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These Brainless Blockbusters are Killing Hollywood

Planet Ivy: The release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation a couple of weeks ago marked the beginning of blockbuster season. Again. In the coming weeks, films like Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness and The Hangover Part III will arrive on your screens. And once again you will note the abundance of existing franchises, of sequels and prequels, parts 1 and 2, maybe even a reboot. Perhaps you, like so many others, have become disillusioned with the movies, and figure, with inflated costs, that you’ll stay home this summer. The average box-office for a film in 2012 was less than in 2011, and significantly less than 10 years ago. Fewer people are going to the movies.

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appleandroid1330d ago

There are far too many damn sequels..but must admit I wanna see Hangover part 3 :/

RetrospectRealm1329d ago

Completely agree with this article. It's a pity people keep paying to see these films...

Hergula1329d ago

I find it ironic on how very few blockbuster movies are actually not based on a book/movie/etc. Dont people have brains anymore? I would be able to write better movies than 99% of writers in Hollywood, it is embarrassing.

Sahil1320d ago

Refreshing to hear the truth my friend… Amen!