courtesy of friend Michael Lamb, who might consider posting to this discussion list himself...
Meanwhile, I hope many of you saw ROMEO AND JULIET vs THE LIVING DEAD, premiering 2 weekends ago at the Guild, written and directed by Albq’s Ryan Denmark and Jason Whitter. It was hilarious, well-done, and featured many of Albq’s best actors. Those kids are goin’ somewhere!
Jim Terr www.JimTerr.com
"One-third million YouTube views – but who’s counting?”
By MICHAEL CIEPLY and
New York Times Business and Finance, March 23rd 2009
...Business at the multiplex is going gangbusters. Ticket sales are up 14 percent this year over the same period in 2008, according to the tracking firm Media By Numbers. Attendance is up 12 percent after falling the last two years.
But according to studios, sales for some new-release DVDs are down a jaw-dropping 40 percent, hammered by the recession (see NYT interactive graphic http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/03/03/us/20090303_LEONHARDT.html?ref=business), a saturated market (on sale now: the complete ninth season of “Murder, She Wrote”) and a shift to Internet downloads.
At least for the moment,
Meanwhile: Movies, TV Shows Come Crashing Into Albuquerque (By Dan Mayfield) Albuquerque Journal 3/22/09 "It's been a while since any major films announced they'll shoot in New Mexico, but it looks like the floodgates have opened."
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