The battle is won for Star Wars’ ‘Rogue One’
19 December 2016 | 6:08 am
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'' reaches for the stars and scores a win at the box office, with the force of $155 million in ticket sales.
24 Aug 2018
"Crazy Rich Asians," the first movie with an all-Asian ensemble cast from a major studio in 25 years, dominated this weekend's North American box office with some $25 million in ticket sales on Sunday (August 19), according to box office monitoring site Box Office Mojo.
31 Oct 2018
The demonstrators were calling for the release of their leader Ibrahim Zakzaky when soldiers shot at them.
11 May 2019
The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
8 May 2019
Avengers: Endgame, the series-ender from Disney and Marvel, set a new standard for Hollywood blockbusters last weekend with stunning hauls of $350 million in North America and $1.2 billion worldwide, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations estimated worldwide.
22 May 2019
The Marvel film, which has made $771 million, only sits behind 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.' Globally, 'Endgame' is at $2.62 billion compared to 'Avatar's' $2.78 billion.
4 Jul 2019
'Toy Story 4' is bigger than The Beatles at the box office
21 Jul 2019
China enjoys an enormous film industry, but box office totals are actually heading for their first annual decline in at least 10 years. Potential summer hits that might have actually come to the rescue have been cancelled with no explanation.
10 Sep 2019
Chapter Two’ now ranks as the second-best horror opening in history. The number one spot belongs to 'It," which earned $123 million during its 2017 debut.
25 Feb 2021
Audiences are cramming into Chinese cinemas to watch a sentimental comedy that has rapidly become one of the most popular films of all time in the country and marks a triumphant debut for its female director.
7 Apr 2021
The Warner Bros. film raked in $48.5 million over its opening weekend between Wednesday and Sunday.
27 May 2021
The latest "Fast and Furious" action adventure film cruised to the top of the international box office at the weekend, trade magazine Variety reported, making a $162.4 million overseas debut outing. According to Variety, the figure came from ticket sales in eight markets, including China, Hong Kong and Korea. It marked the best opening weekend for a Hollywood blockbuster since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
7 Jul 2021
Usually a reliable big seller for cinema, this year's July 4 weekend box offices sales brought about an improvement on last year's dismal revenue, thanks in part to the release of three new films, Hollywood publication Variety reported on Monday.
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Despite China's large-scale military exercises around Taiwan, life across the island largely remains the same. The relative calmness is in stark contrast to how the international community views the situation.
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Eyewitness video captures a person, believed to be a police officer, firing a handgun and tear gas during an anti-government demonstration in Freetown.
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India is trying to strengthen its long-standing ties to countries on the continent as New Delhi attempts to catch up with China, which has emerged as Africa's largest trading partner.
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The Saki base went up in flames, with Russia claiming an ammunition depot exploded, a story ridiculed by Kyiv. Meanwhile, Ukraine reports heavy shelling in Donetsk.
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Many fear that the US overturning Roe v. Wade could curb tenuous rights gains in the Philippines. Abortion policies in the country are some of the most restrictive in the world.
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US Attorney General Merrick Garland said he "personally" approved the FBI search on Donald Trump's Florida home, and would seek legal approval to reveal more details of why a search warrant had been issued.