Simply being nominated for an Oscar may be enough for many stars, but for film studios the real money is in winning. And this year, one stands to win big.
Small budgets and creative distribution could make for prestigious awards and serious profits for the up-and-coming movie studio.
For Oscar weekend, let's review the states that generated more than $1 billion for jobs associated with movie and television productions.
A one-day ticket to the Magic Kingdom may soon burst through a $100 threshold like fireworks exploding over Cinderella Castle.
Box office ticket sales have been dropping for more than a decade. We could be seeing the slow end to the movie theater as we know it.
Disney releases a blowout quarterly report, and Microsoft finally ends an ill-advised mobile platform. Acquisitions help Staples and Under Armour.
Glu Mobile takes a hit as the once-hot Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game starts to fade, but a deal with Katy Perry could fire up the stock.
Major indexes fell at the opening bell, as a drop in crude oil tugged energy stocks down. Uncertainty over corporate earnings has helped drive volatility.
Oprah's rise from modest roots to multibillionaire show that she's an unstoppable force with boundless optimism and a generous heart.
Universal did spectacularly in 2014 despite lacking a big-budget action film with lots of special effects. Its biggest-grossing movies were modest comedies.
Netflix and Amazon make some smart calls. The same can't be said about two other tech stocks: SanDisk and LeapFrog. And Starbucks stock sets a new high.
Macau has traditionally been a hot market for the big names in gambling. Although 2014 was a weak year, they are doubling down for the future.
A new animated series debuting Friday -- starring Shrek sidekick Puss in Boots -- should benefit its creator (Dreamworks) and its distributor (Netflix).
This will be a defining year for streaming. Netflix hopes to win back investors with a busy slate. Plans by Amazon and HBO are drawing attention, too.
Comcast, having been voted 'most hated' company for the second time in five years, vows that it will improve customer service.
Mobile ordering of snacks, more interactivity, subscriptions and an improved experience may bring more Americans back to enjoy a night at the movies.
One of the biggest changes in television this year will be more channels being available online with no separate cable or satellite subscription.
A lot of industry announcements will be made during this week's gadget expo -- and some of that tech news will move stocks.
Disney found ways to make money from Frozen throughout 2014. How will the franchise fare in 2015?
An unfunny comedy is just the latest mishandled decision by the Japanese consumer electronics giant.
Sony is handily winning the war of the current-generation consoles. Will Microsoft stay down for the count?
The days are numbered when it comes to enjoying video on physical media.