WASHINGTON U.S. movie theater chains fear that a Justice Department review of little-known mid-century rules may result in studios getting free rein to force them to show unpopular movies in exchange for getting blockbuster releases, threatening their profits.
VIENNA Cinema buffs familiar with movie theaters in Los Angeles, Cannes and Berlin do not necessarily link their passion with Austria's capital Vienna.
LOS ANGELES A new "Star Wars" prequel series is on its way, this time for Walt Disney Co's planned Disney+ streaming service, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Grinch" proved it's never too early for some holiday cheer as the animated family flick stole the weekend box office with $66 million from 4,141 locations.
PARIS Harry Potter fans got their first look at the second "Fantastic Beasts" movie on Thursday at a world premiere in Paris - the setting for the latest wizarding adventure from British author J.K. Rowling. | Video
LOS ANGELES A collection of draft scripts for "The Wizard of Oz" and other material from the archives of the 1939 film are going up for auction in December and could fetch up to $1.2 million. | Video
LOS ANGELES Michael Douglas celebrated his 50th year in showbusiness on Tuesday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame near that of his screen legend father, Kirk Douglas, now 101. | Video
LONDON At first glance, Steve McQueen's latest film, "Widows", looks like a fast-paced heist movie, but the award-winning British director says he wanted his Chicago-set movie to take a deeper look at the current political and social-economic climate.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There's a new box office queen in town.
LOS ANGELES It's been 14 years since Garrard Conley, the gay son of an Arkansas Baptist preacher, was sent to conversion therapy and two years since he published a memoir about what he calls the "psychological torture" he endured there. | Video
NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video