Compass Leads Slow Box Office

With an estimated domestic weekend total of $26 million, The Golden Compass isn’t proving to be the blockbuster New Line had hoped for, but its performance was strong enough to ... Continue Reading →

Golden Compass Points to Theaters

The first movie based on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series of books debuts in theaters today after a fairly wide sneak preview last Saturday. Following its success with ... Continue Reading →

Weinsteins Nab Telepool’s Niko

The Weinstein Co. has signed on to distribute Niko & the Way to the Stars, a CG-animated holiday movie from German distributor Telepool. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ... Continue Reading →

Dark Knight Gets IMAX Preview

The first six minutes of Warner Bros.’ Batman Begins sequel, The Dark Knight, will screen at IMAX theaters next week prior to screenings of Warner’s adaptation of the Richard ... Continue Reading →

Ratatouille, Surf’s Up Lead Annie Feature Noms

Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille scored a total of 13 nominations to lead the pack for this year’s Annie Awards, a presentation of ASIFA-Hollywood. The CG pic about a culinary ... Continue Reading →

Enchanted Still Magical

Disney’s Enchanted held onto the top spot at the North American box office over a weekend that played out much like a repeat of the previous week. Sony ScreenGems’ Last ... Continue Reading →

Compass Sneaks in Theaters

During a weekend that sees only one film open in wide release, moviegoers will no doubt be lining up to catch early screenings of New Line Cinema’s The Golden Compass at 879 theaters ... Continue Reading →

Mummy 3 to Unravel in China First

The next film in Universal’s lucrative Mummy movie franchise will most likely debut in China a week before hitting theaters in North America, according to Daily Variety. The vfx-heavy ... Continue Reading →

New Line Explores Planet 51

Having made a bundle with vfx-heavy pics such as the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the upcoming The Golden Compass, New Line Cinema is reportedly making the move to fully CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

Beowulf Breaks IMAX Record

Beowulf: An IMAX 3D Experience scored the highest grossing second weekend in IMAX history, earning nearly $3 million on 84 domestic screens. IMAX theatres, which account for just 2% ... Continue Reading →