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Box Office: Ninja Turtles Slay the Galaxy's Guardians

Hollywood’s having its 2nd good weekend in a row, up +18% over last year per Nikki Finke. All hail producer Michael Bay’s reboot of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” which should land somewhere close to $60 million by Monday morning.

Box Office: Ninja Turtles Slay the Galaxy's Guardians

Contract Dispute Delays 'Big Bang Theory' Production

NEW YORK (AP) — Production on a new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors. The Warner Brothers Television studio, which makes television’s most popular comedy, said that Wednesday’s

Contract Dispute Delays 'Big Bang Theory' Production

'Batman' at 25

John Nolte mentioned that Tim Burton’s epochal “Batman” film is now 25 years old, which immediately made every aching joint in my aging body flare up, and more of my remaining hair turn white.  Twenty-five years ago?  Really? The nifty

The Wachowskis' latest film gets sent to the showers

It probably isn’t good news when a $150 million movie set to premiere in less than six weeks is abruptly yanked from the schedule and banished to February of next year, but that’s what just happened to “Jupiter Ascending,” the

Hollywood Playbook: Wednesday's Top 5 News Items

John Wayne: The Epic Collection Set for May 20 Release John Wayne fans rejoice. On May 20, Warner Brothers releases a massive collection of 40 John Wayne films on DVD. The collection also includes a book listing his films and

Hollywood Playbook: Wednesday's Top 5 News Items

Hong Kong Movie Mogul Run Run Shaw Dies at 107

By KELVIN K. CHANAssociated PressHONG KONGRun Run Shaw built a Hong Kong movie and TV empire that nurtured rising talents like actor Chow Yun-fat and director John Woo, inspired Hollywood filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino and produced the 1982 sci-fi

Hong Kong Movie Mogul Run Run Shaw Dies at 107

Top 5 Reasons 'The Right Stuff' Is a Masterpiece

For its 30th anniversary, Warner Brothers has just released a fantastic Bluray package of writer/director Philip Kaufman’s “The Right Stuff” (1983). The transfer is absolutely perfect, as is the 5.1 sound mix. The set also includes a separate disc with

Top 5 Reasons 'The Right Stuff' Is a Masterpiece

Michigan Gives 'Man of Steel' Sequel $35M Tax Credit

While California desperately tries to keep film and TV production in-state, Hollywood’s production companies are raking in the dough elsewhere. Michigan’s film office has announced it will offer $35 million to Warner brothers for shooting parts of Man of Steel

Michigan Gives 'Man of Steel' Sequel $35M Tax Credit

This Is How the Left Wins: The Studio System

Imagine if Miley Cyrus had printed the number “17 trillion” across her twerking buttocks; think how many people would know our national debt. Without commenting on the quality of the current pop culture, it’s impossible to deny its power, although

This Is How the Left Wins: The Studio System

Ben Affleck to Play Batman

Oscar-winning Argo director Ben Affleck will play Batman in Warner Brothers’ followup to Superman flick Man of Steel, according to Variety. Predictably, hordes of nerds and fair-weather nerds who deem superhero casting decisions sacred are outraged.  I have but one thing

Ben Affleck to Play Batman

Warner Bros. Celebrates 90 Years of Sights, Sound

In 2012, Paramount and Universal Studios both celebrated their 100-year anniversaries. So it might seem a bit odd, and rather opportunistic, that Warner Bros. decided to celebrate their 90th this year. The studio’s reasoning is good, though: The decade that

Warner Bros. Celebrates 90 Years of Sights, Sound