August 16, 2003

On the Growing Influence of DVD's on Filmmaking

David Kirkpatrick's got an interesting article in the Times about how DVD sales are an increasingly important factor in greenlighting films.

Net net: men buy action blockbusters. No one buys anything else. DVD sales projections drove the glut of pathetic action movie sequels this summer. If anyone buys those things on DVD, we are all doomed.

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