A year ago, Daniel Engber in Slate asked “Is 3D Dead in the Water”. This week he returns to the subject and concludes 3D is dead. To reach this conclusion, he uses the same tool to analyze the success or failure of 3D – the average gross per screen in 3D compared to the average… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Box Office
According to the Los Angeles Times. Which means “3D fatigue” is over and Step Up was better than Avatar. Or something.
With movie theaters in the middle of an all-time record weekend in an all-time record year, the L.A. Times produces a useful round-up and look ahead at the theatrical release window: Exhibitors have drawn a line in the sand, steadfastly resisting the compression of release dates that they view as a threat to their livelihood…. Read more »
Following up this post, Variety reports that Paramount is widening the release window on The Goods: Live Hard Sell Hard. In an effort to assuage exhib concerns, Paramount did agree to push back the DVD launch of Jeremy Piven laffer “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard” from Nov. 11 to late November. Had the release… Read more »
The L.A. Times has an article in today’s paper speculating as to why some big budget films are failing at the box office this summer. Fine, as far as it goes. Not so fine: the headline, “Summer movie season cooling off”; and the basic premise of the article. The summer movie season is more than… Read more »