Box Office Archive for February, 2006

Sunday Estimates by Klady – 2/26/05

If Madea


Klady's Friday Estimates – 2/25/05

Well, if you want a clear, crisp answer to the press


Weekend Box Office

This was a surprisingly strong box office weekend. Date Movie was a PG-13, it was targeted at older teens, so it probably didn


Klady's Friday Estimates – 2/11/06

As always seems to be the case, overloaded weekends


Sunday Estimates By klady

3-Day Estimates / Weekend / % Change / Cume
When a Stranger Calls / 22.2 / – / 22.2
Big Momma’s House / 13.1 / -53% / 45.2
Nanny McPhee / 9.9 / -32% / 26.6
Brokeback Mountain / 6.3 / -3% / 60.4
Hoodwinked / 5.2 / -30% / 44
Underworld: Evolution / 5.1 / -55% / 52.7
Something New / 4.9 / – / 4.9
Annapolis / 3.5 / -55% / 12.9
Walk the Line / 3.4 / 11% / 110.7
Glory Road / 3.0 / -43% / 39


Klady's Friday Estimates

Perspective demands that I point out that the Brokeback Mountain per-screen for the weekend will be less than the When A Stranger Calls per-screen for Friday alone. While this doesn


Box Office

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“The word I have fallen in love with lately is ‘Hellenic.’ Greek in its mythology. So while everyone is skewing towards the YouTube generation, here we are making two-and-a-half-hour movies and trying to buck the system. It’s become clear to me that we are never going to be a perfect fit with Hollywood; we will always be the renegade Texans running around trying to stir the pot. Really it’s not provocation for the sake of being provocative, but trying to make something that people fall in love with and has staying power. I think people are going to remember Dragged Across Concrete and these other movies decades from now. I do not believe that they will remember some of the stuff that big Hollywood has put out in the last couple of years. You’ve got to look at the independent space to find the movies that have been really special recently. Even though I don’t share the same world-view as some of my colleagues, I certainly respect the hell out of their movies which are way more fascinating than the stuff coming out of the studio system.”
~ Dallas Sonnier

“My first objective relationship in life was with the camera. I didn’t understand anything but then I realized the camera is my friend. It doesn’t lie to me. It doesn’t manipulate me. It only reports what I’m doing. And therefore, for me to work with a camera and the camera to be directed by an artist, a craftsman, someone who knows what he or she wants, I couldn’t ask for anything more.”
~ Elliot Gould