A vaguely interesting concept becomes a true mess
by JOHN VINCENT
Could it be four weeks in a row at the top for Lionsgate film?
It's the fourth week, so it should be time for a film to start calming down at the box office and make room for new kings (or queens) for a week. But "The Hunger Games" just won't do that. In fact, the Lionsgate film could finish its fourth week on top again, despite one horror film that has been ...Read More
Revenue is down nearly 60 percent, but Lionsgate is $61M richer
After a record-setting weekend, it would be hard not to expect a big fall for "The Hunger Games" in its second week. But it wasn't enough to cost it its crown. "Hunger Games" earned $61.1 million at the box office over the weekend, bringing its 10-day total to $251 million in North America. Altho ...Read More
Well, that and 19 other non-Chinese films next year
China doesn't allow a lot of foreign-made films to grace its theaters, but Lionsgate is convinced that its highly anticipated "Hunger Games" will be among them. That's good news, especially since you won't even be able to read about "Hunger Games" on Airlock Alpha if you live in China. Lionsg ...Read More