Writing for NY Times, Brooks Barnes highlights Hollywood s resilience in making it a near record year at the box office in a tough economic environment.  Solid fare and the return of the cinema spectacle with 3D films drove audiences to theaters, helping the industry reap in revenues from premium priced theater tickets and overcome the drag from dropping DVD sales.  Barnes looks at how each of the studios fared, and which films helped their bottom lines the most.

Read the article at NY Times.