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THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Elementary”

  ELEMENTARY:  Thursday 10PM on CBS For those of us mildly obsessed with BBC’s superlative Sherlock, it may have been unwise for CBS’s ELEMENTARY (which all concerned agree is not, legally, a knock-off) to bri...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: Friday Studio Scorecard – 12/23/11

> Anyone who thinks the boxoffice isn’t in a slump needs a new prescription for bifocals. Note:  since December 24 is a traditionally deadly day at the boxoffice (closed theatres, family plans)  that would make ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

BIJOU BOXOFFICE: Early Friday Report – 12/16/11

> Uh oh. Deadline has what are admittedly very preliminary numbers for Friday’s boxoffice.  But if they hold, this holiday season may not be a festive one for Hollywood.  SHERLOCK HOLMES:  GAME OF SHADOWS a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: Early Friday Numbers – 12/30/11

> Deadline has initial boxoffice figures for Friday, and if the numbers hold, the results seem to be a healthy amount higher than last year’s Friday before New Year’s, allowing the holiday period–and the year&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE BIJOU’S FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 12/16/11

> The last 2 weeks of the year will almost certainly bring better news for Hollywood, for reasons of tonnage alone:  there are 6 wide openings to come next week, compared to only 3 in the final weeks of 2010.  But for...
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: EARLY WEEKEND REPORT – 12/17/11

> The news didn’t get any better for Hollywood on Saturday.  In fact, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, the downhill ride got steeper for SHERLOCK HOLMES:  GAME OF SHADOWS.  The film had virtual...
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
 

 

 

THE BIJOU’S WEEKEND STUDIO SCORECARD – 12/18/11

> As schools close and vacations begin, a lot of money is about to flood into Hollywood for about 2 blissful weeks.  But not enough to make up for the rest of a doleful year. SHERLOCK HOLMES:  GAME OF SHADOWS (Warners...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: NEW YEAR’S WEEKEND STUDIO SCORECARD – 1/2/12

> As detailed in Mitch Metcalf’s Weekend Boxoffice Report, New Year’s Day wasn’t the bonanza the studios were expecting it to be. PARAMOUNT:  MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL‘s Sunday incr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: Updated Wednesday Numbers

> UPDATE:  More detailed numbers are proving even better for MI4, which reportedly made $6.6M on Wednesday.  The action sequel is close to a $2K average at 3400 theatres, and looks like the hit of the season with $25M...
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: Early Thursday Numbers – 12/22/11

> Deadline has preliminary figures for Thursday’s boxoffice, and they appear to be fairly steady with Wednesday, consistent with last year’s pattern but below 2010’s totals.  MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – G...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOXOFFICE: EARLY NUMBERS – 1/7/12

> Dateline has preliminary figures for Saturday and the weekend, and as expected, Paramount’s THE DEVIL INSIDE took a significant 25+% hit in its second day, a trend that will no doubt continue as stories of audiences in ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

HOLIDAY BOXOFFICE: Early Friday Numbers – 12/23/11

> Well, now it’s all up to WAR HORSE. Cameron Crowe’s WE BOUGHT A ZOO (20th) joined the market on Friday, and it appears to be back to movie jail for Crowe, because according to the Hollywood Reporter, it only made ...
by Mitch Salem