PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"Multiples theories for the decline [in the summer box office] abound: a failure of studio marketing, the rising price of gas, the lure of alternate entertainment, even the prevalence of commercials and pesky cellphones inside once-sacrosanct theaters. But many movie executives and industry experts are beginning to conclude that something more fundamental is at work: Too many Hollywood movies these days, they say, just are not good enough."
-Sharon Waxman, NYTimes.com

From the same article:

"Audiences have gotten smart to the marketing, and they can smell the good ones from the bad ones at a distance."
-Michael Lynton, Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman
Tags: 2005, movies
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