Boxoffice Podcast

In this week’s episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, sponsored by ICE Theaters and Christie, Rebecca Pahle, Jesse Rifkin, and Shawn Robbins offer box office predictions for a crowded upcoming weekend, which sees The Flash, Pixar’s Elemental, and horror comedy The Blackening all hitting the big screen in wide release, along with Wes Anderson's Asteroid City. In our feature segment, Rebecca speaks with Laura Houlgatte and Phil Clapp of UNIC to provide an overview on the European cinema sector and an advance look at some of the topics being discussed at this year’s edition of CineEurope, starting this Monday, June 19.
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What to Listen For
  • 00:00 Intro
  • 03:24 Transformers: Rise of the Beasts debut numbers
  • 06:06 Weekend release slate
  • 09:13 Pixar’s box office performance the past years
  • 11:46 Predictions for Flash and Elemental
  • 15:05 Preview of the summer films slate
  • 18:12 Admission statistics for the European cinema
  • 23:27 National Cinema Day in UK and Ireland
  • 27:02 National Cinema Day in EU
  • 29:25 Increasing regulation and legislation 
  • 33:06 Sustainability and resources
  • 34:12 Major topics to be discussed in CineEurope

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!