Monday, August 13, 2007

Boffo vs. Da' Bums - The Penultimate Battle

As George Harrison once said, All Things Must Pass. And so the time has come for the final chapters in the epic battle of Boffo vs. Da Bums. Two things have been working against the Dodgers this summer.

1. A record Box Office in which even a Battlefield Earth 3 would make a killing

2. The Dodgers.

Over the past six weekends since the last Boffo column, the Dodgers have won only one series! Even worse, they have gone 1-3-1 against the Blockbusters... unless they find a way to put up 13 runs against the Rockies in their make up game. Yep, unless you're running a Hollywood Studio or are a MASSIVE fan of trilogies, these are dark days. The past two weekends have been especially rough, with the Dodgers losing by a combined $77 Million. Next weekend features the Rockies and SuperBad both looking to break the Dodgers (and Alyssa Milano's heart).

Weekend Top movie Wkend gross ($MM) Dodgers’ runs scored Runs x 3.5 multiplier Wkend winner
5/4-5/6 SpiderMan3 $148.0 0,4,6(10) $35.5 Spidey
5/11-5/13 SpiderMan3 $60 2,7,10(19) $66.5 DODGERS
5/18-5/20 Shrek3 $122 1,2,1(4) $14 Shrek
5/25* Pirates3 *$43 9,2,2(13) $45.5 DODGERS
6/1-6/3 Pirates3 $43 5,1,5(11) $39.5 Pirates
6/8-6/10 Oceans13 $36 4,0,5(9) $31.5 Oceans
6/15-6/17 Fantastic4 $54 2,0,4(6) $21 Fantastic
6/22-6/24 Evan Almighty $31 6,3,4(13) $45.5 DODGERS
6/29-7/1 Ratatouille $47 6,1,5(12) $42 Rat
7/6-7/8 Transformers $70 5,2,9(16) $56 Transformers
7/13-7/15 Harry Potter5 $77 9,8,5(22) $77 TIE!!
7/20-7/22 Chuck Does Larry $34 1,8,4(13) $45.5 DODGERS
7/27-7/29 Simpsons $74 PPD,2,6 ??? ???
8/3-8/5 Bourne3 $69 0,7,0(7) $24.5 Bourne
8/10-8/12 RushHour3 $49 2,1,2(5) $17.5 RushHour

3 comments:

Orel said...

Care to explain your Pastiche O' Cheesiness, Delino? Except for Drunken Master, which rules. And which I'm guessing is a reference to Rush Hour 3. And Gobots/Transformers. But why isn't that one fellow irritated that his friend is mussing up his outfit?

Delino DeShields said...

I was gonna leave it to the masses to create their own meaning. So... WARNING - SPOILER ALERT. Wiz = Harry Potter. Two friendly gentleman = Chuck and Larry. Disco Stu = Simpsons. Drunken Master = a REAL Jackie Chan film. Blown Away with the Coreys and a never hotter Nicole Eggert... well, I just like that pic more than any for Bourne.

Orel said...

I am enlightened!