SUMMER SLOWDOWN While this year's mid-June to early-July sesh was markedly better than last year's frame, the laggy legs of "Blue Crush" and "XXX" have slowed…
Industry box office will have to labor mightily through Labor Day if summer admissions are to improve over a year ago. Through Sunday, B.O. tracker Nielsen EDI counted $2.88 billion in seasonal…
High-octane hero Vin Diesel is waiting to see whether actioner "XXX" will power him to international stardom.
"XXX" marked the spot atop the B.O. in Southeast Asia as the Sony/Revolution Studios' actioner began its foreign excursion over the weekend.
In another sign that late-summer box office is suffering a nasty case of the vapors, M. Night Shyamalan's "Signs" topped weekend box office with $14.4 million in Disney suspenser's fourth frame in…
Many folks in Europe were too hot or too wet -- or still enjoying summer vacations -- to bother with cinemagoing last week. With no such distractions, auds in Australia and Argentina flocked to…
SCHOOL'S IN FOR THE SUMMER August's total B.O. is hampered each weekend by the increasing number of students returning to school. If last year's tracking is any…
This weekend's race for box office supremacy poses this intriguing question: Will Sony/Revolution's "XXX" manage the summer's first three-peat perf at No. 1?
A heat wave and flooding in Europe, combined with the end of school vacations in some markets, flattened the B.O. on the Continent last weekend.
The Mel Gibson factor ensured a potent launch for "Signs" in Australia over the weekend, while Adam Sandler drew fairly sizable auds for "Mr. Deeds" in its first wave of offshore engagements amid a…