How painful was this summer for Hollywood?

With weak performances at the US box office over the course of the this summer, it’s not a surprise that the final box office total gross from May to August is only $4.1 billion. That is 15% down from summer 2013 ($4.75 billion) and the lowest total since 2006 ($3.37 billion). And if we adjust … Continue reading How painful was this summer for Hollywood?

China is on the path to take the lead from the US in the box office

Since its release 4 weeks ago, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has racked up over $850 million in the global box office, breaking the record in China where it grossed over $280 million - 65 million more than in the US, where it drew $215 million. This is not the first time that the Chinese box … Continue reading China is on the path to take the lead from the US in the box office

Paranormal Activity 4 scares off competition at the US box office

Horror sequel Paranormal Activity 4 shot to the top of the box office in the US and abroad with ease, scoring $30.2 million and $26.5 million respectively for a worldwide debut of $56.7 million. The low budget film has failed to match up to its predecessor Paranormal 3, which opened to $52.6 million in the … Continue reading Paranormal Activity 4 scares off competition at the US box office