The Oscar-winning director will become the seventh recipient of the award in the club’s 100-year history. read more (Movies 30-Jun-16)Ted Sarandos: Netflix's Global Platform Will Bring Diversity to Hollywood
The streaming giant continues to look for a way to accesss the huge China market, the executive also said at an event in Seoul.read more (Movies 30-Jun-16)Academy President on Diversity Push: "We Will Keep the Pedal to the Metal"
As the organization unveiled an unprecedented list of 683 new members, Cheryl Boone Isaacs said, "The board and the membership are very proud of this day."read more (Movies 30-Jun-16)Tom Hanks Suffers Through Hero Worship in 'Sully' Trailer
The film, directed by Clint Eastwood, is set to hit theaters Sept. 9.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)'Star Wars: Episode VIII' and 'Han Solo' Directors to Attend London Fan Event
Rian Johnson, Phil Lord and Chris Miller will talk with Kathleen Kennedy about the future of 'Star Wars' during a Sunday afternoon panel.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)Marvel Reveals Why Captain America Broke Bad
The second issue of 'Captain America: Steve Rogers' explains what was behind last month's dramatic reveal.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)No, Leonardo DiCaprio Isn't Playing Poet Rumi in a Biopic
Screenwriter David Franzoni and producer Stephen Joel Brown said they'd love to cast the 'Revenant' actor in the movie about the 13th century poet, but sources close to DiCaprio say he will not pursue the project.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)Meet the Comic Book 'Tarzan' Wannabes
It's not easy to fill the loincloth of Edgar Rice Burroughs' hero, but a surprising number of comic book characters have tried.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)Samuel L. Jackson Says His 'Star Wars' Character Lives on (and George Lucas Approves)
"George is like, 'I’m okay with that. You can be alive,'" says the actor.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie': Film Review
Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders are back as Patsy and Edina, growing old disgracefully and accidentally knocking Kate Moss in the Thames, in this adaptation of the classic British sitcom. read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)'20th Century Women,' Starring Elle Fanning, Annette Bening, Lands at A24
Greta Gerwig also stars in Mike Mills' film.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)James Cameron Defends George Lucas' 'Star Wars' Titles, Says 'Force Awakens' Lacked "Imagination"
"This film was more of a retrenchment to things you had seen before, and characters you had seen before, and it took a few baby steps forward with new characters."read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)Theater Apologizes for Screening R-Rated 'Sausage Party' Trailer Ahead of 'Finding Dory'
"We fully realize this trailer is not appropriate for 'Dory' and we would never schedule something like that."read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)Tibetan Filmmaker Hospitalized After Detention by Chinese Police
The Film Directors Guild of China issued a statement Wednesday calling on police to make the case public and investigate whether excessive violence was used.read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)'Trolls' Trailer: Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick Butt Heads as '90s Toys
"So you're going to scrapbook them to freedom?!"read more (Movies 29-Jun-16)'Finding Dory' #1 Again, Topping All Four of the Weekend's New Wide Releases Combined
Twenty six weeks into 2016 and Disney's year continues to impress as the studio has the #1 film at the weekend box office for the twelfth time. Finding Dory topped the weekend chart with one of the ten best second weekends of all-time as the animated feature has now grossed over $286 million domestically and nearly $400 million worldwide. As for the weekend's new wide releases, the results weren't quite as pretty as three out of the four struggled in a competitive marketplace. Independence... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 26-Jun-16)'Independence Day', 'Shallows' & 'Free State of Jones' Must Contend with 'Finding Dory'
(Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 23-Jun-16)'Finding Dory' Drowns Animated Box Office Records With $136 Million Opening
Disney finds itself atop the weekend box office for the eleventh time this year, this time it's the Pixar brand coming up big with Finding Dory. The release is another 2016 animated hit for the studio on the heels of Zootopia, as Dory broke its share of box office records this weekend including the largest opening weekend for an animated feature. It was also a good weekend for the week's other new wide release, the action-comedy Central Intelligence starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 19-Jun-16)'Finding Dory' Set to Break the Animated Opening Weekend Record
(Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 16-Jun-16)'The Conjuring 2' Scares Up #1 Finish Domestically; 'Warcraft' Goes Big Internationally
The Conjuring 2 led the weekend at the domestic box office followed by fellow newcomers Warcraft and Now You See Me 2. At a time where sequels are under a microscope, as several have recently underperformed compared to their original releases, The Conjuring 2 nearly matched the first film's opening weekend gross while pulling in more than $90 million in its worldwide opening. Meanwhile, Warcraft put new meaning to global release as the big budget feature was unable to capture the attention... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 12-Jun-16)'Conjuring 2' Looks to Scare Up a #1 Finish Over 'Now You See Me 2' and 'Warcraft'
Saturday AM Update: Friday estimates are in and The Conjuring 2 finds itself atop the chart with an estimated $16.4 million on track to finish a bit above Mojo's forecast and an opening weekend around $38 million. Finishing second is Universal's Warcraft with an estimated $10.7 million, a better start than expected as it is now looking at an opening around $27 million or so, but the story remains its status in China, which is now around $145 million after just four days. The film's inte... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 09-Jun-16)'Ninja Turtles 2' Opens #1 With Soft $35M While 'Zootopia' Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide
The first weekend in June 2016 played out mostly as expected, with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows taking the #1 spot followed by last weekend's first place finisher, X-Men: Apocalypse. Warner's Me Before You, however, did manage to break out well above expectations while Universal's Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping may have received great reviews, but couldn't find much of an audience. Overall, the weekend was a wash compared to last year with estimates for the top twel... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 05-Jun-16)May 2016 Box Office Highlights: 'Captain America' & 'Jungle Book' Topped the Month
(Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 02-Jun-16)Weekend Forecast: 'Ninja Turtles 2' Look to Take Down 'X-Men'
Saturday AM Update: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows topped Friday estimates with $12.5 million, which included $2 million from Thursday night previews. The film is now trending toward an opening weekend anywhere from $32-35 million. Warner's Me Before You is performing above expectations, hauling in an estimated $7.75 million on Friday, heading toward a weekend that could top $18 million. The film received an "A" CinemaScore and the $7.75 million Friday is pre... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 02-Jun-16)'X-Men' & 'Alice' Lead Soft Memorial Day Weekend; Disney Tops $4 Billion Worldwide
Monday AM Update: Estimates for the four-day holiday weekend are in and X-Men: Apocalypse appears to be right on track to hit pre-weekend expectations. The studio is reporting an estimated $80 million four-day holiday weekend, placing the film atop the weekend chart. For Disney's Alice Through the Looking Glass things only continue to look worse as the film's three-day estimate dropped from $18.1 million yesterday to $26.9 million today with the studio now anticipating a $34.1 million four-... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 29-May-16)