For most of us, movies are a gripping form of entertainment. Engaging films immerse us in spellbinding stories about other worlds while inviting us to understand others’ experiences.
Artsphoria Movie Reviews & Film Forum emerged as a way to record impressions from our daily watch list, encourage a dialogue in our film forum and find answers to film questions. Here are highlights from a few movie reviews:
Global Film Industry Statistics and Projections
Fortunately for avid movie lovers, film industry statistics show some positive signs. Here are the latest findings from Statista:
- The global box office revenue is predicted to increase from about $38 billion in 2016 to nearly $50 billion in 2020.
- The U.S. is the third largest film market in the world in terms of tickets sold per year.
- Approximately 5,750 cinema sites in the United States, as of 2017, still continued to attract audiences.
Film Studios and Movie Theaters by the Numbers
For those interested in movie industry numbers, here are additional figures from this source:
Box office revenue of Warner Bros.: 1940.7m USD
Number of movie tickets sold in U.S. and Canada: 1.3bn
Leading cinema circuit in the United States and Canada: AMC Theatres
Number of digital cinema screens worldwide: 182,019
Current Digital and 3D Cinema Figures
The following findings are related to digital and 3D cinema:
Number of digital 3D cinema screens in the United States and Canada: 16,933
Number of 3D cinema screens worldwide: 99,639
Box office revenue generated by 3D films in the United States and Canada: 1.3bn USD
Trivia on Movies, Actors and Awards
For film trivia enthusiasts, here are some interesting facts from Statista about movies, actors and awards: