Articles tagged box office

Building the Perfect Bomb: The Numbers Behind Box Office Flops

The biggest "box office bombs" of all time, much like the biggest hits, are not always the ones you're expecting them to be.

READ more
‘Jurassic World’ Opening: How Does It Compare With Other Smashes?

Jurassic World is undeniably a massive hit, notching $208.8 million for the biggest domestic opening-weekend performance of all time.

READ more

6 Jun 2011 // 4:27 AM

‘X-Men’ drives box-office boost

LOS ANGELES — After a record number of movie tickets were sold over the Memorial Day holiday, it appears audiences are back in the moviegoing habit.

READ more

2 May 2011 // 6:30 AM

‘Fast Five’ burns rubber at box office

LOS ANGELES — “Fast Five” ran over the competition at the box office this weekend, shifting ticket sales into high gear for the first time this

READ more
Screen World Volume 60: The Films of 2008 by Barry Monush

Screen World remains the go-to reference book for people in the film industry as well as film critics and fans.

READ more

5 Aug 2008 // 3:09 AM

LOS ANGELES - “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” was unable to topple “The Dark Knight” at the domestic box office, but the “Mummy”

READ more
‘Sex and City’ beats ‘Indy’ for top box-office draw

LOS ANGELES - Never underestimate the power of women - and a good strong Cosmopolitan. “Sex and the City” fans turned out in droves over

READ more

19 Mar 2007 // 4:00 AM

‘300’ is a number that adds up

A lot of people were surprised. I wasn’t surprised. I knew all along that “300” would be a monster hit, and that $70 million opening weekend

READ more

13 Mar 2007 // 2:00 AM

Opening haul by ‘300’ is a stunner

Right now, the title “300” refers to the number of sword-slingin’, codpiece-sportin’ Spartans who fought a behemoth horde of Persian invaders in the famous fifth century

READ more

12 Mar 2007 // 2:53 AM

The bloody, ultraviolent movie “300,” the latest in a string of action-packed comic book adaptations, raked in a staggering $70 million this weekend - the biggest March

READ more
//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

READ the article