Friday, July 21, 2017

CinemaCon

Monday, Apr. 3, 2017

Director Christopher Nolan has spent his career bending minds (and cities) with his films. He works on a scale that is stubbornly and obsessively cinematic and it seems that no concept, be it Batman or the multiverse or dreams, is too big for the visionary filmmaker.

His latest movie, "...

Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017

Would you pay $40 to watch a movie in the comfort of your own home 10 days after its big-screen release? How about $30 after 45 days?

These are just a few of the ideas being thrown around by major Hollywood studios looking to more effectively compete with streaming services, television,...

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

Amazon Studios might have a streaming component, but executives say the company is fully committed to the theatrical experience.

The young studio in its second year at CinemaCon, an annual gathering of theater owners and exhibitors, reiterated its commitment to preserving the theatrical...

Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences.

At CinemaCon Tuesday, studio executives and representatives from the National Association of Theater Owners touted the importance of both groups in growing the movie business.

Higher ticket prices helped...

Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out.

Sony Pictures on Monday unveiled the second trailer for "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at CinemaCon, featuring Tom Holland, the newly anointed web-slinger, being put in his place by Robert Downey Jr.'s more seasoned Tony Stark. The film, out July 7,...

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...