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The Hollywood Reporter
Angelina Jolie Versus Brad Pitt at the Box Office: Who Wins?cultural relevance, is current while Jolie has taken a backseat to writing and
Angelina Jolie Versus Brad Pitt at the Box Office: Who Wins?
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
cultural relevance, is current while Jolie has taken a backseat to writing and directing of late," says box-office analyst Jeff Bock. "In fact, without Jolie's Kung Fu Panda trilogy, it's not even that close." The three animated Kung Fu Panda... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
How the Brangelina Split Will Impact Pitt's Upcoming Movie With Marion Cotillarda film stands on its own merits, despite what happens in the personal lives of
How the Brangelina Split Will Impact Pitt's Upcoming Movie With Marion Cotillard
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
a film stands on its own merits, despite what happens in the personal lives of the cast or crew," says box-office analyst Jeff Bock. Adds analyst Paul Dergarabedian, "In fact, the heightened awareness of a star's personal life may actually... Read more
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Variety
Why ‘Sully’ Is Doing Big Business in Both Red and Blue Statesput off by all the partisan bickering. “You’ve got Trump and Clinton fighting
Why ‘Sully’ Is Doing Big Business in Both Red and Blue States
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
put off by all the partisan bickering. “You’ve got Trump and Clinton fighting and making all these verbal jabs,” said Jeff Bock, an analyst with Exhibitor Relations. “But ‘Sully’ is one guy everyone agrees is a real American hero.” It’s also... Read more
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Swissinfo
‘Deepwater Horizon’ Film Retraces Stigma of U.S. Oil DisasterAirways pilot who safely landed his Airbus A320 in the Hudson River in 2009 aft
‘Deepwater Horizon’ Film Retraces Stigma of U.S. Oil Disaster
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
Airways pilot who safely landed his Airbus A320 in the Hudson River in 2009 after losing both engines to bird strikes, said Jeff Bock, senior box office analyst at Exhibitor Relations Co. Like the filmmakers behind “Sully,” Berg “taps into the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Magnificent 7' earning its spurs in dire year for remakesof 'Ben-Hur' and 'Ghostbusters,' these are reboots that audiences simply didn't
'Magnificent 7' earning its spurs in dire year for remakes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
of 'Ben-Hur' and 'Ghostbusters,' these are reboots that audiences simply didn't want and subsequently didn't embrace them," Jeff Bock, a box office expert at Exhibitor Relations, told AFP. "Both pretended to be blockbusters but just turned out to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
9/11: America Will Never Forget, But Hollywood Can’t Decide How to Rememberchildren to help them understand. “In a weird way, 9/11 is hands-off, where al
9/11: America Will Never Forget, But Hollywood Can’t Decide How to Remember
Houston Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
children to help them understand. “In a weird way, 9/11 is hands-off, where almost every other human tragedy is OK,” said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. Documentaries, like 2002’s “9/11,” have captured the day in a way scripted... Read more
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USA Today
2 loud bombs, 3 surprise fireworks that blew up the summer box officeand the new Ben-Hur brought their share of summer blues, "we'll remember 2016 a
2 loud bombs, 3 surprise fireworks that blew up the summer box office
USA Today / Posted 18 days ago
and the new Ben-Hur brought their share of summer blues, "we'll remember 2016 as the summer of the sequel slump," says Jeff Bock, senior box-office analyst for Exhibitor Relations. Only three of 14 summer sequels outperformed their... Read more
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11 News Houston
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' stifles 'Morgan' and other competitionpaltry $2.43 million in 2,020 theaters. "Morgan is one of the worst opening fo
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' stifles 'Morgan' and other competition
11 News Houston / Posted 19 days ago
paltry $2.43 million in 2,020 theaters. "Morgan is one of the worst opening for a film in over 2,000 theaters ever," says Jeff Bock, box office analyst for Exhibitor Relations. "Almost no one heard about this film. Labor Day weekend is a dumping... Read more
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USA Today
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' stifles 'Morgan' and other competitionpaltry $2.43 million in 2,020 theaters. "Morgan is one of the worst opening fo
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' stifles 'Morgan' and other competition
USA Today / Posted 19 days ago
paltry $2.43 million in 2,020 theaters. "Morgan is one of the worst opening for a film in over 2,000 theaters ever," says Jeff Bock, box office analyst for Exhibitor Relations. "Almost no one heard about this film. Labor Day weekend is a dumping... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Classic movies vs. remakes, what do the critics say?the massive sequel slump this summer, don't expect continuing sagas to fall off
Classic movies vs. remakes, what do the critics say?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
the massive sequel slump this summer, don't expect continuing sagas to fall off the face of the earth anytime soon," Jeff Bock, a senior box-office analyst at Exhibitor Relations, told Business Insider. "In fact, the next three summers are... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Classic movies vs. remakes, what do the critics say?the massive sequel slump this summer, don't expect continuing sagas to fall off
Classic movies vs. remakes, what do the critics say?
Houston Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
the massive sequel slump this summer, don't expect continuing sagas to fall off the face of the earth anytime soon," Jeff Bock, a senior box-office analyst at Exhibitor Relations, told Business Insider. "In fact, the next three summers are... Read more
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Variety
Summer Box Office: Feast or Famine as Blockbusters Either Hit Big or Flop Spectacularlya globalized, tentpole-obsessed movie landscape. “These big films have become
Summer Box Office: Feast or Famine as Blockbusters Either Hit Big or Flop Spectacularly
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
a globalized, tentpole-obsessed movie landscape. “These big films have become an obsession with Hollywood,” said Jeff Bock, an analyst with Exhibitor Relations. “Studios want to have their cake and eat it too. They want all the... Read more
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News 8000
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
News 8000 / Posted 22 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Why ‘Finding Dory 2’ Isn’t Already Greenlit and 6 Other Lessons From Summer of Sequelsfrom Rovio and Sony is also a strong probability. “All the merch associated wit
Why ‘Finding Dory 2’ Isn’t Already Greenlit and 6 Other Lessons From Summer of Sequels
Houston Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
from Rovio and Sony is also a strong probability. “All the merch associated with that franchise is hard to pass up,” said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. The trick for studios will be in applying the hard lessons learned from... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
KTVZ Bend / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
Local 10 Miami / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
KTXS Abilene / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
KECI Missoula / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to changewith strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "The
Why Hollywood's summer sequel slump won't lead to change
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 23 days ago
with strong showings for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Finding Dory." "There's no doubt it's a sequel slump," said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. But, he noted, over the next few years, "every summer that the studios have... Read more
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Fortune
A Horror Movie Finally Beat 'Suicide Squad' for the Weekend Box Officesales could be the lowest in roughly two decades, according to Box Office Mojo.
A Horror Movie Finally Beat 'Suicide Squad' for the Weekend Box Office
Fortune / Posted 26 days ago
sales could be the lowest in roughly two decades, according to Box Office Mojo. “These films have no longevity,” said Jeff Bock, a box office analyst with Exhibitor Relations. “Hollywood gave audiences what it thought they wanted — a bunch of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Measuring the fallout from a summer full of box-office flopstheir predecessors. "More of the same is not working and that's a pretty glari
Measuring the fallout from a summer full of box-office flops
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
their predecessors. "More of the same is not working and that's a pretty glaring problem for the studios," says Jeff Bock, senior box-office analyst for Exhibitor Relations. "This was a crop of rushed, bad sequels." It's not easy to... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' scares up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continuessales could be the lowest in roughly two decades, according to Box Office Mojo.
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' scares up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Bdnews24.com / Posted 27 days ago
sales could be the lowest in roughly two decades, according to Box Office Mojo. "These films have no longevity," said Jeff Bock, a box office analyst with Exhibitor Relations. "Hollywood gave audiences what it thought they wanted -- a bunch of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
5 Reasons Why ‘Don’t Breathe’ Had a Shockingly Massive Debutand porn are film genres that elicit a physical sensation,” she added. “It prov
5 Reasons Why ‘Don’t Breathe’ Had a Shockingly Massive Debut
Houston Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
and porn are film genres that elicit a physical sensation,” she added. “It provokes people in so many different ways.” Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations agreed: “Horror is one of those genres where audiences definitely have a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Step Aside, ‘Captain America': Horror Movies Are This Summer’s Real Winnersway too many high-profile sequels are bleeding red this summer, horror flicks a
Step Aside, ‘Captain America': Horror Movies Are This Summer’s Real Winners
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
way too many high-profile sequels are bleeding red this summer, horror flicks are firmly in the black,” said Jeff Bock, senior analyst at Exhibitor Relations. “Insidious,” for example, made $13.2 million on opening weekend, while... Read more
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Japan Today
Measuring the fallout from a summer full of box-office flops ‹ Japan Todaytheir predecessors. “More of the same is not working and that’s a pretty glari
Measuring the fallout from a summer full of box-office flops ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 29 days ago
their predecessors. “More of the same is not working and that’s a pretty glaring problem for the studios,” says Jeff Bock, senior box-office analyst for Exhibitor Relations. “This was a crop of rushed, bad sequels.” It’s not easy to... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Measuring fallout from summer flopstheir predecessors. "More of the same is not working and that's a pretty glari
Measuring fallout from summer flops
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 30 days ago
their predecessors. "More of the same is not working and that's a pretty glaring problem for the studios," says Jeff Bock, senior box-office analyst for Exhibitor Relations. "This was a crop of rushed, bad sequels." It's not easy to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hollywood's summer problem? Reboots people don't wantpicky about their entertainment options. "Anytime you mention reboot and remak
Hollywood's summer problem? Reboots people don't want
Orlando Sentinel / Posted a month ago
picky about their entertainment options. "Anytime you mention reboot and remake, the audience thinks 'ripoff,'” said Jeff Bock, box-office analyst for the tracking firm Exhibitor Relations. “I don't know why Hollywood keeps shoving these... Read more
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