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TITANIC IN CHINA: KING OF THE WORLD

April 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

That $58 million that Titanic 3D reportedly earned in its debut in China? Forget it! The film actually earned $67 million, Fox International, which is distributing the movie overseas, said on Monday. The distributor said that it is not uncommon for estimates at the international box office to be off because of rudimentary electronic reporting. […]

CRITICS SPLIT OVER SPIELBERG’S TINTIN

October 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Steven Spielberg’s plan was, from the beginning, to open his latest epic, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, in Europe before bringing it to America. The film is based on a comics character beloved overseas but virtually unknown in the U.S. Spielberg’s hope, it was said, was to establish the movie as […]

RECORD YEAR AT EUROPEAN BOX OFFICE

May 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The total European box office grew 12 percent in 2009 to $8 billion (EUR 6.27 billion), establishing a new record, according to the Strasbourg-based European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO). Attendance surged 6 percent, with 981.1 million tickets sold versus 925.3 million in 2008. The soaring box office was also fueled by premium pricing for 3D screenings. […]