UPDATED: The sequel, however, couldn't prevent summer domestic box office revenue from continuing to tumble year over year; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" wows at the specialty box office, while "Begin Again" lands in the top 10.
UPDATED: The sequel, which took in $27.7 million on Friday, is pacing well ahead of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," which debuted to $54.8 million in August 2011; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" soars at the specialty box office.Read more
The critically acclaimed sequel is on track to eclipse the $54.8 million opening of 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" launches at the specialty box office.Read more
THR's awards analyst recaps the standouts from Sundance, Cannes and everything in between and ponders which movies might have the staying power to contend for nominations more than six months from now. Read more
The director sacrificed his usual low-seven-figure upfront fee to share the copyright in his 12-years-in-the-making movie, as financial transparency improves in the industry and Hollywood's take-the-money-and-run mentality shifts.Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops