Four Reasons ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Was A Failure

When I saw The Matrix in 1999 my mind was blown because it managed to innovate visually (in terms of special effects) and intrigue in terms of story. People fighting and shooting each other in some combination of black leather/latex? Seen it before in Blade just a year earlier yet somehow The Matrix managed to […]

Warner Bros Does the Dumbest Things

Let’s be honest. The executives over at DC/Warner Bros – lead by Walter Hamada – have no idea what they’re doing. This has been fairly obvious before he took the helm though Hamada seems to be continuing in a grand tradition of really dumb decisions (most recently sacrificing their 2021 slate on the altar of […]

Village Roadshow Sues Warner Bros

Village Roadshow Pictures, the American subsidiary of Australian production company Village Roadshow, has produced over 100 movies since 1986, all co-productions with Warner Bros. Their most recent film, The Matrix Resurrections, failed at the box office, making just over $155 million on a $190 million budget (typically a movie to break even has to earn […]

Warner Bros Failed Dual-Release Strategy

I’m still waiting for evidence Warner Bros’ dual release strategy was a successful one because if one were to judge by the returns for Tenet (which might have had something to do with Christopher Nolan releasing his next movie via Universal), Wonder Woman 1984 (which supposedly had a budget around $200 million, yet earned almost […]

A ‘Suicidal’ Marketing Strategy

When I saw the Official ‘Early Access Do Not Share’ Trailer for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad I assumed that it was a clever marketing strategy on the part of Warner Bros, which would fit what I know of James Gunn, personalty-wise. Well, I might have been wrong because according to Superherohype the The Suicide […]