The nation’s first dedicated children’s movie auditorium will debut later this month in Southern California — but don’t worry, kids can’t play during the film. read more read more"The Next Evolution in Luxury Theaters? Playgrounds"
The first movie with an all-black cast to win the best picture Academy Award, Barry Jenkins’ art house movie cost a scant $1.5 million to make and has now crossed the $25 million mark. read more read more"Box Office: Thanks to Oscar, ‘Moonlight’ Has Its Biggest Weekend Yet"
‘Furious 7,’ the most recent film in the franchise, earned a historic $390 million in China in 2015 and remains Hollywood’s biggest release ever there. read more read more"Universal’s ‘Fast 8’ Lands China Release Date (Exclusive)"
Warner Bros’ ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ opened to just $3.7 million, illustrating the surprising cultural challenges some U.S. films face in gaining traction in the Chinese market. read more read more"China Box Office: ‘Logan’ Rips ‘Lego Batman’ to Shreds With $49M Debut"
Elsewhere, ‘The Shack’ guides faith-based audiences; among Oscar winners, ‘Moonlight’ shines after its best picture upset and enjoys its biggest weekend to date; and ‘La La Land’ nears $400 million globally. read more read more"Final Box Office: ‘Logan’ Climbs Even Higher to Huge $88.3M U.S. Debut, $247.3M Globally"
Lionsgate is betting the Middle Kingdom’s date crowd embraces the Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling-starrer on Valentine’s Day. read more read more"‘La La Land’ Dances Into China as Oscar Fave Crosses $300 Million Mark Worldwide"
Thanks to a strong opening day in the Middle Kingdom, Damien Chazelle’s musical has danced past the $300 million mark worldwide. read more read more"China Box Office: ‘La La Land’ Opens to $12M on Valentine’s Day"
The film co-stars Donnie Yen and Kris Wu, two of greater China’s biggest celebrities. read more read more"China Box Office: ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ Opens to Massive $61.9M"
“The film is the one thing that people can agree on in this point in time,” says director Theodore Melfi, adding that he expects an equal mix of Democrats and Republicans to attend Wednesday’s event. read more read more"‘Hidden Figures’ Lands Capitol Hill Screening as Oscar Voting Begins (Exclusive)"
The gap is narrower than expected between the two films, while ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ wins over males with a $30 million debut. read more read more"Weekend Box Office: ‘Lego Batman’ Wins With $55.6M; ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Disrobes to $46.8M"