Posts Tagged ‘The Debt’
 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS SEPTEMBER 2-4

>Summer always ends with a whimper.  While Memorial Day and Independence Day weekends are among the strongest of the box office year, Labor Day weekend is usually the lowest of the year in terms of movie-going.  This ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 9/4/11

> It turned out to be a great boxoffice weekend for movies aimed at adults, led of course by THE HELP.  THE DEBT had an extraordinarily strong Saturday for a new opening (up 40% from Friday), and is riding that to a surpri...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Early Boxoffice Report – 9/10/11

> Deadline has some early Friday boxoffice numbers, and the news was good for CONTAGION and its maybe-I’m-retiring-and-maybe-I’m-not director Steven Soderbergh:  an $8M opening day that should lead to a weekend...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 9/23/11

> MONEYBALL‘s debut looks to be in line with the opening weekend of The Social Network ($22.4M) just about a year ago.  That movie rode the Oscar race to a $97M gross.  Moneyball is more likable but less incisiv...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU BOXOFFICE: Footnotes 8/27/11 – Be Afraid of the Boxoffice

> The full extent of theatre closings and other Hurricane Irene-related events isn’t yet known, so projections may be high at this point. That being said, this was never going to be a good weekend at the boxoffice:  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU EARLY BOXOFFICE REPORT: Hard Labor Day

> Friday numbers have been posted by the Hollywood Reporter, and it looks like another lousy Labor Day weekend for the new openings.  All the good news, as has been the case in recent weeks, is confined to THE HELP, which ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 2 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>The Help remains the lone sign of strength at the box office.  Down only 2% from the Tropical Storm Irene-dampened box office last weekend, The Help has been upgraded again to $155 million estimated total domestic gross.&...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Boxoffice Footnotes – 9/2/11

> Apart from the usual hosannas to THE HELP’s remarkable staying power, there’s not much to be said about this weekend’s wide releases.  APOLLO 18 and SHARK NIGHT are both flops that will be hard-pressed ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES: September 2-4

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), The Help continues at #1 yet again, down only 2% from last week.  This is really getting to be a tired headline, but with the feeble crop of recent r...
by Mitch Metcalf