Boxoffice Podcast


DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE Poised for Record-Shattering Opening Weekend | CineShow Preview 2024

Episode 243 – July 18, 2024

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Russ Fischer are joined by special guest Alfred Lawrence to discuss the opening weekend for DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE, which is poised to have the largest opening weekend for an R-rated film of all time. In the feature segment, Pahle speaks with Diane Feffer and Joel Davis of TOMA (Theatre Owners of Middle America) on the upcoming trade show CinéShow, taking place August 26-28. Give us your feedback on our podcast by accessing this survey: https://forms.gle/CcuvaXCEpgPLQ6d18



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Will TWISTERS Take PLF by Storm? | Sébastien Mailhot on Immersive Seating Technology [Brought to you by D-BOX]

Episode 242 – July 18, 2024

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, brought to you by D-BOX, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, Russ Fischer, and Chad Kennerk recap the opening weekend success of Neon’s horror title Longlegs and look ahead to this weekend’s release of Universal Pictures’ Twisters. In the sponsored feature segment, Daniel talks to Sébastien Mailhot, the president and CEO of D-BOX, about the current state of immersive seating technology in the film industry, with a focus on D-Box’s leading role in haptic technology across multiple business sectors, as well as the potential for immersive technologies such as Sim Racing, to create commercial growth and new revenue streams.

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July Movie Preview [Brought to you by Agile Ticketing Solutions]

Episode 241 – July 11, 2024

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, brought to you by Agile Ticketing Solutions, Daniel Loria is joined by the Boxoffice Company’s Russ Fischer to discuss the July 4th weekend box office and the major movies hitting theaters this July, as well as preview titles they’re looking forward to in August.

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Independent Film Exhibition Conference 2024 Recap | July 4th Holiday Weekend Forecast [Brought to you by Agile Ticketing Solutions]

Episode 240 – July 4, 2024

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Chad Kennerk cover the latest industry news and forecast of the Fourth of July weekend box office. In the sponsored feature segment, Rebecca speaks to Shane Burkett, Director of Strategic Marketing at Agile Ticketing Solutions about the significance of independent cinemas and how Agile Ticketing Solutions can help theaters connect with their customers.

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CineEurope 2024 Recap [Brought to you by TAPOS and Cinity]

Episode 239 – June 27, 2024

In the last episode of our three-part CineEurope podcast series, Daniel Loria and Romeo Duchene review Inside Out 2’s strong sophomore frame and look ahead at the box office potential of A Quiet Place: Day One and Horizon: An American Saga. In our sponsored segment, Jack Kline, the executive consultant for CINITY and former CEO for Christie, discusses the latest PLF innovations. Then in our feature interview, Daniel is joined by Julien Marcel, CEO of The Boxoffice Company, to go over the highlights of this year’s CineEurope.

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CineEurope 2024 with Picturehouse’s Clare Binns | [Brought to you by TAPOS, Cinity, and ICE Theaters]

Episode 238 – June 20, 2024

In the second episode of our three-part CineEurope podcast series, the Boxoffice Podcast team breaks down a week of big news and big box office, as a top-15 domestic chain sells to Sony and INSIDE OUT 2 shatters expectations with a $150M-plus opening. In our sponsored segment, Alan Roe, CEO of Jacro, comments on what the cinema industry can learn from other businesses in our sponsored segment. In our feature interview, co-host Rebecca Pahle speaks with Clare Binns of Picturehouse Cinemas, recipient of the UNIC Achievement Award at this year’s CineEurope.

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Will TWISTERS Take PLF by Storm? | Sébastien Mailhot on Immersive Seating Technology [Brought to you by D-BOX]

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, brought to you by D-BOX, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, Russ Fischer, and Chad Kennerk recap the opening weekend success of Neon’s horror title Longlegs and look ahead to this weekend’s release of Universal Pictures’ Twisters. In the sponsored feature segment, Daniel talks to Sébastien Mailhot, the president and CEO of D-BOX, about the current state of immersive seating technology in the film industry, with a focus on D-Box’s leading role in haptic technology across multiple business sectors, as well as the potential for immersive technologies such as Sim Racing, to create commercial growth and new revenue streams.

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What to Listen For

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:20 Host Introduction and Episode Overview
  • 01:00 Box Office Forecasts and New Segment Introduction
  • 02:00 Discussion on “Long Legs” Movie Reactions
  • 03:00 Cinema Experience Descriptions
  • 05:00 Marketing Campaign Success for “Long Legs”
  • 07:00 Upcoming R-Rated Movies Forecast
  • 08:00 Rebecca’s Thoughts on “Long Legs” and “Maxine”
  • 09:00 Russ’s Comparison to Other Films
  • 20:00 Sebastian’s Introduction and D-Box Technology
  • 22:00 D-Box Technology and Its Evolution
  • 24:00 Importance of Immersive Experience in Cinema
  • 25:00 Content Diversity and Audience Adaptation
  • 30:00 Future of Premium Cinema and D-Box’s Role
  • 38:00 Racing Simulation and New Entertainment Venues
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Will TWISTERS Take PLF by Storm? | Sébastien Mailhot on Immersive Seating Technology [Brought to you by D-BOX]
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July Movie Preview [Brought to you by Agile Ticketing Solutions]
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Independent Film Exhibition Conference 2024 Recap | July 4th Holiday Weekend Forecast [Brought to you by Agile Ticketing Solutions]
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CineEurope 2024 Recap [Brought to you by TAPOS and Cinity]
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CineEurope 2024 with Picturehouse’s Clare Binns | [Brought to you by TAPOS, Cinity, and ICE Theaters]
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CineEurope 2024 Preview with UNIC’s Phil Clapp and Laura Houlgatte | INSIDE OUT 2 [Brought to you by TAPOS and Cinity]
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IND/Ex Preview | Bad Boys: Ride or Die and The Watchers Forecast [Presented by Spotlight Cinema Networks & Agile Ticketing Solutions]
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June Movie Preview | Jason Guerrasio on Theatrical Subscription Models [Presented by Screenvision Media]
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Memorial Day Weekend Preview | Screenvision Media CEO John Partilla [Presented by Screenvision Media]
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IF Challenges APES at the Box Office | A History of Mad Max at the Movies [Presented by Screenvision Media]
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CinemaCon 2024 Angel Studios, Lionsgate, and Universal/Focus Presentations | Angel Studios’ Brandon Purdie – Presented by Tapos by Jacros
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CinemaCon 2024 Crunchyroll and Warner Bros. Presentations | NATO’s Michael O’Leary – Presented by Tapos by Jacro
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CinemaCon 2024 – Highlights and Insights from Opening Day | Classic Cinemas CEO Chris Johnson – Presented by Tapos by Jacro
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CinemaCon 2024 International Day | Searchlight Pictures’ Rebecca Kearey – Presented by Tapos by Jacro
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