Oscar had better spread around his famous box office bounce generously this year. An unusual number of pricey commercial pics still to unspool will be vying for year-end notoriety, including a final…
The Mouse House was the big cheese over the weekend as Disney/Miramax titles reigned in no fewer than 25 markets. "Finding Nemo" was No. 1 in 20 countries, "Brother Bear" was tops in Brazil and…
Moviegoers gave Sony's "Something's Gotta Give" the top spot at the weekend box office, as the Jack Nicholson-Diane Keaton romantic comedy bowed with an estimated $17 million.
It's scary how predictable people can be. Unfortunately for Hollywood, it seems easiest to predict when moviegoers won't head to movie theaters.
The Japanese B.O. soared like a ninja warrior last week, powered by "Finding Nemo" and "The Last Samurai," while "Nemo" revived ticket sales in Italy after a downbeat October-November. Biz stayed…
YEAR-END COMEDY Romantic comedy "Something’s Gotta Give" and gross-out comedy "Stuck on You" are launching in a month when lighthearted fare has been popular counterprogramming to somber Oscar…
Hollywood may know how to make movies, but it's occasionally stumped when it comes to addressing local foreign markets; Europe is intermittently good at concocting popular local pics, but all too…
The U.S. majors are pressing Chinese authorities for a bigger share of B.O. grosses. Studio reps want to renegotiate revenue-sharing deals, which haven't changed for six or seven years.
Thanks to pics like "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" and "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. has hit the $1 bil mark in overseas ticket sales for the…
"Finding Nemo" was the biggest fish in the ocean overseas for the fourth week in a weighty B.O. weekend packed with the star power of Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe, a British romantic comedy and the…
"Finding Nemo" ruled the high seas abroad for the fourth consecutive frame over the weekend, fighting off a strong challenge from "The Last Samurai" in Japan and generally beefy bows by "S.W.A.T." in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner