The Hunger Games pulls in $155M; $214M worldwide.

The Hunger Games opening weekend tally adds up to $155M domestic + $58.7M international for a total of $213.7M worldwide. Third biggest opening of all time. Deadline digs into the marketing strategy: What made Lionsgate’s promotional campaign for The Hunger Games so unusual and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2012

The Demise of the Romantic Comedy and the Female Demo

All one need do is watch the latest season of ABC’s The Bachelor to start hating on the female demo, the girls who were raised on Disney princesses and the Oprah-fied notion that we “deserve” to have it all — the romance, the love, the passion, the sex,...
Posted On 07 Mar 2012

Harvey Weinstein Awarded the Légion d’Honneur

For his grand contribution to cinema, and for just having won France the Best Picture Oscar, President Sarkozy nominated Harvey Weinstein for the high honor and it’s just been announced he will be the recipient. It’s the least they can do, don’t you think...
Posted On 02 Mar 2012