BLOCK THAT PIC! Super Bowl weekend is not known as the birthplace of blockbusters, even though last year’s total B. O. surged 47% over 2000 levels. Today, "Slakers"…
The Super Bowl may be a bonanza for television, but the hype typically puts a damper on moviegoing.
Spanish cinema admissions rose 5% to 142.3 million tickets sold in 2001, the highest figure since 1982.
Monday's official box office data showed there'd been an unusually high number of wrong estimates of three-day grosses this weekend as viewing of TV football telecasts spiked.
The romantic pairing -- on and off screen -- of Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz ensured lusty but not exceptional bows for "Vanilla Sky" over the weekend, while the Brad Pitt/Robert Redford combo gave…
More records tumbled last week as "Harry Potter" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" continue to weave their spells abroad, while there were potent opening salvos from "Black Hawk…
Weekend auds were split between battles and bathos. Sony/Revolution Studios' heroic military tale "Black Hawk Down" flew to its second straight weekend box office victory with an estimated $18.2…
WINTER PIC UPTICK Despite the absence of a "Hannibal"-esque tentpole, this winter’s slate is at a five-year high in terms of the number of releases. Today’s four wide bows are a sign of crowded…
Despite complaints of a production slump due to cuts in feature film investment from national television, 2001 was a good year for the Italian film biz, with the annual production tally now…
Sony/Revolution Studios' "Black Hawk Down" soared to an estimated $35.3 million in box office over the long Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, after official tallies showed…