Posts Tagged ‘The Bijou’
 

 

Box Office Footnotes – June 25

> CARS 2 overperformed a bit, although $75M isn’t much higher than the original Cars opening ($60M) plus 3D ticket prices.  It should hold well over the holiday weekend (the talking vehicles in Transformers skew a li...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Jack & Jill”

    JACK AND JILL:  Not At Any Price – 2 Adam Sandlers is 2 Too Many   Does anyone really expect an Adam Sandler movie to be good anymore?  Seriously, if you put aside his occasional relatively serious effort...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE

> Deadline has early figures for Friday, and they indicate that Open Road’s THE GREY will, as expected, win the day and weekend.  If the early estimate of $6.2M for Friday holds, it could gross around $15M for the we...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

    RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES – Worth A Ticket:  Simian Power   Although it’s positioned as the last big adventure epic of the summer, for most of its length Rupert Wyatt’s RISE OF THE PLA...
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THE BIJOU RETROSPECTIVE: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

> Chris Columbus’ Sorcerer’s Stone and Chamber of Secrets were well-crafted, entertaining movies, but Alfonso Cuaron’s 2004 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN was the first real Potter film. It’s a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Another Earth”

    ANOTHER EARTH – Worth A Ticket:  Tiny Story With Big Ambitions   For ANOTHER EARTH, the Sundance Film Festival went exactly the way it’s supposed to.  The low-key picture was made on a miniscule bud...
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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Colombiana”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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THE BIJOU: Early Weekend Boxoffice – 9/24/11

>Not a lot of change in the numbers as early Saturday results are factored in.  Deadline reports THE LION KING at #1 with $22M, MONEYBALL 2d with $21M, and DOLPHIN TALE 3rd with $20M, so any or all of those could shift as ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

  Whatever one can say about Chris Columbus–and there’ll be plenty of less than glowing words about him below–he’s the man who cast Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as the leads in 200...
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...
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THE BIJOU @ TIFF: Francis Ford Coppola’s “Twixt”

> It’s anyone’s guess why Francis Ford Coppola, at the age of 72, with some enduring cinema classics to his name, would decide to make a movie that’s a cross between a David Lynch retread, an old horror cheapi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BIJOU BOXOFFICE: Thanksgiving Studio Scorecard – 11/24/11

> HUGO: The boxoffice story of the holiday was undoubtedly Martin Scorsese’s quasi-family film.  While almost every other film of the day fell steeply or at best held around even, Hugo zoomed an astonishing 40% ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: UPDATE – Early Friday Boxoffice – 10/21/11

> 1:45AM UPDATE:  Deadline has updated its numbers, and the news keeps getting worse for THE THREE MUSKETEERS:  it now appears that the film won’t even get to $3M for Friday, meaning a dreadful $8M or so for thi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Harry Potter – House Cup to Gryffindor

> Box Office Mojo reports that with Monday’s receipts counted, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2) has moved ahead of TRANSFORMERS:  DARK OF THE MOON, $344.9M to $344.7M, to become the top-grossing film in ...
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BIJOU REVIEW: “Happy Feet Two”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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