The Weekend Report Archive for October, 2007

Close Shave

October 28, 2007 Weekend Estimates Domestic Market Share It was Veni, Vidi, Vici for Saw IV as it cut a neat swath estimated at $32.4 million to take the lead in the weekend box office race. The frame also delivered good results for the Steve Carrell romantic comedy Dan in Real Life of $12 million to clinch…

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October 21, 2007

October 21, 2007 Weekend Estimates Domestic Market Share Weekend Estimates – October 19-21, 2007 Title Distributor Weekend % change Theater Cume 30 Days of Nights Sony 15.8 (5,540) – 2855 15.8 Why Did I Get Married? Lions Gate 11.7 (5,770) -45% 2034 38.5 The Game Plan BV 8.2 (2,480) -26% 3301 69.2 Michael Clayton WB…

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We Own the Altar….

October 14, 2007 Weekend Estimates Domestic Market Share Why Did I Get Married?, the latest from actor-filmmaker Tyler Perry, led weekend movie going in its debut with an estimated $22.9 million. The frame also saw the thriller We Own the Night bow third overall with $10.8 million and an OK bow for Elizabeth: The Golden Age of…

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Cardiac Arrest ….

October 7 , 2007 Weekend Estimates Domestic Market Share The second weekend of The Game Plan reigned supreme at the top of the charts with an estimated $16.2 million. However, it was the debut of The Heartbreak Kid that had tongues wagging and not simply because of its disappointing $13.9 million opening. The frame also…

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“I really want to see The Irishman. I’ve heard it’s big brother Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece. But I really can’t find the time. The promotion schedule is so tight, there’s no opportunity to see a three and a half-hour movie. But I really want to see it. In 2017, right before Okja’s New York premiere, I had the chance to go to Scorsese’s office, which is in the DGA building. There’s a lovely screening room there, too, with film prints that he’s collected. I talked to him for about an hour. There’s no movie he hasn’t seen, even Korean films. We talked about what he’s seen and his past work. It was a glorious day. I’ve loved his work since I was in college. Who doesn’t? Anyone involved with movies must feel the same way.”
~ Bong Joon-ho

“But okay, I promise you now that if I ever retire again, I’m going to ensure that I can’t walk it back. I’ll post a series of the most disgusting, offensive, outrageous statements you can ever imagine. That way it will be impossible for me to ever be employed again. No one is going to take my calls. No one is going to want to be seen with me. Oh, it will be scorched earth. I will have torched everything. I’m going to flame out in the most legendary fashion.”
~ Steven Soderbergh