Topic: Paramount Pictures Corporation
By one count, Americans will be served a record 27 movie sequels this year: Pirates of the Caribbean, Spy Kids, Cars 2, The Hangover Part II, Happy Feet 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, etc., etc. Have Hollywood moguls gone overboard on sequels?
05/18/2011 06:45 pm
CEOs at the biggest public companies in the US saw a raise in pay in 2010. The fourth annual analysis by the Wall Street Journal and the Hay Group, a management-consulting firm, shows that the median value of compensation of CEOs at the top 350 companies rose 11 percent, to $9.3 million. Only two of the Top 5 highest-paid CEOs were among the Top 5 the previous year, and only one was on the list four years ago. Total compensation includes salary, bonuses, granted value of stock, stock options, and other long-term incentives awarded for work.
05/09/2011 06:18 pm
In Pictures Richard Branson's big adventures
The past year has produced some of the most intriguing business deals of the decade, which boosted (or sunk) the fortunes of CEOs and shareholders alike. Perhaps the most relevant question, however, is what impact these transactions will have on consumers? Here are the Top 5 deals of 2010 that, for better or worse, will change the way you spend your money.
12/31/2010 02:10 pm
New book 'The Master Switch' examines the role of the patent office and the history of film – including how Thomas Edison tried to have a movie monopoly.
12/02/2010 09:35 pm
Leslie Nielsen, once a Hollywood leading man, he found stardom as comedic actor. Leslie Nielsen starred in 'Airplane,' 'Naked Gun,' and 'Mr. Magoo.'
11/29/2010 08:48 am
Raytheon unveiled its XOS 2 exoskeleton suit during a demonstration with Paramount Home Entertainment Monday, the same day that Iron Man 2 came out on DVD.
09/27/2010 06:22 pm
Sony's remake of 1984's 'The Karate Kid' debuted at No. 1 for the weekend with a whopping $56 million. Liam Neeson and 'The A-Team' couldn't compete.
06/14/2010 12:28 pm
Google's $750 million purchase of Admob strengthens the firm's dominance of web advertising.
05/21/2010 06:16 pm
The Motion Picture Association of America is opposing plans of two companies to offer futures trading on the gross takings of Hollywood movies. Are they opposing a service that could benefit them?
04/20/2010 12:58 pm