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  1. Box Office Milestone: 'Transformers 4' First Film to Cross $300M in China

    10:24 am PDT 07/27/2014
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    Through Sunday, Paramount puts the official tally in China at $301 million as the Michael Bay film races toward the $1 billion mark in global ticket sales. READ MORE

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  2. China Box Office: Local Sensation 'Tiny Times 3.0' Knocks 'Transformers 4' Off Top Spot

    1:57 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The latest film in the tween franchise beat out "Transformers 4," which has crossed the $300 million box-office mark in the world's second-largest movie market. READ MORE

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  3. Europe, Latin America Look for Box-Office Rebound After World Cup (Analysis)

    6:47 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    "Transformers 4" has boosted attendance after revenue drops of 50 percent and more in recent weeks, with "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" hitting key foreign markets this weekend. READ MORE

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  4. Chinese Man's Huge Transformers Collection Goes Viral

    1:20 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    With "Transformers 4" now the highest-grossing film ever in China, a retired soldier from Qingdao has become a social media hero in the country after spending 12 years collecting Transformers toys. READ MORE

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  5. China Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Heading Toward $300 Million

    3:44 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Already the highest-grossing film ever in the country, Michael Bay's blockbuster pulled in another $56 million over the past week for a current cume of $280 million. READ MORE

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  6. Communist Propaganda Czar Wants China to Become a Movie Power

    8:05 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    Liu Qibao says movies should reflect President Xi Jinping's vision of the "Chinese Dream." READ MORE

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  7. 'Transformers: Age of Extinction': 5 Things to Know About the Visual Effects

    4:06 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    Industrial Light + Magic VFX supervisor Scott Farrar describes a “whole new ball game.” READ MORE

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  8. China Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Is No. 1 Film of All Time

    8:54 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    UPDATED: The heavy use of Chinese elements in the movie did much to win over fans in the world's second-biggest film market. READ MORE

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  9. Summer Box Office: Analyst Cuts Financial Expectations for Exhibitors

    5:51 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    The third-quarter box office is "starting off in a deep hole," says one Wall Street observer, but another says the focus of investors in cinema chain stocks "has already shifted to a stronger 2015 film slate." READ MORE

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  10. Box Office: What's Behind Summer's Free Fall at the Multiplex (Analysis)

    8:42 pm PDT 07/06/2014
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    The Fourth of July saw historic lows, while revenue for the summer is down nearly 20 percent to date in North America. READ MORE

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  11. Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Stays Atop Global Top 10 Chart

    1:43 pm PDT 07/06/2014
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    "The Fault in Our Stars" and "22 Jump Street" both cross the $200 million mark worldwide, while "Maleficent" opens huge in Japan, unseating fellow Disney title "Frozen." READ MORE

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  12. Box Office Milestone: 'Transformers 4' Crosses $200M in China, Set to Pass 'Avatar'

    10:09 am PDT 07/06/2014
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    Michael Bay's tentpole, grossing $575.6 million globally in its first 12 days, will become the No. 1 film of all time in China sometime this week. READ MORE

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  13. Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Tops Long Holiday With $53.8M; 'Tammy' No. 2 With $32.9M

    8:42 am PDT 07/05/2014
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    UPDATED: Melissa McCarthy's latest comedy opened lower than her recent movies; new films "Earth to Echo" and "Deliver Us From Evil" also struggle, while Dinesh D'Souza's "America" soared more than 60 percent on July Fourth itself. READ MORE

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  14. Box Office: New Holiday Films Fail to Set Off Fireworks at Multiplex

    8:20 am PDT 07/04/2014
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    UPDATED: Melissa McCarthy's latest comedy "Tammy" fell 11 percent on Thursday to $5.5 million; other new entries "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Earth to Echo" all but tied with $2.6 million. READ MORE

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  15. Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Beats Melissa McCarthy's New Comedy 'Tammy' on Wednesday

    8:07 am PDT 07/03/2014
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    The popular actress' latest film earned a dismal C+ CinemaScore; elsewhere, "Deliver Us from Evil" and "Earth to Echo" placed No. 3 and No. 4 as the long Fourth of July holiday got underway. READ MORE

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  16. Another Chinese Company Mulling Lawsuit Over 'Transformers 4' Product Placement (Report)

    3:08 am PDT 07/03/2014
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    A tourism marketing company says it paid $1.6 million for a historic site in Wulong to appear in the film but didn't get the promised exposure. READ MORE

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  17. 'Transformers 4' Marks New Era in Chinese, Hollywood Marketing Collaboration

    8:02 pm PDT 07/02/2014
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    Michael Bay's cyborg tentpole did $134.5 million in its first five days in China, overtaking its North American box office. READ MORE

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  18. Box Office: 'Captain America 2' On Top in Hong Kong for First Half of 2014

    12:32 pm PDT 07/02/2014
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    "Captain America 2" raked in $7.3 million during its run from April 3 to May 30 as box-office revenue was up nearly 12 percent from the first six months of 2013. READ MORE

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  19. Box-Office Preview: Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' Battles 'Transformers 4'

    12:30 pm PDT 07/01/2014
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    UPDATED: The comedy hopes to continue McCarthy's winning streak despite dismal reviews, while "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is tipped to stay at No. 1; Dinesh D'Souza's "America" goes after conservatives. READ MORE

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  20. 'Transformers 4' Sound Editors on Their 'Star Wars' Homage and Using an 'Emotional Cow'

    11:59 am PDT 07/01/2014
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    Franchise vets Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn talk about creating the sound of this installment's robots, including the Dinobots. READ MORE

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