Red-hot Frozen is still on the burn
More than five months after its release, Walt Disney’s Frozen continues to astonish at the box office. Last week,
Being elsewhere than here, it is not possible for me to be with you, dear comrades, on May 21, in fact it is no longer a film even though it is my best A typically cryptic Jean-Luc Godard apologises for not turning up at Cannes
following a successful release in Japan, the picture finally passed out Iron Man 3 to become the most successful film released in 2013. It is now number five on the alltime charts and registers as the most lucrative animated feature of all time.
This information really takes some processing. Thirty years ago, when movie releases were staggered and non-US takings were relatively modest, such a slow assent to the yearly gold-medal spot would have been somewhat less unusual.
But this class of steady burn is unheard of these days. The film has, after all, been available on DVD and digital download in most territories for some weeks. At this rate, it could be in cinemas for a second Christmas.