FURIOUS 7: Best Action Thriller in Recent Years Sure to Keep Your Adrenaline Running High


By Danny R. Johnson LOS ANGELES – Vin Diesel is sometimes criticized for only playing “himself” in the movies, which is not a bad thing but can be quite misleading when you consider past stars like Steve McQueen, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne or Paul Newman weren’t primarily actors, but presences. They had a myth, a […]

American Sniper Highest-Grossing Film Of 2014

BURBANK–Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “American Sniper” has surpassed two more major milestones, emerging as the top-grossing domestic release of 2014. The film has also surpassed half a billion dollars worldwide, and still climbing. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Sue Kroll, President of Worldwide Marketing and […]

“American Sniper” Hits $200 Million At The Domestic Box Office

BURBANK–(Businesswire)–Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ Oscar-nominated mega hit “American Sniper” has surpassed $200 million worldwide at the domestic box office on only its tenth day in wide release. Following its record-breaking first weekend in wide release, the Clint Eastwood-directed film has continued to fill conventional and IMAX theatres nationwide. “American Sniper” took in […]

Black Leaders Raise Funds To Bring “Selma” To Students For Free


HOLLYWOOD–(Businesswire)– In an unprecedented effort led by a team of African-American business leaders in New York, organizations across the U.S. coordinated a massive national campaign to find African-American business leaders to underwrite free admission to the Golden Globe-nominated film “Selma” for students around the country. New cities Boston, Nashville, New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Sarasota, […]

“American Sniper” Hits Record-Breaking Opening

BURBANK–On the heels of a record-breaking Christmas Day opening, Clint Eastwood’s critically acclaimed “American Sniper” has become the highest-grossing limited release (10 theaters or less) in cinema history. A riveting portrait of Chris Kyle’s heroism and the struggles he faced on both the battlefield and the homefront, “American Sniper” earned $1.04 million in its first […]

Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” Blasts Past $400 Million Worldwide

BURBANK–(Businesswire)–“Interstellar,” the critically acclaimed new film from Christopher Nolan, continues to soar worldwide, surpassing the $400 million mark in its third weekend in release. To date, the film has earned $328.9 million internationally and $120.7 million domestically for a global total approaching $450 million and counting. The announcement was made by Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, […]

New Line Cinema’s Film “Annabelle” Passed $250 Million Worldwide Box Office

Tony Amendola (Father Perez) with the Annabelle doll in New Line Cinema's supernatural thriller, Annabelle. Photo: Warner Brothers

BURBANK–New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle” has now taken in over $250 million at the worldwide box office, with a tally of $250.2 million to date. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. The supernatural thriller, from director John R. Leonetti and producers […]

New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle” Surpasses $150 Million Mark


BURBANK–New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle” has surpassed the $150 million mark at the worldwide box office, earning more than $166.1 million to date and counting. Director John R. Leonetti’s supernatural thriller, produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, enjoyed the largest opening weekend this year at the domestic box office for a horror film, at $37.1 […]

Film “One Chance” Available On Yahoo Screen

(L-R) James Corden and Colm Meaney.
Photo: Liam Daniel

LOS ANGELES–Yahoo and The Weinstein Company announce today that following a successful ten-day pre-theatrical release, the film “One Chance” will continue to be available on Yahoo Screen until November 9. “Our fans love the movie and the unique opportunity to experience it online through Yahoo. After watching the film on Yahoo myself, I see how […]

Celebs Hit The Red Carpet At Academy’s Hollywood Costume Luncheon

Photo by Jordan Murph /©A.M.P.A.S.

Gwyneth Paltrow shines at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Hollywood Costume private luncheon, hosted by Annette Bening, Crystal Lourd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Elizabeth Wiatt on October 8 at the Wilshire May Company Building. The event was sponsored by W Magazine and Bang and  Olufsen.