In the end, the snakes hardly sizzled. After months of buzz on the Internet and in the media, along with weeks of speculation over how that buzz would translate into B.O., "Snakes on a Plane" opened…
Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" continued its roll at the foreign wickets over the latest frame, taking the No. 1 spot for the sixth straight weekend.
Internet buzz: What is it good for? After over six months of parody trailers, blog debates and mainstream press articles about the online hype, New Line will find out what it all means for the bottom…
It wasn't just an excuse: The World Cup really did have an effect on worldwide B.O. For the most part, studios had thrown in the towel on worldwide tentpole releases during the World Cup period…
"Ari no Heitai" (The Ants), Kaoru Ikeya's documentary about a Japanese soldier who was forced to fight in China for three years after the end of WWII, is playing to packed auds at three cinemas in…
Helmer Bong Joon-ho's Cannes player, creature feature "The Host," is expected to surpass 10 million admissions ($68 million) in South Korea on Thursday. It will become only the fourth pic to reach…
"Little Miss Sunshine" continued to bloom in limited release this weekend, and Fox Searchlight is significantly expanding its plans for the indie comedy. Pricey Sundance acquisition will go…
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" has salvaged the summer for international biz after the hit of the soccer World Cup, easily winning a sixth straight weekend overseas with $44 million at…
"Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" held onto the No. 1 spot, and a real-world terrorism scare didn't seem to impact "World Trade Center," which opened to a solid $19 million.
Now that Warner Bros.' "Superman Returns" has flown around most of the world, the question is: What was the factor that proved kryptonite to weaken the superhero's results?