check," said...

Ron Dicker

Silent Truth About 'The Artist'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

"The Artist" could quickly double its box office sales after winning the Best Picture Oscar on Sunday. The Weinstein Company has marketing muscle and ...

Gary Susman

How Does Reese Witherspoon Stay on the A-List?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

Back in 2005, Reese Witherspoon was a top star; she was earning $15 million a picture, was a reliable box office draw in romantic comedies, and proved...

The REAL Reason 'The Vow' Shouldn't Be Doing Well At The Box Office

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Terrible news, America. "The Vow" starring Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams was the big winner at the box office this weekend, raking in $41.2 millio...

The Oscar Bounce: What's An Oscar Nomination Worth At The Box Office?

The Huffington Post | Gary Susman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment

The much vaunted Oscar bounce ain't what it used to be. Within the last decade, a movie nominated for Best Picture could expect to see its grosses ...

Stars Diss Hollywood: Clooney, Edgerton & More Hate On Industry

Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

If you've noticed -- and become frustrated with the fact -- that Hollywood has been churning out an unending number of CGI blockbusters and mindless s...

'Red Tails' Pulls Big Money On Friday

Posted 03.22.2012 | Entertainment

"Red Tails" flew into theaters on Friday, as the George Lucas-produced film about the Tuskegee Airmen earned $6 million at the box office. The film...

Movie Flops Are Driving Internet-Killing Bills in Congress

Art Brodsky | Posted 03.13.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

If the movie biz wants to continue a destructive campaign of some sort, it should start by looking in the mirror, and then at the movie theaters and then at the other activities that also compete for the time, attention and money of moviegoers.

How Stanley Kubrick Transformed the Modern Box-Office Report (By Accident)

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

With Stanley's rare combination of meticulousness and creativity, we achieved what we set out to accomplish -- but the most influential result of our collaboration was unexpected.

Ron Dicker

Why Did Movie Ticket Sales Slump?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

During a nationwide 16-year low at the box office, Alamo Drafthouse theaters increased their sales by 2.6 percent. Tim League, CEO and founder of the ...

Which On-Screen Couple Made The Most Money?

Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

Ron Weasley may have skirted along the poverty line during childhood, but his children are going to be quite comfortable with their inheritance. Forb...