Mystery Book Market Still Solid
- Movie scrambles Code book sales. Flamm, Matthew // Crain's New York Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p1
The article informs that the sales of the book "The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown has dropped after the debut of the film "The Da Vinci Code." The May 19, 2006 release of the much-hyped and widely anticipated movie initially spurred interest in the book. Sales for the mass-market and trade...
- Flip-flop of the week. Cochrane, Brian // Variety;6/12/2006, Vol. 403 Issue 4, p4
This article focuses on the screening of the film The Da Vinci Code in China. A screening in China was unexpected because of strict Communist rule. The film grossed $13 million, and consequently Chinese authorities ordered exhibitors to end the film's run the following day, saying that more...
- Final kick from 'X-Men' tops o'seas B.O. Schilling, Mark; Koehl, Christiau; Thomas, Archie; de Prado, Esther; Jennings, Sheri; Klaussmann, Liza; Boland, Michaela; Mohr, Ian // Variety;6/26/2006, Vol. 403 Issue 6, p12
The article looks at the overseas box office performance of U.S. films during the weekend of June 17-18, 2006. X-Men: The Last Stand was subsequently kicked up to the number one box office spot after Sony's estimates turned out to be overlooked by about $1 million. X-Men took in $14.6 million...
- Terrific trio tops $300 million o'seas. Klaussmann, Liza; Meza, Ed; Thomas, Archie; de Prado, Esther; Jennings, Sheri; Boland, Michaela; McNary, Dave // Variety;6/5/2006, Vol. 403 Issue 3, p12
The article reports on the income from the releases of the films The Da Vinci Code, X-Men: The Last Stand and Mission Impossible III, in the U.S. The films' opening frames posted a combined $800 million in foreign grosses, starting with $70 million for Mission Impossible III, followed by $154.7...
- Slowdown in trade book sales seen in next five years. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;7/19/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 29, p6
Forecasts the rate of book sales from 1993-1997, based on an analysis by Vernon, Suhler & Associates. Comparison with the 1987-1993 period; Slowing down of the consumer book category; Growth in the professional and educational market; Direct-mail segments.
- DECODING Da Vinci. Gasque, W. Ward // Today's Christian Woman;May/Jun2006, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p48
The article presents pointers to Christians about how to approach or prepare for conversations about Dan Brown's novel "The Da Vinci Code" or its film version.
- THE EDITOR'S DESK. Whitaker, Mark // Newsweek;12/26/2005, Vol. 146/147 Issue 26/1, p10
This article presents a forward to the Dec. 26, 2005 issue of "Newsweek," focusing on inside look at the motion picture "The Da Vinci Code."
- Marketing Puts a Big Smile on the Mona Lisa. Agee, Tom // NZ Marketing Magazine;Jul2006, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p8
This article presents the author's experience of traveling across Europe and back to New Zealand and witnessing the ubiquitous marketing of the controversial film Da Vinci Code. The most highly visible marketing campaign which seemed to follow us everywhere was for the opening of the Da Vinci...
- Culture Trends. // MediaWeek;5/29/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 22, preceding p20
A chart of box office hits movies, including The Da Vinci Code and Poseidon, for the week ending May 21, 2006 is presented.