Movie Industry

Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

Jan 15, 2019

Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago

Ousted Pixar chief John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation

Jan 9, 2019

The ousted Pixar co-founder and former Disney animation chief John Lasseter will head the recently launched animation division of production company Skydance Media

Netflix's 'Bird Box' success gets Hollywood clucking

Jan 2, 2019

Netflix's rare disclosure about 'Bird Box' viewership gets Hollywood, Wall Street clucking

In a record year, the movie theater strikes back

Dec 20, 2018

In a record year at the box office, the movie theater strikes back

Judge: 'No basis' to throw out Weinstein's sex assault case

Dec 20, 2018

A New York judge declined Thursday to dismiss sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein, rejecting the latest push from the movie producer's lawyers to have his indictment thrown out

5 charged with running massive movie piracy ring

Dec 12, 2018

A Los Angeles federal grand jury has indicted five men who allegedly ran a piracy ring that offered hundreds of stolen movies and TV shows online, including "Fifty Shades of Grey," "Godzilla" and "The Walking Dead."

Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

Oct 23, 2018

Ed Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year

Arts professionals respond in the year since #MeToo movement

Oct 12, 2018

Arts professionals from acting schools to labor unions are responding in the year since the #MeToo movement put the spotlight on harassment in the entertainment business

Risk of streaming fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

Oct 11, 2018

As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows, the plethora of new services creates a risk for streaming fatigue.

Post #MeToo, opportunity still a mixed bag for women in film

Oct 9, 2018

In the year after the downfall of Harvey Weinstein and the rise of #MeToo awareness, women in Hollywood are still processing and evaluating what, if anything, has fundamentally changed in their business

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