Posts Tagged ‘studio scorecard’
 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 2/10/12

> You’re frontloaded!  No, you’re frontloaded! OPENINGS:  The movie audience has 3 main components–men, women, kids–and a weekend that offers a strong title for each one has a good chance of be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’S WEEKEND BOXOFFICE STUDIO SCORECARD

> Happy Voice/Smash Bowl, everyone!  (And go Giants!!!) OPENINGS:  CHRONICLE (20th) is claiming bragging rights for the weekend over THE WOMAN IN BLACK (CBS) by $1M.  But both films are assuming almost identical ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 2/3/12

> A surprisingly strong start for 2 low-budget arrivals, although the upside is limited by tomorrow’s Super Bowl. OPENINGS:  CHRONICLE (20th) had a slight $350K edge over THE WOMAN IN BLACK (CBS Films) on Friday, and...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND STUDIO SCORECARD – 1/29/12

> Beware the round-number weekend estimate. OPENINGS:  THE GREY (Open Road) is claiming an even $20M gross for the weekend, which would make tomorrow’s adjusted number starting with “19” no surprise at al...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 1/27/12

> Behold Liam Neeson, King of January. OPENINGS:  THE GREY (Open Road) will easily take the weekend, albeit at a lower level than prior Neeson early-year thrillers.  Given that this one features killer wolves and hypo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOXOFFICE: STUDIO SCORECARD – 1/15/12

> Due to the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday, all studios are estimating low Sunday drops, although some are projecting more aggressively than others. UNIVERSAL:  CONTRABAND held almost even on Saturday, which is good...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY BOXOFFICE: STUDIO SCORECARD – 1/6/12

> Everyone wanted to go to the movies on the first full weekend of 2012. PARAMOUNT:  The studio went straight to its Paranormal Activity playbook to launch THE DEVIL INSIDE (pre-release screenings, months of buzz), and it ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: WEEKEND STUDIO SCORECARD – 1/1/12

> With one startling exception and a couple of smaller ones, the holiday crop of movies declined on Saturday and are expected to recover on New Year’s Day. PARAMOUNT:  MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL went ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 12/30/11

> As detailed in Mitch Metcalf’s Boxoffice Report, Friday’s numbers were solid but lacking any breakout excitement.  First, let’s take a quick look at the limited-run Oscar hopefuls: THE IRON LADY (Weinst...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BIJOU BOXOFFICE: Weekend Studio Scorecard – 12/11/11

> NEW YEAR’S EVE (Warners):  Hardly any bump from Saturday night couples meant about as low an opening as anyone could have reasonably imagined.  Even with some play during Christmas week, the picture may strugg...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU’S FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 12/9/11

> NEW YEAR’S EVE (Warner Bros):  So much for that franchise.  New Year’s was expected to have a softer start than Valentine’s Day, which opened on a holiday weekend that included the titular day itse...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BIJOU BOXOFFICE: Weekend Studio Scorecard – 11/4/11

> BREAKING DAWN PART 1:  Running $8M below New Moon at the parallel place in their runs, but with a slower rate of decline (at least until New Year’s Eve opens next week).  New Moon earned another $41M after the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU’S FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 12/2/11

> The post-Thanksgiving weekend is usually brutal, and this year is no exception. BREAKING DAWN PART 1:  The likely 60% drop from last weekend is as expected for this very front-loaded series.  Right now the film is r...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BIJOU BOXOFFICE: WEEKEND STUDIO SCORECARD – 11/20/11

> BREAKING DAWN PART 1:  Although BD1 had greater declines on Friday (as opposed to Thursday midnight) and Saturday than New Moon did in 2009, Summit’s weekend estimate assumes exactly the same 34% drop for Sunday.&n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BIJOU BOXOFFICE: FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 11/18/11

> BREAKING DAWN PART 1:  Christmas comes but once a year, and for Summit that day is the 24 hours after a Twilight movie opens.  (A little credit to the studio, too, for not fudging the numbers, which would have been ...
by Mitch Salem