Hollywood's Record Haul: Why 2012 Was a Great Year for Movies

Several movie box-office records were made in 2012 -- including the biggest box office ever ($10.8 billion). But analysts say what is more interesting is the nuance behind the headlines. For instance, the three highest grossers worldwide -- "Avengers ($1.5 billion), "The Dark Knight Rises" ($1.08 billion) and "Skyfall" (over $1 billion and still counting) -- were also critically acclaimed. And the number of tickets sold was up for the first time in three years (to 1.36 billion, about 6 percent...Full Story
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