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TITANIC STRONG OVERSEAS, BUT NOT A WINNER

April 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Titanic had a stronger relaunch overseas than it did in North America, earning an estimated $35.5 million in 84 countries. But it was not all clear sailing, as it came in second behind the second week of Wrath of the Titans, which generated $43 million in ticket sales. Following in third place was Lionsgate’s The […]

HUNGER EXPECTED TO SURVIVE AS BOX OFFICE LEADER

April 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Hunger Games is expected to survive a challenge from a 3D version of 1997’s Titanic and the raunchy comedy American Reunion, a revival of the 1999-2003 franchise, making it three wins in a row for the dystopian drama and pushing it past the $300-million mark at the box office. Most forecasters figure that the […]

BOX OFFICE MAKING STRONG RECOVERY

April 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With the second week of Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games leading the way with $58.6 million and Warner Bros.’ Wrath of the Titans following with $33.5 million, the box office continued to show a strong recovery from last year. According to Box Office Mojo, the total for the weekend came to $148.6 million, up 19 percent […]

HUNGER GAMES FINAL: $58.6 MILLION (Updated)

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lionsgate’s Hunger Games dominated the domestic box office for the second consecutive weekend, adding another $58.6 million to its gross, which now stands at $248.5 million after just ten days. According to final figures, it nabbed an additional $34.8 million overseas, bringing its worldwide tally to $362.4 million. Warner Bros.’ Wrath of the Titans debuted […]

WRATH OF THE TITANS BEATS HUNGER GAMES OVERSEAS

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It did not have the same titanic opening overseas that Clash of the Titans did, but Wrath of the Titans galloped to an impressive victory over its opposition — including The Hunger Games — nonetheless, collecting $78 million in 60 countries. That was more than twice what it earned domestically and augurs well for the […]

HUNGER GAMES EXPECTED TO KILL ALL RIVALS (Updated)

March 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

There’ll be no slaking moviegoers’ thirst for Hunger Games this weekend, according to box office pundits. After opening with $152.5 million last weekend, the movie was averaging about $10 million a day midweek, and most box-office forecasters are predicting that it will rake in another $50-60 million this weekend. Two big-budget films will be trying […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: WRATH OF THE TITANS

March 30, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

The reviews for Wrath of the Titans are about as wrathful as those for Clash of the Titans were two years ago. Those negative reviews did not hinder the movie from earning nearly a half-billion dollars in 2010. And there’s a legitimate question about who actually reads reviews of movies like this. The best that […]

REPORT: NOLAN CONVERTING INCEPTION TO 3D

February 25, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Clash of the Titans director Jonathan Liebesman has disclosed that Christopher Nolan has agreed to convert Inception into 3D. Liebesman made the startling revelation in an interview with Movieweb.com as he discussed how Warner Bros. had persuaded him to convert his own Wrath of the Titans, a sequel, into 3D. “I didn’t want to convert,” […]