The Quorum

A Movie We’re Rooting For: FLY ME TO THE MOON

Last week, we noted that Sony is occasionally late with trailers and even later with key art. Usually trailers are posters are released simultaneously, but that’s not how Sony rolls. Case in point FLY ME TO THE MOON. Sony dropped a winning trailer for MOON on April 9th and waited a full month before releasing accompanying […]

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The August 9th Quandary

Update (5.25.24): Both THE FIRE INSIDE (now 12/25/24) and CUCKOO (now 8/2/24) have moved off this date. August 9th is shaping up to be one of the more interesting summer weekends. We’ve noted that there are no major studio releases scheduled for May 31st, and the only film opening on June 21st is THE BIKERIDERS […]

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Update: The Challenge In Tracking CHALLENGERS

Two weeks ago, when the terrific reviews for CHALLENGERS were released, The Quorum was projecting an opening weekend in the $6M – $8M range. At the time, we wondered if the reviews would lift the tracking data.  The numbers somewhat improved down the homestretch. Awareness climbed 9 points since that story was published. And interest […]

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Can FURIOSA And GARFIELD Leverage A Soft Early June?

What do EZRA and HAIKYU!! THE DUMPSTER BATTLE have in common? EZRA is a drama from Bleecker Street, while HAIKYU from Crunchyroll is an anime film that is breaking box office records in Japan. That’s not it. What they share is that both are opening on May 31st, the weekend after Memorial Day. These are […]

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CHALLENGERS Has Been Struggling. Will Stellar Reviews Help?

Let’s give a special shout-out to MGM for doing what few studios do anymore. Last week, they published the stellar reviews for CHALLENGERS two weeks before the film’s release. It could end up being one of the year’s best reviewed movies. For the past few years, embargoes have restricted when critic reviews can be released. […]

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CinemaCon 2024: Faith And Violence Dominate Lionsgate Slate

Lionsgate films can, for the most part, be sorted into three groups:  Horror Films Hard-R Action Faith Based In a bit of news making, Adam Fogelson, the Lionsgate moderator, kicked off the panel by highlighting five projects and properties in development.  In terms of presentations, Lionsgate kicked things off with Guy Ritchie’s upcoming THE MINISTRY […]

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