Box office – in slow times, we find an amaaazing fact

Sometimes the box office numbers are just plain weird. Here is a strange factoid about Australian numbers compared to China.
Sinister but impeccably dressed villains in House of Gucci

The Australian box office is locked absolutely solid, with no more than the tiniest of changes in the pecking order. Exhibitors must be losing any sense of time. 

Spider-Man rules, Sing 2 warbles along, Scream 5 lost 27%, which is more than most, Ghostbusters lumbers around, Gucci holds the older crowd, and The King’s Man is rewarded for doing not very much…

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.