"MIB3" clears $203.2 million worldwide but underperforms in North America with $70 million; horror pic "Chernobyl Diary" also tepid with $9.3 million; Wes Anderson's specialty release "Moonrise" posts the highest per-location average of all time for a live-action film.
"Avengers" becomes the No. 4 pic of all time with a staggering $1.18 billion; "The Dictator," too racy for flyover states, posts five-day debut of $24.5 million but overperforms internationally with $30.3 million for global opening of $54.8 million.Read more
With “Avengers” still looming large, “Battleship” is on course for soft $11 million to $12 million Friday, while “Dictator” and Lionsgate comedy “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” duke it out.Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops