Flop Talk: The Inconsistent Reporting on Box Office Failures

Box office flops... One thing they are good at: Making the press race to do autopsies. "What went wrong?" they bellow, "here are the reasons!" they declare. Let's look at two box office flops: The Good Dinosaur and The Legend of Tarzan. Let's look at a film that performed similarly to them, but broke even … Continue reading Flop Talk: The Inconsistent Reporting on Box Office Failures

Mainstream American Animation Today and Tomorrow…

2016 is arguably a watershed year right now for the mainstream feature-length animated film... Zootopia, Walt Disney Animation Studios' wonderful new animated original, not only exceeded expectations, but also became one of the highest-grossing animated films and one of the few original, not-based-on-any-source-material films to cross $1 billion at the worldwide box office. It is … Continue reading Mainstream American Animation Today and Tomorrow…