Boxoffice Podcast

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Rebecca Pahle, Shawn Robbins, and Chad Kennerk discuss Q2 earnings call, Barbie still sitting in the number one spot, and August release list. In our feature segment, Daniel shares his interviews on the success of Angel Studio’s Sound of Freedom becoming the biggest summer surprise hit of 2023.
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What to Listen For
  • 00:00 Intro
  • 02:07 B&B Theatres breaks box office records
  • 03:28 Q2 earnings call update
  • 06:01 Weekend box office numbers
  • 11:11 August film releases and forecast
  • 16:18 Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One box office performance
  • 18:43 Angel Studio’s Sound of Freedom
  • 25:22 The power of word of mouth
  • 29:37 Risky and bold release date
  • 32:09 Campaign put together to support the film
  • 34:00 The Pay It Forward scheme
  • 37:37 Pay It Forward implementation 
  • 40:14 Partnerships and community support
  • 43:01 How to deal with problematic patrons

What is Boxoffice Podcast?

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!