Wednesday, December 7, 2016

CinemaCon

Saturday, Apr. 16, 2016

The spotlight was on Sean Parker and the Screening Room at CinemaCon in Las Vegas this past week, but while the nation's theater owners and studio executives mulled the implications of the proposed at-home viewing service, Parker played coy.

When The Associated Press asked Parker about...

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2016

Amazon Studios plans to work together with theaters, not against, says studio exec Bob Berney. The burgeoning movie studio presented to the CinemaCon audience Thursday afternoon in Las Vegas.

Berney and Amazon Studios head Roy Price stressed that their primary goal is to provide...

Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016

From the bodacious bodies of "Baywatch" to the literary credentials of August Wilson's "Fences," Paramount Pictures has a diverse slate of films on its schedule.

The studio teased some upcoming properties Monday at CinemaCon, kicking off the annual gathering of theater owners and...

Friday, Apr. 24, 2015

Chris Pratt left the CinemaCon crowd in stitches with his irreverent, high-energy and slightly racy comments at the annual conference of theater owners Thursday. The actor, there to promote "Jurassic World" along with director Colin Trevorrow, introduced a sizzle...

Thursday, Apr. 23, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio has gone wild.

A first look at footage from "The Revenant," an upcoming film by Oscar-winning director Alejando Iñárritu, shows a scraggly DiCaprio in furs and skins in the snowy, bleak 1820s Canadian wilderness.

The movie...

Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

Clint Eastwood wants to get one thing straight: He did not threaten to kill Michael Moore.

"It isn't a bad idea," Eastwood laughed Wednesday during a tribute luncheon for the veteran actor and director at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

The "American...

Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

There wasn't a dry eye in the over 4,000-seat Colosseum theater as the credits rolled following the first screening of Pixar's "Inside Out" at CinemaCon on Wednesday morning.

The film, out June 19, personifies the emotions of an 11-year-old girl who...

Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

When "Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler approached Sylvester Stallone about making another "Rocky" movie, Stallone thought he was insane. The creator of the "Rocky" saga told the CinemaCon audience on Tuesday that the Rocky journey had ended.

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Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015

It matters where you watch a movie, the head of the Motion Picture Association of America stressed Tuesday at the opening of an annual gathering of theater owners in Las Vegas.

"Legitimately accessing content rewards the creators that drive America's...

Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014

Sony Pictures debuted 30 minutes of 3-D footage of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" at movie-theater convention CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.

Cut into multiple segments, a packed house at Caesars Palace previewed scenes explaining the death of...