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EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/8/12

  Combine 2 big movies aimed at perfectly divergent demos, add 3D premium ticket prices, and shake well–the recipe for a strong weekend at the boxoffice. Based on preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline, both PROMETHE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 5/18/12

    Audiences sank Universal’s Battleship. OPENINGS:  There’s no way to spin the arrival of BATTLESHIP (Universal)  as anything other than a horribly expensive flop.  Its $9M opening day is even less th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 6/8/12

Now if the Madagascar animals had to battle the Prometheus aliens, that might have been interesting. OPENINGS:  PROMETHEUS (20th) edged out MADAGASCAR 3 (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) for Friday honors ($21.4M to $20.5M), bu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 5/19/12

  The news didn’t get any better for BATTLESHIP (Universal) on Saturday.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, the aquatic disaster couldn’t even manage a 10% increase on its 2d day of release (in com...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/9/12: Trouble In Paradise

Although it’s still a strong weekend at the boxoffice, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, neither of the week’s big openings had a particularly good Saturday.  PROMETHEUS (20th) is clearly getting mixed ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 5/20/12

    Be extra-nice to anyone you know at Universal today. OPENINGS:  BATTLESHIP (Universal) is lucky John Carter exists, because the studio can spin the numbers (Carter cost a little more, Battleship is doing a little...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/10/12

Don’t look a gift boxoffice in the mouth? OPENINGS:  Unsurprisingly, both studios pushed their estimates on MADAGASCAR 3 (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) and PROMETHEUS (20th) to the highest round number available, meani...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 5/25/12

The softness of MEN IN BLACK 3‘s (Sony) appeal noted in Mitch Metcalf’s predictions for this weekend seems to be very real.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, and contrary to much more bullish forecasts...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/15/12

Question #1 on this weekend’s boxoffice:  if The Dark Knight Rises is a blockbuster but everything else Warners releases this summer is a bomb, is the studio having a good summer?  Based on preliminary Friday numbers at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

    THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL:  Worth A Ticket – A Different Kind of Dream Team     Bear with me here. On Friday, Fox Searchlight will throw THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL directly into the path ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 5/25/12

    J and K aren’t the only ones wearing black today. OPENINGS:  In what’s starting to look like a bad summer for any movie not called The Avengers, MEN IN BLACK 3 (Sony) opened with a subpar $18M on Frid...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/15/12

  Friday’s boxoffice was like The Good, The Bad & The Ugly–except without the “good.” OPENINGS:  All the stunt casting in the world couldn’t make anyone want to see ROCK OF AGES (Warners)...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 5/6/12

    So that happened. THE AVENGERS:  Whenever a Sunday estimate just barely crosses a milestone threshold, it’s subject to adjustment on Monday, but whether the final number turns out to be $196M or $202M is a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT 5/26/12

The “kids” didn’t show up for MEN IN BLACK 3 (Sony) on Saturday–it was wishful thinking to believe they would, considering the franchise’s decade-long absence–and the result, according to pre...
by Mitch Salem