China Has Record July at the Box Office

August 2, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Chinese box office sector enjoyed its biggest July of all time with a record $898 million (RMB5.49 billion) take.

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TCA: AMC Live Blog

July 31, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Follow below for live updates from AMC’s presentation at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, which will include updates on the upcoming season of “Fear the Walking Dead” and “Into the Badlands.”

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Sony Q1 Earnings Triple as Movies Division Returns to Loss

July 30, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Profits tripled in the first quarter at Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony. But the motion pictures division moved into loss.

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DreamWorks Animation Launches TV Channel In Thailand

July 29, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

DreamWorks Channel is the company's first linear TV offering anywhere in the world.

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Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ Set as Tokyo Festival Opener

July 28, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Robert Zemeckis drama "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as wire-walker Philippe Petit, has been set as the opener of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

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China Stock Markets Crash Again, Some Media Firms Spared

July 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Some media stocks were spared as Chinese share markets crashed by more than 8% on Monday, their biggest one day fall since 2007.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Assassination’ Shoots Top Spot

July 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Star-studded period action drama “Assassination” hit its target and achieved the highest scoring opening this year by a Korean film.

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Australia’s Ten Network Hires Paul Anderson As Sixth CEO In Five Years

July 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Australia’s troubled free-to-air TV broadcaster Ten Network has appointed Paul Anderson as its sixth CEO in five years.

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Tokyo Festival to Showcase Iconic ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’

July 25, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Iconic Japanese robot-themed animation Mobile Suit Gundam will be given pride of place this year at October’s edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival

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Film Review: ‘Dark Was the Night’

July 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Well-crafted horror that compensates (at least to a point) for its lack of original ideas with nice atmospherics and judicious restraint.

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