Arts & Entertainment

2009, year of Hollywood records

A man stands before posters advertising films including 'Avatar', in Hong kong on December 28, 2009.
A man stands before posters advertising films including 'Avatar', in Hong kong on December 28, 2009.
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This year has been a block buster for all of Hollywood. Studios broke all records in movie ticket sales. They drew more than 10 billion dollars. KPCC’s Shirley Jahad talked about it with Alex Ben Block, contributing editor at the Hollywood Reporter.