The Boxoffice Podcast is your #1 resource for news and analysis about movies and the movie business. We'll be your guide through these evolving and sometimes disruptive times. While breaking down film headlines, exploring box office results, and chatting with studio & cinema executives, we'll discuss all aspects of movies and entertainment. By movie lovers for movie lovers!
New York City Reopens, Paramount Shortens Its Window, and Tom and Jerry Exceeds Expectations
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins bring some positive news: New York City theaters are reopening at limited capacity, and Tom and Jerry exceeded industry expectations on its opening weekend. Further, they break down last week’s Paramount Investor Day presentation and what it means for a shortened theatrical window.
NYC and UK Cinemas Announce Re-Opening Dates and the Challenges of Bringing a Movie Palace Back to Life
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle break down some exciting news: New reopening dates for theaters in New York City, the U.K., and Quebec. In the podcast’s main feature, they speak to Allison Weiland and Steven Dahlmeier of Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s State Theatre, a nearly century-old movie palace, closed in the 1990s, that’s been given a new life mid-pandemic.
Sundance at the Art House with The Texas Theatre
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer and Daniel Loria speak to The Texas Theatre's Barak Epstein on the legendary cinema's return from Covid closures and its recent participation in the Sundance Film Festival's satellite screens program.
Can Community Cinemas Bounce Back from the Pandemic?
This week, Daniel and Rebecca talk to guests Brandon Jones and Luke Parker Bowles about their efforts to revive The Bradley Cinema through their ownership group, Cinema Lab. Originally a single-screen theater in Bradley Beach, New Jersey dating back to the earliest days of commercial exhibition, The Bradley is being converted to a three-screen cinema with a live performance space slated to re-open in Summer 2021. Brandon and Luke discuss The Bradley’s history, its recent transformation, and the important role independent cinemas play in their communities.
Charlotte Film Society on Bringing an Art House Theater to North Carolina’s Largest City
This week, Russ and Rebecca talk with two executives from Charlotte Film Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing a dedicated art house space to the Charlotte, North Carolina, left without one after the closure of the decades-old Manor Theatre in spring 2020.
The 2021 Movie Calendar Shakeup
This week, Russ, Daniel, and Shawn discuss sweeping release date changes for big movies from major studios, beginning with the James Bond tentpole No Time to Die. They offer predictions on titles that will remain theatrical versus moving to PVOD or day-and-date release, and discuss the degree to which studios are banking on mass vaccination.
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