The motion picture industry's gamble of scheduling fewer holiday releases this year in hopes of bigger grosses and enhanced profits seems to be paying off.
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Hosannas are ringing through the film industry today. And the jingle of coins is providing the percussion. It was clearly the biggest Thanksgiving weekend ever, led by the whopping $ 40 million…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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In what portends a holiday season of superlatives, the top 10 films in the nation's theaters grossed a record-breaking $ 72,256,479 for the pre-Thanksgiving weekend, led by the mighty Macaulay Culkin…
Records are made to be smashed. And the debut of 20th Century Fox's "Home Alone 2" is likely to shatter the week-old platter established by "Dracula" as the biggest non-summer opening ever. The…
The title is "Bram Stoker's Dracula," but with $ 30.5 million in ducats sold over its first three days, Francis Ford Coppola's sex-and-violins extravaganza owes as much to the popularity of Anne…
The holiday fireworks have begun. And there's still another weekend to go before Thanksgiving, the official start of the Yuletide season.
If momentum counts for anything, the holiday season should be a pip.
'Twas the weekend before the first of the Thanksgiving-Christmas movies and all through the nation's movie houses there was quite a stir. Box office recovered well from the previous weekend's…
The International Documentary Congress, which begins today and runs through Saturday, represents a major Hollywood step toward acknowledging the significance of the nonfiction form.