Record-Setting Batman Sequel Leads Huge Movie Weekend
By LAUREN A.E. SCHUKER
July 20, 2008 5:38 p.m. (WSJ subscription required)
"The movie business still offers the cheapest form of entertainment, if a family wants to go, they might pass on dinner and take the kids but leave the babysitter at home." Mr. Fellman says that "The Dark Knight" is a sort of superhero for Americans downtrodden by recent economic woes. "Really, you couldn't ask for a better hero at a better time."