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    Chinese box office: taken by storm

    2015-02-06T14:12:00Z

    Which films will triumph at the box office over Chinese New Year? Liz Shackleton looks at the high-profile releases vying for the top slot.

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    Spain: battle for the box office

    2015-02-04T20:46:00Z

    Spain has seen a box-office boom in 2014 but admissions were driven by discount ticket schemes. Distributors and exhibitors are looking for new solutions, Juan Sarda reports.

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    European box office: Laugh track

    2014-12-05T09:00:00Z

    Comedies hit big for European films at the global box office in 2014. By Louise Tutt.

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    Is France still a cinephile nation?

    2014-05-12T06:35:00Z

    France has long been a model of cinema-going culture. But with a box-office drop in 2013, a dip in local production and cinema audiences getting older, Melanie Goodfellow looks at the future of film culture in the digital age.

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    Indian box office: Local films race ahead

    2014-02-03T18:36:00Z

    Hollywood hasn’t yet maximised the potential of the Indian market, where 2013 saw some record-breaking Bollywood hits despite a slowdown in box-office growth. Liz Shackleton reports.

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    Box Office: Finding the funny

    2013-12-13T00:01:00Z

    With Anchorman 2 about to start its international roll-out, Ian Sandwell looks at the performance of comedies at the box office in 2013 and examines the prospects for Ron Burgundy’s return.

  • The Lone Ranger
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    UAE box office: Riding to the rescue

    2013-12-12T11:36:00Z

    Hollywood films of every stripe can take the UAE box office at a canter. But specialist titles, except for Bollywood films, tend to fall at the first hurdle and are increasingly pinning their hopes on VoD. Colin Brown reports.

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    Documentaries: the truth about summer

    2013-06-25T11:54:00Z

    Serious documentaries can be ideal counter programming to superhero blockbusters. Ian Sandwell talks to UK and US distribution experts about why summer releases can be smart moves for non-fiction films.

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    Baz Luhrmann at the box office

    2013-05-12T18:50:00Z

    Baz Luhrmann’s Cannes opener The Great Gatsby is his first film in 3D. Will it continue the director’s upward trajectory at the global box office?  Ian Sandwell reports.

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    The fear factor

    2013-04-05T08:00:00Z

    Is resurrecting a horror brand a sure-fire way of scaring up box office around the world? Ian Sandwell reports