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2013 Big Movie Questions - Q3 Report

We Ask The Big Movie Questions & Seek Film Insight For The Third Half Of 2013 By: Matt Cummings With Quarter 3 in the books, we look back at some movie questions and make bold new predictions. After a terrible Quarter 1 and much improved Q2 , we move into an odd period: the Fall season starts the day after Labor Day, but continues through the first Friday in November. That's quite a haul in terms of studying box office numbers, but if we look at things from a quarterly perspective, things get a little clearer. As part of our ongoing series, we look back at several big movie questions we posed in January, and postulate on the Holiday/Oscar season that starts next month. In addition, we've re-posted links to our Quarter 1 and Q2 Report, in case you want to berate us. Enjoy. Did audiences stand in line to see Arnold and Stallone?  No - although we loved Escape Plan for its 80's action and twisty plot, audiences have largely stayed away. Weekend box o

2013 Big Movie Questions - Q2 Report

We ask the big movie questions and seek film insight for the second half of 2013. By: Matt Cummings As Quarter 2 comes to a close, we look back at some movie questions and make bold new predictions. The year has certainly been an interesting one for Hollywood: a terrible Quarter 1 gave rise to a much-improved Quarter 2. In January, we postulated several questions that are beginning to bear fruit. If you didn't read our Quarter 1 Report, we'll forgive you...this time. We've added those and updated our thoughts on Quarter 2. Enjoy. Did audiences stand in line to see Arnold and Stallone? No - If October 18th's The Tomb or The Plan (or whatever it's called now) also fails to attract success, it should be evidence that both heroes might need to hang it up. Did Q1 produce the same limited amount of quality films, just as it has since....forever? Luckily, NO. We got high-quality efforts than in the last three Winters COMBINED. Gangster Squad and