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AMC Theatres Tests Out Movie-A-Day Subscription For $45

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.17.2014 | Business

Call it Netflix, but for movie screenings. AMC Theatres will begin testing a subscription service next month that will allow subscribers to attend ...

Rose McGowan: My Agent Told Me To Stop Talking In Meetings

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Two years ago, Rose McGowan says she was stifled by an agent for speaking too well. The fact that she is an intelligent woman intimidated people ...

Was 2013 the Best Year for Movies in Decades?

Quora | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ken Miyamoto, Produced screenwriter, former Sony Pictures script reader/story analyst, former ...

Crash the Gate: What the Class of 2014 Needs to Know About the New Route to Success

Marian Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Personal networks will replace corporate hierarchies and recruiters, so invest in friends and fans. Treat your relationships as long-term investments .

Why Should Illinois Thank Johnny Depp and Christian Bale?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.26.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Christian Bale is a nominee for an Oscar for his role in American Hustle, but Illinois may want to appreciate him more for his roles in Public Enemies and The Dark Knight.

5 Things You Need To Know About Women In Old Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.15.2013 | Women

There's a serious gender gap in Hollywood these days -- but it hasn't always been so bad. The Women Film Pioneers Project out of Columbia Universi...

How Director's Chairs and the Movie Industry Have Given Way to Theater Seats, Screening Rooms and Plenty of New Business

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
Sreedhar Pillai

The film industry may not be dead yet, but new businesses are already opening up to take over from the movie moguls.

All The Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Gaffer

Anne M. Strick | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

A Gaffer, Jay Yowler tells us, is head of the electrical department and right hand man to the Director of Photography (who is sometimes referred to as the Lighting Cameraman).

Is Steven Spielberg Right in Predicting that the Movie Industry Will Implode?

Quora | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

I can't argue with Steven Spielberg. George Lucas on the other hand, maybe (wink, wink). There is some truth to it. Spielberg sees that these big movies are getting bigger and bigger.

How Does Pixar Manage To Constantly Produce Commendable Movies?

Quora | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

As I've told many people over the years, at some point every single Pixar movie sucks. The trick is not stopping there.

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Art Director

Anne M. Strick | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

Just what does an Art Director do? "It's a multi-faceted job," says Mark Garner. "I'm kind of an office manager at first, putting the art department t...

Catherine New

'Game Of Thrones' Author Buys Beloved Movie Theater

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 04.23.2013 | Small Business

Film buffs can thank royalties from the House of Lannister for bringing a single-screen movie theater back to life in Santa Fe, N.M. Game of Throne...

'Argo' Is Bad, Embarrassing And Wrong

Imam Abdullah Antepli | Posted 04.28.2013 | Religion
Imam Abdullah Antepli

"Argo" demonstrates how out of touch we are with crucial global realities and how disconnected we are from how we come across to the rest of the human family through these kinds of expressions.

What Makes a Great Rock Biopic? (Hint: It's Not Factual Accuracy)

Christopher Zara | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Christopher Zara

Wait, what? This is apparently what happens when you give a simple assignment to an indie director with too much imagination. A straight-up biopic of Dylan would have been fine. But do we really need to see Cate Blanchett in drag?

Movie Studios Probed Over Inappropriate Payments In China

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Business

* SEC has sent inquiry letters to movie studios-source * Letters ask about dealings with Chinese officials-source * Chin...

Marketing the Truth

Joseph Rauch | Posted 06.23.2012 | College
Joseph Rauch

I was surprised when I found out that many movies claim to be based on true events when, in fact, they are completely or almost completely fictional.

Foreign Markets and the Big Screen

Chris Dodd | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
Chris Dodd

The motion picture industry, like all major American job creators, is part of a growing and interconnected world economy. But it might be surprising how important foreign movie theater audiences are to the millions of Americans who depend on the motion picture industry for their jobs.

Why Is February Such a Weak Month for Movies?

Quora | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

The movie industry is the classic popular definition of insanity in action: doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome. Some of it more or less "works" and proves to the industry it knows what it's doing.

Why the Movie Industry Can't Innovate and the Result Is SOPA

Steve Blank | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business
Steve Blank

The music and movie business has been consistently wrong in its claims that new platforms and channels would be the end of its businesses. In each case, the new technology produced a new market far larger than the impact it had on the existing market.

Anna Almendrala

Two Broke Girls On How To Hack Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles

My LA: Erin Bunch and Michelle Vick Current Gig: Erin Bunch and Michelle Vick were trying to climb the entertainment industry's corporate ladder wh...

Alexander Eichler

With Film Incentive Capped, Michigan's Movie Jobs Face An Uncertain Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.26.2011 | Detroit

Sean Doerr knows Detroit. He's been poking around the city since he was 14, exploring its forgotten buildings and learning the names of architects lon...

Oscars Crack Down On Lavish Promo Parties

Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

In Hollywood, social events are part of the business, especially when it comes to awards season. During Oscar season, studios bust out the big bucks a...

Intelligent Film Content

Michael J. Critelli | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Michael J. Critelli

The Hollywood-based film industry has changed significantly over the last few decades. It has gravitated toward financing films with the following att...

Are Studios Dead?

Jeffrey Korchek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Korchek

It's possible that the General Motors model of a movie studio where one studio and its executives try to make a steady stream of comedies, dramas, genre pictures and those $200 million-plus things that hold up tents, is over.

PHOTOS: California Filming Locations: 10 Cinematic Getaways

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Trazzler.com By Megan Cytron All well-orchestrated weekend getaways deliver a therapeutic dose of fantasy. In California, a qui...