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Old 04-18-2018, 12:46 PM   #51
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I'm sure the studios wish they could release horror films every weekend. But are they rewatchable, are they "evergreen" properties? By the way, how about that Henry Thomas (Gerald's Game, Ouija Origin of Evil). The latter has a neat celluloid look for 1967 with cue marks, but not a beat up print (The Don't trailer was dragged around a parking lot).
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Old 04-18-2018, 01:00 PM   #52
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I'm sure the studios wish they could release horror films every weekend. But are they rewatchable, are they "evergreen" properties? By the way, how about that Henry Thomas (Gerald's Game, Ouija Origin of Evil). The latter has a neat celluloid look for 1967 with cue marks, but not a beat up print (The Don't trailer was dragged around a parking lot).

I think I am at the age where nothing new is re watchable - so I am probably not the best person to ask.
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Old 04-18-2018, 08:13 PM   #53
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Re-watchability?

Sure films like 'Get Out' may not rate that high on the rewatchability factor, but like Roundshort noted, there are a lot of different types of horror film and some have much higher rewatchability factors.

I'll give you one example: if I were stranded on an island, between two movies made at the same time, far and away I would prefer to be stranded with 28 Day's Later ($8M production budget) rather than Spielberg's Minority Report ($102M production budget).

At the end of the day, when it comes to Spielberg, I would not have been so quick to play the visionary card, predict the end of film and then watch my $175M film get humstrung by a $20M no-name horror film because the story of the fantastic ROI getting come-from-nowhere horror film is a story as old as Hollywood itself.

[The write-up to Gerald's Game looked creepy so I may pass but Oija looked interesting.]
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Old 04-18-2018, 11:27 PM   #54
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At the end of the day, when it comes to Spielberg, I would not have been so quick to play the visionary card, predict the end of film and then watch my $175M film get humstrung by a $20M no-name horror film because the story of the fantastic ROI getting come-from-nowhere horror film is a story as old as Hollywood itself.

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As to re-watchability, I'm hamstrung by Tron:Legacy. The story is ****, the continuity is bad, but the visuals and soundtrack are perfect for playing on repeat. Not to mention Gem and Quora have a nice presence. Wick and Atomic Blonde fit that bill too.
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Old 04-20-2018, 02:15 PM   #55
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Still the #2 2018 film domestically, could climb higher than #4 worldwide?
Here's the full copper key race courtesy of Warner Brothers.

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Old 05-24-2018, 07:04 PM   #56
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Just shy of the #3 film this year globally.

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Old 06-04-2018, 01:57 PM   #57
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Old 06-04-2018, 09:02 PM   #58
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Do you know why the numbering in the chart is off?

If nothing else, the chart tells the story of the growing importance of the Chinese market.

With all the crazy talk about trade and tariffs, foreign films in China only getting what -- 25 cents on the dollar? -- is a topic worth discussing (and I think will improve). I'm pretty liberal but question the fairness of the China market restrictions.

With respect to the film, has there been any press confirming if Ready Player One broke even?
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:38 PM   #59
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Spielberg on the scene which could not be discussed until now.
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“It was nostalgic for me because I first met Stanley Kubrick on the set that I depict in Ready Player One. The main living area with the grand fireplace in the Overlook is where I first encountered Stanley in 1979 when I went to look at the soundstages. They were about to build the sets for Raiders of the Lost Ark in Elstree Studios. When I found out Stanley had completed a set and was planning his shots, I asked if I could meet him.”
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