Yearly Archives: 2008

Out with the old box office record, in with the new…

The Hollywood Reporter weighs in with 2008’s projected box office tally from Nielsen EDI (the official keepers of the box office numbers for the MPAA and NATO) and it looks mighty sweet: Meanwhile, buoyed by good weekday numbers and potentially strong holds over the holiday weekend, overall domestic boxoffice is poised to set a record…. Read more »

Movie Business Booms

WBTV 3 in Charlotte has Will Smith for the premiere of Seven Pounds, but first they want to tell you how the movie theater business is doing (They get the average ticket price wrong in the report; it’s really $7.20. The $7.97 figure is what a $2.23 average ticket in 1977 would cost today.):  

Golden Globe Nominations

The Golden Globe nominations are out this morning. Read the list below and place your bets. And go see a movie. BEST FEATURE – DRAMA “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” – Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures “Frost/Nixon” – Imagine Entertainment, Working Title, Studio Canal; Universal Pictures “The… Read more »