Thursday, October 22, 2020

JANUARY BOX OFFICE: COLD AS THE WEATHER

February 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Fewer tickets were sold at North American theaters in January than during any January since 1991, BoxOfficeMojo said on its website Tuesday. Just 94 million tickets were sold, the first time that ticket sales had fallen below 100 million since 1995, the website said. Thanks to 3D and IMAX surcharges, total revenue fell to only […]

NOT MUCH STING AS HORNET OPENS WITH $11.1 MILLION ON FRIDAY

January 15, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Although more than a few analysts had predicted that Sony’s The Green Hornet would lift the box office out of the doldrums this weekend, things did not look promising in that regard as Friday estimates for the movie came in at $11.1 million. The film had reportedly cost $110 million to produce. Much worse were […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE GREEN HORNET

January 14, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Box office forecasters are predicting big things for The Green Hornet this weekend. But critics are swatting it from every direction. “Overblown, interminable and unfunny,” is the way Lou Lumenick describes it in the New York Post. Joe Morgenstern in the Wall Street Journal begins his review this way: “The Green Hornet may not be […]

STUDIOS DEVELOPING PAID APPS TO MARKET MOVIES

November 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Looking for ways to cut the increasing costs of marketing movies online, Sony Pictures and Trigger, a digital marketing agency, are teaming up to offer a free Green Hornet game app for mobile phones that can be upgraded for a fee, the London Financial Times reported today (Monday). The two companies have agreed to split […]