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Comcast in Talks to Buy Dreamworks Animation for More Than $3 Billion
Comcast

Comcast in Talks to Buy Dreamworks Animation for More Than $3 Billion

An acquisition of DreamWorks by Comcast will bring a breath of fresh air for the company that has held several unsuccessful buyout talks in the past.
Check Out Michael Keaton's Take on McDonald's Pioneer Ray Kroc in 'The Founder'
McDonald's

Check Out Michael Keaton's Take on McDonald's Pioneer Ray Kroc in 'The Founder'

Move over, Zuckerberg. Kroc is heading to theaters this summer.
Nina Zipkin
Does Allowing Texting at Movie Theaters Bring People In, or Drive Them Away?
Culture

Does Allowing Texting at Movie Theaters Bring People In, or Drive Them Away?

AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron has now backtracked on a suggestion to make texting-friendly auditoriums available to moviegoers.
Nina Zipkin
Brain Break: The Latest Star Wars Trailer Is Here for You to Obsess Over
Culture

Brain Break: The Latest Star Wars Trailer Is Here for You to Obsess Over

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' will be released in December.
Nina Zipkin
Batman vs. Superman: Which Hero Is Getting Pulverized on Twitter?
Marketing Bootcamp

Batman vs. Superman: Which Hero Is Getting Pulverized on Twitter?

Only one can emerge as the winner on social media.
Carolyn Sun
Disney, Marvel Threaten to Skip Filming in Georgia if Governor Signs 'Anti-Gay Bill'
Disney

Disney, Marvel Threaten to Skip Filming in Georgia if Governor Signs 'Anti-Gay Bill'

Pressure is building for governor to veto the legislation.
Stephen J. Bronner
Marvel Rolls Out New Initiative to Inspire Young Women in STEM
Pop Culture

Marvel Rolls Out New Initiative to Inspire Young Women in STEM

The company launched a science competition for high school girls in conjunction with the latest Captain America movie.
Nina Zipkin
The Latest From Napster Co-Founder: A Service That Costs $50 to Watch New Movies at Home
Movies

The Latest From Napster Co-Founder: A Service That Costs $50 to Watch New Movies at Home

Movie studios and theater partners have been grappling with ways to get more people to see their films.
7 Lessons on Social Media From the Oscars
Business Lessons

7 Lessons on Social Media From the Oscars

We'd like to thank the Academy for these business tips.
Carly Okyle
7 Lessons from This Year's Oscar Nominated Movies
Radicals & Visionaries

7 Lessons from This Year's Oscar Nominated Movies

If you haven't needed to crawl into a horse carcass for warmth, you're probably doing alright.
Nina Zipkin
7 Inspiring Quotes From Oscars Acceptance Speeches
Inspiration

7 Inspiring Quotes From Oscars Acceptance Speeches

It's likely the Academy even struggled to fight the feels after these award winners took the stage.
Lindsay Friedman
Fandango Buys Rotten Tomatoes and Flixster
Websites

Fandango Buys Rotten Tomatoes and Flixster

Fandango claims the acquisitions will increase its own traffic to 63 million unique visitors per month.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
Deadpool Is Swimming in Cash After Slaying at the Box Office
Marketing Bootcamp

Deadpool Is Swimming in Cash After Slaying at the Box Office

An unexpected success, critics are crediting the box office win to the film's unconventional marketing strategies.
Lindsay Friedman