Posts Tagged ‘marvel’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Agents of SHIELD”

  AGENTS OF SHIELD – Friday 9PM on ABC It’s hard to believe that only 5 seasons ago, when ABC’s AGENTS OF SHIELD arrived on the air, the idea of a superhero TV series still seemed somewhat new and cool. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 18 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 20th weekend of 2012 is looking like a disturbing $132 million for the Top 12 films, down 17% from both this weekend last year and the four-year average for the same weekend.  Marvel’s The Avengers continues to do we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY MOVIE REVIEW: “Iron Man 3”

  IRON MAN 3:  Watch It At Home – Offbeat But Uneven Tentpole The last thing on earth that Shane Black, the co-writer (with Drew Pearce) and director of IRON MAN THREE (the way the credits spell it) seems to have wa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: “The Avengers” Conquers the World

> Marvel spent a great deal of time and effort setting the stage for its full-house-of-heroes extravaganza THE AVENGERS, and it’s all paying off.  The movie opened in 39 international territories this past week (some...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

2012 Summer Movie Draft: The Race Is On

And the race begins.  Team Metcalf is off to an early lead in the second annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, thanks to a big head start from Marvel’s The Avengers (Metcalf’s top pick and the #2 pick overall)....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Agents of SHIELD”

  AGENTS OF SHIELD:  Tuesday 8PM on ABC Previously… on AGENTS OF SHIELD:  Remember The Avengers?  Well, this isn’t about them.  (Mostly.)  Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) is a familiar face, but the rest of hi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: “The Avengers” Rips Through the Roof – 5/5/12

    So much for front-loading. The preliminary Saturday number for THE AVENGERS (Disney), as reported by Deadline, is genuinely extraordinary.  If it holds up, Avengers will have one of the best 2d day holds of a meg...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE June 4-10

A solid week ending Sunday (featuring openings for Madagascar 3 and Prometheus above $60 million and $50 million, respectively) ended a three-week rough patch for domestic box office, the first significant disappointing period ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 11 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 19th weekend of 2012 is looking like a solid $155 million for the Top 12 films, up 20% from both this weekend last year and the four-year average for the same weekend.  Marvel’s The Avengers will definitely smash the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 3 BOX OFFICE REPORT

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #18 of 2013 kicks of the summer with a very solid $203 million for the top 12 films, below the Avengers-fueled same weekend last year but above the four-year average for this weekend.  ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 4-6

Weekend #18 of 2012 (the first weekend of May and the unofficial start of the summer movie season) looks like it will be about $214 million for the top 12 films, up 38% from last year’s comparable weekend and up 46% from ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through May 6

Marvel’s The Avengers (distributed by Disney) has jumped to $441.5 million to date overseas (up from $178.4 million last week, when it opened ahead of Friday’s North American debut).  United Kingdom ($25.7 millio...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “Thor: The Dark World”

  THOR: THE DARK WORLD:  Watch It At Home – The Universe Is In Danger! (Yawn) Massive superhero adventures are now so plentiful that they’re a genre unto themselves.  Within Marvel’s Avengers universe, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT

  THE AVENGERS, having trampled over the opening weekend record, will easily take its second weekend in a row.  According to Deadline, it’s heading for a $29M Friday, the highest 2d Friday ever, and it should easily...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 10 Update

With six of eight movies open, Team Metcalf’s slate is closing in on $1 billion in domestic box office ($929 million through Sunday).  Metcalf’s seventh film opens Friday (Rock of Ages).  And then he will wait to ...
by Mitch Metcalf