“Doctor, I have this strange dream that every three years there’s a movie about some guy who has a strange dream about people who die in some awful calamity and that he acts on the dream by saving his friends, who then begin dying in grotesque ways and that, each time, it’s really the same movie, just with a different calamity each time and, this is the weirdest part, large numbers of moviegoers keep paying to see it! What do you think I should do?” “Buy stock in the company that produces the movies.” We wouldn’t absolutely insist on that last part since Warner Bros., the studio in charge of the Final Destination horror films, is a corporate sibling of your favorite web site but there’s no question that the series has been a triennial cash cow. The 2000 original earned $113 million worldwide; the 2003 sequel took in $90 million; and the third , in 2006, another $113 million. And since each is made for a thrifty $25 million, there are big profits in the FD franchise.
For many, the creative relevance of 3-D cinema remains very much an open question.
There has been a big fuss this week because Michelle Obama wore shorts. She has worn shorts before to walk the dog, do stuff around the White House