– Hollywood is struggling to hang on to its blockbuster movies as states such as North Carolina and countries like Canada offer subsidies for producers to shoot films far from the traditional studios of Los Angeles.
PVR Ltd., an Indian cinema hall chain that bought a local rival last month, predicts an annual 30 percent jump in sales over the next few years as it expands in a country that has the world’s most prolific movie industry.
George Lucas talks about the impact of digital technology on filmaking and the outlook for the movie industry with Bloomberg Television special correspondent Willow Bay at the Milken Institute 2012 Global Conference in Los Angeles. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
Eros International Plc, the distributor of Bollywood’s most-expensive film, is reviving a plan to sell shares in the U.S. as it seeks valuations similar to Hollywood studios such as Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
Soon after Dan Glickman became head of the Motion Picture Association of America in 2004, he began to hear from studio lobbyists that U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania and other Republicans weren’t happy about it.
We should never again hear anyone declare that Marilyn Monroe was a size 12, a size 14 or any other stand-in for full-figured, zaftig or plump. Fifteen thousand people have now seen dramatic evidence to the contrary. Monroe was, in fact, teeny-tiny.