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TWILIGHT BRIGHTENS OVERSEAS BOX OFFICE

November 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 easily set a franchise record, coming in ahead of New Moon’s $132.5-million debut and well ahead of Eclipse‘s $104.5-million. The estimated three-day tally in the U.K. was $22 million. Russia was the No.-2 market with $15 million in ticket sales. France accounted for $14.5 million, while […]

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 […]

SPIELBERG VS. SPIELBERG IN DECEMBER

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One Steven Spielberg film will be challenging another Steven Spielberg film at the box office over the holiday period. Disney announced Wednesday that Spielberg’s War Horse, which originally was to have debuted next summer, will instead be released on Dec. 28, five days after the premiere of Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of […]