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Friday, January 6, 2012

2011 By The Numbers: The Year In Box-Office Flops | Filmmakers, Film Industry, Film Festivals, Awards & Movie Reviews | indieWIRE


It's hard to pull a good stand-alone paragraph here as 2011 seems to be a cascade of flops & fails. Here are some headers & topic sentences:

"Zemeckis Hurts

There are the big, loud, splashy flops that get a lot of media attention, and then there are those that fly under the radar, but whose failure has wide ranging repercussions other than the box office report on Monday morning..."

"Summer Genre Flops: “Green Lantern” & “Cowboys & Aliens”

Summer 2011 wasn’t quite the bloodbath that Jon Favreau predicted, but two films that took blows straight in the teeth include Favreau’s own genre mish-mash “Cowboys & Aliens.”..."

"Snyder’s Feminist Fantasy Has No ‘Punch’

Another WB bust was Zack Snyder’s feminist/misogynist fantasy “Sucker Punch,” which was made for $82 million and tanked with only $89 million worldwide. Domestically, audiences barely cared, with a platry $36 million in ticket sales..."

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