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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!

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    • 4.7 • 41 Ratings

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!

    Can Downton Abbey 2 Measure Up to the Original?; Inclusive Hiring with the Prospector Theatre

    Can Downton Abbey 2 Measure Up to the Original?; Inclusive Hiring with the Prospector Theatre

    On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle share insights from the quarterly earnings call of the top five cinema chains in North America before assessing the box office potential of Downton Abbey: A New Age. In the feature segment, Prospector Theatre’s Executive Director Mike Santini talks to Daniel about the company’s mission of providing stable employment for adults with disabilities.

    • 44 min
    INDIE FOCUS: San Diego’s Digital Gym Cinema; Where Does the MCU Go From Doctor Strange 2?

    INDIE FOCUS: San Diego’s Digital Gym Cinema; Where Does the MCU Go From Doctor Strange 2?

    On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, hosts Russ Fischer and Rebecca Pahle discuss the box office success of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and what the film indicates about the future of the MCU. In the INDIE FOCUS feature, Rebecca speaks with Moisés Esparza, the Exhibitions Manager at Digital Gym Cinema, to talk about how the company is progressing in reopening their theater in a different location, the challenges of attracting moviegoers in the new location, and why moviegoing should be a community experience.

    • 34 min
    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Top Gun Maverick Forecasts and a Conversation with Ross Melnick

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Top Gun Maverick Forecasts and a Conversation with Ross Melnick

    On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, hosts Daniel Loria and Shawn Robbins look at the latest opening weekend forecast for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Can the new Marvel movie cross the $200 million mark over its domestic debut in theaters? The hosts also look ahead to the latest tracking figures for Memorial Day weekend, where Top Gun: Maverick will open alongside The Bob’s Burgers Movie to kick off the summer box office. The world premiere of Top Gun: Maverick has exhibitors raving about the movie—but can the film connect with a younger generation of moviegoers?

    • 47 min
    CinemaCon 2022: Top Gun: Maverick Thrills Exhibitors; Lionsgate Unleashes First Look at John Wick 4

    CinemaCon 2022: Top Gun: Maverick Thrills Exhibitors; Lionsgate Unleashes First Look at John Wick 4

    On the final episode of The Boxoffice Podcast’s Daily CinemaCon edition, hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins are joined by Boxoffice CEO Julien Marcel in discussing their reactions to the last two studio presentations at this year’s event. Paramount’s world premiere screening of Top Gun: Maverick thrilled exhibitors in attendance and capped off an eventful week at the cinema industry’s most important convention. The hosts also discuss Lionsgate’s presentation, which balanced original titles with established franchises.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    CinemaCon 2022: Disney and Universal Tout Tentpoles, Can Avatar Revive 3D?

    CinemaCon 2022: Disney and Universal Tout Tentpoles, Can Avatar Revive 3D?

    On today’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins cover the major titles announced at Disney and Universal’s studio presentations.

    Disney kicked off the day’s festivities with extended looks at Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Pixar’s Lightyear. The presentation ended with an exclusive look at one of the year’s most anticipated films, James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water. but can the film’s release in digital 3D reignite business for the format?

    • 57 min
    CinemaCon 2022: Warner Bros. Unveils The Flash Footage and an Interview with Cinemark CEO Sean Gamble

    CinemaCon 2022: Warner Bros. Unveils The Flash Footage and an Interview with Cinemark CEO Sean Gamble

    On today’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins go over Tuesday’s events at CinemaCon 2022. The day began with NATO’s John Fithian pronouncing the end of simultaneous releases as a serious business model during his State of the Industry address. Fithian cited overwhelming piracy concerns as the reason for its demise—at least when it comes to major titles on the release schedule. The hosts break down that statement in relation to the releases showcased during the day’s studio presentations. Neon followed the State of the Industry session with a showcase of three titles, including David Cronenberg’s highly-anticipated return to the body horror genre. Warner Bros. capped off the day with its own presentation, showcasing a number of original titles and its roster of upcoming DC Comics movies. Early footage from The Flash wowed the CinemaCon crowd, while personal appearances from Baz Luhrman and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson kept the event lively.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Richard Laurent ,

A Behind the Scenes Look at the Cinema Industry

A weekly recap of news and analysis on the business side of the cinema business, with a focus on the moviegoing experience. box office reporting and analysis, as well as movie theater profiles and interviews with leading industry executives

Ceggieham ,

Highly recommended

Informative, thoughtful podcast on the state of the theatrical industry, hosted by the excellent Russ Fischer and Daniel Loria. If you want to keep up to date on the latest in exhibition during the pandemic, consider this your authoritative source.

Roman Cstvt ,

Gross

They talk about the closures as if there’s no reason theaters are closed. Hundreds of thousands of people have died.

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