Tag Archives: Paul Dergarabedian

“Toy Story 3” leads 2010 box office, which is down from 2009

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As the year draws to a close, we’ve begun to compartmentalize 2010’s successes and failures on various levels. Box office is one chart we use on a week-to-week basis to determine a film’s success (though, not necessarily, its quality). And reports are arriving today that suggest[...]

Expert: Summer box office up, attendance way down

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: According to a new report, movies are making more money for Hollywood studios, even though less people are showing up to watch them. These somewhat confusing statistics come to us from Paul Dergarabedian, box-office analyst for Hollywood.com. He says attendance has dropped due to a “steep[...]

Will Oscar bounce translate to box office gold?

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS It’s called the Oscar bounce, but for a blockbuster movie like “Avatar” that has already seen its worldwide box office climb above $2 billion, being nominated for an Academy Award for best picture isn’t expected ignite huge new interest in the film. If it comes, it[...]

Hollywood eyes record $10 billion in Box Office in 2009

Hollywood eyeing more than $10 billion this year as audiences flocked to theaters during the recession. According to The Hollywood Reporter, so far moviegoers had snapped up $9.67 billion worth of tickets at domestic — U.S. and Canadian — box offices through Tuesday, said tracking firm Hollywood.com Box Office. “The[...]