Dec 26, 2014

Morocco bans Ridley Scott's 'Exodus'

Morocco has banned cinemas from showing the biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings” just one day before the Hollywood blockbuster was due to be screened, media reports said Thursday. It was unclear why officials decided to ban the movie that had been given the ...

'Les Miserables' strikes box-office gold in Japan

Feb 6, 2013

'Les Miserables' strikes box-office gold in Japan

“Les Miserables” has grossed a record ¥4.2 billion in Japan since it hit movie theaters in December, the most ever for a musical, according to distributor Toho-Towa Co. The record had been held by the 2005 film “The Phantom of the Opera” based on ...