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.
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.
"Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters" is set against a background of Nigeria's oil fields and its colonial past. Made in Lagos to keep costs low, the film is a prominent first in animating African cultural history.
4 Jul 2019
'Toy Story 4' is bigger than The Beatles at the box office
5 Jun 2017
'Wonder Woman' soars to the top of the domestic Box Office this weekend, beating 'Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'.
13 Mar 2017
'Kong: Skull Island' shakes up the box office this weekend, crushing 'Logan' and 'Get Out' with a new tale of the mighty ape.
16 Jan 2017
'Hidden Figures' holds strong at the box office, finishing in the top spot over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
2 Jan 2017
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' continues to dominate at the box office, bringing in under $50 million during New Year's holiday weekend.
28 Dec 2016
Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw discusses the success of 'Rogue One' at the box office and the general drop in ticket sales in 2016.
26 Dec 2016
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' roars to the top of the holiday weekend box office, soaring over the animated animal feature, 'Sing.'