April may be the cruelest month, but Hollywood still considers August to be the worst month at the box office.
Four new wide releases are arriving this languorous late August weekend. Miramax finally releases Chinese martial arts dazzler "Hero" at 2,031 playdates. Sony has two films, the Screen Gems snake…
Who'd have thought? Fox's animated cat beat BVI's medieval knights in Austria and master spy Matt Damon in Hong Kong last weekend. And in another unpredictable result, hitman Tom Cruise, debuting in…
Faced with a choice between watching the Olympics or going to the movies, many kids and young adults chose the latter over the weekend.
"Exorcist: The Beginning" cast out its production demons and broke away from a crowded pack of late-summer titles to claim the weekend's top spot. Playing at 2,803 theaters, the WB-distribbed pic…
The Olympic Games may be garnering hefty TV audiences around the world, but they're not having a marked B.O. impact in most major markets, to the relief of some execs who had feared a downturn.
Russians love great movies -- they just hate to pay for 'em. Thanks to pervasive piracy and black marketeering, they rarely do. Until now.
"I'm a loser, a fucking shithead zero," bleats drunk D.J. Scurf in Miguel Angel Lamata's "A Zombie Flick." He then barfs fulsomely onto the pavement. Spaniards keening for burfs, burps, farts and…
SUN STROKED This weekend’s openers hope to sidestep the fate of previous summer pics that found a spot on the late-August sked — and flopped. DOMESTIC B.O.* Mystery Men (’99) 30…
After a nearly back-to-back blockbuster summer, the dog days of August are ushering in a passel of lower-budget and lower-profile pics. WB unveils "The Exorcist: The Beginning" at 2,803 theaters…