Since 1990, the Motion Picture Association of America has strived to make its movie ratings more useful to parents by describing the specific elements of a film that resulted in its rating as PG, PG-13, R or NC-17. More »
Often, a person or company is singled out for an award or citation because of the size of their company, the stature of the individual within his or her industry, or because a charity feels they can raise a good amount of money by celebrating that person or entity. More »
As the April edition of FJI went to press last Friday, March really needed a hit. Last year it was The Hunger Games, the year before it was Rango, and the year before that it was Alice in Wonderland. March hits are kind of like its weather, though—unpredictable. More »
China’s movie business continued its rapid growth in 2012 and for the first time in four years, Hollywood imports accounted for the majority of the box office. More »
From 'Shawshank Redemption' to 'Silver Linings Playbook': Movie titles that can hurt at the box office
I have always believed that a movie title can affect box-office income. More »
It’s always thrilling to end the calendar year with box-office revenues beating the prior year. More »
CineEurope will present its 2013 “International Distributor of the Year” award to Dave Hollis, executive VP, theatrical exhibition sales and distribution, The Walt Disney Studios, at the exhibitor convention’s awards ceremony on June 27. More »
Motion Picture Association of America chairman and CEO Chris Dodd, along with National Association of Theatre Owners president John Fithian, revealed a new campaign intended to remind parents about the tools at their disposal which allow them to make educated decisions about content appropriate for their children. More »
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