And the answer is a firm “Maybe.” To begin, let’s call our hypotheses, Scenario One and Two. Scenario One is the best case; Scenario Two…not at all. If your chief source of information is Box Office Mojo, then things can be interpreted somewhat optimistically. According to them, the movie is budgeted at $250 million. That’s expensive, […]
I have written on women superheroes in movies in the past, and thought that it was a topic worth revisiting, especially since some have decided that Marvel Studios somehow has a duty to make a feature with a female lead. Which is nonsense, but don’t get me wrong, inclusiveness is a great thing. All of us […]
This morning, I decided to see how much Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” cost to produce. Box Office Mojo didn’t list its production costs, but with a modicum of searching I learned that the budget was probably around $250 million (most of which you can see on screen). Now, my whining comes in […]
According to Box Office Mojo, “Thor” has pulled in $93 million in foreign box office receipts (UK, France, Korea, Spain, Brazil, Russia, Germany, Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines and Australia). Total production costs are currently unavailable, but it’s probably in the +/- $150 million dollar range.
In honor of the release of Tron: Legacy on DVD April 5th I’ve decided to answer a question on the minds of many sci-fi fans, which is: Will there be a sequel to Tron: Legacy–itself the sequel to Tron, a film released 28 years ago. I think that there definitely will be, and if I […]