Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim had a difficult time at the box office when it was released back in 2013. Yet despite this, a John Boyega-fronted sequel is one of a number of unexpected monster revivals coming our way this year. Meanwhile, the follow-up to Gareth … [Read more...] about Why the Hollywood monster movie will never die
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LONDON -- Cinema admissions and box office during 2012 are on track to beat the previous year's totals but inward investment -- cash flowing into production for overseas, dominated by Hollywood studio backed projects – fell last year.According to the latest figures from the … [Read more...] about U.K. Admissions, Box Office Up While Hollywood Backed Movie Shoots Fall In 2012
This story first appeared in the Oct. 11 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. As Leonardo DiCaprio and Harvey Weinstein were visiting China in late September to promote Wanda Group's $8.2 billion studio project, new tensions were brewing between Hollywood and the … [Read more...] about China’s Quota Mess: Which Hollywood Blockbusters Could Get Left Out?
From the first screenings of The Raid: Redemption at 2011's Toronto International Film Festival, audiences were high on director Gareth Evans' relentless martial arts picture (The Hollywood Reporter called it "a whole mess of bone-crunching, face-pummeling, throat-slicing … [Read more...] about ‘The Raid 2: Berandal’ Trailer Unleashes More Action Than Most Hollywood Blockbusters
And as leading international cinema owners, distributors and associated operators hook up at this year's Cinema Expo International, set to take place June 25-28 at Amsterdam RAI in the Dutch capital, European cinema is indeed preparing for glory."2006 was a better year in most … [Read more...] about Hollywood blockbusters buoy European exhibition