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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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May Movie Preview | THE FALL GUY Box Office Forecast

Episode 231 – May 02, 2024

On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria and the Box Office Company’s Romeo Duchene discuss The Fall Guy box office forecast. In the feature segment, Daniel, Russ, Rebecca, and Chad give us a sneak peek of May movies preview.    

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Can Zendaya Take CHALLENGERS To #1? | CineTrain CEO Brett King

Episode 230 – April 25, 2024

On this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria and the Box Office Company’s Romeo Duchene cover the latest insights and this weekend’s wide release,  director Luca Guadagnino’s Challengers, starring Zendaya. In the feature segment, Daniel speaks to Brett King, the CEO of CineTrain, a digital platform that facilitates employee training in the cinema industry.    

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Civil War Sets Opening Weekend Record for A24 | Marcus Corp CEO Greg Marcus

Episode 229 – April 18, 2024

Daniel and Rebecca recap the post-CinemaCon 2024 box office. In the feature segment, Daniel speaks with Greg Marcus, the CEO of the Marcus Theatres, from CinemaCon. Greg and Daniel discuss the Marcus Corporation’s performance in 2023 and outlook for 2024, highlighting the circuit’s strong finish despite concerns about a lack of big releases and the impact of strikes on the industry’s momentum. Greg reacts to all the news coming out of CinemaCon 2024, including his thoughts on the panel session between Matthew Belloni and AMC Theatres’ Chairman and CEO Adam Aron.   

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CinemaCon 2024 Paramount and Disney Presentations | Working Together to Boost Mid-Budget Films with NATO’s Michael O’Leary, Showcase’s Rebecca Stein, Focus Features’ Lisa Bunnell, and Neon’s Elisa Federeoff – Presented by Tapos by Jacro

Episode 228 – April 12, 2024

Daniel, Rebecca, and Chad bring insights and highlights from the Paramount and Disney presentations at CinemaCon 2024. In the feature segment, we bring you highlights from the CinemaCon 2024 panel on promoting mid-budget films, moderated by NATO’s Michael O’Leary and including insights from B&B Theatres’ Bob Bagby, Focus Features’ Lisa Bunnell, Neon’s Elissa Federoff, and Showcase Cinemas’ Rebecca Stein.


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

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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What to Listen For

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 02:28 John Krasinski’s IF
  • 06:10 Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes
  • 08:35 Back to Black
  • 09:53 Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga forecast
  • 14:53 Mad Max era
  • 19:13 Car chase and stunt work
  • 22:07 1979 – Mad Max 
  • 34:51 1982 – Mad Max 2 (The Road Warrior)
  • 43:03 1985 – Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
  • 59:09 2015 – Mad Max: Fury Road
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