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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Ides of March”

    THE IDES OF MARCH:  Watch It At Home – An Excellent Play Becomes a Merely Good Movie   The Ides of March, one of the most eagerly awaited of this year’s festival crop, is more entertaining than i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE STATUETTE STAKES: The Contenders (Part 3)

> Today we wind up SHOWBUZZDAILY‘s introduction of this year’s most promising Oscar contenders (see Part 1 here and Part 2 here, looking at those that could be called Also Eligible–they’re hoping just to...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Early Weekend Boxoffice – 10/15/11

> It’s anyone’s guess who’s going to walk away with this weekend’s title, and probably the winner won’t be clear until actual grosses are reported on Monday.  Deadline has updated numbers, and...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Early Friday Boxoffice – 10/14/11

> What was expected to be a slow weekend at the boxoffice is proving to be exactly that.  The Hollywood Reporter has preliminary numbers for Friday, and they show FOOTLOOSE in the lead with $5.5M, heading for probably $17M...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Weekend Boxoffice Footnotes – 10/9/11

> REAL STEEL had a nice Saturday bump of 27%, but that’s far lower than the 40% it was initially claiming (and only 4% higher than the one for Ides of March, which is decidedly not a family matinee movie).  The pictu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Friday Boxoffice Footnotes – 10/7/11

> The irony of the new DreamWorks/Disney is that thus far, their big “event” spectaculars have done only modest business–I Am Number Four opened with $19.5M and ended up with $55M domestically, and REAL STEEL ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Friday Boxoffice Footnotes – 10/14/11

> FOOTLOOSE has the advantage of facing no new direct competition on Friday.  That, along with what should be fairly good word of mouth, could give it some legs in the marketplace.  THE THING, on the other hand, had a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Lorax”



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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “The Ides of March”





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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Lorax”

    THE LORAX:  Not Even For Free – A Seussian Mess   It may not be pretty, but surely it’s true–Credit must go where credit is due.  In this case, that means the Universal Pictures Marketing ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Early Weekend Boxoffice – 10/8/11

> Deadline has some early Saturday and weekend numbers, the highlight of which is that REAL STEEL is claiming a 40% Saturday bump, which would lead it to a $29M weekend, somewhat higher than expected.  Since Steel is a fam...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 7 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> Real Steel is opening at forecast — at a very decent level, but will it be enough to cover the big visual effects costs and all the above-the-line talent expenses?  More on that in Box Office Footnotes.  In se...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 7-9

> Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Real Steel is now looking like an opening weekend of over $27 million — $2 million more than projected yesterday.  Real Steel jumped 27% from ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Friday Boxoffice Footnotes – 9/30/11

> THE SOCIAL NETWORK fell only 31% in its second weekend, so MONEYBALL, which is headed for a fall closer to 40% (after a lower opening), continues not to be in Network‘s league financially.  The timing of a movie li...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU: Early Friday Boxoffice – 10/7/11

> Deadline has some preliminary numbers for Friday’s boxoffice, and as expected, REAL STEEL is headed for a weekend victory.  Assuming that it gets the Saturday bump that usually goes to pictures targeted at family a...
by Mitch Salem