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Biz is bullish on Mideast as fifth Dubai fest opens

As the Dubai International Film Festival enters its fifth year, the event's glamour, growing artistic ambitions and new market are front and center as one would expect. But the festival provides another key function: shining a spotlight on the increasing vibrancy of the movie business in the Middle East.

Arab film biz blossoms

As the Dubai International Film Festival enters its fifth year, the event's glamour, growing artistic ambitions and new market are front and center as one would expect.

world boxoffice

As a batch of family animated fare led by Paramount/ DreamWorks' "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" seeks a piece of the overseas market during the lucrative year-end period, the competition for holiday moviegoers starts in earnest this weekend.

‘Madagascar’ sequel marks its territory

As a batch of family animated fare led by Paramount/DreamWorks' "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" seeks a piece of the overseas market during the lucrative year-end period, the competition for holiday moviegoers starts in earnest this weekend.

‘Madagascar’ ends o’seas run of Bond

A batch of Central Park zoo animals returning to their jungle habitat ended James Bond's five-week domination of the international boxoffice.

‘Madagascar’ knocks off Bond overseas

A batch of Central Park zoo animals returning to their jungle habitat ended James Bond's five-week domination of the international boxoffice.

Bond takes five: No. 1 with $20.5 mil

With 8,755 screens working in 73 territories, Sony/MGM's "Quantum of Solace" dominated the overseas market for the fifth week in a row, bringing in $20.5 million and lifting its international gross to $340.7 million.

‘Solace’ still tops overseas

With 8,755 screens working in 73 territories, Sony/MGM's "Quantum of Solace" dominated the overseas market for the fifth week in a row, bringing in $20.5 million and lifting its international gross to $340.7 million.

Four and counting for ‘Solace’

It's Bond again — at least until a new high-profile title enters the overseas market for the holiday season.

‘Solace’ makes it four straight overseas

It's Bond again -- at least until a new high-profile title enters the overseas market for the holiday season.

Measure of ‘Solace’: $54.6 mil

James Bond stood out dramatically again during the weekend as Sony/MGM's "Quantum of Solace" pulled in $54.6 million from 10,465 screens in 67 overseas markets to lift its international gross to $250 million.

Measure of ‘Solace’: $54.6 mil

James Bond stood out dramatically again during the weekend as Sony/MGM's "Quantum of Solace" pulled in $54.6 million from 10,465 screens in 67 overseas markets to lift its international gross to $250 million.