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3:00 PM on 01.26.2015

Dreamworks Animation cuts 500 jobs, reveals new release slate

Back when Dreamworks Animation needed to compete with Disney, they stopped making films in 2D (even if those films are some of the greats) and churned out ten Shreks to a very successful box office performance each time. Basi...

Nick Valdez


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Mistwalker's mobile-RPG Terra Battle has surpassed 1.5 million downloads worldwide

Unlock new "adventurers" from iconic Final Fantasy character designer Yoshitaka Amano and a new scenario from Yasumi Matsuno, designer of Final Fantasy XII. Also, Terra Battle received the highly anticipated online co-op mode update that allows players to work together to clear stages and adds summons to the battlefield. More Info.




2:00 PM on 01.19.2015

Ouija 2 is happening because money

It may not have been a good film, or even entertaining, but Ouija is going to get a sequel on top of its already bare bones story because it made near $85 million dollars from its slim $5 million dollar budget.  In an in...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 01.09.2015

The Interview grossed $31 million on VOD despite piracy

When Sony released The Interview on most video demand services but its own, it was promptly pirated nearly 100 million times. At first it seemed like this news would only deter studios from simultaneous theatrical and VOD rel...

Nick Valdez

2:30 PM on 01.02.2015

Movie theater attendance in 2014 was the lowest since 1995

2014 is officially over. Celebration aside, this means that we can finally evaluate the year as a whole. The Hollywood Reporter has started us off right, with a breakdown of the box office numbers from the year. And... well, ...

Alec Kubas-Meyer

1:00 PM on 08.11.2014

Green Inferno on hold indefinitely

Sad news for those you like the boundary pushing of Eli Roth and the disturbing Cannibal Holocaust. His homage to that film, Green Inferno, has been put on hold indefinitely. It's not because of any controversy, surprisi...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 08.11.2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles getting a sequel because money

It's hard to be cynical or excited about announcements like these because these days when a big franchise reboot or new property is announced, it's almost guaranteed that any given studio is planning at least three or four mo...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.09.2014

Transformers 4 becomes the highest grossing movie in China ever

Damn it, China. What happened to you? You used to be cool. This is why we can't have nice things.  [via Variety]

Matthew Razak

12:00 PM on 07.03.2014

Enchanted 2 is still happening because money

Wait..."still"? Yes, a sequel to the 2007 Disney Princess film Enchanted has been in the works for some time now, but it hasn't progressed passed the "it should happen" stage. But now that Frozen was a mega hit for Disney, th...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 05.21.2014

Godzilla sequel already happening because money

Because Godzilla made a monstrous amount of money in the box office its opening weekend (over $93 million dollars domestically), naturally talk of a sequel is already underway. At this point, it's not even really news as we a...

Nick Valdez

12:51 PM on 02.24.2014

Box Office Numbers: All hails the mighty LEGO

The LEGO Movie didn't face much stiff competition this week, but it still pulled in a whopping amount beating out both new releases and pulling in more money than many films make in their entire run. Looks like word of mouth ...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Frozen is highest grossing original animated film ever

I don't think anyone would have guessed that Disney would be back on top of the animation world, knocking Pixar down, at the beginning of 2013, but it seems the animation studio finally figured out (with the help of Pixar hea...

Matthew Razak





6:00 PM on 12.17.2013

More 'Divergent' coming 2015/2016

Variety is reporting that Neil Burger, director of the latest attempt by a studio to cash in on that sweet, sweet young adult money, will not be returning to direct Latest Attempt By A Studio To Cash In On That Sweet, Sweet Y...

Mike Cosimano

12:00 PM on 12.13.2013

Fast & Furious 7 getting rewrites to honor Paul Walker

Now that Fast & Furious 7 has officially halted its production for the time being to properly get its bearings after losing Paul Walker, Universal is still in the midst of a very confusing situation. One of the many optio...

Nick Valdez



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Disney nabs future Indiana Jones film rights
by Nick Valdez

Disney continues its quest to own everything most people enjoy with Indiana Jones. Reaching a distribution deal with Paramount, Disney now owns future rights to every future Indiana Jones film (with Paramount still making a small sum off of each of them) while Paramount will own the rights to the previous four. Although there's no set confirmation of a fifth Indy movie, you'd be crazy to think Disney would make a deal like this and not capitalize on it. 

Expect them to pull a Star Wars: Episode VII and announce Indiana Jones and the Incontinence Problem in the near future given that both Spielberg and Harrison Ford expressed interest in another one despite Ford being a sad and craggly senior citizen.  

[via Variety

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2:00 PM on 12.04.2013

You cannot afford Han Solo's blaster, now up for auction

Do you like The Empire Strikes Back or Return of the Jedi? Do you like Han Solo so much you'd be willing to sell several of your kidneys to own a piece of him? Do you have 200,000 ducats lying around, taking up space? Do I ha...

Nick Valdez

2:33 PM on 12.02.2013

Oldboy may be one of the biggest bombs in recent history

Spike Lee's remake of Oldboy has been pretty much universally panned across the board. Some of this might be simply because the original never needed to be remade, but it's also because the movie just isn't that good. It...

Matthew Razak

5:00 PM on 11.12.2013

Disney breaks its own all-time box office record

Did you know that Disney held the all-time box office record? In 2010 they made $3.79 billion. They still hold the record, it's just more now. This year they've officially made $3.79 billion, and they still have the holiday s...

Matthew Razak

9:00 AM on 09.17.2013

Insidious: Chapter Three is now a thing because money

Since Insidious: Chapter Two (Insidiou2) made big bucks during its opening weekend, Sony Pictures Worldwide has announced that Leigh Whannel (the screenwriter of the previous Insidious films) has now begun working on Insidiou...

Nick Valdez

11:52 AM on 08.30.2013

Vin Diesel leveraged his house to make Riddick

We all know Riddick was a bit of a passion project for star Vin Diesel and that it wouldn't have gotten off the ground without a lot of help from him, but I didn't think he put this much into the movie. The movie is as i...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 08.01.2013

Paramount looking to expand on "day-and-date" VOD indies

While going out to see a movie is getting more and more expensive, it makes smaller independent movies more of a risk to the consumer. Would you rather spend you ten dollars on a smaller film like Only God Forgives, or go wit...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.26.2013

Ticket prices are too damn high according to NATO

NATO, or better known as the National Association of Theater Owners, confirmed what most of us already knew. Seeing movies in theaters is getting too damn expensive. According to them, the average price of a movie ticket rose...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 05.23.2013

Regal Cinemas to raise their ticket prices 4%

Deadline reported that Regal ticket prices are expected to go up 3% to 4% this year, in keeping with patterns from previous years. This means that you'll need to take out a loan if you want to waste your money on World War Z ...

Hubert Vigilla