The value of the Chinese B.O. will exceed that of the U.S. by 2050, according to a forecast from Irish media consultancy Research & Markets.
While seasonal fare baked in Hollywood was being devoured in most European territories, local delicacies were a hit with the Gallic crowd and Bollywood pics spiced up the market in Blighty.
James Bond fended off a horde of penguins at the international box office as "Casino Royale" won its fourth straight weekend with $36.2 million at 7,730 playdates in 63 markets.
The specialty sector continues to chug along into awards season, with limited releases posting solid if not spectacular numbers. Miramax Films' "The Queen" continues to hold its head high. In its…
"Apocalypto" turned out to be one hell of a date movie. Helped by couples who made up 82% of the pic's Saturday audience -- a number that surprised even tracking experts -- Mel Gibson's subtitled…
Will Italo auds be forever confined to being out of synch with hot pics as they galvanize the rest of the planet? As "Borat" and "Bond" are putting smiles on Euro exhibs' faces, Italians have been…
It's been an autumn renaissance for German film at the domestic box office, where local pics have topped the charts for the past 11 weeks -- a feat unprecedented in the past 20 years.
In addition to his cinematic heroics, James Bond has saved the 2006 international box office in the final few weeks of the year. With most rivals opting for limited releases in recent weeks, Sony's…
With the festive season fast approaching, big budget seasonal specialties lovingly wrapped in Hollywood are freezing out local pics across Europe.
The biggest wild card at this weekend's box office is Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto." Subtitled pic -- set in a Mayan kingdom -- skews to the all-male demo with extreme violence. But the big question is…