MORE BUCKS, LESS INFLUX The rise in Christmas week B.O. is mainly due to higher ticket prices. Admissions dipped 6% in 2001, even as grosses set a record at $290 million. Year  …
The power of awards nominations will be put to the test today for a quartet of prestige pics -- "Chicago," "The Hours," "Nicholas Nickleby" and "The Pianist" -- that open amid a perplexing kudos…
Current worldwide B.O. champ "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" has already shown serious foreign legs in its first five days, grossing $88 million, or 16% of the foreign cume for "The Lord of…
Chinese-language epic "Hero" shattered all-time box office records in its native land Friday, taking in a domestic gross of more than 12 million Chinese renminbi, or just under $1.45 million, on its…
Spain's 2002 box office takings and admissions could be down from last year's results.
The Hobbits are getting closer to Mordor and distrib New Line and its international affils are approaching B.O. nirvana.
"Rings" played box office lord, while the competish ganged up on "Gangs." New Line's sequel fantasy "Lord of the Rings: Two Towers" grossed an estimated $61.5 million atop the weekend B.O. for a…
SOPH SHORTFALL Comedies aside, sequels in 2002 have not fared as well as their predecessors. New Line aims to break the spell with "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers." Pic  …
Cueing a massive weekend overseas, "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" shattered industry opening records Wednesday in 10 of its 14 markets.
And so the Christmas crush begins -- even as the box office year concludes. In the first thrust of a multipic showdown over the robust Yuletide sesh, New Line's sequel fantasy "Lord of the Rings: Two…