The Quorum

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS has arrived. But is it too late?

Just last week, STX pushed NATIONAL CHAMPIONS from its original November 24th date to December 10th. The fact that STX was moving it wasn’t surprising. What was surprising was that they pushed it out only two weeks. That’s because there was no poster. There was no trailer. If anything, the film looked destined to be […]

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New to The Quorum: Hocus Pocus 2

HOCUS POCUS is such a beloved film that it’s easy to forget that it was a bit of a clunker when it debuted 28 years ago. The 1993 film made less than $40M at the box office, and the critics ripped it apart. Roger Ebert gave the film 1-star saying, “A good movie inspires the […]

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Update: HOUSE OF GUCCI on the rise

A week ago KING RICHARD had the momentum in the battle of the real-life family dramas. Since then, HOUSE OF GUCCI has surged. As we noted earlier, RICHARD has been on a tear over the last two weeks. After months of languishing behind GUCCI in awareness and interest, RICHARD defiantly overtook GUCCI earlier this week. […]

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MOONFALL is making its move, but is it enough?

Let’s talk about director Roland Emmerich.  He certainly knows how to do spectacle. Whether it’s Will Smith saving us from aliens (INDEPENDENCE DAY), a modern ice age (THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW), or a planet facing multiple catastrophes (2012), Emmerich makes films that look and feel big.  Every few years, he gives us a new bombastic […]

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New to The Quorum: LIGHTYEAR

If there’s one thing we know, it’s the Pixar sequel perform better than their originals. And while LIGHTYEAR isn’t exactly a sequel, it is based on a very well-known character from the TOY STORY films.  Over the past ten years, Pixar sequels have grossed 70% more than originals, yet it’s been a while since we’ve […]

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THE FRENCH DISPATCH made $1.3M this weekend. Is that good?

While all eyes were on DUNE this weekend, another high-profile film hit theaters. Of course, I’m talking about Wes Anderson’s THE FRENCH DISPATCH.  For box office watchers, DISPATCH marks an important milestone. Up until now, we’ve been trying to make sense of how the pandemic-era box office compares to pre-pandemic historicals. With each new release, […]

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