‘Ride Along’ cruises. Super Bowl ads. RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman.
February 4, 2014 - box office
The Skinny: Man that was one nauseous game. I’m going to theory that this year’s assembly will be smaller than final year’s, that was only over 108 million people. How about that part of Ford Fusion that followed a Super Bowl? That’s a moment during Fox’s “New Girl” for a blatant product chain in Sunday night’s episode. Monday’s headlines embody a weekend box bureau recap, a demeanour during Super Bowl ads and a unhappy genocide of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Daily Dose: It was a tough night for Time Warner Cable. It spent large bucks on an ad that ran in a Super Bowl featuring Sean Combs and a casts of several strike shows including “Duck Dynasty” though a Los Angeles complement had technical problems and mislaid coverage of a diversion on a customary clarification carrying a diversion for about an hour. Most people were examination in high definition, that was excellent though there were still some flattering indignant viewers out there.
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Still cruising. You might remember final Friday that a box bureau projectionists quoted in a stories we related to suspicion “That Awkward Moment” would finish first. You might also remember that we pronounced that “Ride Along” would stay in initial place. Guess who was right? Me! “Ride Along” took in $12.3 million, some-more than adequate to stay on top. Coming in second was “Frozen” with $9.3 million while “That Awkward Moment” had an ungainly $9 million and finished in third. Box bureau recaps from a Los Angeles Times and Hollywood Reporter.
What was your favorite ad? With a Super Bowl flattering most over during halftime, it was adult to a commercials to perform us. Did they do a job? Not in my opinion and I’m still in a essential demographic for a small while longer. we theory a Radio Shack ad was lovable though I’m a small sleepy of ’80s nostalgia. Here are Super Bowl ad critiques from a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Ad Age. Also, a Los Angeles Times looks during how that Budweiser puppy ad came together.
A new night. Jay Leno bids farewell to NBC’s “Tonight Show” this week and Jimmy Fallon will entrance in a integrate weeks after NBC wraps adult a Winter Olympics coverage. That means it is time for a slew of articles on a finish of one epoch and a start of another. Here’s a Los Angeles Times on Leno’s exit and what it means for Los Angeles. Also, New York Magazine talks with Fallon and executive writer Lorne Michaels.
Start your engines. Cable noble John Malone’s Liberty Global is operative on a understanding to acquire a 49% interest in Formula One, according to a New York Post. Also concerned in a bid, according to a article, is Discovery Communications, that has been spending heavily on sports programming resources overseas.
R.I.P. Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, was found passed Sunday in a West Village unit and all signs indicate to a drug overdose. His noted cinema are too many to discuss here though my brief list would embody “Boogie Nights,” “Capote,” “Charlie Wilson’s War” and “Before a Devil Knows Your Dead.” Sadly, each addict thinks they have one some-more high in them. What they don’t always have is one some-more recovery. Obituaries and appreciations from a Los Angeles Times, New York Times and Variety.
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