I’d say this argues for cheaper, smaller (lower-risk) productions, but what do I know?
Jim Terr www.JimTerr.com
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June 7, 2010 (NY Times)
A Sharp Drop at the Box Office
The two films together took in far less than the $45 million collected by “The Hangover,” a comedy that opened in the comparable weekend in 2009. The weekend’s decline follows soft openings last week by “Sex and the City 2,” from Warner Brothers, and“Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” from Walt Disney. “Prince of Persia” this week fell to the No. 4 spot, as ticket sales dropped 54 percent from last weekend, to $13.9 million, for a total of about $59.5 million since it opened. “Sex and the City 2” placed fifth with $12.7 million in sales, down 59 percent, for a total of $73.4 million.