OSCAR AT THE ARTHOUSE Recent history suggests specialized pics "Chicago," "The Hours" and "The Pianist" could see the biggest surge in their first weekend after nabbing best picture Oscar…
The weekend looks to be a box office triple threat: It's stretched a day by Presidents' Day, pumped up by moviegoing valentines and brightened by the big media spotlight on "Daredevil."
After a sluggish 2002 at the Argentine box office, admissions soared 50% in January thanks to hobbits and wizards.
Hollywood films were outgunned by local faves in Spain, France, South Korea and parts of Southeast Asia last weekend, while "Red Dragon" breathed fire into Japan and "Catch Me If You Can" held sway…
Mexicans happily joined the honeymoon from hell in "Just Married" over the weekend while the Japanese were enthralled by "Red Dragon," kids in France and Sweden embraced "Jungle Book 2," and…
Scheming lovers sold more movie tickets than funny tough guys this weekend. Paramount romancer "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" opened at No. 1 with an estimated $24.1 million, while Disney's action…
The biz has undergone its inevitable post-holiday cooldown, after the boffo B.O. season fueled by the "Harry Potter," "Lord of the Rings" and James Bond juggernauts, but exhibs aren't complaining.
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" premed Jan. 12 at a sparkling new multiplex on the Nile built by five film industry partners. They constructed the Galaxy for $3.5 million, says Gaby Khoury…
VALENTINY AUDS February seems prime for romantic comedies. But few have stolen audiences’ hearts. Par’s "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" gets a jump on Valentine’s Day by bowing today…
"Catch Me If You Can" was the front-runner in much of Europe last weekend, while Jackie Chan starrer "Shanghai Knights" kicked butt in its world preems in Singapore and Malaysia.
Finnish films doubled their ticket sales in the local market, contributing to the 18.4% growth of admissions in 2002, according to statistics published by the Finnish Film Foundation.