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FTC Study Reveals How Alcohol Advertisers Use Digital Marketing
Keeping tabs on marketing alcohol to underage consumers, the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday released its fourth study of self-regulation in the alcohol industry.  While there are no head...
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Yelp, YP Partner in Local Advertising Deal
The company formerly known as the Yellow Pages, YP, has announced a new partnership with Yelp. YP, with its vast business reach across the U.S. and a significant mobile product, will now connect its...
Box Office: ‘Divergent’ Set to Unite Fans for $60 Million-Plus Opening
Legions of “Divergent” fans are poised to fuel a $60 million-plus domestic opening for the Lionsgate-Summit film, which will handily win the weekend ahead of Disney’s family-targeted...
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How Brands Are Selling the First Day of Spring
You know it’s been a seriously awful winter when the first day of spring becomes a reason for a major marketing promotion. From national movie chains to local restaurants, everyone is using to...
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Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Doc 'Lambert & Stamp'
James D. Cooper's film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, follows two would-be filmmakers who discovered The more
Criticism of President Obama’s NCAA Bracket Ignores Media Reality
There is a contingent in the U.S. media that will take umbrage over every non-serious thing President Obama does. And before the next president is sworn in, maybe it’s time to realize just how inten...
Nashville Film Festival Announces 2014 Program, Including 'Identical' Opener
This year marks the Nashville Film Festival's (NaFF) 45th anniversary, making it one of the oldest in the country. Beginning April 17, the Festival will open with Nashville-centered film "The Identica...
‘Noah’ Starts Fast With $1.1 Million First Day at Korean Box Office
The Russell Crowe Biblical saga “Noah” got off to a fast start overseas debut. The effects-heavy action epic from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises took in $1.1 million from 730 s...
'Bad Words' Gets a Reddit-Inspired Exclusive Poster Along With Two New Clips
Jason Bateman's directorial debut "Bad Words" just hit theaters in limited release, and Bateman's found a colorful way to promote his film before it expands on March 21 and 28. Following a Reddit "Ask...
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Patton Oswalt Signs Up for 'Agents of SHIELD'
The comedian and "Young Adult" actor is set to appear in an upcoming episode of the ABC superspy more
ASCAP to Honor Tom Petty at Pop Music Awards
Tom Petty will be honored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) with the Founders award during the org’s 31st annual Pop Music Awards. The event, which celebrate...
‘The Grudge’ Receiving Reboot From Sam Raimi
Sam Raimi is re-launching “The Grudge” via his Ghost House Pictures banner along with Good Universe. Producers are Raimi, Rob Tapert and Taka Ichise, with Roy Lee, Doug Davison, Joe Drake ...
Film Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’
The Rip Van Winkle of Marvel superheroes goes rogue in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” an impressively equal sequel to 2011’s “Captain America: The First Avenger.”
A&E Pulls Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Breaking Boston’ After One Week
A&E has pulled “Breaking Boston,” a reality program from actor and producer Mark Wahlberg,  from its schedule after just a week on the air, citing “underperformance.” Plan...
‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Review: Superheroic, Yes, But Smart and Subversive Too
(Spoiler Alert: It is nearly impossible to discuss in any detail the merits of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” without giving away a few plot details — which counts as an impre...
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Film Review
Chris Evans returns as the titular superhero in Marvel's more
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Box Office: 'Noah' Off to Strong Start in South Korea, Earning $1.1 Million Thursday
UPDATED: Darren Aronofsky's big-budget biblical epic -- inspired by the story of Noah's Ark -- stars Russell more
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Gap Taps Wieden + Kennedy as Lead Creative Agency
Wieden + Kennedy's first campaign for Gap is set to launch in September, following the retailer's hiring of the agency this week. The shop will handle global creative responsibilities&mdash...
Jimmy Fallon, ‘Tonight Show’ Still Rolling in Ratings
Jimmy Kimmel posted gains with a week of shows from Austin, but his ABC latenight show was still no match for NBC’s “Tonight Show,” which remains dominant one month into the run of n...
Patricia Wettig Joins CW’s ‘Identity’ Pilot
“Brothers and Sisters’” Patricia Wettig has joined the cast of the CW pilot “Identity.” From CBS Television Studios, “Identity” is about a young woman asked to investigate a powerful fam...