With Australian box office overall up some 13% for the year, the majors are celebrating, while the niche distribution scene continues to evolve.
Local pics helped the German box office rise 13.5% in the first half of the year -- its best showing for the time period over the past five years.
Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is more magical than ever, waving its wand to score the biggest international opening of all time with $236 million.
Guinea pigs and the sexy chemistry of Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler top 'Potter.'
Global admissions outside France for Gallic pics are currently tracking ahead of 2008's record year, according to pic promo org Unifrance.
It will be girls' night out at the weekend box office.
Suffering little impact from the financial crisis — or perhaps as a result of the ongoing economic woes — the German box office enjoyed a 13.5% boost in the first half of the year — its best showing…
Hollywood summer tentpoles are doing big business at the international box office, and not just Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" cleared nearly $400 million in its worldwide debut.
Moviegoers remained spellbound by Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" on Friday.