The Christmas weekend is typically the strongest stretch on the calendar, but when Christmas falls on a Saturday, as it does this year, prognosticating is difficult and distribs are not very merry.
YULE RULES December might be a slow month at the box office, but Christmas week has shown time and again to be the strongest B.O. frame, towering over popular holiday weeks in the summer…
"Ocean's Twelve," "The Incredibles" and "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" were the big winners overseas last weekend, while the most conspicuous loser was "Andrew Lloyd Webber's The…
Specialty distribs, still waiting for a breakout hit this fall, were looking to last week's kudos attention to give their titles a boost over the weekend.
Boosted by some remarkable exchange-rate comparisons, "Ocean's Twelve" was the No. 1 title abroad over the weekend, shading "The Incredibles."
Christmas got off to an uninspired start as three new pictures opened on the soft end of expectations. Paramount topped the box office chart with "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events,"…
Where are the hobbits and the junior wizards when you really need them? Some offshore exhibs are asking that question as biz this month looks likely to fall short of last year's levels, despite "The…
Welcome to the Christmas crush. Crowding theaters, three wide releases take flight this weekend, led by Paramount's family film "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," which bows in 3,620…
HOLIDAY RUSH Mixing holiday business and Oscar-entry deadlines, studios will flood theaters with eight wide releases, matching the 2001 high. Today, three entries, led by ‘Lemony Snicket…
Gallic films' overseas box office fell 11% in the first 11 months of 2004 to $228 million, France's film promotional org Unifrance said Wednesday. The figure includes a dip to $52 million from $67…
Aiming to end Italy's summer box office blues, Hollywood majors and Italo distribs have agreed to release a rich offering of A-list U.S. pics between May and July.
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