Anti-Antifa Movie to Premiere at UC Berkeley

Anti-Antifa Movie to Premiere at UC Berkeley

Anti-Antifa Movie to Premiere at UC Berkeley ‘America Under Siege: Antifa’ will be shown for the 1st time at the event where conservatives are expected to gather for 4 days. Antifa, a group of organized Left-wing protesters whose name is derived from the anti-fascist movement, are the subject of a documentary film that is not […]

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M $TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $VIA Kingsman: The Golden Circle topped in NA at the weekend, grossing $39-M from 4,003 theaters, the sequel scored 1 of the best openings for September, as well as came in ahead of the first Kingsman: The Secret Service ($36.2-M). The big letdown was Warner Bros., […]

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA $VIA, $TWX, $CBS, $LGF ‘American Assassin’ beat ‘mother!’ that earned an F CinemaScore and marked the worst wide opening of Jennifer Lawrence’s career with $7.5-M. Director Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ came DOA in it NA box-office debut, grossing an estimated $7.5-M from 2,368 theaters […]

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs China’s investment in other countries has taken a deep dive since Beijing tightened controls to cool surging spending on assets deemed unneeded for Chinese economic development. Outward investment, aka FDI (foriegn direct investment), in the 1st 8ht months of this year fell 41.8% rom a year earlier to $68.7-B, […]

Box Office: Steven King’s ‘It’ Takes in $117.2-M in US

Box Office: Steven King’s ‘It’ Takes in $117.2-M in US

Box Office: Steven King’s ‘It’ Takes in $117.2-M in US $TWX, $LGF ‘It’, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel shattered records, marking the biggest opening ever for a horror film But, ‘Home Again’ stalls, while Charlie Sheen drama ‘9/11′ is DOA New Line Cinema and Warner Bros.’ It, grossed $117.2-M from 4,103 theaters in […]

Gary Sinise a ‘True American Patriot’

Gary Sinise a ‘True American Patriot’

Gary Sinise a ‘True American Patriot’ Monday, Rep. Peter King, (R-NY) praisedthe work of actor Gary Sinise as “a True American Patriot.” Mr. Sinise, an Emmy and Golden Globe winner best known for his role as Lieutenant Dan Taylor in “Forrest Gump,” has played a large role in supporting veterans with his foundation, the Gary […]

China’s Wanda Stock Crashes, Chairman Detained

China’s Wanda Stock Crashes, Chairman Detained

China’s Wanda Stock Crashes, Chairman Detained $AMC Wanda’s Hollywood future in question, Beijing exerts pressure Wanda said the claim was “false and malicious.” Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group denied rumors that its billionaire chairman Wang Jianlin was detained by authorities and forbidden to leave China. But the damage has been done at home and abroad […]

Box Office: Ticket Sales Dive, New Offerings DOA

Box Office: Ticket Sales Dive, New Offerings DOA

Box Office: Ticket Sales Dive, New Offerings DOA $LGF, $TWX, $SNE None of the new offerings cleared more than $5-M, so holdover ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ beat ‘Leap’ and ‘The Birth of a Dragon’ to win the weekend with $10-M. Domestic box office revenue fell to its lowest level since the days following the 9/11 terrorist […]

F1: Hamilton Beat Vettel Wins Belgian GP

F1: Hamilton Beat Vettel Wins Belgian GP

F1: Hamilton Beat Vettel Wins Belgian GP $RACE In his 200th Grand Prix, MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian GP after starting on the Pole beating Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo came in 3rd  Note: Sebastian Vettel, 30 anni, ended speculation about his F1 future by signing a 3-year contract extension with […]

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M $LGF.A, $TWX The domestic Summer box office continues to fall as Hollywood and theater owners endured the lowest-grossing weekend YTD. Hitman’s Bodyguard, a Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF.A) action comedy debuted to a better-than-expected $21.6-M from 3,377 theaters to Top the weekend box-office chart. Audiences gave the R-rated pic a B+ […]

Beijing Has “New Rules” for Outbound Investment

Beijing Has “New Rules” for Outbound Investment

Beijing Has “New Rules” for Outbound Investment China has codified its rules on overseas investments, making explicit its campaign against irrational acquisitions of assets in industries ranging from real estate to hotels and entertainment. The authorities set out 3 categories: Banned, Restricted and Encouraged (see the lists below) Beijing has outlawed investments in gambling and sex […]

Box Office: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Opens with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Opens with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Opens Slow Weekend with $35-M $TWX, $AMC, $SNE, $CMCSA, $LGF, $VIA This is another slow weekend at the box office, as ‘The Nut Job 2’ misses and holdovers  ‘The Dark Tower’ and ‘Detroit’ continue to fall. Warner Bros./New Line’s R-rated prequel Annabelle: Creation posted $35-M from 3,502 theaters in its domestic […]

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over? $VIA, $AMC, $BABA Billions of USDs have been thrown into question as Chinese regulators crack down on overseas investments, Paramount’s, a unit of Viacon (NYSE:VIA), backer skips a payment, and both President Trump and some Democrats have taken a protectionist stance. For almost 5 years, Hollywood has been bolstered […]

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up” $AAPL, $FB, $GOOGL Corporate profits at California-based transnational corporations such as Apple, Facebook, and Google are hitting record highs. California housing prices from La Jolla to Berkeley along the Pacific Coast can top $1,000 a sqf It seems as if all of China is willing to pay premium […]

Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ debuts at $50.5-M, ‘Valerian’ Bombs DOA

Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ debuts at $50.5-M, ‘Valerian’ Bombs DOA

Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ debuts at $50.5-M, ‘Valerian’ Bombs DOA $TWX, $IMAX, $CMCSA, $AMZN Director Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk saw a better-than-expected $50.5-M domestic debut, the best opening in recent memory for a World War II film and a testament to nothing notable on the bills. Overseas, the film  impressed, earning $55.4-M from its 1st 46 markets […]

Box Office: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Opens to $56.5-M

Box Office: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Opens to $56.5-M

Box Office: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Opens to $56.5-M $FOX, $SNE, $CMCSA, $TWX Hollywood continues to battles sequel fatigue as War for the Planet of the Apes at the North American box office, but winning the weekend with an estimated $56.5-M from 4,022 theaters. ‘Wish Upon’ DoA, while ‘The Big Sick’ placed #5 in […]

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer “If you like to drink Coffee, drink up! If you are not a Coffee drinker, then you need to consider if you should start.” Coffee Lovers and Aficionados say drinking the delicious liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to 2 […]

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America 

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America 

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America $SNE, $DIS, $AMZN, $LGF, $CMCSA Spidey has returned home in style. Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Marvel Studios’ reboot posts the 3rd-best opening of the year so far behind ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.’ Spider-Man: Homecoming opened to $117-M from 4,348 […]

Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 3’ #1 With $75-M, ‘Baby Driver’ Takes $30-M on the Road

Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 3’ #1 With $75-M, ‘Baby Driver’ Takes $30-M on the Road

Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 3’ #1 With $75-M, ‘Baby Driver’ Takes $30-M on the Road $CMCSA,  $SNE,  $DIS,  $TWX,  $AMZN,  $LGF Popcorn entry, ‘Despicable Me 3’ came in behind expectations, as ‘Baby Driver’ banked $30-M on its launch, Will Ferrell’s ‘The House’ is one of the worst openings of the fading comedian’s career. Despicable Me […]

Original Star Wars Lightsaber Sells at Auction for $450,000

Original Star Wars Lightsaber Sells at Auction for $450,000

Original Star Wars Lightsaber Sells at Auction for $450,000 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has purchased an original Star Wars lightsaber used by Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, in Star Wars: A New Hope and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Believe it or not, this lightsaber was constructed from an existing Graflex flashgun camera […]

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M $DIS,  $TWX,  $LGF,  $CMCSA,  $SNE Pixar and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Cars 3 dominated the  North American box office at the weekend Mandy Moore shark thriller ’47 Meters Down’ beats the R-rated female comedy ‘Rough Night,”Wonder Woman’ approaches $600-M globally Cars 3 drove to […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Under Investigation for Alleged Money Laundering

Leonardo DiCaprio Under Investigation for Alleged Money Laundering

Leonardo DiCaprio Under Investigation for Alleged Money Laundering Hollywood star actor Leonardo DiCaprio has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando to US investigators probing alleged money laundering by a state-owned Malaysian investment fund. Mr. DiCaprio has also initiated the return of other, unidentified items that he accepted as gifts for a charity auction […]

Box Office: Tom Cruise’s ‘Mummy’ Reboot Debuted to $142-M Internationally

Box Office: Tom Cruise’s ‘Mummy’ Reboot Debuted to $142-M Internationally

Box Office: Tom Cruise’s ‘Mummy’ Reboot Debuted to $142-M Internationally $CMCSA, $TWX, $DIS, Tom Cruise’s ‘Mummy’ reboot opened to nearly $142-M internationally, ‘Wonder Woman’ #1 in North America after falling just 45% in its 2nd frame. Universal’s, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise, opened to $32.2-M domestically from 4,035 theaters, a […]

Selena Gomez – Topless!? Butt Enlargements!? Find Out What The Instagram Queen Is Up To

Selena Gomez – Topless!? Butt Enlargements!? Find Out What The Instagram Queen Is Up To

Selena Gomez – Topless!? Butt Enlargements!? Find Out What The Instagram Queen Is Up To Although things looked fine from the front, the top’s stiff fabric and flank-baring cut put the side of Selena’s breasts on full display She’s a stylish star who rarely has a fashion misstep, but Selena Gomez accidentally revealed much more […]

Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman’ Opens to a Wonderful $100.5-M

Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman’ Opens to a Wonderful $100.5-M

Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman’ Opens to a Wonderful $100.5-M $TWX, $IMAX $DWA, $FOX, $CMCSA, $VIA Wonder Woman posted the Top North American film debut of all time for a female director, and launches the 1st major studio film franchise featuring a female superhero; overseas, the movie took in $122.5-M for a $223-M global debut. Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman grossed […]

Box Office: ‘Pirates 5’ Nabs $77-M in US, ‘Baywatch’ Drowns with $23-M

Box Office: ‘Pirates 5’ Nabs $77-M in US, ‘Baywatch’ Drowns with $23-M

Box Office: ‘Pirates 5’ Nabs $77-M in US, ‘Baywatch’ Drowns with $23-M $DIS, $VIA, $FOX, $CMCSA, $TWX Memorial Day revenue at the North American box office posted to its lowest marks in almost 20 years. Overseas, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ from Disney (NYSE:DIS) posted a $208.4-M debut. Pirates of the […]

Climate Advocate, Al Gore,Challenges President Trump to Stop the Movement

Climate Advocate, Al Gore,Challenges President Trump to Stop the Movement

Climate Advocate, Al Gore, Challenges President Trump to Stop the Movement $NFLX Al Gore says that the so far in Donald Trump’s Presidency it is being proven that no 1 person can stop the climate movement, “not even the President of the United States.” The former US Vice President painted a hopeful picture for star […]

Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Beats ‘Guardians 2’, Takes $36-M

Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Beats ‘Guardians 2’, Takes $36-M

Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Beats ‘Guardians 2’, Takes $36-M $DIS, $FOX, $TWX ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ DOA, YA film adaptation ‘Everything, Everything’ lures young girls. Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant came in behind expectations at the domestic box office at the weekend with a $36-M take from 3,760 theaters for 1st place. […]

Cannes is a ‘Destination’ Police Expand Security for Film Festival

Cannes is a ‘Destination’ Police Expand Security for Film Festival

Cannes is a ‘Destination’ Police Expand Security for Film Festival “Cannes is a destination, people expect a certain experience.”– Mayor David Lisnard The city will deploy a new anti-drone system, as well as an expanded security perimeter throughout the city after several headline-grabbing terror attacks in France. In a show of force ahead of the Cannes […]

Box-Office: ‘King Arthur’ DOA at $14.7-M, ‘Paris Can Wait’ Scores Highest

Box-Office: ‘King Arthur’ DOA at $14.7-M, ‘Paris Can Wait’ Scores Highest

Box-Office: ‘King Arthur’ DOA at $14.7-M, ‘Paris Can Wait’ Scores Highest $FOX, $DIS, $SNE The 2nd weekend of Summer at the North American box office was brutal. ‘King Arthur’ is a disaster costing $175-M to make,’Snatched’ on the other hand cost $42-M, but opened behind Amy Schumer’s ‘Trainwreck.’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ beat both […]

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) Grabs JAYZ

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV)  Grabs JAYZ

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) Grabs JAYZ Shawn JAY Z” Carter Signs 10-Year Touring Contract With Live Nation continuing JAY Z’s longstanding partnership with the world’s leading live entertainment company. The deal includes worldwide touring, in which Live Nation will produce and promote JAY Z concert events. JAY Z isn’t just a one of the best […]

“Before the Fall”, a Gay Take on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”

“Before the Fall”, a Gay Take on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”

“Before the Fall”, a Gay Take on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” “Before the Fall”, a gay re-imagining of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”, will be available online to rent or purchase via iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and Vudu May 30, 2017. Comcast Xfinity will also showcase the film on demand May 30, 2017. Those […]

Hollywood News: New Short Film The Lonesome Whippoorwill

Hollywood News: New Short Film The Lonesome Whippoorwill “THE LONESOME WHIPPOORWILL” is an “indoor western” produced by Unicursal Pictures. Written & Directed by Matt Pye & Josh Mitton, The Lonesome Whippoorwill is the strange but charming story of an indian-cowboy and a lady of the night — sharing a romantic but awkward evening together. The […]

Hollywood News: Rajeev Jacob and Mia Matthews Star in The Lonesome Whippoorwill

Hollywood News: Rajeev Jacob and Mia Matthews Star in The Lonesome Whippoorwill “THE LONESOME WHIPPOORWILL” is an “indoor western” Written & Directed by Matt Pye & Josh Mitton. The Lonesome Whippoorwill is the strange but charming story of an indian-cowboy and a lady of the night — sharing a romantic but awkward evening together in […]