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!
Pacific and Arclight Close Permanently and Another Round of Release Delays
In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about Godzilla vs. Kong staying afloat in its second week at the box office. The group also discuss new release dates for several films on the 2021 slate, including several Tom Cruise titles. Closing the episode, the hosts discuss the dissolution of Pacific Theaters and Arclight Cinemas - the iconic California theater chain that was forced to permanently close its doors due to the pandemic.
Godzilla vs. Kong Ushers in the Return of Moviegoing in the US
In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, and Shawn Robbins discuss Godzilla vs. Kong’s big opening weekend at the domestic box office, exceeding expectations and lifting hopes for cinemas as audiences begin to return to the movies. The hosts also look at the film’s overseas results, and why the overseas box office still paints an incomplete picture for movies scheduled in the coming weeks.
BFI's Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit for Cinemas with Sadia Pineda Hameed
In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about Godzilla vs. Kong’s successful international opening weekend and the schedule changes that have occurred over the last week. In the feature segment, Rebecca and Daniel chat with artist and consultant Sadia Pineda Hameed on her Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit—a thorough guide to creating a more welcoming space for all types of cinema audiences.
Regal Announces Reopening and Inks Deal with Warner Bros. as Disney Pushes Black Widow Day-and-Date
The Boxoffice Podcast enters its second year with a full house, as co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins break down some major news: the reopening of Regal locations in the U.S., Cineworld/Regal’s agreement with Warner Bros. on a reduced theatrical exclusivity window, and Disney pushing Black Widow and Cruella day-and-date and removing Pixar’s Luca from the domestic theatrical release calendar entirely. In the feature segment, co-hosts Rebecca and Daniel discuss the highlights and key takeaways of Boxoffice PRO’s Giants of Exhibition LIVE session, which welcomed executives from four major circuits to share their thoughts on the exhibition industry.
LA and NYC Movie Theaters Re-Open, How the Pandemic is Revolutionizing the Specialty Film Business
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Shawn Robbins and Rebecca Pahle talk about the weekend’s box office numbers and Avatar returning to the number one spot at the global box office. In the feature segment, co-hosts Rebecca and Daniel Loria discuss an interview with Landmark Theatres’ President and COO Paul Serwitz on the realities of specialty cinemas opening at limited capacity.
Big Movies Coming to Theaters Earlier Than Expected, Lume Cinema Plans Re-Opening in the U.K.
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Rebecca Pahle, and Jesse Rifkin discuss the latest changes to the release calendar and why big movies may come to theaters earlier than expected. In the feature segment, Rebecca and Russ interview the Lume Cinema’s James Anderson Brown and Anthony Hughes to talk about the theater’s tiered re-opening process in the U.K.
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
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.
They talk about the closures as if there’s no reason theaters are closed. Hundreds of thousands of people have died.