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
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Captain America: The First Boxoffice

> The Hollywood Reporter has some rough early numbers for Friday’s boxoffice, and the news looks good for CAPTAIN AMERICA:  THE FIRST AVENGER.  Including Thursday midnight grosses of $4M, it seems to be around $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update — Pick Replacement

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, we have a change to report in the Team Weil slate for the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Paramount has decided to push G.I. Joe: Retaliation out of the summer to March 29, 2013 to al...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through May 19

Updated International Box Office numbers below.  Iron Man 3 moved up $72 million overseas in the past week, reaching over $700 million overseas to date.  If Iron Man 3 ends with, let’s say, $820 million overseas, the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE May 14-20

Now 20 full weeks into 2012, year-to-date domestic box office is running 19% ahead of last year’s pace and 15% ahead of the comparable period’s average for the last several years.   Marvel’s The Avenger...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 8 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Audiences Return in Droves

The box office is roaring back to life this weekend after three weeks of unimpressed moviegoers.  The 23rd weekend of 2012 is looking like a killer $183 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 38% from this weekend last...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Legion”

  LEGION:  Tuesday 10PM on FX The first season of Noah Hawley’s LEGION was enthralling, and a bit of a disappointment.  Hawley’s adult off-shoot of the X-Man franchise toyed with narrative structure, temporal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 5/13/12

      THE AVENGERS:  Simply spectacular.  The 50% drop in Weekend 2 ripped past the $75M record to an amazing $103M.  The level of the weekly decline isn’t unprecedented (Avatar dropped an insane 2%, Shr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SUMMER BOXOFFICE BEGINS: “Iron Man 3” Starts Its Foreign Campaign

  You might think we’re still a week away from the beginning of the summer movie season, but if you were overseas, you’d be wrong.  IRON MAN 3 (Disney) has already started its run in a dozen foreign territorie...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: “John Carter” Is Not A Success – 3/18/12

> For anyone who thought the angst over JOHN CARTER‘s boxoffice returns was overstated:  Disney has issued a public statement advising that it expects the film to result in a $200M loss, which will singlehandedly pul...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update

With the only two movies that have opened so far in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, Team Metcalf has expanded the early lead to $402.8 million.  Dark Shadows (the #17 pick overall) opened this past weekend with an okay...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “The Wolverine”

  THE WOLVERINE:  Watch It At Home – The Clawed Superhero’s Latest is Distinctive But Unthrilling THE WOLVERINE, wanting to be both more and less than a typical superhero spectacle, demonstrates the perils of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE May 7-13

Now 19 full weeks into 2012, year-to-date domestic box office is now running 21% ahead of last year’s pace and now 17% ahead of the comparable period’s average for the last several years.   Marvel’s The...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 8-10 — A Soft Saturday Makes for a Very Front-Loaded Weekend

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted now looks like a $60.4 million weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (down from yesterday’s early estimate but still exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s Sh...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Legion”

  In its second season, Noah Hawley’s FX series LEGION largely became a delivery system for set-pieces.  Some of these sequences, to be sure, were dazzling:  Hawley has become a whiz with aspect ratios, split scree...
by Mitch Salem