Sony Corp - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Sony Corp Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics TOKYO (AP) — Sony's leader promised a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades. "We are a company that moves people," said Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai, as he outlined the strategy for the company at its Tokyo headquarters Tuesday. But he said he cannot give away details... Tue, 23 May 2017 03:15:00 GMT 2017-05-23T03:15:00Z Box Office Top 20: 'Lego Batman,' 'Fifty Shades' stay on top NEW YORK (AP) — Holdovers "The Lego Batman Movie" and "Fifty Shades Darker" led the North American box office for a second week, while Matt Damon's "The Great Wall" — a hit in China, where it was made — struggled in its domestic debut. Warner Bros.' "The Lego Batman Movie" was No.1 again, selling $42.7 million in tickets over the four-day holiday weekend,... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:47:00 GMT 2017-02-21T21:47:00Z 'Lego Batman' dominates 'Fifty Shades Darker' at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers could choose violence, sex or family-friendly fare this weekend with three diverse new offerings that all drew healthy numbers at the North American box office. "The Lego Batman Movie" took the top spot with $55.6 million, dominating "Fifty Shades Darker," which attracted $46.8 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. ... Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:35:00 GMT 2017-02-12T20:35:00Z Box office top 20: Shyamalan's 'Split' stays no. 1 again NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" led the box office for the third straight weekend thanks to a pair of underperforming debuts. The horror sequel "Rings" opened with a weak $13 million for Paramount Pictures, and STX Entertainment's fable of a boy born on Mars, "The Space Between Us," debuted with a mere $3.8 million according to final box-o... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:55:00 GMT 2017-02-06T21:55:00Z Sony records 84 pct quarterly profit drop on movie loss TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. reported Thursday an 84 percent profit drop in October-December, as losses in its movie division offset healthy results in its video game business. Tokyo-based Sony, which makes the PlayStation 4 game machine and Bravia TVs, reported a fiscal third quarter profit of 19.6 billion yen ($... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:16:00 GMT 2017-02-02T08:16:00Z Box Office Top 20: 'A Dog's Purpose' is second to 'Split' LOS ANGELES (AP) — The M. Night Shyamalan thriller "Split" topped the box office for a second week, outperforming new openers including "A Dog's Purpose" and "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter." "A Dog's Purpose" still managed to land in second place with $18.2 million despite the controversy around animal treatment on set, while "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" debuted in ... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 22:42:00 GMT 2017-01-30T22:42:00Z Box office top 20: Shyamalan's 'Split' trounces 'xXx' NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to final figures Monday. The director's second collaboration with the low-budget horror outfit Blumhouse Productions proved an unexpected hit at the North American box office. Thoug... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:17:00 GMT 2017-01-23T22:17:00Z Film about 1960s black mathematicians tops MLK weekend NEW YORK (AP) — "Hidden Figures," the uplifting film about African-American mathematicians at NASA during the 1960s space race, led the North American box office for the second straight week, selling $27.5 million in tickets over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, according to final studio figures Tuesday. The Fox release, which stars Taraji P. H... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:37:00 GMT 2017-01-18T00:37:00Z 'Rogue One' tops box office for 4th straight week LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars" is still dominating the movie universe, with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" leading the box office for a fourth straight week. The intergalactic adventure edged out the NASA drama "Hidden Figures" for the top spot this weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. "Rogue One" brought in $21.97 million. "Hidden Figures" — which expanded by more... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 20:13:00 GMT 2017-01-08T20:13:00Z 'Rogue One' tops holiday weekend box office with $96.1M LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" continues to soar at the box office, adding $96.1 million in ticket sales and beating a spate of new releases to remain No. 1 over the holiday weekend. The animated animal tale "Sing" won the battle for second place with a $54.9 million debut. Three other new releases, "Passengers," ''Why Him?" and "Assass... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 23:51:00 GMT 2016-12-27T23:51:00Z 'Rogue One' tops new releases to dominate holiday box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was an intergalactic holiday at movie theaters as "Rogue One" blasted past a spate of new releases to hold onto the top spot at the weekend box office. The "Star Wars" story added another $96 million to its coffers over the four-day holiday period, according to studio estimates Monday. "The power of the 'Star Wars'... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 21:04:00 GMT 2016-12-26T21:04:00Z 'Rogue One' blasts to top of box office with $155 million "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" blasted into theaters Thursday night and flew straight to the top of the box office with $155 million in ticket sales. It's the second biggest December opening for any film, behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which debuted to $247.9 million last year at this time. "Rogue One" scored the best Thursday n... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 21:50:00 GMT 2016-12-19T21:50:00Z 'Rogue One' soars to second-best December debut with $155M LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" soared to the top of the weekend box office as expected, scoring the second-best December opening ever with $155 million in estimated ticket sales. After the biggest Thursday night debut of the year, the intergalactic adventure blasted past industry expectations for a $130 million weekend, according Sunday's studio estimates.... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 01:08:00 GMT 2016-12-19T01:08:00Z Box Office Top 20: 'Moana' tops 'Office Christmas Party' LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Moana" held on to its first place spot for the third weekend in a row with $18.5 million, bringing its domestic total to $144.7 million. It beat out newcomer "Office Christmas Party," a comedy starring Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston, which earned $16.9 million. Holdovers populated the rest of the top five, with Warner Bros.' Harry ... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 23:09:00 GMT 2016-12-12T23:09:00Z 'Moana's reigns, 'La La Land' sings in limited release LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's "Moana" has continued to sit pretty atop the box office for its third consecutive weekend, but Damien Chazelle's musical "La La Land" was what really had audiences singing this weekend. Playing in only five theaters, the lively and well-reviewed "La La Land" grossed a staggering $855,000 for Lionsgate, according to studio estim... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 23:56:00 GMT 2016-12-11T23:56:00Z Box Office Top 20: 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' rule again LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them" continued to dominate the box office over the sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend. In its second week in theaters, Disney's "Moana" scored the No. 1 spot again, bringing in $28.3 million and bumping its North American grosses to $119.8 million. In second place, Warner Bros.' Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:38:00 GMT 2016-12-05T23:38:00Z Leftovers 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' rule box office again LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences came back for a second helping of "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-Thanksgiving box office charts, with "Moana" bringing in $28.4 million and "Fantastic Beasts" earning $18.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Disney's animated "Moana," i... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:27:00 GMT 2016-12-04T20:27:00Z Box office top 20: 'Moana' dethrones 'Fantastic Beasts' NEW YORK (AP) — "Moana," Disney's animated voyage to ancient Polynesia, sailed away with the Thanksgiving box office, debuting with $82.1 million over five days and $56.6 million over the weekend, according to final ticket sales figures Monday. That was the second best Thanksgiving debut following Disney's 2013 hit "Frozen." ''Moana" pushed Warner Bros.' ... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:48:00 GMT 2016-11-28T23:48:00Z