Permanent Resident of the Home of the Sanely Insane
Number of posts : 13074
Registration date : 2008-11-06
|Subject: The Most Profitable Movies Of 2011 & More Poor Expenditures Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:47 pm|| |
Full article here:
- Quote :
- And Now, Some Of The Worst Expenditures Of The Year: Yes, you've read our box-office flops piece, but there's even more in our list of films that weren't profitable this year.
- Quote :
- “Machine Gun Preacher”
Hey, anyone remember Gerard Butler’s Oscar picture? Exactly. Relativity bit the bullet in picking up this $30 million-budgeted actioner-with-a-social-conscience, and then lost their stones after a wave of harsh reviews. A few poorly-promoted and poorly-attended arthouse showings later, and the film had barely eclipsed $1 million. Did it help that the real-life inspiration for the film, Sam Childers, had entered the country to promote the film as reports had surfaced that some of his work with children had been greatly exaggerated? Probably not.