F/x weigh heavily on tentpole bloat

Zeitchik, Steven
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/15/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 31, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the increasing cost of motion pictures due to its dependence on special effects which is an integral component in film production in the U.S. The film include "Spiderman 3," "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," and "King Kong." The author points out that its difficult to withheld any information regarding the total cost in film production. The author assumed that the greater access to money for multimillion-dollar film budget also increases chances of having mediocre films.


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