UPDATE, 4:15 PM PT: There's a lot this weekend that's reminiscent of last year's comparable frame, which again has a Hunger Games movie atop the heap, and a space sci-fi epic coming in at No. 2 across the globe. And yet, there are shifts to watch. Show More Summary
Throughout his career, editor Joe Walker has worked with some of the most critically lauded and commercially successful directors in the business—among them, Michael Mann and Steve McQueen. Walker was Oscar-nominated for his editingShow More Summary
Focus Features' The Danish Girl had a robust beginning to its theatrical run during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but it was The Weinstein Company's Carol that held the reins as the top per theater average champ. Open Road's Spotlight...Show More Summary
6TH UPDATE, Sunday 10:30 AM Final: It was a great Thanksgiving indeed at the box office. Total weekend ticket sales as of this morning are being estimated at +12% over last year with $183.1M, which would make it the fourth best FSS post...Show More Summary
UPDATED, 3:01PM Saturday: Selma director Ava DuVernay took time out today to Tweet her responses to Friday’s post about the conspicuously non-diverse casting of Gods Of Egypt, and Lionsgate and Alex Proyas’ uncharacteristically quick public acknowledgement of the matter. This kind of apology never happens – for something that happens all the time. Show More Summary
After more than 50 years in the biz, Jane Fonda is looking, and, I suspect, feeling more youthful than ever. So it seems entirely appropriate that Italian director Paolo Sorrentino's perfectly titled Youth should bring her roaring back into the Oscar conversation. Show More Summary
‘Circus of Machines,’ one of the tracks composed by Daniel Pemberton for awards contender Steve Jobs, is an operatic piece performed last month at the World Soundtrack Awards during the 42nd Ghent Film Festival in Belgium. For thoseShow More Summary
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Focus Features' The Danish Girl had a robust beginning to its theatrical run during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but it was TWC's Carol that held the reins as the top per theater average champ. Open Road's Spotlight and Fox Searchlight's...Show More Summary
Refresh for latest.. International weekend estimates are rolling in from the studios with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 continuing to dominate offshore markets. In 92 total, Lionsgate's final installment of the Katniss Everdeen saga feathered its nest with $62M, off about 57% from its opening last frame. Show More Summary
In the wake of receiving her first Best Actress Oscar nomination for 2009's An Education, Carey Mulligan realized that she had the fortunate opportunity to choose roles. She easily could play a leading man's foil in any Hollywood blockbuster—in...Show More Summary
This week in the world of music commentary, we hear a take down of Jimmy Iovine, the story of hip hop artist Talib Kweli, and a case study of millennial's music consumption habits. Jimmy Iovine And The Myth Of The Male Music Fan My Indie Hip-Hop Hustle [Talib Kweli] What...
This week's chart topping articles included a look at why pop stars are starting their own labels, what wisdom we can learn from Adele's 25, and why what works for her may not for anyone else, plus eight concepts artists should implement at their next show. Who's Crazy Enough To...
Music sales tracking firm BuzzAngle reports that Adele's "25" sold 3,327,992 total albums in its first week of release. Nielsen Music put the number slightly higher at 3.38 million. Sales were split almost equally between physical and digital with “25” representing an amazing 67.1% of total sales in the Top...
Taiwan’s The Assassin, from this year’s Cannes Film Festival best director Hou Hsiao-Hsien, has been voted the top movie of 2015 in the British Film Institute’s poll of 168 critics for the organization’s Sight & Sound magazine. No. 2...Show More Summary
Two years ago the Best Actor race was so crowded that such surefire contenders as Robert Redford (All Is Lost) and Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) saw their hopes dashed right out of the gate when both were overlooked for even a nomination. Show More Summary
One of the tracks Daniel Pemberton composed for awards contender Steve Jobs is ‘Circus of Machines’. The operatic piece that was performed last month at the World Sound Track Awards at the 42nd Ghent Film Festival in Belgium, where Pemberton had won the World Soundtrack Discovery of the Year in 2014. Show More Summary
Al Markim, known to TV’s first generation of fanboys as Astro, the Venusian pal and fledgling scientist of ’50s sci-fi program Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, died Tuesday, according to his family. He was 88. After serving in the Army andShow More Summary
On a Friday night of mostly repeats and holiday specials, Fox was the only network to run a full slate of originals. As it was, MasterChef Junior (0.9/3) and World's Funniest (0.6/2) both got hit by the expected post-Thanksgiving lull,...Show More Summary
Hypebot has quite a bit of useful knowledge to drop on the DIY artist this week, from how to appeal to a publicist, to why a split sheet just isn't enough when it comes to co-writing songs, plus an explanation of why more fans aren't seeing your blog posts. Ask...