Why U.S. Exhibitors Are Raising 3D Ticket Prices

Sooner or later it was bound to happen. After all, 3D movies have topped the North American box office for nine out of 13 weeks this year. And 3D films like “Avatar” and “Alice In Wonderland” have generated record breaking…

Box Office Review-Sunday 21 June “Up Climbs To $224.1 Million”

Can a house lifted by thousands of helium balloons overtake the Starship Enterprise? With an estimated $21.3 million domestic gross in its fourth week in release, Disney/Pixar’s “Up” has brought its domestic total to an estimated $224.1 million. “Up” is…

Box Office Review-Sunday 14 June

Two of the current top three highest grossing films of the year in North America are digital 3D releases. In its third week in release, Disney/Pixar’s wonderful “Up” brought in an estimated $30.5 million for a $187.2 million total gross,…

Box Office Review-Sunday 31 May “Up Lifts 3D”

Disney/Pixar’s stunning “Up” gave digital 3D a high profile lift this weekend, soaring to No. 1 at the North American box office with an estimated $68.2 million. The film opened in 3,766 theaters, including a record 1,534 3D theaters. This…

Daily Cinema Roundup-Thursday 27 May

–With his contract recently extended until 2013 and “Monsters Vs. Aliens” one of the year’s top grossing films so far, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg has now revealed plans to release five feature films every two years, adding an additional…

Box Office Review-Sunday 24 May

Over the U.S. Memorial Day weekend, “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” debuted at the top of the domestic box office with an estimated $53.5 million, just ahead of another new release, “Terminator Salvation,” with an estimated $43…

Box Office Review-Sunday 10 May

The Star Trek franchise had its biggest opening yet, as Paramount’s relaunched “Star Trek” topped the North American box office this weekend with an estimated $72.5 million, giving the film a domestic total of $76.5 million (with its Thursday opening…

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