Japanese pics again delivered a solid beating to the Hollywood competition at the local box office in 2013.
2013 was not only an all-time record year for domestic and global box office, it was also a big year for digital marketing and social media in Hollywood. We have seen some of the biggest viral…
The $175 million production was plagued by post-production fights, countless rewrites and a revolving crew
Holiday holdovers including “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” and “Frozen” led the robust Christmas frame, which was up over last year by more than 10%, while a crowded list of newcomers such as…
A pair of holdovers continue to dominate the domestic box office this holiday weekend while a crowded slate of wide openers are faltering. In first for the third consecutive weekend since its opening…
Universal Pictures has acknowledged that “47 Ronin” is a loser, disclosing that it’s taken the ususual step of writing down some if its $175 million cost prior to the current quarter. The samurai…
Box Office: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ to Lead Crowded Christmas; ’47 Ronin’ a Financial Wreck
Moviegoers will have plenty to unwrap in theaters Christmas Day, with a hefty eight films opening, including Martin Scorsese’s latest “The Wolf of Wall Street”, Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of…
Keanu Reeves is the draw but not the star of this visually dazzling but thoroughly bogus update of one of Japan's greatest legends.
If a samurai movie can’t work in Japan, where can it? Universal execs are asking themselves just that after the weekend’s weak performance of “47 Ronin” in Japan, where the mega-budgeted Keanu Reeves…
A month before Adam Fogelson was ousted as Universal Pictures chairman, the studio announced it had crossed $1.8 billion in international ticket sales, making 2013 already its best year ever…