Wednesday, October 16, 2019

TRANSFORMERS HOTTER THAN FIREWORKS

July 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Forget all of those Decepticons transformed into movie critics! They were destined to be defeated — and they were, in spades, as moviegoers cold-shouldered them to make Paramount’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon the third-biggest three-day opener of all time. The Michael Bay-directed movie, excoriated by an overwhelming number of critics for what they said […]

FOR WARNERS, INCEPTION IS 2010’S HARRY POTTER

November 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Thanks largely to the strength of Inception, which grossed nearly $290 million domestically in the third quarter, Time Warner was able to report today (Wednesday) that revenue for its filmed entertainment division, which includes Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema, was flat with last year at $2.78 billion, when it raked in big earnings from […]

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. […]