December 4 2016

Fall Box Office Draft - Update #13

TW LW Title Studio Weekend Gross Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 1 Moana BV $28,373,000 $119,888,330 - 2
2 2 Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them WB $18,545,000 $183,507,403 $180 3
3 5 Arrival Par. $7,300,000 $73,078,514 $47 4
4 4 Allied Par. $7,050,000 $28,927,432 $85 2
5 3 Doctor Strange BV $6,486,000 $215,309,177 $165 5
6 6 Trolls Fox $4,600,000 $141,371,445 $125 5
7 9 Hacksaw Ridge LGF $3,400,000 $57,264,956 - 5
8 7 Bad Santa 2 BG $3,288,699 $14,289,743 $26 2
9 N Incarnate HTR $2,659,000 $2,659,000 $5 1
10 8 Almost Christmas Uni. $2,500,350 $38,147,500 $17 4
 
Edgar
 
Sully - $200.5M - $60M x 2 x 85% = $68.425M
Blair Witch - $45M - $5M x 2 x 35% = $12.25M
Arrival - $105M - $47M x 2 x 93% = $10.23M
Manchester by the Sea - $4.5M - $8.5M x 2 x 97% = -$0.375M
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - $155M - $60M x 2 x 38% = $13.3M
 
Total - $90.53M
 
Joel
 
Snowden - $31.5M - $40M x 2 x 63% = -$17.945M
Deepwater Horizon - $117M - $110M x 2 x 84% = -$16.48M
The Birth of A Nation - $16M - $8.5M x 2 x 73% = -$0.27M
Doctor Strange - $635M - $165M x 2 x 91% = $277.55M
Silence - $0M - $52M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Allied - $54M - $85M x 2 x 60% = -$46.4M
 
Total - $242.855M
 
Bob
 
The Magnificent Seven - $161M - $90M x 2 x 63% = -$7.03M
Trolls - $296.5M - $125M x 2 x 75% = $34.875M
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - $608M - $180M x 2 x 75% = $186M
Moana - $177.5M - $150M x 2 x 97% = -$3.675M
Fences - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Assassin's Creed - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Total - $210.17M
 
*
 
$10 million for minor Academy Award nomination
$20 million for minor Academy Award win
$25 million for major Academy Award nomination
$50 million for major Academy Award win
$50 million for Best Picture nomination
$100 million for Best Picture win

December 1 2016

183 - Suicide Squad

  • Main Review: Suicide Squad
  • Top 5 Jared Leto Movies
  • What Else We Watched (Hell or High Water, Kubo and the Two Strings, Pete's Dragon, Sully, Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World, Westworld)
  • Pre-Judgement Day (Cars 3, Kong: Skull Island, The Comedian)
  • Next Time On (Don't Breathe, Westworld)
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November 27 2016

Fall Box Office Draft - Update #12

TW LW  Title Studio Weekend Gross Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 N Moana BV $55,523,000 $81,108,000 - 1
2 1 Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them WB $45,100,000 $156,228,123 $180 2
3 2 Doctor Strange BV $13,369,000 $205,093,475 $165 4
4 N Allied Par. $13,000,000 $18,022,000 $85 1
5 4 Arrival Par. $11,250,000 $62,387,300 $47 3
6 3 Trolls Fox $10,340,000 $135,136,662 $125 4
7 5 Almost Christmas Uni. $7,610,000 $36,688,865 $17 3
8 N Bad Santa 2 BG $6,106,658 $9,031,191 $26 1
9 6 Hacksaw Ridge LGF $5,450,000 $52,248,382 - 4
10 7 The Edge of Seventeen STX $2,960,000 $10,273,770 $9 2

 

Edgar
 
Sully - $188M - $60M x 2 x 83% = $56.44M
Blair Witch - $44.5M - $5M x 2 x 35% = $12.075M
Arrival - $93M - $47M x 2 x 93% = -$0.07M
Manchester by the Sea - $1.5M - ? x 2 x 97% = $0M
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - $146M - $60M x 2 x 37% = $9.62M
 
Total - $68.445M
 
Joel
 
Snowden - $31.5M - $40M x 2 x 63% = -$17.945M
Deepwater Horizon - $113M - $110M x 2 x 83% = -$18.19M
The Birth of A Nation - $16M - $8.5M x 2 x 73% = -$0.27M
Doctor Strange - $616M - $165M x 2 x 90% = $257.4M
Silence - $0M - $52M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Allied - $27.5M - $85M x 2 x 61% = -$55.575M
 
Total - $220.995M
 
Bob
 
The Magnificent Seven - $160.5M - $90M x 2 x 63% = -$7.215M
Trolls - $291M - $125M x 2 x 75% = $30.75M
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - $474M - $180M x 2 x 77% = $87.78M
Moana - $97.5M - $150M x 2 x 98% = -$4.05M
Fences - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Assassin's Creed - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Total - $107.265M
 
*
 
$10 million for minor Academy Award nomination
$20 million for minor Academy Award win
$25 million for major Academy Award nomination
$50 million for major Academy Award win
$50 million for Best Picture nomination
$100 million for Best Picture win

November 23 2016

182 - Black Mirror

  • Review: Black Mirror seasons 1, 2, and 3
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November 21 2016

Fall Box Office Draft - Update #11

TW LW Title Studio Weekend Gross Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 N Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them WB $75,000,000 $75,000,000 $180 1
2 1 Doctor Strange BV $17,676,000 $181,542,877 $165 3
3 2 Trolls Fox $17,500,000 $116,214,533 $125 3
4 3 Arrival Par. $11,800,000 $43,370,799 $47 2
5 4 Almost Christmas Uni. $7,040,000 $25,420,740 $17 2
6 5 Hacksaw Ridge LGF $6,750,000 $42,854,292 - 3
7 N The Edge of Seventeen STX $4,825,000 $4,825,000 $9 1
8 N Bleed for This ORF $2,357,946 $2,357,946 $6 1
9 6 The Accountant WB $2,115,000 $81,252,018 $44 6
10 7 Shut In EC $1,600,000 $6,036,645 - 2

 

Edgar
 
Sully - $187M - $60M x 2 x 83% = $55.61M
Blair Witch - $44.5M - $5M x 2 x 35% = $12.075M
Arrival - $54M - $47M x 2 x 93% = -$2.8M
Manchester by the Sea - $0.5M - ? x 2 x 99% = $0M
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - $137M - $60M x 2 x 37% = $6.29M
 
Total - $64.885M
 
Joel
 
Snowden - $31.5M - $40M x 2 x 63% = -$17.945M
Deepwater Horizon - $113M - $110M x 2 x 83% = -$18.19M
The Birth of A Nation - $16M - $8.5M x 2 x 73% = -$0.27M
Doctor Strange - $571.5M - $165M x 2 x 90% = $217.35M
Silence - $0M - $52M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Allied - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Total - $180.945M
 
Bob
 
The Magnificent Seven - $160.5M - $90M x 2 x 63% = -$7.215M
Trolls - $261.5M - $125M x 2 x 74% = $8.51M
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - $218M - $180M x 2 x 76% = -$34.08M
Moana - $0M - ? x 2 x 100% = $0M
Fences - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Assassin's Creed - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Total - -$32.78M
 
*
 
$10 million for minor Academy Award nomination
$20 million for minor Academy Award win
$25 million for major Academy Award nomination
$50 million for major Academy Award win
$50 million for Best Picture nomination
$100 million for Best Picture win

November 18 2016

181 - X-Men: Apocalypse

  • Main Review: X-Men: Apocalypse
  • Top 5 X-Men Characters
  • What Else We Watched (13th, Sunset Boulevard, Captain Fantastic, High-Rise, Nerve, Zootopia)
  • Next Week Preview (Black Mirror)
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November 15 2016

The Redbelt Report - Episode 10 (w/ Alex Kidwell)

  • Event Recaps: UFC 205, UFN 98, Bellator 163, Bellator 164
  • Fantasy Matchmaking the Next UFC Super Event
  • News
  • Event Previews: UFC 206, UFN 99-102, Bellator 165

Alex Kidwell can be heard talking about reality tv on Rob Has A Podcast and Reality TV Rhappy Hour, talking scripted tv on Post Show Recaps, and on twitter @alexkidwell

I wrote two articles on UFC 205 for Baltimore Sports and Life, a preview and a recap. Feel free to find out how wrong I was about certain fights and what I think is next coming out of the event.

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November 13 2016

Fall Box Office Draft - Update #10

TW LW Title Studio Weekend Gross Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 1 Doctor Strange BV $43,032,000 $153,014,169 $165 2
2 2 Trolls Fox $35,050,000 $94,014,315 $125 2
3 N Arrival Par. $24,000,000 $24,000,000 $47 1
4 N Almost Christmas Uni. $15,564,000 $15,564,000 $17 1
5 3 Hacksaw Ridge LGF $10,775,000 $32,264,321 - 2
6 6 The Accountant WB $4,570,000 $77,725,755 $44 5
7 N Shut In EC $3,700,000 $3,700,000 - 1
8 4 Boo! A Madea Halloween LGF $3,550,000 $70,408,079 $20 4
9 7 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Par. $3,325,000 $54,586,711 $60 4
10 5 Inferno Sony $3,250,000 $31,582,015 $75 3
 
 
Edgar
 
Sully - $187M - $60M x 2 x 83% = $55.61M
Blair Witch - $44M - $5M x 2 x 35% = $11.9M
Arrival - $28.5M - $47M x 2 x 93% = -$4.585M
Manchester by the Sea - $0M - ? x 2 x 98% = $0M
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - $127.5M - $60M x 2 x 37% = $2.775M
 
Total - $62.925M
 
Joel
 
Snowden - $31.5M - $40M x 2 x 63% = -$17.945M
Deepwater Horizon - $103.5M - $110M x 2 x 83% = -$19.805M
The Birth of A Nation - $15.5M - $8.5M x 2 x 73% = -$0.39M
Doctor Strange - $492.5M - $165M x 2 x 90% = $146.25M
Silence - $0M - $52M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Allied - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Total - $108.11M
 
Bob
 
The Magnificent Seven - $160M - $90M x 2 x 63% = -$7.4M
Trolls - $222M - $125M x 2 x 73% = -$7.56M
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - $0M - $225M x 2 x 100% = $0M
Moana - $0M - ? x 2 x 100% = $0M
Fences - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Reserve: Assassin's Creed - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M
 
Total - -$14.96M
 
*
 
$10 million for minor Academy Award nomination
$20 million for minor Academy Award win
$25 million for major Academy Award nomination
$50 million for major Academy Award win
$50 million for Best Picture nomination
$100 million for Best Picture win

November 11 2016

180 - Ghostbusters, Star Trek Beyond

  • Main Review: Ghostbusters
  • Top 5 Melissa McCarthy Movies
  • Main Review: Star Trek Beyond
  • What Else We Watched (Spy Games, Don't Breathe, Oasis: Supersonic, Goosebumps, Casper, Hocus Pocus, Addams Family, Monster House, Luke Cage, Atlanta, Westworld)
  • Next Week Preview (X-Men: Apocalypse)
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November 6 2016

Fall Box Office Draft - Update #9

TW LW Title Studio Weekend Gross Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 N Doctor Strange BV $84,989,000 $84,989,000 $165 1
2 N Trolls Fox $45,600,000 $45,600,000 $125 1
3 N Hacksaw Ridge LGF $14,750,000 $14,750,000 - 1
4 1 Boo! A Madea Halloween LGF $7,800,000 $64,990,055 $20 3
5 2 Inferno Sony $6,250,000 $26,057,930 $75 2
6 4 The Accountant WB $5,950,000 $70,858,194 $44 4
7 3 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Par. $5,580,000 $49,240,000 $60 3
8 5 Ouija: Origin of Evil Uni. $3,983,000 $31,372,250 $9 3
9 6 The Girl on the Train (2016) Uni. $2,775,000 $70,732,365 $45 5
10 7 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Fox $2,100,000 $83,334,389 $110 6

Edgar

Sully - $185M - $60M x 2 x 83% = $53.95M
Blair Witch - $44M - $5M x 2 x 35% = $11.9M
Arrival - $0M - $50M x 2 x 100% = $0M
Manchester by the Sea - $0M - ? x 2 x 97% = $0M
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M

Reserve: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - $112M - $60M x 2 x 38% = -$4.96M

Total - $65.85M

Joel

Snowden - $30M - $40M x 2 x 63% = -$18.5M
Deepwater Horizon - $102M - $110M x 2 x 83% = -$20.06M
The Birth of A Nation - $15.5M - $8.5M x 2 x 74% = -$0.39M
Doctor Strange - $325M - $165M x 2 x 90% = -$0.5M
Silence - $0M - $52M x 2 x ? = $0M

Reserve: Allied - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M

Total - -$39.45M

Bob

The Magnificent Seven - $159.5M - $90M x 2 x 63% = -$7.585M
Trolls - $149.5M - $125M x 2 x 73% = -$27.135M
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - $0M - $225M x 2 x ? = $0M
Moana - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M
Fences - $0M - ? x 2 x ? = $0M

Reserve: Assassin's Creed - $0M - $200M x 2 x ? = $0M

Total - -$34.72M

*
$10 million for minor Academy Award nomination
$20 million for minor Academy Award win
$25 million for major Academy Award nomination
$50 million for major Academy Award win
$50 million for Best Picture nomination
$100 million for Best Picture win
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