French films' market share was neck-and-neck with Hollywood fare at the French box office in 2006, 45% compared with 45.8%, according to official figures released Tuesday.
The long-awaited arrival of "Casino Royale" and controversy-fuelled release of "Apocalypto" gave the Italian box office biz a perfect start to 2007, where weekend trade shot up 50% from the previous…
Some clouds really do have a silver lining. Holland's early exit from the World Cup soccer tournament in June and the wettest Dutch August on record helped the Netherlands box office back to life in…
Chinese B.O. rose by nearly one-third last year to 2.62 billion yuan ($336 million), compared with $256 million a year earlier, according to the country's film bureau.
BAFTA is dropping its award for television current affairs programs and will replace it with a new international gong bound to favor U.S. shows.
Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" has broken the record for opening weekend B.O. for a foreign-language pic in the U.K. Released on 385 screens by indie distrib Icon, the blood-soaked Mayan epic grabbed…
"Night at the Museum" stayed attractive to overseas patrons, as the comedy dominated a healthy foreign box office with $29.8 million at 5,000 playdates during the first weekend of 2007.
After a tough autumn at the B.O., specialty pics are showing some life this winter. Picturehouse's "Pan's Labyrinth," in its second weekend, continued to score some impressive returns, with a…
Fox's family adventure "Night at the Museum" and Sony's inspirational drama "The Pursuit of Happyness" continued to prove a potent one-two punch at the B.O. in the first frame of 2007.
Official 2006 box office figures for South Korea are not in yet, but some early estimates have provided a mixture of good news and controversy.