Monday, September 23, 2019

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS MAY LOSE NEARLY $100 MILLION

January 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

DreamWorks Animation will suffer a loss of $96 million on Rise of the Guardians, Lazard Capital Markets analyst Barton Crockett predicted in a note to clients on Wednesday. The film, which cost about $145 million to make, has so far earned just $261 million worldwide, half of which goes to theaters and another sizable chunk […]

BRAVE — A HIT OR A MISS FOR PIXAR AND DISNEY?

June 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

There is such a Midas image about Pixar in the Hollywood business community that even when one of its films takes in $66.7 million — as Brave did in its opening weekend– the result is greeted with disappointment. The Hollywood Reporter cited a note to clients from Doug Creutz of Cowen & Co., who wrote, […]

LOTSA MOVIES THIS WEEKEND, BUT WHICH ONE WILL WIN?

December 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The major Hollywood studios are mobilizing a huge marketing campaign for the Hollywood weekend, ordinarily one of the biggest of the year for the box office. With Avatar making its debut two years ago, the box office raked in $270.12 million over the three days of the Christmas weekend. Last year that figure fell to […]