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After 'Project X,' 'Chronicle' & Universal's 'Ouija' Is Low-Budget The New Mega-Budget?

The Playlist - After a brutal year at the box office in 2011, with many seemingly sure-fire mvoies underperforming, the studios have been breathing a sigh of relief in 2012 so far. For each of the nine weekends of 2012, takings at U.S. theaters have been significantly higher than the equivalent weekends in previous years, and two movies -- "The Vow" and "Safe House" -- have already crossed the psychologically vital $100 million barrier, with "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" a dead cert to join them by the end of next weekend.

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Soldierone3390d ago

i hope so in a way. it gets new talent in there instead of the same names over and over again. The only reason budgets go up is because of names, and overall you get the same experience all the time.

New talent, new stories, new ways of going about things. that is what hollywood needs desperately right now. You say "you only have this much money" and people will find creative ways to do things.

In terms of chronicle I think they need a higher visual effects budget though.

StarWarsFan3390d ago

I don't know why Project X and Chronicle are so popular.