Complex stories add an extra challenge for cinematographers
International moviegoing for 2008 got started with a bang as "I Am Legend" and "The Golden Compass" delivered a one-two punch to lead the way for a third straight weekend.
The London of "The Golden Compass" owes a debt to the unrealized vision of 17th-century architect Christopher Wren.
The second weekend of "The Golden Compass" showed far more traction overseas than domestically, with the film leading the foreign box office on the strength of a $29 million take from 6,800 playdates.
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