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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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In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss Spider-Man: No Way Home’s pre-sales numbers and its positively looking box office debut predictions. In the feature segment, Pahle speaks with Heather Morgan, who as of January 1, 2022 will become the first female president of the Will Rogers Mot…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss weekend box office numbers and predictions for the Thanksgiving weekend’s new titles. In this week’s Indie Focus feature, Rebecca and Daniel present some of the key insights from Boxoffice LIVE Sessions’ State of the Art House webinar, featuring …
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, Daniel Loria and Jesse Rifkin discuss the weekend’s box office results and the biggest headlines from the movie theater industry. Cineworld shows signs of recovery as Cinemark registers its best performance for a Netflix title at the box office in their circuit. In the feature segment, Rebecca talks …
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle covers AMC’s partnership with Disney+ and a new retail popcorn venture, Marcus Theater’s earnings call, and the current top 5 films in the box office, with Eternals taking the top spot on its opening weekend. In the feature segment, Rebecca talks to the top exe…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle recap a quiet Halloween weekend at the box office and discuss important attendance milestones from the month of October. As the Winter approaches, they talk about the potential of event cinema engagements to breakout at the box office in off-peak periods. In th…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, and Rebecca Pahle discuss Dune’s $41M opening weekend in North America and the success of Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch in limited release. In the feature segment, Rebecca talks to Thomas van de Weerd of the (Any)Thing Micro-Cinema about their unique micro-ci…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss Halloween Kills box office numbers, the disappointing receipts of The Last Duel, the performance of the international market, Disney’s latest round of release date changes, and the forecast of several of this weekend’s new …
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss the global performance of Venom: Let There Be Carnage and No Time To Die, and their box office predictions for this week—with several new titles set to hit the big screen. And in line with new film releases, the team goes o…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss the weekend’s box office with Venom: Let There Be Carnage opening at $90M domestically and now the top grossing film in the pandemic, The Addams Family 2 coming in second, and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings leaving the top spo…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss the weekend box office numbers, as Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings surpasses Black Widow as the highest-grossing movie of the pandemic era while Dear Evan Hansen disappoints in its debut. Shawn Robbins shares his latest box off…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, and Rebecca Pahle discuss the weekend box office numbers, with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings soon to pass Black Widow as the highest-grossing movie of the pandemic. In this month’s Indie Focus interview, Daniel and Rebecca talk to Matthew Baizer of Fli…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, and Rebecca Pahle discuss the weekend box office numbers with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings still holding the number one spot with $35.8 million earnings on its second week. They also talk about Disney’s announcement on the theatrical exclusivity of th…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss the $75.5M box office gross for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, a record for Labor Day weekend and the third-highest September release ever. In the feature segment, Daniel talks to Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle discuss the box office performance of Candyman and predictions for Labor Day weekend release Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, the first MCU film to debut exclusively in theaters since the start of the pandemic. In the feature segment, Daniel and Rebe…
 
A recap of a busy final day at CinemaCon 2021, which included studio presentations from Lionsgate and Paramount, Tom Cruise riding a motorcycle off a cliff, and a major filmmaker slamming day-and-date releases. The episode concludes with a pair of interviews with independent exhibitors: Rich Daughtridge, president of the Independent Cinema Alliance…
 
Full insights and analysis from Universal, Neon, Focus Features, and Disney’s studio presentations at CinemaCon. Followed by an interview with Dolby’s Jed Harmsen and exclusive audio of CinemaCon’s Executive Roundtable Panel, “Globally Speaking: A Look at the International Market,” featuring Mooky Greidinger (CEO, Cineworld & Regal), Alejandro Rami…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss the opening weekend of Free Guy, next week’s upcoming events–both film releases and CinemaCon—and Disney’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings sticking to a 45-day theatrical exclusivity window. In the interview segment, Rebecca ta…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle discuss the opening weekend of The Suicide Squad along with other top films in the box office. Brain Schultz of Look Dine-In Cinemas joins the team to talk about his new dine-in theater initiative, the changes the exhibition industry will deal with post-COVID, …
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle discuss Scarlett Johansson’s against Disney over the day-and-date release of Black Widow. Rebecca also recaps the latest edition of the WIE webinar series with insights from future leaders of exhibition. In the feature segment, Daniel and Rebecca discuss the ne…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle recap the most recent box office numbers and news from Disney before shifting to an interview with Jungle Cruise producers John Davis and John Fox, who discuss the film’s hybrid release model and the presence—or lack thereof—of concrete numbers by which to meas…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about Black Widow’s second box office weekend and NATO’s statement on Disney’s hybrid release strategy. In the main segment, Daniel and Rebecca sit down with Brandon Jones to discuss Cinema Lab’s continuous effort to revitalize moviegoing i…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about Black Widow’s opening weekend and assess how its hybrid model may have affected its box office as well as the potential of the future of the MCU. Give us your feedback on our podcast by accessing this survey: https://for…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about their predictions for Black Widow’s debut, Quentin Tarantino’s purchase of Los Angeles’ historic Vista Theatre, and movies to look forward to from the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. In the main segment, mK2 Cinemas co-owners…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about the box office success of F9 on its domestic debut as well as predictions on two more Universal titles to debut next weekend—one getting theatrical exclusivity one going day-and-date. Give us your feedback on our podcast by accessing …
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, and Rebecca Pahle talk about the top five box office titles of this past weekend, with The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard topping the charts in its first weekend of release. Updates on Arclight/Pacific’s closure is followed by the episode’s main feature: a conversation…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about the disappointing opening weekend for In the Heights, Peter Rabbit 2 not pulling in as many family moviegoers as expected, and lessons learned from the first half of 2021. Give us your feedback on our podcast by accessin…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle discuss this week’s box office numbers with The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It taking the top spot as A Quiet Place Part II dropped to second place. A trio of family titles round out the top five movies in the domestic market, potentially setting the stage …
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins discuss how Memorial Day box office marks a turning point for domestic exhibition, the implications of Amazon purchasing MGM, and the steep second week drop of F9 in China. Give us your feedback on our podcast by access this survey: https://form…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle discuss promising signs at the overseas box office—including a great reopening weekend in the UK and the first $100 million-plus of the pandemic with F9’s debut in China. In the feature segment, distribution veteran Bob Berney, CEO of Picturehouse and the forme…
 
In this week’s episode of The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins talk about potential mega mergers among media conglomerates—and why it’s too early to discern their potential impact on the entertainment industry. The hosts also delve into the box office potential of Disney’s Jungle Cruise and Paramount’s A Qu…
 
In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle discuss a few key points from AMC’s recent earnings call, Zack Synder’s Army of the Dead landing a week-long exclusive theatrical run before it’s Netflix debut, and Cinemark signing an agreement with major studios. In the main segment, Mitchel Berger, Senior Vi…
 
In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer, Daniel Loria, and Rebecca Pahle talk about the latest updates on Demon Slayer’s second week and title changes on some big films. In the main segment, the group shares some of the very interesting insights from exhibition representatives during the Boxoffice Barometer live sessi…
 
In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins share their impressions of this year’s Academy Awards: a great shout-out in the pre-show but were movie theaters snubbed during the main broadcast? The panel also also looks at a record weekend at the pandemic box office with the debuts of Morta…
 
In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer and Rebecca Pahle talk about recent box office updates on Godzilla vs. Kong and the early release of F9 in China. In the feature segment, Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle chat with Moses Babatope, the Group Executive Director at Filmhouse Cinemas and Co-Founder and Managing Direct…
 
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 dis…
 
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 …
 
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 Diversi…
 
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-an…
 
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 speci…
 
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 r…
 
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria, Rebecca Pahle, and Shawn Robbins bring some positive news: New York City theaters are reopening at limited capacity, and Tom and Jerry exceeded industry expectations on its opening weekend. Further, they break down last week’s Paramount Investor Day presentation and what it means for a shor…
 
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle break down some exciting news: New reopening dates for theaters in New York City, the U.K., and Quebec. In the podcast’s main feature, they speak to Allison Weiland and Steven Dahlmeier of Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s State Theatre, a nearly century-old movie palace, closed …
 
This week on The Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Russ Fischer and Daniel Loria speak to The Texas Theatre's Barak Epstein on the legendary cinema's return from Covid closures and its recent participation in the Sundance Film Festival's satellite screens program. Could you give us your feedback? Survey: https://forms.gle/CcuvaXCEpgPLQ6d18 Episode Resour…
 
This week, Daniel and Rebecca talk to guests Brandon Jones and Luke Parker Bowles about their efforts to revive The Bradley Cinema through their ownership group, Cinema Lab. Originally a single-screen theater in Bradley Beach, New Jersey dating back to the earliest days of commercial exhibition, The Bradley is being converted to a three-screen cine…
 
This week, Russ and Rebecca talk with two executives from Charlotte Film Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing a dedicated art house space to the Charlotte, North Carolina, left without one after the closure of the decades-old Manor Theatre in spring 2020. President Brad Ritter and Program Director Jay Morong of the Charlotte Fil…
 
This week, Russ, Daniel, and Shawn discuss sweeping release date changes for big movies from major studios, beginning with the James Bond tentpole No Time to Die. They offer predictions on titles that will remain theatrical versus moving to PVOD or day-and-date release, and discuss the degree to which studios are banking on mass vaccination. This w…
 
This week, Daniel and Rebecca talk to Luis Castelazo, the Chief Financial Officer at CMX Cinemas. The North American division of Mexican operator Cinemex, CMX Cinemas became one of the ten largest theater chains in the U.S. shortly after opening in 2017. More recently, in April of this year it became the first top-ten chain to file for Chapter 11 f…
 
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