As this record-pacing September marches on, a strong one-two punch of counter-programmers from Fox and Warner Bros. will hit theaters alongside the latest horror release from fledgling distributor Entertainment Studios this weekend. Will any of them be a match for the phenom that has become IT? PROS: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Fox)
A disappointing summer at the box office slowed the record pace established in Q1 2017, but what can social media tell us about the summer’s downturn? In this column, we take a closer look at this summer’s wide releases—how they performed in terms of revenue and social media footprint. For
Their official press release: MovieTickets.com reports that Warner Bros.’ IT is now the #1 selling horror film of all time on its ticketing app and site, selling 3x the number of tickets purchased for this year’s acclaimed hit Get Out to date. MovieTickets.com also found that among its registered users, the advance and remote
PRESS RELEASE 18 September 2017, 6 p.m. Kinepolis Group has reached agreement with the shareholders of Landmark Cinemas on the acquisition of the Canadian movie theatre group. The acquisition is subject to Canadian regulatory approvals including under the Investment Canada Act (ICA), the Canadian law governing acquisitions by foreign investors.
A truly improbable friendship between the elderly Queen Victoria and a young Indian Muslim man is explored in the new film Victoria & Abdul. In the 1890s, Abdul Karim landed a position as the queen’s royal servant, confidant, and teacher, which he held for years, following a fortuitous encounter at
Welcome to BoxOffice Trailer Throw Down! Where we round up the week’s finest trailers so you don’t get sucked down a YouTube rabbit hole. We are back for more sweet coming soon action with a bunch of holiday movie trailers to remind you that summertime fun is dead and now
This week’s Long Range Forecast welcomes two new wide releases slated to open on Friday, November 10: Daddy’s Home 2 and Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express. Our initial analysis: PROS: Daddy’s Home 2 (Paramount) is well-positioned to benefit from holiday season family crowds with its current release date. The return of
After last week’s stunning debut from IT, this weekend’s new releases seem to face an uphill battle in the wake of that film’s strong word of mouth and continued record performance. Still, the overall market will remain very healthy as this September continues to perform at a potential record pace. Our
By Robert Rinderman “The Screenvision Media network is stronger than ever before,” according to Darryl Schaeffer, the company’s executive VP of operations and exhibitor relations. “We are coming off a record 2016, are outpacing that, and we’re also ahead of the overall industry thus far in 2017. “Our network is
Interview with Ron Krueger, President and COO, Southern Theatres How is 2017 shaping up for Southern Theatres? Lots of activity here. We’re teeing up some expansion. We have at least two new Movie Tavern locations opening in the first part of 2018. We continue to refine and grow the overall organization.