Second-Guessing The 2020 Box Office Doomsayers

It’s feast or famine when prognosticators look at box office prospects. In 2019, everyone saw a calendar year bursting with sure-fire billion dollar grosses like “Avengers: EndGame,” “Frozen II,” “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” and “Toy Story 4.” They…

Marketing Around the Land Mines of Spoilers

“Would you like to open the black box with me, madame?” says a mischievous young woman in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite. Wait-a-minute – don’t tell me what happens next! Although I won’t see your movie unless you do. That’s the compelling…

How Women Will Decide Hollywood’s Fate This Summer

As I sit here writing this column on April 15th Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire currently has 66 trails open for skiing. What in the world does this fact have to do with a summer movie boxoffice column? Excellent question….

2018 Summer Movie Preview

It’s that time of year again. Time to take a look at what Hollywood has to offer moviegoers this summer movie season in our Celluloid Junkie 2018 Summer Movie Preview. But first a few notes. Despite what the calendar indicates,…

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