1826. Tomb Raider Chronicles - HOLLYWOOD TAKES TRIP DOWN MEM LANE
For Hollywood, 2001 was a year of record revenue, a boom time for big film franchises, and a period of soul-searching over violent action films after the Sept. 11 attacks. Movie-ticket sales for 2001 will total an estimated $8.35 billion by the end of New Year's Eve, up from last year's record of 7.7 billion, according to box-office tracker Exhibitor Relations.
Last Updated: Dec 31, 2001
1827. Tomb Raider Chronicles - 2001 AN EXCELLENT YEAR FOR ANGLOPHILES
From Bridget Jones to Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings to Gosford Park, 2001 in movies was an exceptional year for Anglophiles. And it wasn't bad for British actors either. It's funny, isn't it? We're having one of our times, says Julian Fellowes, the screenwriter of Gosford Park, director Robert Altman's 1930s mystery satire set at an English manor.
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2001
1828. Tomb Raider Chronicles - SONY RELEASES PROMO PDA SOFTWARE
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has released a promotional interactive PDA-based video game to herald the release of the sci-fi film The One from its motion picture distribution arm Columbia Pictures. It is the first time a studio has created a PDA-based game on behalf of a motion picture release, but it's unlikely to be the last.
Last Updated: Dec 28, 2001
1829. Tomb Raider Chronicles - POTTER PLANTS WARNER TOP OF MARKET
Box office is the measure of success weekend by weekend, but studio reputations are made with market share. For Warner Bros., it's been a banner year on both counts. Distrib finished tops in weekend B.O. for 11 frames, and Warners will take the domestic market share crown for 2001 - its first victory since 1993.
Last Updated: Dec 25, 2001
1830. Tomb Raider Chronicles - 2001 ANOTHER STELLA YEAR FOR DVD'S
If last year was the year DVD broke through to the mainstream, this is the year it soared. In the U.S., the Consumer Electronics Association named the DVD player the fastest growing consumer electronic product of all time. This generation's home entertainment top toy has been around for only five years but it is expected to be in a third of U.S. households shortly, a feat that took the VCR twice as long to achieve.
Last Updated: Dec 24, 2001