Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Cartoons Lift France

So even with the global recession, the French have flocked to their local cinemas ... but not to see the local product:

Ticket sales jumped 51.6% compared with July 2008 thanks to popular animated hits "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" and Disney/Pixar's 3D "Up," plus Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince." .

It's been 2 1/2 animated movies that have made all the difference in overall box office.

Good to see the sons and daughter of Napoleon appreciate the finer things.


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