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FilmEcho 35/2012: "Obama's America" klettert in den Charts; how doc became targeted success

Published in Germany: 31 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Despite three new films, top 12 record 12% lower grosses than the worst this year on February 3; amongst newcomers, “Premium Rush” delivers best position, followed by “Hit & Run”; “The Apparition” doesn’t scare up much on…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on September 23, 2012 at 7:27pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 32/2012: Rekordergebnisse für Majors, Eintrittspreise auf Höchstniveau; second quarter average ticket price hits all-time high

Published in Germany: 10 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “The Dark Knight Rises” to threepeat as “Total Recall” disappoints and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” debuts in line with expectations; “Ted” becomes fourth film to join $200 mil. club of R-rated comedies;…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 19, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Filmecho 31/2012: Grünes Licht für AMC/Wanda; acquisition receives all necessary approval in both countries

Published in Germany: 3 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Despite Olympic opening and aftermath of Aurora shooting, “The Dark Knight” succeeds again as newcomers “The Watch” and “Step Up Revolution” range below expectations; Led by “Ruby Sparks” and “Killer Joe,” six…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 18, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 24/2012: Joel Silver wechselt zu Universal

Published in Germany: 17 June 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Madagascar: Europe’s Most Wanted” books fourth best opening of the year as “Prometheus” helps pushing the top 12 to a solid 32% plus over last year; summer season 2% ahead of 2011 as well; “Hunger Games” surpasses $400…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 15, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Filmecho 23/2012: $350 Mil. Relativity Media, "Piranha 3DD" VOD, Piano & Pali Academy Museum

Published in Germany: 8 June 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Girl power replaces superhero dominance, “Snow White and the Huntsman” books fourth best opening of the year and almost as much as “Mirror Mirror” in entire run; “MIB 3D” holding up well as “The Avengers” are beamed to International Space Station and surpass “The Dark Night” as number three domestic champ; “Moonrise Kingdom” expansion does well, but “The Intouchables” not so [BoxOff];…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 8, 2012 at 7:42pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 22/2012: Roter Kinoteppich für China; 50 Red Carpet Cinemas to launch over the next five years

Published in Germany: 1 June 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Men In Black” beat “The Avengers” as “Chernobyl Diaries” open sixth; Top 12 are 31% behind last year’s Memorial Day take; “Marigold” continuous successful expansion; “Moonrise Kingdom” beats location average of “Dreamgirls” with…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 1, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 21/2012: Chinas Wanda Group kauft/purchases AMC Entertainment; Academy macht/does Open Air in Hollywood

Published in Germany: 25 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: "the Avengers" still tops, breaking further records and keeping competition at bay [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: [p6]; Dalian Wanda Group purchases AMC Entertainment for $2.6 billion [Kino2]

“Bully” in the White House; Academy opens open air screening and event venue in Hollywood; SAG/AFTRA merger opponents withdraw law suit; Paramount Pictures and Puzo estate reach temporary agreement on…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 29, 2012 at 5:53pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 20/2012: Klasse Kasse für nordamerikanische Kinoketten; big box office for North American exhibitors

Published in Germany: 18 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Dark Shadows” no match for “The Avengers” as “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” goes from 27 to 128 bookings; “Girl in Progess” hits its target audience and the last expansion for “The Artist” resuts in a per-screen average of $251.…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 29, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 19/2012: SEC nimmt Hollywood/China Deal unter die Lupe; SEC investigates

Published in Germany: 11 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “The Avengers” set new records and “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” checks into exclusives as next big hit [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: SEC inquires into Hollywood deal with China; Dick Clark Productions wins Golden Globes case; Universa;l…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 11, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Cinema Tech: Dolby Atmos delivers exciting new audio platform

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Soundsational! Dolby Atmos delivers exciting new audio platform

Just last month, we concluded our annual Class of 2011 overview detailing the latest trends in cinema sound and picture. Bigger, louder and even better is where movie theatres are heading. More…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

FilmEcho 18/2012: The Oscars: Live from the Dolby Theatre

Published in Germany: 5 May 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Four new titles of various genres cannot unseat “Think Like a Man”; “Bernie” scores highest per-screen average of any specialized release so far this year as “Sound of My Voice” underperforms [BoxOff];

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments

FilmEcho 17/2012: Rich Ross raus bei Disney; Rich Ross leaves Disney

Published in Germany: 27 April 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “Think Like a Man” and “The Lucky One” take on “the Hunger Games”, “Shimpanzee” swings to best for Disneynature; “Marley” doc debuts ine xclusives and on VOD [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: Rich Ross leaves…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments

FilmEcho 16/2012: Reliance macht bei DreamWorks weiter; Reliance continues with DreamWorks

Published in Germany: 20 April 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: Tom Hanks to play Walt Disney in “Saving Mr. Banks”, the chronicle of his pursuit of “Mary Poppins” author, played by Emma Thompson [p6]; strong…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments

Euro Update May 2012: All eyes on Amsterdam's EYE (and more)

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All eyes on Amsterdam's EYE

On April 5, the EYE Film Institute Netherlands celebrated the opening of its spectacular new quarters within Amsterdam. More »…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on April 16, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

FilmEcho 41/2011: Doppel für Depp/double Depp

Published in Germany: 14 October 2011



** U.S. Box-Office: “Real Steel” dominates box office ring as “Dolphin Tale” and…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on October 30, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 40/2011: Paramount reorganisiert/announces restructuring, update Marcoly ersetzt/to replace Cripps



Published in Germany: 7 October 2011



** U.S. Box-Office: “Dolphin Tale” swins to top, “Courageous” delivers further proof of targeted audiences; “50/50” arrives on five, “Dream House” closes on six and “What’s Your Number” on number eight; “Lion King” continues to deliver; “Take Shelter” is top…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on October 30, 2011 at 4:41pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 24/10: CinemaCon selects/wählt chairpersons

Published in Germany: 18 June 2010



** U.S. Box-Office: “Karate Kid” kicks box-office back into gear as “A-Team” settles for number two [BoxOff];



** U.S. News: DreamWorks dreaming again with six films in production this summer; Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds reunited for… Continue

Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 21, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Justice Department requires divestitures In AMC's acquisition of Kerasotes Theaters

Divestitures Will Preserve Movie Theater Competition in Chicago, Denver and Indianapolis Metropolitan Areas



WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice announced today that it will require AMC Entertainment Group Inc. to divest movie theater assets in Chicago, Denver and Indianapolis in order to proceed with its proposed $275 million acquisition of most of the theaters operated by Kerasotes Showplace Theatres. The department said that the transaction, as… Continue

Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 15, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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