Boxoffice Podcast


CineEurope 2024 Preview with UNIC’s Phil Clapp and Laura Houlgatte | INSIDE OUT 2 [Brought to you by TAPOS and Cinity]

Episode 236 – June 13, 2024

In the first episode of the Boxoffice Podcast’s CineEurope 2024 series, sponsored by JACRO and Christie, co-host Rebecca Pahle speaks with UNIC’s Laura Houlgatte and Phil Clapp about what to expect from this year’s show, kicking off in Barcelona next week. Elsewhere in the episode, co-hosts Pahle, Daniel Loria, and Romeo Duchenne break down the latest in exhibition industry news and look ahead to the earnings potential of Disney’s Inside Out 2. 

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IND/Ex Preview | Bad Boys: Ride or Die and The Watchers Forecast [Presented by Spotlight Cinema Networks & Agile Ticketing Solutions]

Episode 236 – June 06, 2024

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Romeo Duchenne, and Rebecca Pahle discuss the weekend ahead for cinemas—with Bad Boys: Ride or Die and The Watchers hitting theaters—and the month ahead for specialty releases. In the feature segment, Pahle speaks with Kate Markham of Art House Convergence, Barbara Twist of Film Festival Alliance, and Spotlight Cinema Networks CEO Jerry Rakfeldt about the upcoming IND/EX conference, which will see the independent film community gather in Chicago from June 25-28 to discuss, share, and connect. Give us your feedback on our podcast by accessing this survey: https://forms.gle/CcuvaXCEpgPLQ6d18


June Movie Preview | Jason Guerrasio on Theatrical Subscription Models [Presented by Screenvision Media]

Episode 235 – May 30, 2024

On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Chad Kennerk are joined by Jason Guerrasio to recap the lackluster Memorial Day Weekend box office performances of Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga and The Garfield Movie. The June movie preview tracks upcoming titles such as Bad Boys: Ride or Die, Inside Out 2, and Horizon: An American Saga. Then Jason shares insights on the impact and future of theatrical subscription programs. Give us your feedback on our podcast by accessing this survey: https://forms.gle/CcuvaXCEpgPLQ6d18


Memorial Day Weekend Preview | Screenvision Media CEO John Partilla [Presented by Screenvision Media]

Episode 234 – May 23, 2024

On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle recap all the latest studio scheduling updates and look ahead to the Memorial Day weekend boxoffice. Then Rebecca chats with John Partilla, CEO of Screenvision Media, about Screenvision’s annual Upfront presentation and the future of cinema advertising. 

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IF Challenges APES at the Box Office | A History of Mad Max at the Movies [Presented by Screenvision Media]

Episode 233 – May 16, 2024

On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria and Romeo Duchene share the latest box office forecast. Then, Russ Fischer joins Daniel for a Mad Max film history review in line with Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’s upcoming release. 

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Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Preview | Engaging Young Audiences with Rutgers Cinema’s Alex Delvecchio

Episode 232 – May 09, 2024

On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Chad Kennerk recap the weekend performance of The Fall Guy and the 25th Anniversary re-release of Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace. In the Boxoffice Pro weekend forecast segment, guest analyst Jeremy Wooster of The Wrap discusses 20th Century Studios’ upcoming release Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes. Then Rebecca chats with Alex DelVecchio, the general manager of Rutgers Cinema about his insights on the viewing habits of younger audiences.     

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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]

In the first episode of the Boxoffice Podcast’s CineEurope 2024 series, sponsored by JACRO and Christie, co-host Rebecca Pahle speaks with UNIC’s Laura Houlgatte and Phil Clapp about what to expect from this year’s show, kicking off in Barcelona next week. Elsewhere in the episode, co-hosts Pahle, Daniel Loria, and Romeo Duchenne break down the latest in exhibition industry news and look ahead to the earnings potential of Disney’s Inside Out 2. 

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What to Listen For

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 02:00 Alamo Drafthouse bankruptcy
  • 03:27 AMC’s ways to save money on theaters
  • 06:48 CineEurope awards preview
  • 10:45 Weekend at the box office
  • 23:38 European cinema industry
  • 26:40 Best summer ever
  • 29:54 Issues on the supply line
  • 31:53 Lessons from 2023
  • 34:21 Attracting and retaining talents
  • 37:44 Challenges this year
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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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Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Preview | Engaging Young Audiences with Rutgers Cinema’s Alex Delvecchio
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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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CinemaCon 2024 Preview | Cineworld CEO Eduardo Acuña – Presented by Tapos by Jacro
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Godzilla x Kong Preview | Vista’s Matthew Liebmann on Digital Innovations – Sponsored by Vista Group
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Jeff Annison’s Legion M Harnesses the Power of Fandom with Theatrical Doc You Can Call Me Bill
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Oscars 2024 Recap & Sundance Film Festival Director Eugene Hernandez
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Dune: Part Two – The Box Office, The Franchise Potential, and The Popcorn Bucket
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Earnings Recap with Cineplex’s Ellis Jacob & Vue International’s Tim Richards
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