- Anti-American, anti-troop films flop one right after another both here and overseas. See: Here. Here. Here. Here. Here. Here. Here. Here. Here. Here.
- The rare pro-American, pro-troop film makes money overseas. See: Here. Here. Here. Here. Here.
- Hollywood makes anti-American films one right after another.
- Hollywood says they don’t make pro-American films because they don’t make money overseas.
- Orwell rolls over in grave wishing he’d conceived the concept of “triplethink.”
‘Battle: Los Angeles’ Crosses $100 Million Mark Overseas With Third Consecutive Int’l Box Office Win
A lackluster first quarter on the foreign theatrical circuit for Hollywood’s major studios — down an estimated 30% on a combined basis from 2010 — ended with Battle: Los Angeles taking the No. 1 box office for the third consecutive weekend and pushing its overseas tally past the $100 million mark. …
The first-place weekend gross for Sony’s Battle: Los Angeles (titled World Invasion in some foreign markets) was $14.7 million drawn from 5,999 screens in 60 markets, hoisting its overseas cume to $100.5 million.
Gee, I wonder why Captain America director Joe Johnston’s first statement about the film was to reassure everyone Captain America wouldn’t be American-ey?
Wasn’t because he crunched the numbers, that’s for damn sure.