The seasonal post-Super Bowl upswing, coupled with the arrival of two strong new entries, resulted in increased ticket sales for the first weekend in February.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, the urbane Academy Award-winning writer and director of "All About Eve" and "A Letter to Three Wives," died Friday at Northern Westchester Hospital near his home of Bedford…
The comedy/drama "The Cemetery Club" constantly threatens to turn into a full-fledged movie, but never quite transcends its telefilm feeling. It's a pleasant little exercise, but lacks the kind of…
The Hollywood studios are looking to February releases to make up for the weaker-than-expected January box office performance.
TriStar Pictures took a chance releasing its male-audience actioner "Sniper" on Super Bowl weekend. The results were good enough for a shot at second place with an estimated $ 5.9 million on 1,551…
January is for the big folks. Adults are holding box office sway for the month, bolstering the performance of such mature-themed films as "A Few Good Men,""Scent of a Woman" and even "Aladdin" as…
With an estimated $ 7.2 million for the weekend, "Aladdin" clung tenaciously to the top slot at the nation's box office--again flexing its blockbuster muscle--followed by "A Few Good Men" ($ 6.1…
A popular industry sentiment says there's nothing wrong with box office grosses that a Monday holiday each month wouldn't cure.
How hungry were audiences for new films? Well, judging by the performance of the three national debuts over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend, voracious.
Unlike last year, the 1992 holiday releases are not likely to provide as much long-term carryover business into '93. The exceptions are "A Few Good Men, ""Aladdin," and Universal's just-starting…
The first post-holiday box office weekend was slightly off last year's pace, with the top five films shouldering most of the burden.