Boxoffice Podcast

This Week on The Boxoffice Podcast, sponsored by Spotlight Cinema Networks: Rebecca Pahle is joined by Shawn Robbins and Russ Fischer, who discuss the most recent news on the WGA/SGA strikes and what lessons to take from Sequel September. In our feature segment, Rebecca speaks with Rich Daughtridge of the Independent Cinema Alliance (ICA) on what lessons indie theaters can take from the summer of Barbenheimer, as well as the ICA’s priorities moving forward into 2024.

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Episode Resources:
What to Listen For
  • 00:00 Intro
  • 02:53 Recent update on the ongoing strike
  • 07:55 Lowest box office weekend of 2023
  • 10:48 Slow September
  • 12:24 Expendables 4 
  • 15:57 Saw X box office potential
  • 17:56 Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie
  • 19:19 The Creator
  • 25:20 Knives Out
  • 29:05 Strong summer for independent cinema
  • 31:01 Cinema going is an event
  • 33:48 Barbie promotion
  • 36:20 ICA marketplace
  • 38:42 Flexibility and availability of films
  • 41:00 National Cinema Da

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!