In a stunning year, the market share of local films is expected to hit the 50% mark for the first time since 1985 and production may exceed 400 titles for the first time since 1973.
Despite all the fest laurels for "Road to Guantanamo," "The Wind that Shakes the Barley" and "The Queen," and all the award season buzz for "Last King of Scotland," "Notes on a Scandal" (and "The…
"Happy Feet" beat down the competition on Boxing Day in Oz. Traditionally the biggest box office day of the year in Australia, "Happy Feet" was best in ticket sales, earning $2.2 million. It defeated…
"Eragon" remained the highest flyer overseas in a moderate Christmas weekend frame, topping international B.O. with $21.9 million at 6,300 playdates.
While the holidays boosted specialty titles like "Letters From Iwo Jima" and "Babel," Mel Gibson's holdover "Apocalypto" seemed stuck in neutral, after generating surprising heat in its debut three…
Japanese pics will grab a majority share of the local B.O. in 2006 -- the first such victory in 21 years -- according to figures released by the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan, also known as…
"Dreamgirls" may have been late to the holiday party, bowing Monday instead of ahead of the holiday weekend, but the Paramount-DreamWorks tuner showed plenty of kick, taking in $8.7 million in a…
As studios woke up Monday ayem to unwrap their Christmas B.O. gifts, Fox's "Night at the Museum" still had a stranglehold on the holiday chart, taking in an estimated $42.9 million over four days…
"Casino Royale" has shot past the worldwide record for a James Bond movie, thanks mostly to strong international performance over the Christmas holiday weekend.
Fox's Ben Stiller-starrer "Night at the Museum" is top of the B.O. over the Christmas frame so far, with turnstiles spinning to $30.8 million for the PG f/x extravaganza. PG-rated f/x extravaganza…