Cinemark USA'S third-quarter profit nearly doubled despite a 3% dip in revenue, as the Dallas-based exhib pared film-rental and advertising costs by 8%.
Warner Bros.' family fantasy sequel, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," conjured $87.7 million in estimated opening grosses to top the weekend box office. Perf repped the third-biggest…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The U.K. premiere of John Malkovich's "The Dancer Upstairs" took place as skedded Nov. 16 at the London Film Festival, but the whole event, and the pic's U.K. release, came close to being derailed by…
'In Scandinavia, it takes a village to wait for "Lord of the Rings" tickets. In a display of their thick Viking blood, hundreds of fans braved up to three weeks of below-freezing weather in hopes of…
Pubcaster Doordarshan is catching up with India's fascination with Hollywood -- it is airing U.S. blockbusters dubbed in Hindi on its DD Metro channel Sundays at 8 p.m.
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Two vast studio facilities that are supposed to alleviate the TV and film lensing space crunch in Toronto are doing just the opposite -- before they're even built.
Like a wide-eyed kid making out a Christmas wish list, specialty distribs get dreamy-eyed with thoughts of crossover glory this time of year.
The after-party for "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" is proving to be a tricky affair. The fact that the movie is still piling up big bucks in U.S. multiplexes -- $6.2 million just last week -- is causing…