BOQB: Have the big cinema chains who boycotted Paramount’s two-weekend release experiment shot themselves in the foot, so to speak?

Much has been made the past two weekends of the release of two Paramount Studios films, “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” and “Scout’s Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse”, because of a unique experiment attached to the two titles. The experiment, a bold one for a major studio to try, will see both of these films hit video on-demand just 17 […]

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BOQB: Open Road’s “Dope” – What went wrong?

I’m gonna tackle two birds with one stone today. They are interlinked with each other, and in being such, caused the total flameout of one of the most critically lauded films of the year. This summer, a stronger-than-most-people-will-give-it-credit-for-before-Jurassic-World summer at the box office, it has been disastrous to try and wide release a film that doesn’t have enough word of […]

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