Posts Tagged ‘foreign’
 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through August 12

The big gainer overseas this week was The Dark Knight Rises again, up $67 million to an overseas total of $445 million.  A billion dollars worldwide is still possible, but $950 million could be more realistic.   Ice Age 4 c...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through August 5

Total Recall joins the chart this week in the middle of the pack, with a projected $66 million final domestic total and $6 million to date overseas.  It might get to $95 million overseas ultimately, which would put its eventu...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through July 29

Overseas box office for The Dark Knight Rises has risen to $248 million to date, up from $88 million at this time last week.  The ultimate overseas number could hit $490 million, up somewhat from $469 million for The Dark K...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through July 22

The Dark Knight Rises opened with $88 million overseas in a modest 17 territories.  We’ll give Rises a preliminary overseas target of $490 million, slightly higher than 2008’s The Dark Knight, which grossed $46...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through May 27

Marvel’s The Avengers (distributed by Disney) increased again to $782 million to date overseas (up from $723 million last week), although the growth rate continues to slow down.  (Click “read more” to see t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through May 13

Marvel’s The Avengers (distributed by Disney) has jumped again to $629 million to date overseas (up from $441.5 million last week).  United Kingdom continue to lead the way overseas ($48.2 million so far now — up...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE BIJOU @ TIFF: Midnight Madness – “Sleepless Night”

> When the inevitable US remake of the French thriller SLEEPLESS NIGHT arrives, it’ll benefit from some sharper dialogue (assuming the subtitles in Toronto were fully translating the original), a bit more characterization...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Point Blank”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Point Blank”

  POINT BLANK – Worth a Ticket:  A Thrill-Ride with Subtitles   The most gripping Hollywood thriller of the summer is… in French.  (But not for long.)  This isn’t a complete surprise:  POINT BLAN...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEWS: “In A Better World,” “Rubber” & “Super”

In recent years, the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film has come to stand for not much more than a fair level of craftsmanship and a comfortable pitch of moral predicament (The Secret In Their Eyes, Departures, and The Counte...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEWS: “Miral,” “Potiche” and “Peep World”

  People have been accusing Julian Schnabel’s MIRAL of being propaganda for the Palestinian cause, but in a way that’s an insult to propagandists, who are usually focused and effective at what they do.  Miral ...
by Mitch Salem