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Film Critics are Failing

In the days before the internet, word of mouth traveled slowly. When a new film came out, if no one in your immediate circle of friends went to see it before you, you had to rely on critics to gauge … Continue reading

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Comparing Cinemascore, Rotten Tomatoes, and Box Office

Comparing Cinemascore, whose ratings are computed from the results of exit interviews with actual movie goers on opening night, with Rotten Tomatoes critics and user scores and opening weekend domestic box office grosses reveals some interesting discrepancies. First, some data. … Continue reading

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Are People Sick of Hollywood?

SHOWBIZ*411 has a new article titled “Hollywood Ending: Big Studios Cutting Losses This Weekend, Pulling Flops From Theaters…” What does it say about the industry as a whole, if anything? It’s a bizarre season in Hollywood. Almost nothing is “working,” … Continue reading

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