Weekend Box Office: ‘Captain’ soars over ‘Rio 2’

Thanks to becoming the unexpected top choice for families, Captain America: The Winter Soldier was able to repeat at No. 1 with $41.27M in a close victory over the animated sequel Rio 2, which still managed $39.33M. The South American avian comedy actually had the lead going into Saturday and Sunday but Captain 2’s Saturday […]

Hollywood hotshots

Bruce M. Ramer (left), an entertainment attorney and USC trustee, and Jim Gianopulos, chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox, discuss several aspects of the current movie industry, including the use of 3-D and the industry’s push for movie sales in a digital format, at USC’s Institute on Entertainment Law and Business on Saturday.

Sony to stop paying for 3-D glasses

As of May 1, 2012, Sony Pictures Entertainment will no longer pay for 3-D glasses, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The company recently notified theaters of the change, giving them time to develop a new policy for funding the glasses that have become commonplace for many moviegoers. According to the report, glasses for smaller films can […]