Posts Tagged ‘marvel’
 

 

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 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 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
 

 
 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE April 30-May 6

Now 18 full weeks into 2012 (entering the middle third of the year, the all-important May-August period), year-to-date domestic box office is now running 20% ahead of last year’s pace and now 15% ahead of the comparab...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

  X-MEN:  DAYS OF FUTURE PAST:  Buy A Ticket – For Once, The Script Is As Mighty As the CG After the money-making meatball that was Godzilla, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST serves welcome notice that a movie can cost ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Big, Not Colossal, “Avengers” Midnight – 5/3/12

> The Marvel superhero audience likes to get its sleep.  Despite the fact that THE AVENGERS is expected to do record-challenging business this weekend, last night’s midnight screenings totaled $18.7M–a tremendo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE May 28-June 3

Snow White and the Huntsman opened solidly above expectations this past weekend, but the past week marks another down weekend overall for the Hollywood studios.  Too many other movies have failed to catch fire as The Avengers ...
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
 

 

 

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 24 Update

Team Salem’s top pick (Pixar’s Brave) opened this weekend, helping increase the slate to $290 million, up almost $97 million from last week.  Meanwhile, continued strong business from Madagascar 3 and a few other...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES May 18-20

Marvel’s The Avengers now looks like a $55.1 million weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (now exactly hitting our forecast in Wednesday’s ShowBuzzDaily Weekend Predictions).  The new films this ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 10

Men in Black 3 increased again this week, to $352 million overseas to date (up solidly from $275 million last week).  Snow White and the Huntsman also grew, up to $84 million overseas (from $39 million last week).  Madagas...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 8 Update: Now It’s Interesting

Team Salem’s slate in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft now stands at $556 million, with a lot of upside left in Amazing Spider-Man, significant business left for Brave, and three movies left to open. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 24

Pixar’s Brave has a modest $13.5 million overseas to date, obviously with a big international potential as it rolls out around the world.  Pixar films generally have a healthy multiple over the domestic gross, which we a...
by Mitch Metcalf