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Why The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is Better than the Original and Worth Your Time & Money

Although it was a massive box office success, grossing almost $700 million at the worldwide box office, the first Hunger Games was nevertheless a gamble on the part of Lionsgate, who only budgeted the movie at under $80 million as opposed to something more extravagant. While the finished product had some merit, the money and […]

Proof That 3-D Has Legs

The 3-D gimmick gets a really bad wrap these days. Around the time of Avatar, people were warming up to it, but, within 12 months, studios had turned audiences against the extra dimensional effect. Now box office figures show that people are avoiding movies altogether if they can’t see them a 2-D showing, as 3-D […]

Biggest 3-D Blunders

3-D gets a bad wrap in this day and age. When Avatar came around, people embraced 3-D whole-heartedly, but eventually the gimmick wore off due to some terrible 3-D presentations and the heightened surcharge. Here’s a selection of the most egregious uses of the format that I’ve seen. 1. Clash of the Titans (2010) I […]