Boxoffice Podcast

In this episode of the Boxoffice Podcast, co-hosts Daniel Loria and Rebecca Pahle discuss a trio of outside-the-box initiatives introduced by AMC to supplement traditional studio programming; the pair also discuss the opening weekend potential of Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, opening this weekend from Sony. In the feature segment, Loria speaks with Jeff Annison, co-founder of Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment company that has William Shatner doc You Can Call Me Bill in theaters this weekend.  

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Episode Resources:

What to Listen For
  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:42 What did you watch this week?
  • 03:34 Dune review
  • 05:13 Blumhouse and AMC Halloween Film festival
  • 07:31 AMC programs
  • 09:33 Sports - 2024 Paris Olympics
  • 12:31 AMC subscription special deal
  • 14:06 Box office numbers
  • 17:17 Getting to know the community
  • 18:30 Built from the ground up to be owned by the fans
  • 21:25 Fans can be investors
  • 25:35 Crowdfunding a movie
  • 29:33 Early lessons in bringing new titles
  • 34:06 Theatrical isn’t dead
  • 38:23 You Can Call Me Bill
  • 43:44 Documentary pre-sales
  • 47:38 Perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes

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!