Posts Tagged ‘June’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/15/12

Question #1 on this weekend’s boxoffice:  if The Dark Knight Rises is a blockbuster but everything else Warners releases this summer is a bomb, is the studio having a good summer?  Based on preliminary Friday numbers at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/22/12

Hello?  Anyone?  Bueller? NBC:  The Peacock had the highest-rated show of the night with 1.3 for DATELINE, but still lost the evening because of  the 0.5/0.4 for its WHITNEY/COMMUNITY rerun duo. ABC:  And the winner isR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “To Rome With Love”

TO ROME WITH LOVE:  Worth A Ticket – Woody Allen Takes A Roman Holiday   At the age of 76, with 44 films and a moving van’s worth of awards to his credit, Woody Allen doesn’t worry too much about topping...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/22/12 – “Brave” Dominates

  The numbers at Deadline are very preliminary, but it’s clear there will be no surprises at the boxoffice this weekend.  Pixar/Disney’s BRAVE has expertly shot arrows into the backs of everything else in the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/24/12

  OPENINGS:  BRAVE (Pixar/Disney) opened right in the Pixar range at $66.7M.  That’s better than WALL-E ($63.1M), not quite as good as Up ($68.1M).  Those 2 movies ended up with $224M and $293M, respectively, so...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Ted”

  TED:  Watch It At Home – More Than a TV Show, Less Than a Movie   With TED, Seth MacFarlane makes his move to the big screen from a spectacularly successful career in adult-oriented TV animation, steering m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/8/12

  Combine 2 big movies aimed at perfectly divergent demos, add 3D premium ticket prices, and shake well–the recipe for a strong weekend at the boxoffice. Based on preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline, both PROMETHE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/29/12

  The calendar may say the 4th of July is approaching, but it’s looking an awful lot like Christmas at the boxoffice this weekend.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have both TED (Universal) and MAGIC MIKE (Warne...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “That’s My Boy”

THAT’S MY BOY:  Not Even For Free – Low-Rent Even For Sandler   THAT’S MY BOY is 116 minutes long.  I mention that up front because, for those of us who consider time spent watching Adam Sandler movies ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Seeking A Friend For the End Of the World”

  SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD – Watch It At Home – Apocalypse Rom-Com Now   SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD marks the directing debut of its writer Lorene Scafaria, who until now ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Lola Versus”

LOLA VERSUS:  Watch It At Home – An Unmemorable Woman   LOLA VERSUS‘ ambition is pretty clear:  it wants to be the 2012 version of Paul Mazursky’s 1978 comedy-drama AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, which is to say c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted”

MADAGASCAR 3:  EUROPE’S MOST WANTED – Worth A Ticket – A Circus Indeed   There’s a certain luxury in being DreamWorks Animation.   Pixar gets the awards and the acclaim, but it’s also held ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safety Not Guaranteed”

  SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED:  Worth A Ticket – Time Is Of Its Essence Nothing in SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED happens the way you’d expect.  The film was inspired by a real-life classified ad run by someone looking for ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/16/12

Nothing much changed at the boxoffice between Friday and Saturday, and that was bad news for the weekend’s openings. According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, neither ROCK OF AGES (Warners) nor THAT’S MY BOY (So...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/2/12

  SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) had a 5% Friday-to-Saturday bump, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, which doesn’t say much for its word of mouth (the dreaded Battleship went up 11% on its seco...
by Mitch Salem