This summer overseas generally is generating the wrong kind of heat: sweltering weather but tepid B.O. Among the culprits: "Men in Black II" has underperformed in Japan and Australia, and the early…
You won't catch Hollywood distribution execs talking about the dog days of August this year. Continuing the summer distribution pattern of recent years, several distribs will unleash some of their…
LATE SUMMER RALLY Once known as a dumping ground, August has become an increasingly viable time in which to launch. "Signs" kicks off the month today…
Thanks to tentpole tactics, Sony continued to dominate the box office throughout July, ringing up $301 million -- the best ever for a studio during the midsummer sesh. The bulk of Sony's take was…
New Line's superspy "Austin Powers" socked the British B.O. over the weekend, while Mexican auds dined out on "Stuart Little 2" and South Koreans flocked to "Minority Report." But, most of Europe…
Cinema admissions continued to roar ahead in the U.K., with a 30% rise in June compared with the same frame last year.
"Austin" powered the British B.O. over the weekend while "Stuart Little 2" and "Minority Report" squared off in Mexico.
That's frickin' boffo, baby! New Line's latest "Austin Powers" bowed with appropriately outlandish style this weekend as the potty-mouthed British spy put competish in the dumper with an estimated…
The alien fighters in "Men in Black II" rescued the B.O. in Germany and Austria last week, while folks in some other Euro markets headed for the beach or the country on vacation. A fair number of…
Last weekend's threadbare box office looks likely to prove a one-weekend shortfall if New Line strikes the kind of motherlode that's predicted for "Austin Powers in Goldmember."