Posts Tagged ‘Trouble With the Curve’
 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – ABC’s “Back In the Game”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here and Midseason Pilot Reports here. BACK IN THE GAME:  Wednesday 8:30PM on ABC  – Worth A Look Unlike most of its characters, BACK IN THE GAME keeps its pitches pretty much in t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE September 17-23

The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing between September 17 and September 23 grossed a weak $107 million, down 12% from the four-year average for the week and down a big 24% from the same week ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — Sony Saves the Day

After three tough weekends with 20-25% declines versus prior years, the 39th weekend of 2012 is looking like $101 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 13% from the same weekend last year.  Sony opened two films to tw...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 9/29/12

  The boxoffice news stayed bright on Saturday, according to early numbers at Deadline.  HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (Sony), with its expected Saturday matinee bump, reached $30M in just its first 2 days of release, and will becom...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES September 21-23

The weekend now looks like $77 million for the top 12 films, up a bit from the estimate yesterday.  End of Watch, House at the End of the Street and Trouble with the Curve are all within a few thousand dollars, according to th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Trouble With the Curve”

  TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE:  Worth A Ticket – Another Late Autumn Role for Clint Think of TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE as Million Dollar Baby Lite.  Again we have the cranky older man (Clint Eastwood, this time a baseball ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Back In the Game”

  ABC rounds out its new Wednesday with BACK IN THE GAME, placed in the 8:30PM hammock slot between The Middle and Modern Family  It’s pretty clearly inspired by the Clint Eastwood movie Trouble With the Curve, with...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 10/6/12

  The Saturday boxoffice news was better for some titles than others.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, TAKEN 2 (20th) held about even on Saturday, which is reasonable for an action-movie sequel.  Recent com...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 9/28/12

  What was that about Adam Sandler having career trouble? OPENINGS:  Sony‘s decision to open HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA a week before Disney’s Frankenweenie turned out to be a brilliant move, as Hotel is on track fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 21-23

This weekend will be respectable — the top 12 films should total around $93 million, very typical for this weekend most years, although down 13% from last year when Moneyball and Dolphin Tale both opened.  Four films fro...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’S BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 9/30/12

Audiences decide they want to see movies again. OPENINGS:  With the market starved for family entertainment (the last major animated opening was Ice Age 4 back in July), HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (Sony) and its $43M smashed the Septe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through September 23

Two films had big very large gains overseas the past week: Resident Evil: Retribution (up $53 million to $103 million overseas to date) and Expendables 2 (up $28 million since last week to $186 million overseas to date).  ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE: 10/7/12

  This is why studios love franchises. OPENINGS:  TAKEN 2 (20th) almost doubled its closest competition (even though that $50M weekend estimate, like all round number estimates, may come down a bit when final numbers are ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 28-30

Last weekend we said domestic box office would get back on track, and it turned out to be another very weak weekend (the third weekend in a row down around 20%).  We are going out on a limb again this week, forecasting an okay...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 38th weekend of 2012 is looking like $73 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 31% from the same weekend last year and now the third weekend in a row down significant double-digit percentages.  The past three we...
by Mitch Metcalf