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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.

Murdered by words.

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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