Blockbusters

Avengers: Infinity War is the second most expensive film ever made

Avengers: Infinity War could be one of the most expensive films ever made, a new report suggests.<p>The superhero film, which ties together plot-lines from 10 years of Marvel blockbusters, has cost an estimated $300 million, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>That matches the cost of last year's DC film …

Avengers: Infinity War

Black Panther just keeps smashing box office records

It’s now grossed more than Iron Man, Thor, and the first Captain America combined.<p><i>Black Panther</i> isn’t just a terrific movie — it’s also proved to be a record-crushing machine. Here’s a quick roundup of its success thus far:<p>It had the fifth-largest opening weekend in history.<br>• It crushed overseas …

Culture

Masters Of The Universe Reboot Movie Finds New Directors

A new movie based on the classic '80s toyline and cartoon Masters of the Universe has been in the works for several years, with a variety of directors and screenwriters attached. Following the news in February that DC veteran David S. Goyer would no longer direct it, Variety now reports that indie …

Construction

Let's Be Honest, Content Drives Movie Ticket Sales

The reports of the death of the movies have been greatly exaggerated. The industry loves to cry that the end is near, from the dawn of TV to the …

Advertising Industry

Badass Lando steals the spotlight on new Solo: A Star Wars Story poster, internet freaks out

<i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> will certainly be one of the biggest blockbusters this summer, and despite the title, the internet feels that the real hero …

Entertainment

Helios And Matheson: The Excesses Of Capitalism

On Oct. 12, 2017, when HMNY shares were trading at roughly $29, I wrote an extraordinarily bearish article suggested HMNY could be a zero.<p>As the …

Investing

Paula Patton on Producing ‘Traffik’ and the 'Great Possibilities' for Women Behind the Camera (Exclusive)

"The world blew up last year and the truth was revealed," Paula Patton tells ET, describing how Hollywood has changed since allegations of sexual …

Hollywood

Avengers: Infinity War — What to read before you see it

Two story arcs that’ll have you prepped for the summer’s biggest movie<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> doesn’t just have 10 years of Marvel Cinematic Universe story to draw from — it’s got decades of Marvel Comics canon. It can be hard to know exactly what to read beforehand.<p>Don’t worry: Here are two major …

Marvel Universe

'Deadpool 2' Director David Leitch: 'You're Going to Get Everything You Expect and More'

While superhero fans are practically ready to spontaneously combust waiting for next week's theatrical release of <i>Avengers: Infinity War,</i> there is …

Pop Culture

Netflix has rejected showing its movies at some willing theaters, and Hollywood insiders don't understand why

It seems that, for at least a fleeting moment, Netflix was interested in buying movie theaters that would play its movies on the big screen.<p>According to the Los Angeles Times, the streaming giant "explored" the idea of acquiring Landmark Theatres, the 53-theater chain with locations in New York, …

Business

A Tribute to Hawkeye, a Character Who Is Definitely in Avengers: Infinity War at Some Point

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> features practically every iconic hero from Marvel Studios’ decade of groundbreaking superhero blockbusters coming together in …

Marvel Universe

Emily Carmichael On Making Blockbusters That Matter

We chat with the action-adventure writer/director about living the Hollywood dream with integrity.<p>I had a blast with this chat with <b>Emily Carmichael</b>. …

Filmmaking

Better Buy: GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) vs. Eli Lilly (LLY)

Which stock wins in a head-to-head matchup of these two big pharma companies?<p>Your time horizon matters when it comes to investing.<p><b>GlaxoSmithKline</b>'s …

Biotechnology

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR's Massive Budget Revealed; Presale Ticket Sales Closing In On STAR WARS

More details on how <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is doing in terms of presale ticket sales have been revealed today as has news on how much the epic MCU …

Marvel Universe

After Lost In Space, Here Are 5 More Vintage Sci-Fi Shows Worth Revisiting

Netflix's reimagining of <i>Lost in Space</i> debuted last week, the latest in a very long line of classic scifi TV shows that have either been rebooted …

Science Fiction

Marvel's 'Black Panther' Saved The U.S. Box Office All By Itself

Walt Disney and Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i> has now earned $676 million in North America, just shy of the inflation-adjusted gross of <i>The Jungle Book</i> to become the 32nd-biggest “tickets sold” grosser of all time. It’ll probably top $680m this weekend and take a shot at the inflation-adjusted totals <i>The</i> …

Movies

When will the world end? Weird and wonderful theories including Planet X, asteroid collision and a polar flip

The idea of the world ending is a classic plot line in science fiction blockbusters.<p>And in reality, there are several weird and wonderful theories …

Physics

Amazon Prime Video for iPhone

Prime Video is Amazon's answer to Netflix and Hulu, delivering a sizeable mix of original, exclusive, and licensed content, ranging from 4K HDR blockbusters to British murder mysteries, via mobile devices, smart TVs, streaming boxes, and in your web browser. The company ups the ante by throwing the …

Televisions

2019 Oscars: Best Picture Predictions

At this early stage, Marvel's "Black Panther" is poised to continue to make history.<p>Last year, Petty Jenkins’ DC comic-book movie “Wonder Woman” far …

Award Shows

‘Ant-Man’ Revisited: “This Isn't Cute Technology Like the Iron Man Suit!”

<b>Ant-Man</b> is a movie I’m always arguing with myself over whether or not I should buy it. On the one hand, it’s not a great movie. It’s barely a pretty …

Marvel Universe

SEB SHAKESPEARE: Duke’s brother is charging £12 for a ‘Great British style street party'

Lord Gerald Fitzalan Howard is to host a royal garden party on May 19 at his stately home, Carlton Towers, in Yorkshire, which will feature what it …

Street Parties

Netflix reportedly looked into acquiring theater chain to show only its originals

Just when you think Netflix is done revolutionizing the way we consume media, the streaming giant goes and does something totally unprecedented.<p>The …

Entertainment

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We offer the latest Hollywood blockbusters, the most<br>popular TV series, and the best films from<br>independent filmmakers.<p>All this, easily accessible from …

Andrés Iniesta

Art, Culture, and Markets

In her new book, <i>Culture and Commerce: The Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries,</i> Mukti Khaire, the Girish and Jaidev Reddy Professor of …

Business School

Avengers: Infinity War: reviews, news, analysis, trailers, and more - Vox

A decade of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has all been leading to this.<p>The culmination of 10 years of superhero blockbusters, Joe and Anthony Russo’s <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> unites the past and future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Established Avengers (Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Black …

Marvel Universe

The Rock Is Cooking Up His Own Tequila Brand

It's always been a bit of a mystery as to what exactly Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been cooking for all these years, but we now have a pretty good …

Tequila

How ‘Game of Thrones’ Entices Us with Words

The most spectacle-heavy show on television may have something to say about the ways in which theater influences modern entertainment.I got into <b>Game</b> …

TV Series

Famous people born today - celebrity birthdays for April 20 - Miranda Kerr, Carmen Electra and Andy Serkis

HAPPY Birthday to everyone celebrating today, and did you know you share it with these famous faces?<p>These celebs were born today… but are there any …

William Shakespeare

Representation on the rise in film | The Crimson White

Courtesy of Flickr<p>Sitting in a movie theater is an immersive experience, one that brings viewers into a different world for the duration of the run …

Race & Ethnicity

ALADDIN North American Tour Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The North American tour of Disney's Aladdin celebrates its one-year anniversary today, April 19 in Denver, where the hit Broadway musical is playing …

Beauty and the Beast