Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Box Office

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW BOT UPDATE | "Mongol" High Atop iW BOT

    Sergei Bodrov's "Mongol" from Picturehouse is atop the weekly iW BOT box office chart, which was published this afternoon. The film earned $135,326 on 5 screens over the weekend, for a $27,065 average. More in this week's box office column, which was published last night. [Peter Knegt]

    Read More »
    MORE: Box Office
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW BOT UPDATE | "Grace" Tops The Chart

    Tom Kalin's "Savage Grace" from IFC Films is atop the weekly iW BOT box office chart, which was published this afternoon. The film earned $22,311 on 2 screens over the weekend. More in this week's box office column, which was published last night. [Peter Knegt]

    Read More »
    MORE: Box Office
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Weekend Boxoffice: Sex and the City Shows Femme Power

    HBO series-turned-movie Sex and the City demonstrated the power of a femme-driven brand this weekend, scoring an amazing $26.9 million on Friday and an estimated $55.7 million for the weekend, despite middling reviews. Here's Variety's weekend b.o. report, and review. And Carina Chocano's spot-on re...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Cannes Watch: Indiana Jones

    I saw it coming. Ever since Paramount announced that Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Kingdom of the Crystal Skull would not screen for anyone before its May 18 unveiling at Cannes (in advance of its worldwide launch May 22), I felt that Spielberg and Co. might be setting themselves up. The anti...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Summer Movies: Women Want Sex and the City

    The NYT's Manohla Dargis seems to think that ">there aren't many women's pictures coming out this summer. True, much of the summer movie advance buzz and online hype is about what the fanboys are interested in. The women's pictures, which appeal to one or two audience quadrants and don't necessarily...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Summer Begins: Iron Man, Speed Racer, and Superheroes

    Let the summer games begin. The LAT's Ken Turan takes on summer blockbuster syndrome, while The Huffington Post addresses summer superheroes.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Iron Man: Downey and Favreau Rock

    I managed to convince Paramount to show me Iron Man earlier this week, and grabbed director Jon Favreau for a phone interview from the European leg of his round-the-world press tour, from Paris to Rome to the London Premiere. Here's my Iron Man column, which even explains why Samuel Jackson and Hila...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Iron Man: Why it Will be Huge

    Those of us who saw Paramount's first Iron Man materials at Comic-Con--and witnessed the hordes lining up just to see the damned costume unveiled--don't need to be convinced that this picture will be a summer boxoffice juggernaut. It should easily pass $200 million. Will it get to $300 million is an...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Holiday Weekend Update: Good and Plenty

    There's plenty to see in theaters this weekend.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    ShoWest: DreamWorks Animation Goes 3D

    The future is 3D, declared DreamWorks animation czar Jeffrey Katzenberg on Tuesday before showing the first piece of 3D footage created by DreamWorks--a redo of an entire scene from the upcoming 2D movie Kung Fu Panda in RealD. (Everyone seems to like these cool RealD glasses better than the clunkie...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • How This Year's Pack of Holiday Openers ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Friday Box Office: 'Hobbit' Finale Bests ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Watch Nicki Minaj's Highly-Stylized ...Shadow and Act