Lisa Richwine

Netflix forecast disappoints as streaming competition looms

17 Apr 2019

Netflix Inc gave a weak forecast on Tuesday that unnerved investors just as Walt Disney Co and others prepare to escalate Hollywood's streaming video wars, although the company's quarterly results beat Wall Street targets.

Disney unveils price, launch date for big streaming push

13 Apr 2019

BURBANK, Calif. Walt Disney Co priced its highly anticipated streaming video service below Netflix in an aggressive move to challenge the dominant streaming service and entice families to buy yet another monthly subscription. | Video

Disney to pitch video streaming service to Wall Street

11 Apr 2019

BURBANK, Calif., April 11 Walt Disney Co on Thursday will unveil a family-friendly streaming service with TV shows and movies from some of the world's most popular entertainment franchises in a bid to challenge the digital dominance of Netflix.

Cinema vs. streaming: the battle over when and where you can see movies

10 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES While superheroes, monsters and aliens battle on the big screen, a real-life fight is raging behind the scenes that will determine what moviegoers will see at their local cinemas. | Video

Netflix looms large as theater owners assess industry future

03 Apr 2019

LAS VEGAS As movie theater owners converge on Las Vegas for their annual convention, one topic that keeps coming up is how they contend with a company that has resisted their traditional business model: Netflix Inc. | Video

AMC Theatres pursues Saudi expansion despite journalist's killing

03 Apr 2019

LAS VEGAS Theater operator AMC Entertainment Holdings is forging ahead with its expansion in Saudi Arabia, Chief Executive Adam Aron told Reuters, after a journalist's killing six months ago clouded the future of the kingdom's newly opened cinema market.

'Twilight Zone' jumps to new dimension with host Jordan Peele

01 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES Starting on Monday, it's a new time and space for mind-bending 1960s TV show "The Twilight Zone."

World News

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.