James Bond came to the rescue of Cineworld after new figures showed the release of Skyfall helped drive a turnaround in revenues during last year.
The cinema chain said sales were up 2.4% in the year to December 27, offsetting a 1.4% decline in the summer. Vampire hit Twilight and The Hobbit also helped narrow a decline in admissions.
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? email@example.com